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Kilicay-Ergin, N.; Laplante, P. A. – IEEE Transactions on Education, 2013
Requirements engineering is one of the fundamental knowledge areas in software and systems engineering graduate curricula. Recent changes in educational delivery and student demographics have created new challenges for requirements engineering education. In particular, there is an increasing demand for online education for working professionals.…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Engineering Education, Design Requirements, Curriculum Design
Walker, Thomas J.; And Others – 1995
Three Pennsylvania universities focused on defining the functional role and identifying the training needs of work-based mentors for Pennsylvania's system of school-to-work transition, in order to design a training protocol. Interviews were conducted with 81 experienced employees concerning their view of the mentoring role and the activities that…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Cooperative Programs, Course Content, Course Descriptions
Limbert, Claudia A. – 1992
A writing course (adapted from Eliot Wigginton's "Foxfire" method) for college freshmen and sophomores is taught in a way that is not only important to the students concerned but to their community--a valley in the "rust belt" of Pennsylvania--as a whole. The course differs from the usual writing-in-the-social-sciences course…
Descriptors: Course Content, Course Descriptions, Family History, Higher Education
Ashmead, John – 1964
A case is made for the assigned reading of ancient and modern literary classics, rather than modern essay collections, in college freshman composition classes. The effectiveness of a number of classics used for that purpose for 13 years in the freshman courses at Haverford College is discussed. Classwork in the Haverford program is described, and…
Descriptors: Bibliographies, Classics (Literature), College English, College Freshmen
Butler, Richard T.; Smith, William J. – 1971
The guidelines for an aviation education program give directions and provide coordination and correlation for the program in Pennsylvania's schools. Chapter 1 discusses the approach to aviation education--the problem, procedure, and definition of terms. Chapter 2 briefly outlines teacher responsibilities and student advantages. Focusing on…
Descriptors: Aerospace Education, Aviation Technology, Behavioral Objectives, Career Education