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Bulman, George; Fairlie, Robert – Annenberg Institute for School Reform at Brown University, 2021
Enrollment increased slightly at both the California State University and University of California systems in fall 2020, but the effects of the pandemic on enrollment in the California Community College system are mostly unknown and might differ substantially from the effects on 4-year colleges. This paper provides the first analysis of how the…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, Community Colleges, Enrollment Trends
Bulman, George; Fairlie, Robert W. – National Bureau of Economic Research, 2021
Enrollment increased slightly at both the California State University and University of California systems in fall 2020, but the effects of the pandemic on enrollment in the California Community College system are mostly unknown and might differ substantially from the effects on 4-year colleges. This paper provides the first analysis of how the…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Enrollment Trends, COVID-19, Pandemics
Avery, Zanj Kano – ProQuest LLC, 2010
The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of professional development (PD) on the infusion of engineering design into high school curricula. Four inservice teachers with backgrounds in physics, chemistry, industrial education, math, and electrical engineering participated in the 2006 National Center of Engineering and Technology…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Faculty Development, Context Effect, Engineering
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Chatziioanou, Alypios; Sullivan, Edward – Industry & Higher Education, 2002
Addresses the question of how closely the objectives of industry and engineering education should be aligned. Examines trends in college-business relationships using the example of California Polytechnic State University. Reflects on benefits and problems of closer connections with industry. (SK)
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Educational Change, Educational Objectives, Engineering Education
Frohmberg, Katherine A. – 1975
Special libraries in Southern California and the San Francisco Bay Area who were members of the University of Southern California (USC) School of Engineering Industrial Associate program were surveyed on their use of the USC program and other similar programs. The questionnaire was designed to discover the attitudes and needs of the Industrial…
Descriptors: College Libraries, Corporate Libraries, Industry, Interlibrary Loans
Schon, James F. – 1976
In order to identify the distinguishing characteristics of technical education programs in engineering and industrial technology currently offered by post-secondary institutions in California, a body of data was collected by visiting 25 community colleges, 5 state universities, and 8 industrial firms; by a questionnaire sampling of 72 California…
Descriptors: Articulation (Education), Civil Engineering, Community Colleges, Core Curriculum
Nesin, Dan; And Others – Engineering Education, 1980
Describes a student-directed computer system revival project in the Electrical and Computer Engineering department at California State Polytechnic University, which originated when an obsolete computer was donated to the department. Discusses resulting effects in undergraduate course offerings, in student extracurricular activities, and in…
Descriptors: College Science, Computers, Curriculum Development, Engineering Education
Thomson, Gregg E. – 1983
Opinions and experiences of college seniors majoring in engineering at the University of California, Berkeley, were studied in spring 1982. Specific attention was focused on the unequal distribution of interest in the various engineering programs. Data were analyzed by program, year of entry, and commitment to engineering in general and/or one's…
Descriptors: Academic Advising, Bachelors Degrees, College Seniors, Computer Science
Continuing Education for Adults, 1970
Briefly describes Bachelor of Liberal Studies programs at six colleges and universities, the Master of Liberal Studies program at Boston University, and the Master of Engineering degree at the University of California at Los Angeles, as well as programs being conducted on a graduate level by Arthur D. Little, Inc. for government and industrial…
Descriptors: Adult Students, Bachelors Degrees, Higher Education, Independent Study
Pettigrew, Chenits, Jr.; Hiatt, Diana Buell – 1985
This study investigated the effects of corporate financial support on the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) curriculum. The study evolved out of growing concerns that many university educators have related to the mushrooming of university efforts to secure corporate financial support…
Descriptors: College Curriculum, Curriculum Development, Donors, Engineering
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Science, Space and Technology. – 1992
The hearing, opened by Rep. Ray Thorton of Arkansas, addressed the perceived imbalance between teaching and research among university professors and the concern that the quality of undergraduate science education within the United States has deteriorated. Witnesses were called to examine factors that contribute to establishing an appropriate…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Educational Improvement, Educational Quality, Excellence in Education
Munushian, Jack – 1980
In 1972, the University of Southern California School of Engineering established a 4-channel interactive instructional television network. It was designed to allow employees of participating industries to take regular university science and engineering courses and special continuing education courses at or near their work locations. Final progress…
Descriptors: Continuing Education, Credit Courses, Engineering Education, Higher Education
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Phair, Tom S. – 1968
This first phase of a 5-year study of staffing trends in California junior colleges surveys 78 public junior colleges and examines 1310 new, full-time faculty members hired in fall 1967. The data will be compared with those collected during the following four years. Experience categories were (1) none, (2) secondary teaching, (3) elementary…
Descriptors: Faculty, Teacher Background, Teacher Characteristics, Teacher Qualifications
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor. – 1985
Educational Resource Centers (ERC), which are funded by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, are considered in these hearings. Attention is directed to how four centers are fulfilling their mission, special programs at the centers, and possible future projects. ERCs, which are located at 15 regional public and private…
Descriptors: Engineering Education, Federal Aid, Graduate Study, Hazardous Materials
Hansen, Ronald E. – 1987
The congruence of expectations of industrial managers concerning the preparation of college graduates and what university professional schools are attempting to provide was explored. The focus was the aerospace and banking industries. Interviews were conducted with 24 senior executives from 13 corporations to determine what industry requires of…
Descriptors: Banking, Business Administration Education, College Graduates, Education Work Relationship
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