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Collaboration is the Silver Bullet

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2015 ASEE International Forum


Seattle, Washington

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June 14, 2015

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June 14, 2015

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June 14, 2015

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Concurrent Paper Tracks - Session II

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International Forum

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19.5.1 - 19.5.2



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Maria M. Larrondo-Petrie Florida Atlantic University Orcid 16x16

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Dr. Larrondo Petrie has a Ph.D. in Computer Engineering and is a Professor and Associate Dean of International Affairs in the College of Engineering and Computer Science of Florida Atlantic University. She is the Executive Director of LACCEI (Latin American and Caribbean Consortium of Engineering Institutions) and served in the past as an officer of the International Division of ASEE (American Society of Engineering Institutions). She is Editor-in-Chief of the Latin American and Caribbean Journal of Engineering Education, forms part of the International Advisory Board to the Journal of Engineering Education published by ASEE, and is on the Editorial Board of the IEEE Education Society's Iberian-American publication, called RITA because of its acronym in Spanish. She is Chair of Engineering Education Initiatives in EftA (OAS Engineering for the Americas) and organizes the annual Engineering for the Americas Encuentro (in English: Encounter). She is part of the Education Committee of UPADI (in English: Pan American Federation of Engineering Associations), serves of the Board of ASIBEI (Iberian-American Engineering Education Association), and in the past served as First Vice President of IFEES (International Federation of Engineering Societies)

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Collaboration is the Silver BulletThe Latin American and Caribbean Consortium of Engineering Institutions haslaunched a number of capacity building initiatives in the area of engineeringeducation (accreditation, pedagogy, laboratories, management, leadership,curriculum innovation, K-12 outreach) all in collaboration with otherorganizations. This permits, not only a decrease in cost and effort required fromthe organization, but also allows value added components. This paper discusseseach collaborations, how they came about and have developed.

Larrondo-Petrie, M. M. (2015, June), Collaboration is the Silver Bullet Paper presented at 2015 ASEE International Forum, Seattle, Washington. 10.18260/1-2--17128

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