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Conducting Skills Analysis Between Industry, Community Colleges, And Universities For Curricular Revision And Gap Analysis

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2007 Annual Conference & Exposition


Honolulu, Hawaii

Publication Date

June 24, 2007

Start Date

June 24, 2007

End Date

June 27, 2007



Conference Session

Two Year Colleges

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Two Year College Division

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12.399.1 - 12.399.5



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Kathleen Alfano College of the Canyons

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Kathleen Alfano is the principal investigator of CREATE’s NSF ATE Regional Center for Information and Manufacturing Technologies and has led CREATE (California Regional Consortium for Engineering Advances in Technical Education) since its development in 1996-1997. She previously served as Dean of Academic Computing and Professional Programs and is currently also a faculty member at College of the Canyons. She has over twenty years of successful faculty leadership, administration of technical departments, and leadership of State and Federal curriculum projects, especially in the areas of technical education. Dr. Alfano has a B.S. in Chemistry, M.S. in Education/Counseling, and a Ph.D. from UCLA in Higher Education, Work, and Adult Development. She also directs the Cisco Academy Training Center (CATC) for California and Nevada.

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Sharlene Katz California State University-Northridge

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Sharlene Katz is a co-Principal Investigator of CREATE and Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at California State University, Northridge (CSUN) where she has been for over 25 years. She graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles with B.S. (1975), M.S. (1976), and Ph.D. (1986) degrees in Electrical Engineering. She has served as both Associate Dean and Department Chair at CSUN. Recently, her areas of research interest have been in engineering education techniques and neural networks. Dr. Katz is a licensed professional engineer in the state of California.

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Robert Alldredge Allan Hancock College

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Robert Alldredge has taught electonics and computer related engineering technology students at Allan Hancock College for over twenty-five years. He is also a master instructor for the NSF Center CREATE's professional development of regional faculty in electronics.

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Alfano, K., & Katz, S., & Alldredge, R. (2007, June), Conducting Skills Analysis Between Industry, Community Colleges, And Universities For Curricular Revision And Gap Analysis Paper presented at 2007 Annual Conference & Exposition, Honolulu, Hawaii. 10.18260/1-2--1838

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