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Design And Delivery Of A Graduate Level Project Management Course For Experienced Engineering Professionals: Collaborative, Applied Learning For Distributed Teams

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2008 Annual Conference & Exposition


Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Publication Date

June 22, 2008

Start Date

June 22, 2008

End Date

June 25, 2008



Conference Session

Assessing the Efficacy of Non-traditional Programs

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Continuing Professional Development

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13.357.1 - 13.357.15



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Wayne Pferdehirt University of Wisconsin - Madison Orcid 16x16

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Wayne P. Pferdehirt, PE, AICP, is the director of graduate distance degree programs for the College of Engineering and the assistant chair of the Dept. of Engineering Professional Development. Prior to joining UW-Madison in 1991, Wayne directed the Midwest solid waste consulting services of CDM, an international environmental consulting firm. Wayne also directed environmental, transportation, and water resource engineering projects for Envirodyne Engineers, conducted energy conservation and cogeneration studies for Argonne National Laboratory, and managed flood studies for the Army Corps of Engineers. Wayne's technical expertise is in solid and hazardous waste reduction and management, and natural resource management. He has a BS in engineering from Carnegie-Mellon University, and an MS in civil engineering with an emphasis in regional planning from Northwestern University.

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Jeffrey Russell University of Wisconsin - Madison

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Jeffrey S. Russell, PhD, PE, is professor and chair in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and a co-founder of the Construction Engineering and Management program at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He has a BS degree in civil engineering from the University of Cincinnati, has MS and PhD degrees from Purdue University, and is a registered professional engineer in Wisconsin. He served as editor-in-chief of the ASCE Journal of Management in Engineering (1995-2000) and as founding editor-in-chief of the ASCE publication Leadership and Management in Engineering (2000-2003). He is presently Chair of the ASCE Committee on Academic Prerequisites for Professional Practice, which is charged with defining the future education requirements necessary to practice civil engineering at the professional level.

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John Nelson U. of Wisconsin-Madison


Amy Shenot U. of Wisconsin-Madison

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Amy Shenot is Information Processing Consultant/Instructional Designer at Engineering Professional Development, University of Wisconsin-Madison. She holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a Masters in Education from Western Washington University. Her experience includes teaching, training, and helping instructors develop distance learning and use a variety of synchronous and asynchronous applications.

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Pferdehirt, W., & Russell, J., & Nelson, J., & Shenot, A. (2008, June), Design And Delivery Of A Graduate Level Project Management Course For Experienced Engineering Professionals: Collaborative, Applied Learning For Distributed Teams Paper presented at 2008 Annual Conference & Exposition, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. 10.18260/1-2--4401

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