June 26, 2011
June 26, 2011
June 29, 2011
Electrical and Computer
22.448.1 - 22.448.8
DETECT - Design Entrepreneurship Technology Engineering Collaboration Transatlantic ProjectA report and evaluation from the German point of View by Dr. Heinz Schmidt-Walter,Hochschule Darmstadt, University of Applied Science GermanyProject Summary: This mobility project is a collaboration of four engineering, design andtechnology education institutions addressing a 21st century global imperative; namely thatinnovative Engineering & Technology will be done by multidisciplinary knowledgeintegration in a collaborative, cross-cultural, global, and digital environment. The project willdevelop a suite of sustainable innovative international learning contexts and institutionalize afull semester student exchange.EU funding: € 180.000 US funding: $ 180.000Project Start: 2007Partners:EU lead institution:Dublin Institute of Technology, IESchool of Control Systems and ElectricalEngineeringEU partner institution:Hochschule Darmstadt, University of AppliedScience, DEDepartment of Electrical Engineering and InformationUS lead institution:Purdue UniversityElectrical and Computer EngineeringTechnology DepartmentUS partner institution:The Pennsylvania State UniversitySince 2007 the US Universities Purdue and Pennstate and the German Hochschule Darmstadt,University of applied science had an intensive student and faculty exchange.Facts since 2007:One-semester student exchange US -> Hochschule Darmstadt: 9 StudentsOne-semester student exchange Hochschule Darmstadt -> US: 9 StudentsOne-semester faculty exchange US -> Hochschule Darmstadt: 1 Professor (Spring2011)One-semester faculty exchange Hochschule Darmstadt -> US: 1 ProfessorShort-time student exchange US -> Hochschule Darmstadt: 16 StudentsShort-time faculty exchange US -> Hochschule Darmstadt ->US for lecturing andadministration:approx. 15 ProfessorsSeveral special events and meetings for exchange organization and research collaborationA couple of joint research projects.The conference paper will describe the exchange activities from the view of the GermanHochschule Darmstadt. Educational and academic offers from the Hochschule Darmstadt tothe US-Students will be described and evaluated. Also the living costs, accommodationsituation and additional information will be presented. Interview results with the students willgive subjective information.
Schmidt-Walter, H., & Dyrenfurth, M. J., & Barnes, J. L. (2011, June), DETECT: Design Entrepreneurship Technology Engineering Collaboration Transatlantic Project Paper presented at 2011 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, Vancouver, BC. https://peer.asee.org/17729
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