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Internationalizing Our Engineers: Short Term Experiential Programs Abroad For Engineering Students

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Conference

2008 Annual Conference & Exposition

Location

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Publication Date

June 22, 2008

Start Date

June 22, 2008

End Date

June 25, 2008

ISSN

2153-5965

Conference Session

Global Engineering Education Initiatives

Tagged Division

International

Page Count

14

Page Numbers

13.795.1 - 13.795.14

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https://peer.asee.org/3669

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13

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Lauren Alexander IAESTE United States

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Affiliated with IAESTE United States since 2002, Lauren Alexander develops and assesses overseas short-term experiential programs for science and engineering students. She holds a B.A. in Hispanic Studies and English Literature (Rice University), a M.A. in Intercultural Communication (University of Maryland – Baltimore County) and is a certified administrator of the Intercultural Development Inventory. Her research interests focus on industry demand for professional prerequisites in new hires and understanding how short-term programs impact skills development of technical students.

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Cheryl Matherly University of Tulsa

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Mary Besterfield-Sacre University of Pittsburgh

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Dr. Mary Besterfield-Sacre is an Associate Professor of Industrial Engineering and Fulton C. Noss Faculty Fellow at the University of Pittsburgh. She holds a B.S. in Engineering Management (University of Missouri – Rolla), a M.S. in Industrial Engineering (Purdue University), and a Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering (University of Pittsburgh). Dr. Sacre’s research includes: engineering education assessment, product innovation, and K12 systems modeling. She is associate editor of the Journal of Engineering Education; and co-author of Total Quality Management, 3rd Ed.

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Larry Shuman University of Pittsburgh

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Alexander, L., & Matherly, C., & Besterfield-Sacre, M., & Shuman, L. (2008, June), Internationalizing Our Engineers: Short Term Experiential Programs Abroad For Engineering Students Paper presented at 2008 Annual Conference & Exposition, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. https://peer.asee.org/3669

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