Asee peer logo

National Engineering Technology Education Clearinghouse

Download Paper |

Conference

2004 Annual Conference

Location

Salt Lake City, Utah

Publication Date

June 20, 2004

Start Date

June 20, 2004

End Date

June 23, 2004

ISSN

2153-5965

Conference Session

Serving the Information Needs of Engineering Technology Educators

Page Count

6

Page Numbers

9.938.1 - 9.938.6

Permanent URL

https://peer.asee.org/12768

Download Count

15

Request a correction

Paper Authors

author page

Lance Miller

author page

Jack Waintraub

Download Paper |

Abstract
NOTE: The first page of text has been automatically extracted and included below in lieu of an abstract

Session 1150: Serving Needs of Engineering Technology and Engineering Educators

NATIONAL ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION CLEARINGHOUSE ASEE 2004 Annual Conference Sponsor: Engineering Technology Division

By: Jack Waintraub, Lance Miller NJCATE: A National Center for Advanced Technological Education

Abstract

NJCATE, a National Center for Advanced Technological Education dedicated to advancing the state of Engineering Technology education, has been a catalyst and a resource for technological education since its inception in 1995. Most recently it was funded by the National Science Foundation Advanced Technological Education program to implement the National Engineering Technology Education Clearinghouse, or NETEC, to serve as a resource center for dissemination of engineering technology program models, materials and pedagogical strategies.

Through NETEC, NJCATE and partners, in cooperation with other experts in engineering technology, broaden the scope of resources available to the engineering technology education community. NETEC, as it continues to grow, will contain an integrated, searchable database, and provide users with ready access to an extensive body of engineering technology education- related literature. This paper serves to introduce the Clearinghouse and to encourage its use.

Background

Since 1993, the National Science Foundation Advanced Technical Education program (ATE) has brought needed and welcome resources to foster improvement of technician education at community colleges, secondary schools and four-year institutions throughout the country. Because of ATE funding, some 500 projects and centers have implemented a wealth of exemplary curricula and instructional materials and practices, and technician education programs have been able to forge strong partnerships with business and industry, professional associations and other educational institutions. Taken together, these activities are designed to lead to comprehensive, system-wide improvements in technician education.

Proceedings of the 2004 American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference & Exposition Copyright  2004, American Society for Engineering Education

Miller, L., & Waintraub, J. (2004, June), National Engineering Technology Education Clearinghouse Paper presented at 2004 Annual Conference, Salt Lake City, Utah. https://peer.asee.org/12768

ASEE holds the copyright on this document. It may be read by the public free of charge. Authors may archive their work on personal websites or in institutional repositories with the following citation: © 2004 American Society for Engineering Education. Other scholars may excerpt or quote from these materials with the same citation. When excerpting or quoting from Conference Proceedings, authors should, in addition to noting the ASEE copyright, list all the original authors and their institutions and name the host city of the conference. - Last updated April 1, 2015