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The Performance of German Exchange Students in the U.S.A. A Longitudinal StudyAbstractThe Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE) and the University of Applied SciencesLuebeck/Germany (FHL) have a well-established, award-winning, dual-accredited, bi-directionalexchange program in Electrical Engineering that is completely integrated into the curricula ofboth institutions. Students from both universities spend their Junior year together at FHL andtheir Senior together at MSOE. The full academic year abroad provides the best aspects of animmersion type program, but in the company of fellow students from one's home institution. Allcourses taken abroad fully transfer, ensuring no delay of the students time to graduation. Uponsuccessful participation students receive accredited undergraduate Electrical Engineering degreesfrom both institutions. Over 190 students have participated successfully with a success rateexceeding 98%.This paper is a longitudinal study of the academic performance of the German exchange studentsat MSOE before, while, and after participating in this exchange program. Specifically, it tracksthe student’s performance in a number of technical and non-technical categories anddemonstrates the effects of the ongoing course and program-level improvement processimplemented between MSOE and FHL.
Mossbrucker, J. (2011, June), The Performance of German Exchange Students in the USA: A Longitudinal Study Paper presented at 2011 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, Vancouver, BC. https://peer.asee.org/18756
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