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Adjunct faculty as agents for re-engineering engineering education

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2 Author(s)
Laxpati, Sharad R. ; Dept. of Electr. Eng. & Comput. Sci., Illinois Univ., Chicago, IL, USA ; Saad, S.M.

The role of adjunct faculty in re-engineering engineering education is examined. The traditional functions of adjunct faculty are reformulated and augmented. The mutual benefits of the strategic relation between the adjunct faculty and the engineering school are outlined. Some suggestions are offered to enhance the relation to include areas such as university and society linkage, academic strategy development, role modeling, internship and technology transfer. The mission of adjunct faculty is thus redefined and expanded

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Frontiers in Education Conference, 1996. FIE '96. 26th Annual Conference., Proceedings of  (Volume:3 )

Date of Conference:

6-9 Nov 1996