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IRE Transactions on Education

Issue 1 • Date March 1958

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  • Table of contents

    Publication Year: 1958, Page(s): c1
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  • IRE Professional Group on Education

    Publication Year: 1958, Page(s): c2
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  • An Editorial

    Publication Year: 1958, Page(s): 1
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  • College Recruiting 1958

    Publication Year: 1958, Page(s):2 - 3
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    Job opportunities for engineering college graduates for 1958 is discussed. The survey includes information from a number of east coast electronic industries. In nearly every case, a reduction in the number of new employees is indicated. A lowering of the salary scale is not anticipated. Employers will emphasize quality. It is pointed out that the opportunities for employment may make a sudden reve... View full abstract»

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  • IRE Student Members

    Publication Year: 1958, Page(s):3 - 4
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  • IRE Professional Group on Education

    Publication Year: 1958, Page(s):4 - 5
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  • The Crisis in Education

    Publication Year: 1958, Page(s):6 - 7
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    This article concentrates on the problems throughout the educational system, but particularly in the fields of the sciences an dengineering, created by the loss of faculty members to industry and the difficulty of attracting qualified replacements, and discusses some ideas for correcting them. Included in a discussion of incentives and rewards of a teaching career is a table showing the years of e... View full abstract»

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  • The Vanishing Science and Engineering Teacher

    Publication Year: 1958, Page(s):8 - 9
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    The extreme shortage in recent years of engineers and scientists with advanced degrees has caused a severe depletion of younger university teachers in these fields. The simultaneous increase in the number of technical students in universities has put an added load on the remaining faculty. While the larger student population promises to provide warm bodies to fill technical positions, there is a g... View full abstract»

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  • The Case for a Two-Year Graduate Degree

    Publication Year: 1958, Page(s):10 - 12
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    In response to the need of industry, several of the leading engineering colleges are granting a Professional Degree after two years of graduate work instead of the one year normally required for a Master's degree. The technical difficulty and complexity of industry's development programs tax unduly the training given for a Master's degree. More depth and breadth in such subjects as mathematics, ad... View full abstract»

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  • Beyond Space and Time

    Publication Year: 1958, Page(s):12 - 16
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    Outstanding national achievements to the development of which higher education has contributed substantially are cited, among them being 1) attainment of a high standard of living based on scientific and technological accomplishments, 2) a high degree of social mobility, and 3) a high degree of political stability. Difficulties confronting colleges and universities in meeting greatly increased dem... View full abstract»

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  • Incentives Leading Industry into Cooperation with Education

    Publication Year: 1958, Page(s):16 - 20
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    The success of an industrial enterprise is largely determined by the quality of its technical and management personnel and its long-range research program. Industry depends upon education to supply creative people and new ideas. Education depends upon the community to which industry is perhaps the most important element, to voice its educational needs and to provide support. The personnel and equi... View full abstract»

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  • The Role of the Technical Institute in the Next Decade

    Publication Year: 1958, Page(s):20 - 25
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    During the next ten years, technical institute education in the United States should be expanded ten times while other forms of higher education are doubled. Only in this way will we be able to get efficient utilization of our scientists and engineers. The many developments in science and technology that will take place in the next decade will call for a greatly expanded technical manpower team, a... View full abstract»

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  • Technicians as an Aid to Engineers

    Publication Year: 1958, Page(s):26 - 30
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    The word "technician" embraces a broad spectrum of skilled workers. This paper is concerned with a few specialized groups who are defined in detail for further study. The examination includes their background and training, the organization for administration and supervision of their work, where they come from, and what their opportunities presently seem to be. The paper describes certain factors w... View full abstract»

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  • Contributors

    Publication Year: 1958, Page(s):31 - 32
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  • Acknowledgment

    Publication Year: 1958, Page(s): 32-a
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Aims & Scope

This Transactions ceased production on 1963. The current retitled publication is IEEE Transactions on Education.

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