Use of Distance Learning for Continuing Education of Engineers: Results of an Educational Needs Assessment
Rutz, Eugene, Journal of Engineering Education
A survey was mailed to practicing engineers to determine their interest in distance learning programs and their preferences concerning such programs. The survey included queries regarding availability of computer resources and access to the Internet, preferences for delivery technology, type of educational program of interest, subject areas ofinterest, and importance ofvarious parameters associated with distance learning programs. Approximately 1,000 surveys were mailed with a response rate of about 15 percent. The survey clearly defined preferences of this population for computer-based delivery technology and programs related to engineering management, computer science …
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Publication information: Article title: Use of Distance Learning for Continuing Education of Engineers: Results of an Educational Needs Assessment. Contributors: Rutz, Eugene - Author. Journal title: Journal of Engineering Education. Volume: 89. Issue: 3 Publication date: July 2000. Page number: 261+. © AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR ENGINEERING EDUCATION Oct 2008. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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