WIT Press


Delivering Higher Education And Training To Industry Via Collaboration

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/SEHE940081

Volume

7

Pages

8

Published

1994

Size

843 kb

Author(s)

A. Reglinski & J. Gordon

Abstract

Delivering higher education and training to industry via collaboration A. Reglinski, J. Gordon Microelectronics Educational Development Centre, University of Paisley, UK Abstract The development of new and substantial courseware can be an expensive, high risk undertaking. One way of reducing both the risk and the expense is to develop a working relationship with an industrial customer. This can also lead to courseware and presentation benefits, not otherwise easy to attain. This paper outlines the experience and methods of the Microelectronics Educational Development Centre / Rolls Royce & Associates (MEDC/RR&A) collaboration which was set up to develop and to deliver jointly, a Software Engineering course for RR&A and other clients. MEDC's purpose in undertaking a collaborative venture with RR&A was to: • Disseminate MEDC's software engineering expertise to industry. • Design high quality courseware with a practitioner 'flavour'. • Widen the experience and

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