Wed. June 26, 2013 8:45 AM to 10:15 AM
Omni - Grand Ballroom B, Omni CNN Center Hotel
The speakers in this session present the various initiatives for student retention and engagements. Papers discuss international exchanges in higher education, student exchange programs and experiences acquired in student study abroad programs; their successes, strengths, and weaknesses.
Dr. Zenaida Otero Gephardt P.E., Dr. Vassilios Tzouanas, Dr. Majid R. Chatsaz P.E., and Dr. Steven J. Burian P.E.
International Exchange in Higher Engineering Education - a Representative Survey on International Mobility of Engineering Students
Mrs. Ute Heinze (RWTH Aachen University), Ms. Ursula Bach (), Dr. Rene Vossen (Affiliation unknown), and Prof. Sabina Jeschke (RWTH Aachen University)
Knowledge, Skills, and Attitudes Acquired through Engineering Student Experiences Abroad
Keilin Tarum Deahl (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), Eileen Walz (University of Illinois), Dr. Russell Korte (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign), Ms. Valeri Werpetinski (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign), Dr. Laura D Hahn (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign), Dr. Judith A Sunderman (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign), and Prof. J. Bruce Elliott- Litchfield (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign)
Introduction to German Engineering. A Transatlantic Experience
Prof. Manfred J Hampe (Technische Universität Darmstadt), Dr. Jan Helge Bøhn (Virginia Tech), and Dr. David J. Dixon (South Dakota School of Mines and Technology)
Enhancing Student Retention in Undergraduate Engineering Programs – A Case Study
Dr. Ahmed Imran (Ajman Univeristy of Science & Technology, UAE), Dr. Mohamed Nasor M. Kalil (Affiliation unknown), and Prof. Fahar G. M. Hayati (Ajman University of Science & Technology)