International collaboration in engineering and technology education: a case study

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An engineering and technology education collaboration between the Institut Universitaire de Technologie (IUT) housed in Bethune campus of the Universite' d'Artois in France and the Altoona College of the Pennsylvania State University (Penn State Altoona) is described. The collaboration comprises faculty exchange, short-term student industrial placement, teleconferencing, and curriculum development. The activities that are being conducted both at IUT Bethune and at Penn State Altoona as a result of the collaboration are discussed. The obstacles encountered by both IUT Bethune and Penn State Altoona in carrying out the collaborative activities are also described. Finally, present success and future promises of the collaboration between the two institutions are discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)7
Number of pages1
JournalASEE Annual Conference Proceedings
StatePublished - Dec 1 1998
EventProceedings of the 1998 Annual ASEE Conference - Seattle, WA, USA
Duration: Jun 28 1998Jul 1 1998

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Engineering


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