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Bridging the Industry/Education Nexus: A Flexible and Efficient Approach to Providing Key Research and Development Skills in Industry Growth Areas
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, Edith Cowan University, Australia ; , Kiel University of Applied Sciences, Germany

EdMedia + Innovate Learning, in Orlando, FL USA ISBN 978-1-880094-60-0 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Waynesville, NC

Abstract

How can universities continually produce graduates that have current and relevant skills? Is the answer to keep writing new units and courses that keep up with rapidly changing industry requirements? Or, is it possible to collaborate with other universities and industry to provide targeted skills (both research and development) that satisfy industry growth areas? New approaches are needed to help cope with the effects of globalisation, cultural diversity and innovative technology. This paper outlines a flexible Masters degree course developed with a view of helping industry gain required skills, while at the same provide students with opportunities for employment in new growth areas.

Citation

Luca, J. & Dispert, H. (2006). Bridging the Industry/Education Nexus: A Flexible and Efficient Approach to Providing Key Research and Development Skills in Industry Growth Areas. In E. Pearson & P. Bohman (Eds.), Proceedings of ED-MEDIA 2006--World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications (pp. 3011-3016). Orlando, FL USA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved April 21, 2019 from .

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