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Summer Bridge: Engineering Technology Education
July 1, 2017 Volume 47 Issue 2
The vitality of the innovation economy in the United States depends on the availability of a highly educated technical workforce. A key component of this workforce consists of engineers, engineering technicians, and engineering technologists. Much has been written about the role of engineers, their academic preparation, and their value to the nation. This issue of The Bridge sheds light on the relatively underappreciated roles and contributions of engineering technicians and technologists.
Articles In This Issue
  • Tuesday, June 20, 2017
    AuthorGreg Pearson

    Learning about Engineering Technology Education

    In early 2011 a small group of leaders in the engineering technology (ET) education community began to engage me in a dialogue about their field. Their desire seemed to be to bring a higher level of national attention to engineering technology, which ...

  • Tuesday, June 20, 2017
    AuthorKatharine G. Frase, Ronald M. Latanision, and Greg Pearson

    The vitality of the innovation economy in the United States depends on the availability of a highly educated technical workforce. A key component of this workforce consists of engineers, engineering technicians, and engineering technologists. Much has been written about the role of engineers, their ...

  • Tuesday, June 20, 2017
    AuthorIoannis Miaoulis

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    RON LATANISION (RML): For this column we interview engineers who have affected culture in a number of ways. I can’t think of an institution that represents more of a cultural icon in Boston than the Museum of Science.

    IOANNIS MIAOULIS: Thank you.

    RML: That’s ...