What is an Engineering Technician?

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If you want to know what an Engineering Technician is, or what the pay is, what is required, or the job outlook for 2008-09, I found the government website with thier definition and statistics. The difference between a Technical School and a Community College?  “Community colleges offer curriculums that are similar to those in technical […]

Nano4me Webinars

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Today was a very busy day project wise.  One of the big events is that in working with the NACK center and their Nano4me website, we are going to be doing seven webinars over the next few months.  This is pretty exciting, so if you like really small things, these webinars are the next big […]

Dear Donna

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Have you been having questions on how to recruite women into your electronics program?  Why not ask the expert Donna Milgram, Executive Director of the Institute for Women in Trades, Techonolgoy, and Science (IWITTS).  Dear Donna premieres today. Have a question on recruiting and retaining women and girls in technology that you want to ask me? Now’s your chance today […]

Work Ready Electronics Project

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Hi everyone, As Mark Viquesney mentioned in his blog posting the other day, the Work Ready Electronics project is availabled online at http://www.work-readyelectronics.org/ The Work Ready Electronics project (WRE) is a collection of twenty four resources on relevant topics in electronics technology. Each of these topics when the project was begun did not or was […]

eSyst Project: Systems View of Electronics Education

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Hi everyone, In a recent blog Mark Viquesney mentioned the NSF funded eSyst project: A Systems View of Electronics as having valuable resources for faculty teaching electronics or mechatronics course work. This is true and please go to http://www.esyst.org/ to view and access these resources. The eSyst project was started to help begin the change of […]

Start of Fall 09 Classes

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I just wanted to wish everyone good luck for the upcoming school semester.  Our district starts this Saturday  so my online class has to be up and ready and my two in person classes as well.  So much to do and so little time it seems like.  IF you are going to be teaching an […]

September Nano Workshop

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Are you interested in teaching nanotechnology but don’t have the time to create the curriculum or actually sure how you should teach it?  The NACK center has you covered! The workshop will be held from Monday September 28th – Friday October 2nd at The Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel in State College, Pennsylvania.  This five-day […]

Solar Panel Installation Complete

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The solar panels on my house were energized and connected to the grid yesterday.  Even though it sounds stupid, there is a certain amount of glee in watching the electric meter run backwards.  And when the AC unit kicks on, the meter runs normally, but very slowly.  While it still remains to be seen what […]

An all too familiar letter…

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An all too familiar letter came across the Engineering Technology (ETD) listserv the other day: ‘Declining enrollment in electronics programs for a decade.  Has anyone had success in turning the trend around, what suggestions do they have.’ Maybe you have seen this letter.  Maybe you were about to write a similar letter.  Below is my […]

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