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1 A Case of International Cooperation in Engineering Education: The Support to Students in ESTG/IPPortalegre and CoE/UMichigan Miranda, J.L. Miranda, J.L. Portalegre Polytechnics Institute College of Tech. and Management Portalegre Polytechnics Institute College of Tech. and Management Centre For Chemical Processes Centre For Chemical Processes Murty, K.G. Murty, K.G. The University of Michigan College of Engineering The University of Michigan College of Engineering Session W13C: International Cooperation And Networking July 21 (14H15) Room C

2 1.Introduction 2.International Cooperation and Engineering Education 3.Comparison between UMichigan (USA) and IPPortalegre (PT) 4.The Support to Students Workshop (Fulbright program) 5.Others from the UMich/IPPortalegre cooperation case 6.Conclusions A Case of International Cooperation in Engineering Education: The Support to Students in ESTG/IPPortalegre and CoE/UMichigan

3 Introduction International cooperation as a necessity to foster Engineering Education and Research; and… International cooperation as a necessity to foster Engineering Education and Research; and… To strength synergies between the Higher Education Institutions (HEI); To strength synergies between the Higher Education Institutions (HEI); The Support to Students workshop on behalf of the Fulbright Senior Specialist (Grant #3045) ; The Support to Students workshop on behalf of the Fulbright Senior Specialist (Grant #3045) ; Project developments, and broader impacts. Project developments, and broader impacts.

4 1.Introduction 2.International Cooperation and Engineering Education 3.Comparison between UMichigan (USA) and IPPortalegre (PT) 4.The Support to Students Workshop (Fulbright program) 5.Others from the UMich/IPPortalegre cooperation case 6.Conclusions A Case of International Cooperation in Engineering Education: The Support to Students in ESTG/IPPortalegre and CoE/UMichigan

5 International Cooperation Fig. 1 – Baseball Analogy (Imin Kao, SUNY, NY, USA)

6 Engineering Education In addition of the closer research interaction, Kao et. al. [2008] showed that the mutual exchange of culture and ideas was relevant; In addition of the closer research interaction, Kao et. al. [2008] showed that the mutual exchange of culture and ideas was relevant; Riley et. al. [2008] described a study conducted for improving the retention rate, using suitable trends and strategies to reduce the attrition rates, and examining the causes of attrition, and the preparedness of incoming students; Riley et. al. [2008] described a study conducted for improving the retention rate, using suitable trends and strategies to reduce the attrition rates, and examining the causes of attrition, and the preparedness of incoming students; Bishop et. al. [2008] described some notes based on the own experience, to better prepare the transition of student from high school to university; Bishop et. al. [2008] described some notes based on the own experience, to better prepare the transition of student from high school to university; Nagy et.al. [2009] described some computational and innovative techniques with the aim of supporting different types of students or trainees. Nagy et.al. [2009] described some computational and innovative techniques with the aim of supporting different types of students or trainees.

7 1.Introduction 2.International Cooperation and Engineering Education 3.Comparison between UMichigan (USA) and IPPortalegre (PT) 4.The Support to Students Workshop (Fulbright program) 5.Others from the UMich/IPPortalegre cooperation case 6.Conclusions A Case of International Cooperation in Engineering Education: The Support to Students in ESTG/IPPortalegre and CoE/UMichigan

8 UMich-USA & IPP-PT Fig. 2 - Geographical location of Ann Arbor (MI, USA)

9 UMich-USA & IPP-PT Fig. 3 - Geographical location of Portalegre (Portugal)

10 UMich-USA & IPP-PT Tab. 1 - Comparison of quantitative attributes between UMich (USA) and IPPortalegre (PT).

11 UMich-USA & IPP-PT Tab. 2 - Comparison of funding subjects between UMich (USA) and IPPortalegre (PT).

12 UMich-USA & IPP-PT Tab. 3 - Comparison of pedagogic subjects between UMich (USA) and IPPortalegre (PT).

13 1.Introduction 2.International Cooperation and Engineering Education 3.Comparison between UMichigan (USA) and IPPortalegre (PT) 4.The Support to Students Workshop (Fulbright program) 5.Others from the UMich/IPPortalegre cooperation case 6.Conclusions A Case of International Cooperation in Engineering Education: The Support to Students in ESTG/IPPortalegre and CoE/UMichigan

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17 1.Introduction 2.International Cooperation and Engineering Education 3.Comparison between UMichigan (USA) and IPPortalegre (PT) 4.The Support to Students Workshop (Fulbright program) 5.Others from the UMich/IPPortalegre cooperation case 6.Conclusions A Case of International Cooperation in Engineering Education: The Support to Students in ESTG/IPPortalegre and CoE/UMichigan

18 Impact and Linkages On The Partner HEIs International proposals and their developments: International proposals and their developments: Atlantis program; Atlantis program; Promotion of mobility of students and teachers. Promotion of mobility of students and teachers. Curriculas normalization and adjustments. Curriculas normalization and adjustments. Research lines sharing in: Research lines sharing in: OR/MS; Bioenergy & Biorefinery.

19 Traveling, Sustainability, and Cultural Subjects In-country travels are…reduced; In-country travels are…reduced; Accommodation; Accommodation; Meals; Meals; Cultural subjects. Cultural subjects. Photo: Katta Murty (Fulbrights Senior Specialist) at Elvas

20 1.Introduction 2.International Cooperation and Engineering Education 3.Comparison between UMichigan (USA) and IPPortalegre (PT) 4.The Support to Students Workshop (Fulbright program) 5.Others from the UMich/IPPortalegre cooperation case 6.Conclusions A Case of International Cooperation in Engineering Education: The Support to Students in ESTG/IPPortalegre and CoE/UMichigan

21 Conclusions It is presented a case of… It is presented a case of… International Cooperation in Engineering Education, International Cooperation in Engineering Education, aiming to complement the existing approaches in the different Colleges of IPPortalegre, … aiming to complement the existing approaches in the different Colleges of IPPortalegre, … within the good practices in the field of support to students from the CoE/UMichigan. within the good practices in the field of support to students from the CoE/UMichigan. The Support to Students workshop is addressing… The Support to Students workshop is addressing… The procedures at the CoE/UMichigan, and comparing with IPPortalegre; The procedures at the CoE/UMichigan, and comparing with IPPortalegre; The Honor Code, and its adoption to the local context; The Honor Code, and its adoption to the local context; The Supplementary Instruction and its subjects; The Supplementary Instruction and its subjects; The contents electronic dissemination, the e-learning issues, and the Bologna concerns and necessities; The contents electronic dissemination, the e-learning issues, and the Bologna concerns and necessities; The external assessment was developed, with general satisfactory results. The external assessment was developed, with general satisfactory results. International Cooperation fosters Engineering Education, innovation and creativity. International Cooperation fosters Engineering Education, innovation and creativity.

22 Acknowledgment Technology and Management College Portalegre Polytechnics Institute Portalegre, Portugal Technology and Management College Portalegre Polytechnics Institute Portalegre, Portugal Centre for Chemical Processes (CPQ/IST) Centre for Chemical Processes (CPQ/IST)* College of Engineering The University of Michigan Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA College of Engineering The University of Michigan Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA Fulbright Program Fulbright Program* Imin Kao (SUNY, Stony Brook, NY, USA) and Imin Kao (SUNY, Stony Brook, NY, USA) and Steven Riley (UWS, Penrith, WS, Australia) Steven Riley (UWS, Penrith, WS, Australia)

23 References Kao, I., Capria, C., Chang, S., Engineering Education and International Research Collaboration: academic achievements and lessons learned, Proceedings of ICEE08 - International Conference in Engineering Education (University of Pecs, Hungary, July-2008), 9 pp Kao, I., Capria, C., Chang, S., Engineering Education and International Research Collaboration: academic achievements and lessons learned, Proceedings of ICEE08 - International Conference in Engineering Education (University of Pecs, Hungary, July-2008), 9 pp Riley, S., McPhail, A., Bishop, G., Campbell, B., Shrestha, S., Quality Management of First Year Teaching – An Initiative in the School of Engineering, University of Western Sydney, Proceedings of ICEE08 - International Conference in Engineering Education (University of Pecs, Hungary, July-2008), 8 pp Riley, S., McPhail, A., Bishop, G., Campbell, B., Shrestha, S., Quality Management of First Year Teaching – An Initiative in the School of Engineering, University of Western Sydney, Proceedings of ICEE08 - International Conference in Engineering Education (University of Pecs, Hungary, July-2008), 8 pp Bishop, G., Riley, S., Shrestha, S., McPhail, A., Campbell, B., Riley, F., Preparation for the Transition from High School to University - Impact on Retention in the First Year of Engineering, Proceedings of ICEE08 - International Conference in Engineering Education (University of Pecs, Hungary, July-2008), 9 pp Bishop, G., Riley, S., Shrestha, S., McPhail, A., Campbell, B., Riley, F., Preparation for the Transition from High School to University - Impact on Retention in the First Year of Engineering, Proceedings of ICEE08 - International Conference in Engineering Education (University of Pecs, Hungary, July-2008), 9 pp Nagy, M., Dziţac, S., Vizental, M., Educational Spreadsheets For Master Students In Management And Business Administration, 5th Balkan Region Conference on Engineering Education & 2nd International Conference on Engineering and Business Education (Sibiu, Romania, October-2009), 6pp Nagy, M., Dziţac, S., Vizental, M., Educational Spreadsheets For Master Students In Management And Business Administration, 5th Balkan Region Conference on Engineering Education & 2nd International Conference on Engineering and Business Education (Sibiu, Romania, October-2009), 6pp

24 A Case of International Cooperation in Engineering Education: The Support to Students in ESTG/IPPortalegre and CoE/UMichigan Miranda, J.L. Miranda, J.L. Portalegre Polytechnics Institute College of Tech. and Management Portalegre Polytechnics Institute College of Tech. and Management Centre For Chemical Processes Centre For Chemical Processes Murty, K.G. Murty, K.G. The University of Michigan College of Engineering The University of Michigan College of Engineering Session W13C: International Cooperation And Networking July 21 (14H15) Room C Thank You!


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