Location

La Jolla, CA

Start Date

1-1-1998 12:00 AM

Description

The North Central Collaboration for Education in NDE/NDT began efforts to improve NDE education in October 1996. The program is funded for three years with a grant from the National Science Foundation. The program is aimed at enhancing education in nondestructive evaluation and improving articulation between community college technician training programs and university technical degree programs. The main participants in the collaboration are: Cowley County Community College in Arkansas City, Kansas; Northeast Iowa Community College in Peosta, Iowa; Ridgewater College in Hutchinson, Minnesota; Southeast Community College in Milford, Nebraska; and Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa. The effort is also supported by industry, a professional society, and regional high school partners via an advisory board. A model of operation is presented in Figure 1.

Book Title

Review of Progress in Quantitative Nondestructive Evaluation

Volume

17B

Chapter

Chapter 8: Systems, Reliability, Training

Section

Training

Pages

2077-2084

DOI

10.1007/978-1-4615-5339-7_269

Language

en

File Format

application/pdf

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North Central Collaboration for Education in NDE/NDT

La Jolla, CA

The North Central Collaboration for Education in NDE/NDT began efforts to improve NDE education in October 1996. The program is funded for three years with a grant from the National Science Foundation. The program is aimed at enhancing education in nondestructive evaluation and improving articulation between community college technician training programs and university technical degree programs. The main participants in the collaboration are: Cowley County Community College in Arkansas City, Kansas; Northeast Iowa Community College in Peosta, Iowa; Ridgewater College in Hutchinson, Minnesota; Southeast Community College in Milford, Nebraska; and Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa. The effort is also supported by industry, a professional society, and regional high school partners via an advisory board. A model of operation is presented in Figure 1.