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Accession Number N20120013160
Title Collaborative Educational Experiences through Higher Education-Industry Partnerships.
Publication Date Jul 2012
Media Count 12p
Personal Author C. W. Hall T. E. Pinelli
Abstract This paper examines the perceptions of mentors and student interns from NASA's Langley Aerospace Research Summer Scholars (LARSS) program in Hampton, Virginia. Data for the current study are from student interns and mentors participating in the 2010, 10-week summer internship. Students are chosen from around the country based upon their applications and mentoring opportunities to participate in a summer program focusing on a range of specialty areas including: aeronautics; earth science research; exploration and flight; systems and concepts; systems engineering; subsonic/transonic testing; supersonic/hypersonic testing; and structures testing. This study presents information on mentors perceptions of academic preparedness brought to the workplace by student interns; student interns perceptions of how the internship helped develop key skill areas; and self-reports from student interns and their mentors about their internship experience.
Keywords Analysis(Mathematics)
Communicating
Decision making
Education
Engineering
Industries
Nasa programs
Science
Technology utilization

 
Source Agency National Aeronautics and Space Administration
NTIS Subject Category 70E - Research Program Administration & Technology Transfer
72F - Statistical Analysis
45C - Common Carrier & Satellite
Corporate Author National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Hampton, VA. Langley Research Center.
Document Type Conference proceedings
Title Note N/A
NTIS Issue Number 1306
Contract Number N/A

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