Development of Alternative Continuing Educational Systems for Preventing the Technological Obsolescence of Air Force Scientists and Engineers. Volume II. Survey of Continuing Educational Programs within Selected Industries and Universities.
Technical rept. 1 Mar 72-30 Jun 72,
BOEING CO SEATTLE WASH
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Survey data obtained from industries and universities are summarized and analyzed from the standpoint of the Air Forces requirement for updating its military scientists and engineers. It is concluded that the wide range of innovative methods of C.E. in use or in development within selected industries and universities, can be of use to the Air Force in developing alternative systems or enhancing its current system of continuing education C.E.. Also, the initiative being taken by colleges and universities to meet the mounting updating needs of engineers and scientists, management personnel, and health professionals, particularly physicians, was a revealing finding. The greatest effort and the most experimentation, however, is occurring in the field of postgraduate medical education. The Air Forces effort in implementing alternative systems of C.E. could be greatly accelerated if it adopted many of the innovative motivational techniques and methods of C.E. that both physicians and other health personnel have available to assist them in meeting their renewal and continuing education needs. Author
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