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Innovative approaches to photonics workforce development
Author(s): Dominique Foley Wilson

Paper Abstract

Photonics as an enabling technology offers a plethora of perspectives from which to approach workforce development. Hands-on, inquiry-based curriculum and activities have been developed that attract and inspire students from middle school through post-secondary. The curricula are cross-cutting across multiple disciplines, demographics, and ages. Articulation between levels has proven an essential element of success. Learn how industry, government, academia, parents, students, professional societies collaborate to further opportunities for in photonics and microtechnology.

Paper Details

Date Published: 24 October 2005
PDF: 1 pages
Proc. SPIE 9664, Ninth International Topical Meeting on Education and Training in Optics and Photonics, 966418 (24 October 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.2207777
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Dominique Foley Wilson, Consultant (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 9664:
Ninth International Topical Meeting on Education and Training in Optics and Photonics
François Flory, Editor(s)

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