AU to Collaborate with US Engineering College
AU (Ahmedabad University), Gujarat has entered into a venture with the Oline College of Engineering, USA to promote educational innovations. A faculty exchange program is included in the partnership to focus at integrating project-based learning into the engineering curriculum at Ahmedabad University. It will offer a new model for education in India.
Oline College of Engineering, which is located in the USA, was established in the year 1997. It has been ranked 3rd in the US News and world report, 2013.
The chairman of the board of management Ahmadabad University said, "Leveraging Olin's strengths as a pioneer in educational innovation, this partnership will offer our students and faculty a unique set of new opportunities to enrich their educational experiences and provide new models for pedagogy more broadly," .
The president of Olin College, Richard Miller said "There will be a great deal of mutual learning in this partnership, and I particularly look forward to the insights we will gain by seeing Olin's educational innovations translated into a new cultural context and implemented across a comprehensive curriculum".