New 'Vertically Integrated Projects' program gives students experiential learning opportunity at NYU. A group of undergraduate engineering students at New York University is working with industry mentors, faculty members and each other to design a high-speed pod that could contribute to the future of travel.
Some of their peers are designing a standalone system that will be able to turn used plastic bottles into 3D printing material. Others are exploring the potential for emerging technologies and their interactions with humans to contribute to innovative health care. These projects are among the first to be tackled by participants in NYU’s Vertically Integrated Projects program. The VIP Consortium includes two dozen universities in the U.S. and abroad, all bringing students, faculty members and industry professionals together to solve problems and, ultimately, have a societal impact. Bloom's Taxonomy Blooms Digitally. From Educators' eZine Introduction and Background: Bloom's Taxonomy.
What skills does a digital CIO need? Academically Adrift's authors on faculty project to define learning outcomes in six fields. Faculty members tend to be skeptical about attempts to go beyond grading with standardized definitions and measures of what students should learn -- the so-called student learning outcomes accreditors require colleges to collect.
The wariness of professors is often well founded, the authors of the influential book Academically Adrift argue in a new book, because faculty members often haven’t been at the table when these measures and related assessments are being developed. “There’s good reason for a lot of the skepticism and discontent,” said Richard Arum, a professor of sociology and education at New York University and director of the Social Science Research Council’s Education Research Program. He said many faculty members view learning outcomes as a form of “sham compliance” for colleges with accreditors. So does Bob Shireman, a senior fellow at the Century Foundation and former official at the U.S. Department of Education. Six Frameworks New America, a D.C. To train future ed-tech leaders, higher ed needs new discipline, some say. Does higher education need a brand-new discipline to train its next generation of ed-tech leaders, or should the work take place across disciplines in a reworked teaching and learning center?
Those were some of the questions broached during a conference last Friday at Georgetown University to discuss how developments in the fields of ed tech, instructional design, learning analytics and higher education leadership are changing colleges -- and what colleges should do in response. One idea, which would touch on all of those topics, is a new kind of teaching and learning center. Tentatively called the Georgetown University Institute of Learning and Design, or GUILD, the institute would include instructional design support but expand into new areas, such as research and interdisciplinary degree (and nondegree) program production. Edward J. Academia do Minho Online – Aprender para ser competitivo, inovador e empreendedor. Georgia Tech plans next steps for online master's degree in computer science. Georgia Institute of Technology is working on expansion plans for its affordable online master’s degree program in computer science, even though the program isn’t growing at the rate it first anticipated.
“We will start another program,” Georgia Tech President G. P. Peterson said during a recent interview with Inside Higher Ed. Book argues faculty members should actively resist 'culture of speed' in modern academe. In 2013, the jobs website CareerCast named university professor the No. 1 least stressful job, unleashing a torrent of criticism that only grew after Forbes picked up the ranking.
Professors -- those with tenure and without -- said the study ignored the changing dynamics of the university, namely the increasingly administrative nature of academic work, the emerging student-as-customer model, unrealistic research expectations and 24-7 contact with colleagues and students via email. Non-tenure-track professors also pointed out that they in many cases lack all job security. CareerCast evidently learned something from the controversy -- its 2016 least stressful jobs list specifies tenured professor, at No. 3 -- but old notions about what it is to be a professor die hard. Prova Final – Adoro Dar Aula. ENIAC, o "cÃ©rebro gigante", faz 70 anos - Tecnologias. International Association for Continuing Engineering Education. Reviews and Top Software at Capterra.
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They must focus their attention toward alignment among business and technology strategies, competitive markets, organization structures and processes, implemented technologies, and people. Welcome to the Global Text Project. Cheaters Are Thieves. Learn How to Do the Right Thing. Why shouldn’t you poach other people’s ideas and pass them off as your own?
For one thing, taking other people’s ideas and using them as if they were yours is plagiarism. Plagiarism reflects a fundamental lack of thought and imagination. People who aren’t thinking and don’t have an imagination are prime plagiarizers. Plus, cheaters are incredibly lazy. Don’t be lazy. Educator Preview « Legerity Digital Press. Computer and Information Systems Managers. IT directors sometimes present new ideas to a firm’s top executives.
Computer and information systems managers, often called information technology (IT) managers, or IT project managers, plan, coordinate, and direct computer-related activities in an organization. They help determine the information technology goals of an organization and are responsible for implementing computer systems to meet those goals. Duties Computer and information systems managers typically do the following: Using Student-Generated Reading Questions to Uncover Knowledge Gaps. March 30, 2015 By: Erika G. Offerdahl, PhD and Lisa Montplaisir, PhD in Educational Assessment, Effective Teaching Strategies Editor’s note: The following is an excerpt from Student-Generated Reading Questions: Diagnosing Student Thinking with Diverse Formative Assessments, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Education, 42 (1), 29-38.
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The True Cost of Comic Sans. Eight SoTL articles that deserve a place on your reading list. January 7, 2015 By: Maryellen Weimer, PhD in Teaching Professor Blog It’s that time of the year when everybody is doing their “Best of 2014” lists, and I have one of my own that I’ve been wanting to do for some time now. It will not come as a surprise to anyone that in order to prepare The Teaching Professor newsletter each month and this blog every week, I read a lot of pedagogical literature. Main Page - Wiki. Sentence Diagramming - Learn How to Diagram a Sentence. The Future of College?