Archive for the ‘STEM’ Category

There is nothing wrong with a skillfully presented lecture now and then. However, the future of workplaces demands teamwork and collaborative skills. How does our higher ed training prepare student? Read more at https://www.facultyfocus.com/articles/teaching-and-learning/massive-study-finds-lectures-still-dominate-stem-fields/?utm_campaign=Faculty%20Focus&utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=62662041&_hsenc=p2ANqtz-_VIDsEcyHNgNcNxcjtAP5ZFkZ5N0BUArvBkl8_q-oouwX15t4csw68oGKQ-kzTX_60pBfYxqLDvsN7POx6EdqpSsJ7jhy1xNv7Mm2SvQZVtqdBIrM&_hsmi=62662041

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Read the opinion piece The focus on maths and science doesn’t add up. The arts must be in the equation at https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2016/dec/09/maths-science-stem-subjects-england-schools

Find them here:  http://blogs.sas.com/content/sascp/2016/06/09/5929/?utm_source=FBPAGE&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=z%5BOLD%5D%20Curriculum%20Pathways&postid=488479358

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Google gets more involved in education.  Read about another example in “Google hopes to boost AP computer science pass rates” link here:  http://www.eschoolnews.com/2015/02/16/minority-computer-science-873/?ps=cbroady0@georgetowncollege.edu-001a000001JKcBT-003a000001eyvec

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As research reveals that minority students enroll in and pass high school and college STEM courses less often than their peers, efforts are emerging to encourage those student groups to pursue STEM studies.