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Next Generation Science: Bridge to the Future

by Karen Meyers

This conference paper focuses on the newly released The Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) for Today’s Students and Tomorrow’s Workforce. Included are the implications for classroom instruction...

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  • Publish date: 2013-04
  • Keywords:STEM, Conference Proceedings, Science, 21st Century Skills
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Filling the Gaps: Building and Sustaining a Scientific Workforce

by Darcie Wallace-Duckworth

Filling gaps in scientific, technology, engineering and mathematical fields with experienced employees have become difficult. Filling these gaps becomes critical as employment in STEM-related fields is projected to grow 17% over the next decade...

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  • Publish date: 2013-04
  • Keywords:STEM, Conference Proceedings, Training, Partnering
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Integration of STEM Community College Curricula and Industry Partnerships through National Certifications

by Susan Ely;

This presentation reviews the best practices for embedding national certifications within STEM curricula, making skills transferable at the K12, community college, 4 year institution and industry level...

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  • Publish date: 2013-04
  • Keywords:STEM, Conference Proceedings, Community College, Partnering

A Partial Literature Review on the Research on Science Career Motivation

by Victoria J. Fawcett-Adams

This literature review is part of an ongoing doctoral dissertation. A brief outline will appear in the next issue of QED with a hyperlink to the library...

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  • Publish date: 2013-04
  • Keywords:STEM, Careers
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2013 ASQ STEM Agenda Conference Breakout Sessions LIsting of Papers

by Cindy Veenstra

2013 ASQ Advancing the STEM Agenda Conference Break-out Sessions Listing of Papers..

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  • Publish date: 2013-04
  • Keywords:Continuous Improvement, Conference Proceedings, Division Activity
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MOOCs: Massive Opportunity or Mucky Mess?

by Schmidt, Megan

In this issue of ASQ Higher Education Brief, we take a look at both sides of the MOOC debate...

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  • Publish date: 2013-03
  • Keywords:Professional Development, Higher Education Brief, Continuous Improvement
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Beware of MOOCs

by Schmidt, Megan

Gerry Canavan, an assistant professor in the English department at Marquette University in Milwaukee, WI, shared his concerns about this new wave of e-learning with Higher Education Brief in this exclusive Q&A article. He said MOOCs are an ineffective medium for learning and that they de-skill and de-professionalize academia.

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  • Publish date: 2013-03
  • Keywords:Innovation, MOOCs, Online Classes
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A MOOC with a Mission

by Schmidt, Megan

MOOCs have been recognized as a potential low-cost and effective way to prepare the large number of students that need remedial coursework before they can take college-level math and science. In this exclusive Q&A article, Robert Hoar, a math professor at the University of Wisconsin—La Crosse, discusses the role of MOOCs in academia and shares details about the successful math MOOC offered by the university.

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2013-03
  • Keywords:Online Classes, MOOCs
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Journal for Quality and Participation (JQP) to Explore 22nd Century Learning

by Di Pierro, Marianne

If you subscribe to ASQ's Journal for Quality and Participation, don’t miss Higher Education Brief associate editor Marianne Di Pierro’s article in the April 2013 issue that details how educators are employing innovative technology...

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  • Publish date: 2013-03
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Aerospace-themed Camp Engages Girls in STEM

by Sara L. Maas, Charles R. Standridge, Paul D. Plotkowski

The Science, Technology and Engineering Preview Summer (STEPS) Enrichment Program at Grand Valley State University (GVSU) near Grand Rapids, MI, exposes seventh-grade girls to STEM concepts and careers through week-long day camps...

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  • Publish date: 2013-02
  • Keywords:Higher Education Brief, STEM, Engineering, Aerospace, Primary and Secondary Education Brief

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