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Mind Your Millennials

by Schmidt, Megan

Many traits of young people of today lend themselves well to surveys. This tech savvy generation is hungry to let people know what they think and why. Millennials also have a strong sense of self, seek outlets to connect with brands and are more comfortable sharing personal information and opinions. Grabbing their attention may be the biggest hurdle to your institution’s survey initiative.

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2014-01
  • Keywords:Higher Education Brief, Data Quality, Continuous Improvement
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Creativity and Innovation Take Center Stage

by Schmidt, Megan

This month, I attended the premier event focusing on quality in education, improving student achievement and educator development—the 21st annual National Quality Education Conference (NQEC)...

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  • Publish date: 2013-11
  • Keywords:NQEC, Continuous Improvement
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Editor's Note: Making the Connection

by Schmidt, Megan

Teachers are supposed to help students connect the dots and enable them to find meaningful ways to interpret and apply what they are learning. This becomes even more important when it comes to science, technology, engineering and math...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2013-10
  • Keywords:STEM, Continuous Improvement
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Editor’s Note: Team Players or Lone Rangers?

by Schmidt, Megan

Is education one of the most siloed sectors in the United States?..

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2013-08
  • Keywords:Continuous Improvement
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Learning to Work Together

by Schmidt, Megan

Henry Lindborg and Stephen Spangehl, educators and instructors of a workshop on team building and project selection at the 2013 National Quality Education Conference, explain why teacher teamwork is education’s top opportunity for improvement...

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  • Publish date: 2013-08
  • Keywords:Continuous Improvement
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Improving Graduation Rates at a Comprehensive University

by Plotkowski, Paul ; Menon, Shaily; Giardina, Nancy; ;

These Workshop slides on using continouous improvement ideas to increase university graduation rates were presented at the 2013 ASQ Advancing the STEM Agenda Conference at Grand Valley State University in Grand Rapids, MI on June 3, 2013..

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2013-06
  • Keywords:21st Century Skills, Continuous Improvement
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Blending Innovation, Student Co-Learning, Entrepreneurship and Informal Education-Innovation 5

Presentation Slides

by Deits,Thomas L.; LaCommare, Katherine;

Slides from the ASQ Advancing the STEM Agenda Conference at Grand Valley State University June 3-4, 2013
Presented by Thomas L. Deits, Michigan State University and Katherine LaCommare, Lansing Community College.
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  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2013-06
  • Keywords:Continuous Improvement, K-12 Outreach
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2013 ASQ STEM Agenda Conference Onsite Program

by Cindy Veenstra

2013 ASQ Advancing the STEM Agenda Conference Onsite Program..

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2013-05
  • Keywords:Continuous Improvement, Conference Proceedings, Division Activity
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Standard of Learning

by Johnson, F. Craig

Z1.11 is an American national standard that can help you measure and manage the degree to which your planned activities are realized and planned results are achieved...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2013-04
  • Keywords:Primary and Secondary Education Brief, Continuous Improvement, Quality Management, PDSA (Plan-Do-Study-Act)
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Editor's Note: Standard Definition

by Schmidt, Megan

ASQ/ANSI Z1.11:2011-Requirements for education organizations is an American national standard for educators and school administrators. It is based on the widely-adopted ISO 9001 standard...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2013-04
  • Keywords:Primary and Secondary Education Brief, Continuous Improvement, PDSA (Plan-Do-Study-Act)

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