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Quality Comes Alive: An Interdisciplinary Student Team’s Quality Improvement Experience in Learning by Doing— Healthcare Education Case Study

by Rosa K. Hand, Mary A. Dolansky, E. Erin Hanahan, Vinothini M. Sundaram, and Nancy Tinsley

Quality Approaches in Higher Education Vol. 5 (1), 2014 article. This article describes an interdisciplinary graduate-level course on quality improvement which incorporates real-life implementation of a QI project in a clinical setting...

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  • Publish date: 2014-09
  • Keywords:Best Practices, Quality Approaches in Higher Education, Quality Tools, Partnering, Teams, Hands-on Learning, Training
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Quality Approaches in Higher Education Vol. 4 No. 2

by Fernando F. Padro

Quality Approaches in Higher Education Vol. 4 No. 2 (December 2013). Editor Fernando F. Padro...

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  • Publish date: 2013-12
  • Keywords:Quality Approaches in Higher Education, STEM, Partnering, Best Practices
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Creating a Globally Competitive Workforce-Presentation Slides

by Walters, Glenn

Slides for the Closing Keynote for the 2013 Advancing the STEM Agenda Conference with Glenn Walters, Deputy Cabinet Secretary for the New Mexico Higher Education Department Grand Valley State University, Grand Rapids, MI, June 3-4, 2013...

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  • Publish date: 2013-06
  • Keywords:STEM, Conference Proceedings, Partnering
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Formula Funding in New Mexico

by Walters, Glenn

Slides on formula funding by the state of New Mexico are part of the Closing Keynote by Glenn Walters at the 2013 ASQ Advancing the STEM Agenda Conference held at Grand Valley State University in Grand Rapids, MI on June 3-4, 2013...

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  • Publish date: 2013-06
  • Keywords:STEM, Conference Proceedings, Partnering
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Developing Highly Effective Industry Partnerships: Co-ops to Capstones

by Plouff, Chris

Presentation slides from Workshop given at the 2013 Advancing the STEM Agenda Conference. Presented by Prof. Chris Plouff, Grand Valley State University...

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  • Publish date: 2013-06
  • Keywords:Partnering, STEM, Conference Proceedings
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Investing in Engineering Student Leaders Through Industrial and STEM Partnerships

by Nicklow, John W. ; Kowalchuk, Rhonda K. ; DeRuntz, Bruce D. ;

Through an industrial partnership, the Southern Illinois University Carbondale develops a program that enrolls community college graduates and graduate them in a bachelors in engineering in 2 1/2 years with a focus on developing engineering leadership..

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  • Publish date: 2013-05
  • Keywords:Quality Approaches in Higher Education, Engineering, Partnering
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Quality Approaches in Higher Education Vol. 4 No. 1

by Cindy P. Veenstra;

Quality Approaches in Higher Education Vol. 4 No. 1 (May 2013). Special Issue Editor Cindy P. Veenstra, Editor Fernando F. Padro. Special issue on STEM and Collaboration..

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  • Publish date: 2013-05
  • Keywords:Quality Approaches in Higher Education, STEM, Partnering
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Using Assessments to Determine the Quality and Effectiveness of a Collaborative Internship

by Pinelli, Thomas E. ; Hall, Cathy W. ; Brush, Kimberly M. ;

Quality Approaches in Higher Education Vol. 4 No. 1 (May 2013) article by Thomas E. Pinelli, NASA, Cathy W. Hall, East Carolina University, and Kimberly M. Brush, NASA. The Langley Aerospace Research Student Scholars (LARSS) program is a nationally ranked, highly competitive, and collaborative internship program that uses NASA research opportunities to inspire and motivate students to complete a degree in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM). The program’s ultimate goal is to prepare students to be work-ready for employment and research. Formative and summative assessment is used to help determine the quality and effectiveness of the LARSS program. We present data from one portion of our annual (formative) program assessment—mentors’ and student interns’ overall perception of the internship and their assessment of interns’ acquisition of 21st century workplace skills. We provide a detailed description of a (summative) longitudinal study presently underway that will

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  • Publish date: 2013-05
  • Keywords:Quality Approaches in Higher Education, STEM, Partnering
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Guest Commentary: Real-World Engineering Education: The Role of Continuous Improvement

by Plotkowski, Paul D. ;

Guest Commentary: Real-World Engineering Education: The Role of Continuous Improvement by Paul D. Plotkowski. In the Quality Approaches in Higher Education, Vol. 4. No. 1 (May, 2013)...

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  • Publish date: 2013-05
  • Keywords:Quality Approaches in Higher Education, STEM, Engineering, Partnering
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An Overview of MIT’s Undergraduate Practice Opportunities Program (UPOP)

by Luperfoy, Susann

This conference describes MIT’s Undergraduate Practice Opportunities Program (UPOP)...

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  • Publish date: 2013-04
  • Keywords:STEM, Conference Proceedings, Partnering, Critical Thinking

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