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Quality Approaches in Higher Education, Vol 6, No. 1

by Cudney, Elizabeth A

Quality Approaches in Higher Education Vol. 6, No. 1 (February 2015), connecting Quality and Higher Education.

This journal is sponsored by the ASQ Education Division...

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  • Publish date: 2015-02
  • Keywords:Quality Approaches in Higher Education, Assessment/Surveys, Continuous Improvement, Learning Outcomes, Online Classes, STEM, Lean/Six Sigma/DMAIC, Student Support, Educational Quality, Teaching Quality

Learning Outcomes for a Multidisciplinary Undergraduate Honors Program: Development, Measurement, and Continuous Improvement

Article in Quality Approaches in Higher Education, Vol. 6, No. 1

by King, Kylie Goodell; Herrmann, Jeffrey W. ;

Quality Approaches in Higher Education, Vol. 6 (1), 2015 article. This article describes the learning outcomes assessment and continuous improvement process for the University of Maryland’s Quality Enhancement Systems and Teams Honors Program...

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  • Publish date: 2015-02
  • Keywords:Quality Approaches in Higher Education, Assessment/Surveys, Learning Outcomes, Continuous improvement, STEM
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Research to Practice: Identifying Best Practices for STEM Intervention Programs for URMs

by Raina Dyer-Barr

Invited article for Quality Approaches in Higher Education, Vol. 5(1), 2014. This article discusses best practices for STEM Intervention Programs (SIP) supporting underrepresented minorities in STEM majors, through interviews with SIP administrators...

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  • Publish date: 2014-09
  • Keywords:Best Practices, Quality Approaches in Higher Education, Student Support, STEM
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Exclusive Q&A: Career Ready

by Schmidt, Megan; Archer, David

David Archer, a radio frequency engineer, tells the Higher Education Brief that he created an online technical education program after he recognized that many recent graduates entering his field lacked core skills and knowledge...

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  • Publish date: 2014-08
  • Keywords:STEM, Careers in Quality, Continuing Education, Higher Education Brief, Online Classes, Basic Quality
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Editor’s Note: Shop Class Isn’t Dead

by Schmidt, Megan

As more organizations get involved with educating the next generation of technical workers and dissatisfaction with the higher education system increases, vocational school could become the most viable way for some to earn a high-paying job...

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  • Publish date: 2014-08
  • Keywords:STEM, Basic Quality, Careers in Quality, Higher Education Brief
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Learning Inside and Outside of Class

by Herberts, Sean; Locke, Sharon

At Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, the Center for STEM Research, Education and Outreach is offering less structured STEM learning experiences through a program known as MOSAIC (Minds-on Science Activities in the Community)...

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  • Publish date: 2014-02
  • Keywords:STEM, Best Practices, Innovation, Engineering
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STEM-ming Success

by Flores, Benito

At the University of Monterrey in northeastern Mexico professors became alarmed after they noticed high dropout rates among STEM majors...

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  • Publish date: 2014-02
  • Keywords:STEM, Best Practices, Innovation, Engineering
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Building Blocks for STEM Success

by Albrecht, Bryan; Gomez, Alan

Read how schools like Gateway Technical College in Kenosha, WI, and Slinger High School in rural Wisconsin are benefiting from the STEM Academy curriculum, an approach to deliver STEM experiences through integrated coursework and problem solving...

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  • Publish date: 2014-02
  • Keywords:STEM, Best Practices, Innovation, Engineering
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Project Lead the Way

by Schultz, Terri

Project Lead the Way classrooms offer students dynamic learning environments through integrated activities and project and problem-based learning—effectively turning on its head the notion of curriculum as a teacher standing at the front of classroom...

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  • Publish date: 2014-02
  • Keywords:STEM, Best Practices, Innovation, Engineering
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Helping Hands

by Jaeger, Beverly Kris

The mechanical and industrial engineering programs at Northeastern University in Boston began incorporating student quality managers in the classroom to allow educators to offer experiences that would otherwise be scaled back or eliminated...

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  • Publish date: 2014-02
  • Keywords:STEM, Career Development, Best Practices, Innovation

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