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Agile and Active

Cindy Cogswell, Scott Pauls, Adrienne Gauthier, Erin DeSilva
2019 Journal of effective teaching in higher education  
To examine if incorporating active learning strategies made a difference in student performance, student grades in the redesigned course and performance in subsequent courses were analyzed.  ...  A key difficulty in innovating college mathematics is identifying and sustaining what works for both students and the faculty.  ...  Agile and Active 19 Journal of Effective Teaching in Higher Education, vol. 2, no. 2  ... 
doi:10.36021/jethe.v2i2.32 fatcat:ekvzfmiizjfwthwbscl53cyaqy

Reversing the landslide in computer-related degree programs

Irma Becerra-Fernandez, Joyce Elam, Susan Clemmons
2010 Communications of the ACM  
Mind-set behind strategic intent: • offer a set of well-defined courses • lead to well-defined degree programs • for a well-defined student market • with predictable needs • offer new courses within new  ...  The number of undergraduate CIS degrees awarded declined from 2,699 in 03-04 to 1,163 in 06-07 -a drop of 57%.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1646353.1646387 fatcat:zepmszcwcvferhyjmxdcbhto4y

Laboratory Project in Wireless FSK Receiver Design

C. Furse, R.J. Woodward, M.A. Jensen
2004 IEEE Transactions on Education  
This paper describes a wireless local area network laboratory project that provides senior and first-year graduate students in microwave engineering courses the opportunity to design, build, and test several  ...  Laboratory materials and technical details of the design are provided on the web for students and educators.  ...  She has a great interest in the development of project-based curricula, which she applied during five years of teaching at Utah State University, Logan.  ... 
doi:10.1109/te.2003.816066 fatcat:xwkpvccl75fk3lhxqvjj5l3duy

Nurturing Collaboration in an Undergraduate Computing Course with Robot-themed Team Training and Team Building

Michael James Scott, Alcwyn Parker, Brian McDonald, Gareth Lewis, Edward J. Powley
2019 Proceedings of the 3rd Conference on Computing Education Practice - CEP '19  
Group projects are a common feature of undergraduate degree programmes in computing.  ...  Comparing a baseline cohort in 2015-16 to a cohort in 2016-17, after the introduction of the Robot Olympics, reveals a statistically significant reduction in team discord in an assessed collaborative programming  ...  Many projects are shared with art and design courses where students, typically in teams of 8-12 (of whom only 2-4 may study computing), collectively produce digital games.  ... 
doi:10.1145/3294016.3294019 dblp:conf/cep/ScottPMLP19 fatcat:jmxax7dxmng4vgon3bkbvgszkq

Matching Office Information Systems (OIS) Curriculum To Relevant Standards: Students, School Mission, Regional Business Needs, and National Curriculum

Arlene August, Judy Caouette
1998 Informing Science  
The success of this curriculum, now two years old, is measured by the success of our graduates (B.Sc. degree) in obtaining meaningful employment.  ...  The curriculum was updated to better prepare our students for success as end-user specialists in today's flattened organizations.  ...  While this is an excellent course for students interested in business, the requirements in a School of Computer Science are different.  ... 
doi:10.28945/612 fatcat:r6f2wofqdzgyrbtvgpvijgvtta

Developing a CS+X Major: Computer Science + Society

Ella Howard
2021 IDEAH  
In the capstone "Senior Project" course, students work in teams on a semester-long project of their own choice and design, incorporating research and analysis from areas of the Social Sciences, Humanities  ...  Teams will also practice using the principles of agile project management as they navigate this large, interdisciplinary project.  ... 
doi:10.21428/f1f23564.16b5c18a fatcat:unzbkkdcxrhxpmjokse5hb4wae

Teaching Organizational Project Management at Postgraduate Level

Inger Bergman, Sven Gunnarson
2014 Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences  
The students are working in a project spanning from initiation to closure, in which they prepare for and perform a maturity assessment of a company of their choice.  ...  The intention with the course was twofold: Firstly, to introduce OPM as a research field in organization theory; secondly, to prepare the students for working in a multi-project environment.  ...  The Assessment Project is run as a "proper" project according to a predefined model, and it is closed only after the students have delivered a Final Report (with an evaluation of the project) to the instructors  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.sbspro.2014.03.050 fatcat:j6c3czirsnemhpmayjltutkjmu

Bateria de testes da AAHPERD: adaptação para idosos institucionalizados

Tânia R. Bertoldo Benedetti, Giovana Zarpellon Mazo, Lúcia Hisako Takase
2013 Revista Brasileira de Cineantropometria e Desempenho Humano  
The tests were adapted and tested in a sample of 92 older adults from six long-term care homes.  ...  The first test was redesigned so that the elderly person did not have to sit on the floor. The second test was changed from a half-mile to a 6-minute walk.  ...  Acknowledgements We thank MCT/CNPQ/MS for financial support of the multicenter project; the responsible persons of the institutions that participated in this study (UFSC/UDESC, PUCRS, FURG/CSS, UPF/DS,  ... 
doi:10.5007/1980-0037.2014v16n1p1 fatcat:doc7pdf32fgx5ja2kr3jhpkcoy

Thursday sessions

2011 2011 Frontiers in Education Conference (FIE)  
The mini-workshop will demonstrate the use of the modules in core engineering courses. Participants will individually design a plan for implementing a module of their choice in one of their courses.  ...  This study aims to evaluate students' discourse in online discussion by using a cognitive framework analysis.  ...  the student learning in a new lab project of a large introductory course in Electrical Engineering for non-majors.  ... 
doi:10.1109/fie.2011.6143155 fatcat:imkz5klofbe3bl42dkrhm5h6du

Social Informatics Experience: A Case Study on Learning and Teaching Sociological Basics in a Technical Context

Christa Weßel
2022 Acta Informatica Pragensia  
This is implemented by means of organization development, project-based learning, agile learning and teaching plus blended learning.  ...  To be able to play an active role in the design, creation and development of a networked society, students, scholars and practitioners need basic knowledge in social informatics.  ...  Conflict of Interests: The author declares no conflict of interest. Author Contributions: The author confirms being the sole contributor of this work.  ... 
doi:10.18267/j.aip.170 fatcat:tutwwjt6njc7pgw226zzwtyfqu

UNC-CH SILS Masters Thesis 2014-2015

Ralph L Scott
2016 North Carolina Libraries  
List of University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, School of Library and Information Science Masters Thesis for the academic year 2014-2015  ...  Introducing an Enterprise Project Management Tool into an Agile Development Environment: Fit and Performance Impact. A Master's Paper for the M.S. in I.S. degree. May, 2015. 68 pages.  ...  Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) have emerged as a way to reach large numbers of students by providing course materials as free online resources.  ... 
doi:10.3776/ncl.v74i1.722 fatcat:3mshhcaq5ne5dnj3wqhjnxx2iy

Learning to Program: Going Pair-Shaped

Donna Teague, Paul Roe
2007 ITALICS  
Not only has there been a significant drop in the number of students enrolling in IT courses, but the attrition rate for these courses continues to be significant.  ...  Introductory programming subjects in IT courses seem to be a stumbling block for many students. How do we best engage students in the learning of a programming language?  ...  Programming courses attract only a small proportion of female students and they have generally had less exposure to IT than their male counterparts (Cohoon JM, 2002b programming courses.  ... 
doi:10.11120/ital.2007.06040004 fatcat:eqpk3plyxjeyxpddgo5ojdcxqm

Beyond Crisis

Gillian Harkins, Erica Meiners
2014 Lateral  
Support the expansion of new models for student services, including student success courses and technology solutions that enable students to identify whether they are on track for degree completion. 5.  ...  .  Development and use of massively online open courses (MOOCs) as a part of the post-secondary education process.  Courses developed that will automatically adapt to differences in students' learning  ...  New Course ($95,000) To develop a school curriculum on sustainable livelihoods and natural resource management in post-conflict situations in Africa's Great Lakes region (over 18 months).  ... 
doi:10.25158/l3.1.24 fatcat:m3vrgd2zxnbidnq6bwynefgdgy

A Radical and Virtual Innovation Center (RVIC) for Human Resource Development (HRD) - Case Study on Planning, Developing and Sustaining the Human Capital Development

Thanikachalam Vedhathiri
2020 Journal of Engineering Education Transformations  
Under knowledge-based economy, there is a need for developing high-performing and self-managed faculty teams (SMFTs) for undertaking consultancy projects from the states, national and global organizations  ...  It also creates new courses and programs and strengthens existing ones to ensure that students are wellprepared for an ever-expanding range of career and entrepreneurship opportunities in a changing, global  ...  There is a need for agile project specific multidisciplinary teams with contextual competencies, critical skills and achievement motivation.  ... 
doi:10.16920/jeet/2020/v33i1/150066 fatcat:fc5zigpknbb4dg5x4rexazpl6e

Challenges for Latino Educators Crossing Symbolic, Cultural, and Linguistic Boundaries: Coming to Voice in Teacher Preparation with Competing Voices

Theresa Austin, Jerri Willett, Margaret Gebhard, Agustin Laó Montes
2010 Journal of Latinos & Education  
This article reports on a teacher education program's preparation of bilingual paraeducators during a period of conflicting educational reform of structured English immersion in Massachusetts.  ...  Through the use of a participant's text as a re-semiotized means of representing the new potentials that bilingual paraeducators bring to the field of teacher education, "cultural bumps" emerge and directions  ...  In the beginning meetings of this course, Theresa was approached by three students, all Puerto Rican women, who reasoned that "classroom management," "lesson planning skills," and other skills were more  ... 
doi:10.1080/15348431.2010.491040 fatcat:rlwppxrjjfcthd6qqx23s6wfju
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