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New National Science Foundation opportunities for improving undergraduate engineering education

M. Borrego, A. Chan Hilton, L. J. Everett, S. Finger, D. Millard, Z. Yu
2013 2013 IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference (FIE)  
Abstract-The goal of this mini-workshop is to increase the participants' knowledge of current opportunities at the National Science Foundation (NSF) to support excellence in undergraduate science, technology  ...  In particular, the discussion focuses on new and current opportunities in the Division of Undergraduate Education as well as highlight examples of project activities that support these opportunities.  ...  GOALS The goal of this mini-workshop is to increase the participants' knowledge of current opportunities at the National Science Foundation (NSF) to support excellence in undergraduate science, technology  ... 
doi:10.1109/fie.2013.6684818 dblp:conf/fie/BorregoHEFMY13 fatcat:mzbnyljarvcjhg6pwghcqv6erq

The climate for undergraduate teaching and learning in STEM fields

Roger G. Baldwin
2009 New Directions for Teaching and Learning  
Undergraduate education in the STEM fields (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) needs improvement, a conclusion that multiple national reports over the past two decades have reached (American  ...  The National Research Council, National Science Foundation, American Chemical Society, and other organizations advocate reform in STEM education and publish materials on how to implement educational improvements  ...  With the faculty reward system balanced in most STEM fields on the side of research (National Science Foundation, 1996) , many fac-NEW DIRECTIONS FOR TEACHING AND LEARNING • DOI: 10.1002/tl ulty members  ... 
doi:10.1002/tl.340 fatcat:5lcvszd5jzdapd7stuo2jw2oje

Page 649 of The Annals of Mathematical Statistics Vol. 32, Issue 2 [page]

1961 The Annals of Mathematical Statistics  
a result of two groups of National Science Foundation grant announced today.  ...  CR UNDERGRADUATES TO PARTICIPATE IN RESEARCH THROUGH NSF GRANTS Undergraduates will work alongside scientists at more than 250 colleges and universities beginning next summer as a result of new National  ... 

A National Digital Library for Science, Mathematics, Engineering, and Technology Education

Frank Wattenberg
1998 D-Lib Magazine  
of the National Science Foundation.  ...  A national digital library for science, mathematics, engineering, and technology education could be a natural next step based on the Web and building on foundational work in computer science, networks,  ... 
doi:10.1045/october98-wattenberg fatcat:fneqybw7efhyjbrb6wl7zvkz64

Funding Learning at Scale

Susan Rundell Singer, Lee Zia, Kumar Garg, Mark Schneider
2022 Proceedings of the Ninth ACM Conference on Learning @ Scale  
The panel discussion provides an opportunity to consider and discuss gaps in both the field and in funding.  ...  To support the forward momentum of the Learning at Scale community, representatives of both federal and private funders will share updates on funding opportunities and discuss how to prepare a successful  ...  National Science Foundation and Deputy Division Director in the Division of Undergraduate Education.  ... 
doi:10.1145/3491140.3529956 fatcat:476i5jmpgna5vm4sr33exq3fsi

Page 501 of Journal of Science Education and Technology Vol. 17, Issue 5 [page]

2008 Journal of Science Education and Technology  
For example, the Foundation Coalition, a National Science Foundation (NSF) funded engineering education coalition made up of eight partner campuses, integrated nanotech- nology into three main undergraduate  ...  The NSF’s Nanotech- nology (National Science Foundation 2005) has awarded grants to several Undergraduate Education program colleges and universities, for example, Michigan Techno- logical University (  ... 

Chemical biology at the US National Science Foundation

Wilfredo Colón, Parag Chitnis, James P Collins, Janice Hicks, Tony Chan, Joanne S Tornow
2008 Nature Chemical Biology  
National Science Foundation.  ...  National Science Foundation September 2006 with the opportunity, level of risk, relevance, and potential impact.  ... 
doi:10.1038/nchembio0908-511 pmid:18711373 fatcat:jjpuktabjzanjnbcuy2mmcp3km

The future of electrical and computer engineering education

F.C. Berry, P.S. DiPiazza, S.L. Sauer
2003 IEEE Transactions on Education  
Index Terms-Electrical and computer engineering (ECE) curriculum, future of electrical and computer engineering education, undergraduate.  ...  A model curriculum proposed in this paper merges the disciplines of mathematics, science, engineering, and computing.  ...  E. 1994 In 1994, the National Science Foundation (NSF) established various Engineering Education Coalitions, named ECSEL, GATEWAY, SUCCEED, SYNTHESIS [6] , FOUNDATION COALITION [7] , etc., for the purpose  ... 
doi:10.1109/te.2003.818757 fatcat:gw5ajbqefjc5ljjw2lh7sgbzua

From literacy to acumen: Opportunities for librarians in undergraduate data science education

Sarah Young
2020 Zenodo  
In early 2018, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine will present a report to "set forth a vision for the emerging discipline of data science at the undergraduate level".  ...  I will also examine curricula in undergraduate data science programs to consider current challenges and opportunities for librarian engagement.  ...  , Engineering and Medicine convened a committee to present a vision for the future of DS education at the undergraduate level.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.3775674 fatcat:2mjafxqpbvegvgwcd6v2xxn74u

Education Board

2013 Microbe Magazine  
For information about election to the Fellowship in the American Academy of Microbiology, please visit http://academy.asm.org/.  ...  For a copy of the full report, visit http://www.biologyscholars.org. The Biology Scholars Program is managed by ASM and funded by National Science Foundation grant 1022542.  ...  ABRCMS is the premier conference for guiding undergraduates in pursuit of advanced training in the biomedical and behavioral sciences, including science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.  ... 
doi:10.1128/microbe.8.223.1 fatcat:q24o6sdeqvhyxeiuaa7ydtxqca

Challenges and Opportunities in Preparing Students for Petascale Computational Science and Engineering

Sharon C. Glotzer, Bob Panoff, Scott Lathrop
2009 Computing in science & engineering (Print)  
the nation to address the unique opportunities and challenges associated with petascale computing and petascale-enabled science and engineering.  ...  To address these gaps in workforce development, computational science and engineering (CSE) education must keep pace with scientific and technological advances, which requires new approaches for teaching  ... 
doi:10.1109/mcse.2009.134 fatcat:q7rthenmpbf77eywcfrem5imoq

Page 78 of American Society of Civil Engineers. Collected Journals Vol. 118, Issue 1 [page]

1992 American Society of Civil Engineers. Collected Journals  
This call has been sounded in numerous reports, and is the stated goal of a National Science Foundation research program called “undergraduate curriculum improvement in engineering.”  ...  The brochure for the program states (Undergraduate 1987): A number of factors characterize improved engineering undergraduate curricula.  ... 

Current Developments and Funding Opportunities in Life Sciences Education

Deborah Allen, Terry Woodin
2009 CBE - Life Sciences Education  
The purpose of this column is to provide readers of CBE-Life Sciences Education with an update on funding opportunities at the National Science Foundation (NSF) to support innovative programs in life sciences  ...  In undergraduate science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education, new approaches and new technologies are also emerging based on evolving theories of learning (Donovan et al., 1999;  ... 
doi:10.1187/cbe.09-03-0017 pmid:19487495 pmcid:PMC2689153 fatcat:dwy4uok22beblb5fmkxyyiadgm

Biodiversity Science and the Twenty-First Century Workforce

2019 BioScience  
Acknowledgment The material presented here is based, in part, on a workshop that was funded by the National Science Foundation, grant no. DBI-730526. Museum  ...  In undergraduate STEM fields, we have an opportunity to address workforce capacity by specifically using biodiversity content as a foundation for informatics and data science training priorities.  ...  Furthermore, the National Science Foundation (NSF)funded project, Biodiversity Literacy in Undergraduate Education (BLUE, biodiversityliteracy.com) is uniting biodiversity and data scientists with education  ... 
doi:10.1093/biosci/biz147 pmid:32063647 pmcid:PMC7012771 fatcat:ke5pzrmynzcvbn3ojhvcfrjf5y

A networked social change lab approach to re-imagining engineering education

Brian Frank, Bob Brennan, Laurent Mydlarski, Stephen Mattucci, Deena Salem
2018 Proceedings of the Canadian Engineering Education Association (CEEA)  
As part of the Canadian Engineering Education Challenge in the Engineering Change Lab, the institutions present some proposed curriculum interventions and proposed research activities.  ...  the engineering curriculum.  ...  Some recent change initiatives in engineering education include: • The USA"s National Science Foundation (NSF) Foundation Coalition, a cooperation between eight US engineering programs focusing on integrating  ... 
doi:10.24908/pceea.v0i0.13028 fatcat:bs7ojb5zmvecvgcanc7yvzusay
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