Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

23 juin 2017

DACTIM : les mathématiques au service de la médecine

La Nouvelle RépubliqueL'équipe DACTIM (Data Analysis and Computation Through Imaging and modeling) MIS (Mathématiques imagerie santé), était, voilà peu encore, une équipe émergente de l'université. Dans le cadre du projet MIS au sein du laboratoire de mathématiques et application, (LMA) elle obtient, en juin 2016, le premier label CNRS au CHU. Plus...

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08 juin 2017

HE budget emphasises shift to STEM education and training

By Christabel Ligami. The 2017-18 budget allocation to higher education and training sectors points to a government committed to a stronger focus on science, technology, engineering and mathematics in order to boost industrialisation, according to a research analyst. More...

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07 juin 2017

Mathématiques : préparation à l'entrée dans l'enseignement supérieur

Logo FUNCe MOOC de Mathématiques a été conçu pour vous accompagner dans la transition entre le lycée et l’enseignement supérieur. 
Composée de 5 modules, cette préparation en mathématiques permet de consolider vos acquis et de vous préparer à l'entrée dans l'enseignement supérieur. Voir l'article...

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30 mai 2017

STEM focus to drive ‘world-class’ universities scheme

By Ranjit Devraj. India’s plan to develop 20 world-class universities will favour institutions strong in science, technology, engineering and mathematics or STEM subjects, experts said last week as the human resource development ministry sent its proposals for the new Institutions of Eminence scheme to the cabinet for approval. More...

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20 mai 2017

Colleges and universities invest in tech to support new STEM degrees

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgTechno-News Blog. Colleges and universities are increasingly investing in creating new degrees, as well as purchasing new hardware and software, in order to offer students more choices as they enter a workforce increasingly dependent on STEM knowledge, according to Ed Tech: Focus on Higher Ed. More...

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17 mai 2017

An Algorithm Summarizes Lengthy Text Surprisingly Well

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. An Algorithm Summarizes Lengthy Text Surprisingly Well
Will Knight, MIT Technology Review, 2017/05/12
The day I started work at NRC I was told of our efforts to summarize documents using artificial intelligence. NRC has moved on to other things but document summarization has remained the subject of sustained research elsewhere ever since. More...

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14 mai 2017

Bac2Sciences : un MOOC pour réviser l’épreuve scientifique anticipée du bac

Logo FUNQue vous soyez lycéen, parent d’élève ou encore professionnel de l’éducation, ce MOOC peut vous être utile.  L’association Éducation et Numérique (E&N) avec l’aide de professeurs de Physique-Chimie et de SVT, met à disposition sur la plateforme FUN, un MOOC et qui a pour objectif, d’aider les lycéens de première  ES et L à réviser leur programme scientifique avant l’épreuve anticipée en juin 2017. Voir l'article...

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10 mai 2017

Evaluation of National Assessment of Educational Progress Achievement Levels

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and MedicineThis study focuses on the NAEP achievement levels which are used to provide information that can be easily understood and used by policy makers, educators, and the public. NAEP uses three achievement levels – basic, proficient, and advanced – and reports the percentage of test takers who score at each level. NAEP also reports the percentage of test takers who score below the basic level. Is this way of reporting test performance informative to the public? Is it done in a way that produces results that are reliable, valid, and reasonable? An NRC study committee will be appointed under BOTA to answer these questions and will begin its work in early 2015. More...

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01 mai 2017

Equity and Social Justice… in Mathematics Methods Courses?

By Juan M. Gerardo. Before I begin this blog post, I have a question for you: What is mathematics?
You probably thought of numbers, variables, and equations, or maybe geometry and geometric figures. Some of you probably thought of how it applies to the real world via computer science, engineering, and architecture.
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Why You Should Care About Remedial Math

HomeBy Alexandra W. Logue.If you are a faculty member who is not in math, know that what's happening in many math departments can be directly hurting your own department and possibly your teaching preferences -- as well as the students themselves, writes Alexandra W. Logue. More...

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