Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

16 décembre 2017

3 ways of leveraging STEM expertise for ed tech success Blog. When it comes to successful integration of technology — whether it’s a new learning management system across multiple campuses or video capture tools in the classroom — poor implementation or haphazard rollout can end up costing the institution more than the initial investment. Recently, for example, the state of Washington paid $2.6 million to settle a dispute after it canceled a contract with an ed tech company following its inability to effectively install a computer software program. More...

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Girl Scouts Launches Initiative to Put 2.5 Million girls through STEM Programs by 2025 Blog. The Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) has launched a national initiative designed to help close the gender gap in STEM education and employment over the next eight years. The organization aims to raise $70 million put 2.5 million girls through their STEM programs by 2025. More...

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03 décembre 2017

Enseignement supérieur. Les facultés de maths ne font pas le plein

Ce mouvement, commun à toute l'Europe, a désormais atteint les masters français. Certaines universités ont alors fermé des cursus ou mutualisé les formations. Les masters recherche ont été les plus touchés.
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01 décembre 2017

Théorie des cordes : où en est-on aujourd’hui ?

l'emag de l'educationLa théorie des cordes est un modèle physique théorique qui entend expliquer tout l’univers. Jean-Pierre Luminet, astrophysicien, directeur de recherche au CNRS, nous en présente les richesses et les limites. Plus...

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Bac S : le niveau des élèves en sciences inquiète les profs de prépas

l'emag de l'educationLe président de l'Union des professeurs de classes préparatoires scientifiques s'alarme du faible niveau en sciences des élèves de la filière S au lycée. Plus...

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27 novembre 2017

College of San Mateo launches campaign to increase number of Latino, low-income STEM students

University Business Magazine logoStudent success experts InsideTrack and the College of San Mateo (CSM), a leading San Francisco Bay Area community college, today announced the launch of a new program to increase the number of Latino and low-income students graduating with Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) degrees. More...

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26 novembre 2017

Is there too much emphasis on STEM fields at universities?

The ConversationThe perception abounds around the world that science, technology, engineering and mathematics, or STEM subjects, matter more economically and academically than the humanities and social sciences. More...

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Demand for people skills is growing faster than demand for STEM skills

The ConversationAdvances in digital technology are changing the world of work. It has been estimated that more than 40% of human workers will be replaced by robots. This probably overstates the scale of displacement, but developments in the fields of artificial intelligence and machine learning will affect all sectors of the economy. More...

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24 novembre 2017

Foreign Students and Graduate STEM Enrollment

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. International students make up the large majority of full-time students in many graduate science- and engineering-related programs, and their numbers have been rising much faster than the number of domestic students, according to a new report from the National Foundation for American Policy, a research organization focused on immigration and the economy. More...

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21 novembre 2017

7 Ways to Get More Girls and Women into STEM (and Encourage Them to Stay) Blog. Ninety-three in 100 STEM-related occupations pay wages above the national average. And programming jobs, specifically, are growing 12 percent faster than the market average and paying $20,000 more than jobs that don’t require coding skills. Well, apparently, women in substantial numbers are making that choice. More...

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