Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

17 janvier 2020

December 6th

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "hepi"There has been change, sure.  Within the academy, we give scholarships to women in STEM, and to some degree we do better at promoting women into senior positions (though there is still a ways to go).  Formally, at least, rules are changing.  But elsewhere?  The Yonge Street van attack, the missing and murdered Indigenous women, the increasingly visible misogynist attacks on women in public life. More...

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16 janvier 2020

Leadership Lessons In The Age Of Technology

Techno-News BlogTechnology is changing business and enabling us to do more than we have ever done. Coding bootcamps and online programming courses are creating new developers and governments are launching programs to get more students to learn STEM subjects. More...

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12 janvier 2020

Grading for STEM Equity

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. Study suggests that professors should standardize their grading curves, saying it's an efficient way to boost women's enrollment in STEM. More...

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Momentum in Physics Ed

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. Math, specifically calculus, is a barrier to many natural sciences, technology and engineering fields. Physics, which is math-heavy, often proves similarly challenging to students who wish to pursue STEM degrees. More...

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11 janvier 2020

« Donner à tous l’opportunité d’intégrer l’intégralité des 200 écoles d’ingénieurs et des ENS »

l'emag de l'educationL’Union des classes préparatoires scientifiques est une association fondée en 1927 qui fédère plus de 90 % des professeurs de mathématiques, physique, chimie et informatique enseignant dans les classes préparatoires scientifiques, hors prépas de la filière BCPST (biologie, chimie, physique et sciences de la terre). Plus...

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11 décembre 2019

IIE announces UAE STEM postgrad scholarship

By Claudia Civinini. A new scholarship scheme administered by the Institute of International Education will offer international graduate STEM students the opportunity to study fully funded at Khalifa University of Science and Technology in Abu Dhabi. More...

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07 décembre 2019

Computer Science and PISA 2021

Recent years have seen a growing movement to teach computer science in schools. On the one hand, this makes sense. Robots, artificial intelligence, and automation are poised to change virtually every aspect of work and life; surely, public education must react and teach the curriculum of the future. On the other hand, school systems are already overburdened and still struggle to teach key foundations, such as language or mathematics. More...

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28 novembre 2019

Shut Out of Shared Governance

HomeBy Greta Anderson. Faculty members at George Washington University question whether shared governance was breached by the administration's decision to cut undergraduate enrollment and raise the number of students majoring in STEM disciplines. More...

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27 novembre 2019

Pearson Launches Calculus Homework Helper

HomeBy Lindsay McKenzie. At least one semester of calculus is required for almost all students pursuing degrees in science, technology, engineering or mathematics, but nearly one-third of students fail or drop the course. More...

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26 novembre 2019

On Increasing Gender Diversity in STEM

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. Twenty-three scientists who met last year in Cold Spring Harbor, N.Y., to discuss a major report on sexual harassment in their fields have published a paper on their findings and recommendations in Science. More...

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