Big Beacon Radio Ep. 62: Teaching and Learning STEM: A Conversation with Richard Felder and Rebecca Brent

Ep. 62 -Teaching and Learning STEM: A Conversation with Richard Felder and Rebecca Brent In this episode, host Dave Goldberg welcomes Richard Felder and Rebecca Brent, co-authors of 'Teaching and Learning STEM: A Practical Guide'. Drs. Felder and Brent regularly present workshops on effective teaching, mentoring and supporting new faculty members, and faculty development, on campuses and at conferences around…

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Big Beacon Radio Ep. 61: Hacking into Education: An Interview with Hack Space Peru’s Alvaro Concha

Ep. 61 -Hacking into Education: An Interview with Hack Space Peru's Alvaro Concha In this episode, host Dave Goldberg welcomes Alvaro Concha, Founder and President of Hack Space Peru. Hack Space Peru is a non-profit organization that promotes and spreads hacker and maker culture among Peru's youth by organizing various programs and activities at universities and high schools. Join Alvaro…

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Big Beacon Radio Ep. 60: Bringing Engineering Design into K-12 : An Interview with ProjectEngin’s Ann Kaiser

Ep. 60 - Bringing Engineering Design into K-12 : An Interview with ProjectEngin's Ann Kaiser In this episode, host Dave Goldberg welcomes Ann Kaiser, STEM education consultant and CEO of ProjectEngin—a company dedicated to integrating engineering design into K-12 STEM curriculum. Join Ann and Dave to explore how ProjectEngin's workshops, coaching, and curriculum design services are designed to encourage creativity and…

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Big Beacon Radio Ep. 59: Conversations in Engineering: Big Beacon Radio Meets the K12 Engineering Podcast

Ep. 59 - Conversations in Engineering: Big Beacon Radio Meets the K12 Engineering Podcast In this episode, host Dave Goldberg welcomes Pius Wong, host of the K12 Engineering Podcast, and school improvement consultant, Rachel Fahrig. Join Pius, Rachel, and Dave to delve into the world of K12 engineering and early STEM education, explore the importance of building communities and relationships within…

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Engineering-Enhanced Liberal Education Project

Engineering-Enhanced Liberal Education Project

Interested in exploring and expanding the relationship between engineering education and the liberal arts? Check out this exciting new project, the Engineering-Enhanced Liberal Education Project, spearheaded by renowned author and consultant, Sheila Tobias, in conjunction with The Teagle Foundation and ASEE: When The Teagle Foundation embarked on an initiative to bring the liberal arts (including the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences,…

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Big Beacon Radio Ep. 57: How to Think Like Shakespeare

Ep. 57 - How to Think Like Shakespeare In this episode, host Dave Goldberg welcomes Scott L. Newstok, professor of literature at Rhodes College and director of the Pearce Shakespeare Endowment. In a recent convocation address to the incoming Class of 2020, Scott used the life and work of Shakespeare to contextualize the journey today's students are about to embark on…

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