#BigBeacon Twitter chat – Apr 20 – Junior Enterprise: Transforming Education – The Crunch: Juggling, Balancing & Prioritizing

Join Twitter chat (Hashtag: #BigBeacon) regulars as they join CUBE Consulting’s Josh Graham (@CUBEuiuc) for a Twitter discussion of Junior Enterprise: Transforming Education regarding Time Management in Education. The usual Socratic questions will be posed and all Twitter chat participants will be encouraged to engage in a lively chat on this impactful topic. Engineering students are known the world over…

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#BigBeacon Twitter Chat – April 6 – Interdisciplinary Learning Experiences

Join Students for a Whole New Education on Wednesday, April 6 at 8pm ET for our chat about: Interdisciplinary Learning Experiences As our world becomes increasingly interconnected, opportunities to collaborate across disciplinary boundaries has increased. Students in higher education may develop interests in fields outside of their chosen major. How can we provide meaningful learning experiences for students that want…

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#BigBeacon Twitter chat – Mar 30 – Get Immersed in Education

On Wednesday, March 30 at 8:00 pm ET, please join Joe Tranquillo (@JoeTranquillo) who will be hosting #BigBeacon Twitter chat. Many institutions offer intense immersive experiences, ranging from hack-a-thons and start-up challenges to boot camps and pop-up classes. The stated goals may vary, but participating is often very high, students are extraordinarily engaged and the learning is lasting and impactful. Here are some questions…

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#BigBeacon Twitter chat – Mar 16 – Engineers & Leadership

Engineers fill many roles, but one role that may not readily come to mind is that of a “leader”.  Yet in today’s world of complex environmental challenges, aging and failing infrastructure, and increasing interconnection between the natural and built environments; engineers as leaders is exactly what society, and the profession, needs. On Wednesday, March 16 at 8:00 pm ET, please…

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#BigBeacon Twitter Chat – February 3 – Humanizing Engineering Education

Join Students for a Whole New Education on Wednesday, February 3 at 8 pm ET for our chat about: Humanizing Engineering Education Undergraduate engineering programs have traditionally placed a large emphasis on developing technical knowledge and skills in students, often without placing an equal emphasis on the societal contexts in which the technology is situated. We teach students to design…

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#BigBeacon Twitter chat – Nov 25 – Communication in Engineering

Design, problem solving, and technical work are at the heart of engineering and are the means by which engineers contribute to and transform our world. We communicate design solutions and recommendations through drawings, reports, presentations, and academic and technical papers. Communication with our colleagues, project managers, clients, professors, students, contractors, and with our own communities and those in which we…

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#BigBeacon Twitter Chat – Junior Enterprise: Transforming Education – Diversity & Collaboration: Utilizing Different Perspectives

#BigBeacon Twitter chat on Wednesday, June 17, 8pm ET: Join twitter chat (Hashtag: #BigBeacon) regulars as they join CUBE Consulting’s Morgan Bakies (@mmbakies) and Josh Graham (@CUBEuiuc) for a twitter discussion of Junior Enterprise: Transforming Education regarding diversity education for engineers. The usual Socratic questions will be posed and all twitter chat participants will be encouraged to engage in a…

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