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#BigBeacon Twitter Chat, Wednesday, 1 April 2015, 8pm ET, Benefits and Challenges of Combining Liberal Arts and Technology and Engineering

Join host @deg511 (Dave Goldberg) for a #BigBeacon twitter chat on The Benefits and Challenges of Combining Liberal Arts and Technology & Engineering.  The following are some of the Qs explored in the chat: What benefits are gained by combining liberal education and technology and engineering education. What challenges are presented by so doing? Where is this currently being done? Are such…

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#BigBeacon Twitter Chat, Wed, 4 March, 8pm ET w/ Cohosts @deg511 & @AlanJSnyder

Cohosts @AlanJSnyder (Alan J. Snyder) and @deg511 (Dave Goldberg) are pleased to announce a twitter chat on Designing Change Initiatives for Student & Faculty Engagement & Unleashing.  The following are some of the Qs explored in the chat: What aspects of physical plant encourage the formation of a special micro-culture separate from traditional campus culture? What emotional shifts are necessary for…

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BB Real Innovators & Innovations: Rohit Bhargava (UIUC) talks to Dave Goldberg, Mon Feb 2, 12:30pm ET & Twitter Chat, Wed Feb 4, 8pm ET

The 2nd Big Beacon Real Innovators and Innovations show of the year is looking forward to speaking with real innovator Rohit Bhargava, Professor of Bioengineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign talking to Dave Goldberg about the new innovative program Illinois Cancer Scholars.   This new program, launched in the fall of 2014 engages freshmen in the forefront of cancer research and…

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#BigBeacon Twitter Chat Relaunches as BB Media Network: Tuesday, 6 Jan, 11am & Wednesday, 7 January, 8pm ET

Big Beacon is pleased to announce the relaunch of the #BigBeacon weekly twitter chat as The Big Beacon Media Network for Educational Transformation (BBMNET).  Combining the reach of the twitter chat with new programming from both new and existing media affiliates and affiliated bloggers, BBMNET will carry the voice of educational transformation around the globe with renewed vigor and force. This…

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#BigBeacon Twitter Chat Taking Break to Relaunch After New Year

The Big Beacon team is reorganizing the content, format, media, and approach to out regular #BigBeacon Twitter Chat.  As such, there will be an extended break through Thanksgiving and Christmas as we make these changes. The new, improved programming will restart on Wednesday, 7 January.  Keep an eye on Big Beacon blog for further information.  New features, format, and content are…

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#BigBeacon Twitter Chat on Courage: 15 October, 8-9pm ET

Join Dave Goldberg, President of Big Beacon for a twitter chat on the role of courage in transforming engineering education. We will get started on Wednesday, October 8th at 8:00 pm, Eastern Time (hashtag: #bigbeacon). Meet the Host: Dave Goldberg David E. Goldberg is president of the non-profit Big Beacon and also a noted computer scientist, civil engineer and professor emeritus at the University…

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