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Guiding Change: Relationships Foster Movements

Post contributed by Dr. Bryan Boulanger When I was little my father used to tell me, “If you want to know what you look like, look in the mirror. If you want to know who you are, look at your friends.” As I’ve grown older and my wife and I have had our own children, I’ve added “If you want…

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Empathy, Connection, and Dealing with Disruptors in the PBL Environment

Post contributed by Chuck Pezeshki    Introduction Folks in the academic community may be following the Halloween costume conflict at Yale, involving the issue of cultural appropriation. You’re probably wondering how this could be relevant to engineering education? It matters for one big reason – Big Beacon, through advancing models of education like Olin College’s, counts on the idea of students…

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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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