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Big Beacon Radio Ep. 15: Future Proofing Higher Education and the STEM Pipeline

Ep. 15 - Future Proofing Higher Education and the STEM Pipeline The movement to transform education in line with the imperatives of the 21st century is a global phenomenon in which worldwide technological and economic forces collide with national culture and local institutions and customs. In this show, host Dave Goldberg gets two views from Canada. In particular, Dave interviews H.…

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Big Beacon Radio Ep. 12: Innovate & Collaborate Like Thomas Edison

Ep. 12 - How to Innovate and Collaborate Like Thomas Edison Many writers say we live in singular times calling for unusually great creativity, invention, and innovation and the rapid pace of change in the 21st century is dizzying at times, but the turn of the 19th to the 20th centuries was also a time of miraculous invention and fast-paced innovation.…

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Launch Date Fixed: A Whole New Engineer, coming October 1, 2014

A Whole New Engineering is Scheduled Mark Somerville at Olin College and I have been working since 2012 on a book about transformation in engineering education.  The book is entitled A Whole New Engineer: The Coming Revolution in Engineering Education.  We are in the final stages of editing and production, and the book is now scheduled to be released t 1…

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