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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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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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Wed, 1 Oct, 7:30 pm ET: You’re Invited to an Online Book Launch Party

You're Invited to an Online Book Launch Party & Twitter Chat (Be Among the First to RSVP and Receive A Free Kindle Copy of the Book) What: Google On Air Hangout to Celebrate Launch of a New Book—A Whole New Engineer: The Coming Revolution in Engineering Education When: Wednesday, 1 October 2014, 7:30-8:00 pm Eastern Who: All are Welcome, No…

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#BigBeacon Twitter Chat – 5 Pillars of a Whole New Engineering Education, 23 April 2014, 8pm ET

Join me, Dave Goldberg, as I host a twitter chat on Wednesday evening, 23 April 2014, at 8pm Eastern (hashtag #BigBeacon) with the theme, The Five PIllars of a Whole New Engineering Education.  The Big Beacon manifesto (here in English, here in French) calls for A Whole New Engineer, A Whole New Engineering Education, and Educational Rewire (a new process of educational and organizational change). The forthcoming book, A…

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