Posts Tagged: advanced manufacturing

Rebranding STEM for Millennials

What if schools in the U.S. treated their innovation and emerging technologies with as much glamour as they give to athletics? At the New England Board of Higher Education’s recent Advanced Manufacturing Problem Based Learning (AM PBL) Showcase, industry representatives addressed this question and discussed ways to improve the branding and appeal for STEM (science, technology, engineering an...

Telling Stories of PBL Implementation

New Edition of Advanced Manufacturing PBL Newsletter ... NEBHE published the fifth edition of Advanced Manufacturing Problem Based Learning (AM PBL) News. NEBHE in September 2012 was awarded a three-year $900,000 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for a New England-wide project titled Problem Based Learning (PBL) in Advanced Manufacturing: Transforming 21st Century Technicia...

Mechatronics Anyone? NEBHE Program Adds 27 New Majors at a Tuition Discount

Advanced manufacturing, an industry with strong growth potential in New England, currently faces a shortage of talent. In response some of the region’s colleges and universities have developed cutting-edge programs to prepare qualified graduates. Central Connecticut State University’s new bachelor’s degree program in Robotics and Mechatronics is one example, and it is unique amo...

Educating the Next Generation of Makers

NEBHE’s Problem Based Learning Projects Focus on Hot Fields such as Advanced Manufacturing ... The field of manufacturing typically conjures images of dimly lit dirty and dangerous factories crowded with workers, the kind seen in photos of New York City’s garment district in the early 1900s and in some developing countries today. But because of advances in technology, the field of man...

NEBHE Publishes Third Edition of Advanced Manufacturing PBL Newsletter

NEBHE published the third edition of Advanced Manufacturing Problem Based Learning (AM PBL) News. NEBHE in September 2012 was awarded a three-year $900,000 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for a New England-wide project titled Problem Based Learning (PBL) in Advanced Manufacturing: Transforming 21st Century Technician Education. Funding is provided through the NSF’s Advanced...

NEBHE Unveils Advanced Manufacturing PBL Newsletter

NEBHE has published the first edition of its new Advanced Manufacturing Problem Based Learning (PBL) newsletter. NEBHE was awarded a three-year $900,000 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for a New England-wide project titled Problem Based Learning (PBL) in Advanced Manufacturing: Transforming 21st Century Technician Education. Funding is provided through the NSF’s Advanced Te...

NEBHE Lands NSF Grant to Bring Problem Based Learning to Advanced Manufacturing

The New England Board of Higher Education (NEBHE) was awarded a three-year $900,000 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for a New England-wide project titled Problem Based Learning (PBL) in Advanced Manufacturing: Transforming 21st Century Technician Education. Funding is provided through the NSF’s Advanced Technological Education (ATE) program to improve science, technology, en...