Posts Tagged: STEAM

Big Ideas at the Center for Innovation in Education at Thomas College

Schools and teachers are looking for innovative ways to teach the “big ideas” emerging in the core curricula, especially in STEAM fields (science technology, engineering, arts and math). As a result, learning environments that support digital learning and educational technology on various platforms and devices are taking on ever-increasing importance in today’s schools. Change i...

Higher Ed Can Be Market-Smart and Mission-Centered

The cost and the value of higher education, the short- and long-term impact of student debt, the role of career preparation, and accountability for student outcomes are the subject of intense and increasing examination and debate. Every higher education professional I know is acutely aware of shifting demographic and business models in our industry, and the need to explicitly provide, and show, v...

NEBHE to Present on PBL at Annual Career and Technical Ed Conference in Indiana

The Problem Based Learning (PBL) Projects team of the New England Board of Higher Education will present "Problem Based Learning (PBL) Implementation Strategies for STEM Courses" at the National Association for Workforce Improvement (NAWI) conference this May.NAWI will hold its 48th annual conference in partnership with the Purdue School of Engineering and Technology at Indiana Universit...

The View from Vermont Gov. Shumlin

On April 3, NEBHE convened hundreds of New England opinion leaders at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston to discuss "Locally and Regionally Engaged: New England Colleges and Universities as Drivers of Innovation, Workforce and Economic Development." NEBHE Program Coordinator (and videographer) Erica Pritchard and NEJHE Executive Editor John O. Harney caught up with keynote speaker Gov. Peter Shum...