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The STEM Crisis Is a Myth

The STEM Crisis Is a Myth | Science for society | Scoop.it
Forget the dire predictions of a looming shortfall of scientists, technologists, engineers, and mathematicians
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The Rise of the Corporate University in the UK

The Rise of the Corporate University in the UK | Science for society | Scoop.it
by Huw Beynon, Cardiff University, UK British universities are changing, in ways so fundamental that it is not easy to predict where it will end.
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Latest News: Design in Tech Report 2016 – STEM has to adopt an A

Latest News: Design in Tech Report 2016 – STEM has to adopt an A | Science for society | Scoop.it
eLearningworld News from US “Design isn’t just about beauty; it’s about market relevance and meaningful results.” With this background it is time to rethink education is some of the main conclusion…
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Online students apply skills in out-of-class engaged scholarship opportunities | Penn State University

Online students apply skills in out-of-class engaged scholarship opportunities | Penn State University | Science for society | Scoop.it
World Campus students, like their on-campus counterparts, can take part in out-of-class engaged scholarship experiences that complement their in-class learning.
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When a university professor does service learning...

Engaged Scholarship. Gentilly neighborhoods, New Orleans post-Katrina.

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Who are the radical academics today?

Who are the radical academics today? | Science for society | Scoop.it

This brief article suggests
radical scholarship needs redefinition in the reality of contemporary
university life.

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Union of Concerned Scientists

Union of Concerned Scientists | Science for society | Scoop.it

The Union of Concerned Scientists puts rigorous, independent science to work to solve our planet's most pressing problems.

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Engaged Scholarship

Engaged Scholarship | Science for society | Scoop.it

To speak of “applied” scholarship is to divorce theory from practice in a way that impoverishes both.

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University statement on diversity and inclusion - UChicago News

University statement on diversity and inclusion UChicago News Faculty-led programs such as the Center for the Study of Race, Politics, and Culture contribute to engaged scholarship and collaborations that expand the study of race and ethnicity by...
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ERA of Innovation: Open Science and Society

Open Science and Society discussion Find out more about the Conference at http://ec.europa.eu/research/conferences/2015/era-of-innovation/
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17th Annual Conference of the Engagement Scholarship Consortium

17th Annual Conference of the Engagement Scholarship Consortium Visioning the Future of Engaged Scholarship: Reciprocity, Mutual Benefit & Impact Omaha, ...
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Download Earthquakes,Science and Society 2nd Edition PDF

Download The PDF Here: http://bit.ly/1hnlwfk.
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Jason Inch Speaking at the World MBA Forum about Social Enterprise

In my speech titled, "The Sustainable MBA: How We Can Change the World" for the World MBA Forum 2015 in Shanghai, I talked about the role of MBAs and ...
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Chinese students excel in critical thinking — until university

Chinese students excel in critical thinking  — until university | Science for society | Scoop.it
BEIJING — Chinese primary and secondary schools are often derided as gruelling, test-driven institutions that churn out students who can recite basic facts but have little capacity for deep reasoning.
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The European Union’s growing innovation divide | Bruegel

The European Union’s growing innovation divide | Bruegel | Science for society | Scoop.it
This Policy Contribution examines the EU’s struggle to improve its capacity for innovation, in particular the differences between EU member states in terms of their capacity to innovate.
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Changing the Rules: Competency-Based Learning in Higher Education | Pearson Blog

Changing the Rules: Competency-Based Learning in Higher Education | Pearson Blog | Science for society | Scoop.it
A recent Inside Higher Ed article dives into the challenges facing institutions following the rise of competency based learning (CBL).
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Class Discussion: From Blank Stares to True Engagement

Class Discussion: From Blank Stares to True Engagement | Science for society | Scoop.it

Thirty years of research in the scholarship of teaching and learning in higher education have demonstrated that when students are engaged in the classroom, they learn more (Pascarella and Terezini 1991, 2005).

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The Global Search for Education: Trends

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"There is a lot of pressure placed on education to act as one of the major levers to reduce inequality, but it cannot act alone."  -- Tracey Burns



Trends Shaping Education 2016 is a
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Tod Sloan discusses engaged scholarship

Professor of Counseling Psychology Tod Sloan discusses the various ways in which he practices engaged scholarship, including a trip to Nicaragua with the org...

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Engaging in the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning: A Guide to the Process, and How to Develop a Project from Start to Finish | BooksOnTheMove

Engaging in the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning: A Guide to the Process, and How to Develop a Project from Start to Finish | BooksOnTheMove | Science for society | Scoop.it

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Engaged Scholarship and Knowledge Democracy: Re-inventing Community-based Participatory Research

Dr Rajesh Tandon, Founder-President, Participatory Research in Asia (PRIA) and IDS board member will speak on his experience of engaged scholarship and ...
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Commerce Professor's Seed Funding Spurs Social Enterprise Across Grounds - UVA Today (press release) (registration)

Commerce Professor's Seed Funding Spurs Social Enterprise Across Grounds - UVA Today (press release) (registration) | Science for society | Scoop.it
Jason Williamson has been giving commerce students the funding necessary to take their projects for charity out of the classroom and into the community. Now, he’s expanding the program across Grounds.
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Vicki Marsh: Science and Society

SOCIAL AND BEHAVIOURAL RESEARCH A social scientist and public health researcher based in Kenya, Professor Vicki Marsh aims to understand and ...
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Bridging the Gap Between Science and Society 4

Nov. 02, 2003 A look at the relationship between policy and research in national laboratories, universities, government, and industry.
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Assistant Professor Martha Earwood - UAB Faculty Fellow in Engaged Scholarship

Teaching Assistant Professor Martha Earwood shares her experiences as one of the inaugural class members of the UAB Faculty Fellows in Engaged ...
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