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How to Transition Your Lab to the Virtual Classroom

The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is forcing colleges and universities around the world to transition their classrooms online. While engineering lab work can be especially difficult to transition to an online learning environment, some instructors are finding creative ways to recreate the activities virtually. Best practices from Stanford University advise lab instructors to transition whatever aspects […]

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Using eLearning to Support Distance Learning

At IEEE, we know that faculty at many universities are suddenly being asked to offer courses exclusively online. It can be challenging to create resources that are effective and immediately available.

In this free virtual event, Using eLearning to Support Distance Learning, speakers will share techniques as you plan to adapt your engineering and computer science curriculum for a distance learning environment. There will also be a live Q&A.

 

Speakers:

Timothy Kurzweg, Ph.D.
Director of the School of Engineering and Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Penn State Erie, the Behrend College

Russ Meir
Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at Milwaukee School of Engineering

Jennifer Fong
Director of Education Product, Sales and Marketing at IEEE Educational Activities

 

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Due to Coronavirus Outbreak, Faculty Start Shifting to Online Learning

School closures are sweeping the globe thanks to the recent coronavirus outbreak that has sickened more than 150,000 people worldwide. From the U.S. to China, the Coronavirus (COVID-19) has caused colleges and universities to cancel classes, shut down entire campuses, and end study abroad programs. In the U.S., at least 88 colleges and universities have […]

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Discover Techniques and the End-to-End System of 5G Networks

As LTE technology evolves toward 5G, it’s vital for technical professionals and industry leaders to understand how to deliver on the 5G vision and meet consumer demand for higher communication speeds.

Discover Techniques and the End-to-End System of 5G Networks is a free virtual event produced by IEEE Educational Activities and Nokia, a globally recognized leader in 5G.

Key Takeaways:

  • Highlight 5G performance requirements, future scenarios, and a roadmap to implementation
  • Review the work spearheaded by the IEEE 802 LAN/MAN Standards Committee, specifically WLAN technology evolution and integration into the 3GPP 5G architecture
  • Live Q&A session

Speakers:

Olivier Haioun
5G, 4G & SRAN Learning Manager at Nokia

Dorothy Stanley
HPE Fellow and Head of Standards Strategy at Aruba
Chair of the IEEE 802.11 Working Group.

 

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How to Incorporate STEM in the Classroom

Want to introduce STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) into your classroom—or into your child’s life? Join this webinar to learn how you can help foster the next generation of technology innovators by introducing them to STEM fields.

How to Incorporate STEM in the Classroom is a free virtual event presented by Graceann Griffin, STEM teacher and IEEE Pre-University Education Coordinating Committee member. Attendees will receive an IEEE digital certificate of participation.

 

 

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The Secrets to Success When Starting Your Own Business

What could your career look like if you moved in an entrepreneurial direction? Starting your own engineering business has its unique challenges. Gain valuable insight into what it takes to launch your own company, take your networking skills to the next level, and to rise to the next stage of your career trajectory.

The Secrets to Success When Starting Your Own Business Century is a free virtual event presented by serial entrepreneur Jacquelyn Adams, IEEE Senior Member.
 

Key Takeaways:

  • Help elevate your networking skills to the next level by crafting an engaging bio and professional introduction
  • Offer tips to build a community of mentors and advisers who can help you establish your brand
  • Provide leadership “hacks” that will grow your business
  • Live Q&A session

 

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Free Webinar: IEEE Guide to Autonomous Vehicle Technology

You are invited to participate in a live complimentary IEEE course program webinar presented by Dr. Alexander M. Wyglinski, Dr. Nasser Lashgarian Azad, and Dr. Steve Vozar.

Automated vehicle (AV) technology offers many potential benefits to drivers. However, there is still some remaining uncertainty about efficacy and usability when users interact with these systems. This webinar will address this uncertainty as well as cover foundational and practical applications of autonomous, connected, and intelligent vehicle technologies.

Key Take-Aways:

  • How to properly identify typical sensors used in an AV
  • Learn to assess the benefits and drawbacks of different sensing modalities
  • How to model and evaluate the performance of intelligent vehicle control algorithms using state-of-the-art techniques and concepts
  • Live Q&A session

 

 

Interested in the full course program? Learn more.

 

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Free Webinar: Using eLearning to Support Your University Curriculum

University faculty face ever-increasing demands to differentiate instruction address diverse student learning styles while creating an active instructional experience.

How can you adapt your existing curriculum to meet the changing needs of students while maintaining instructional integrity?

In this free webinar from IEEE, you’ll learn how university faculty are using eLearning to address multiple learning styles and meet active learning requirements. Learn how to take advantage of the resources available to you to supplement and enhance existing curriculum.

 

 

 

Key Take-Aways

  • Identify the four VARK learning styles in your university classroom
  • Explain the importance of differentiating instruction
  • Explore how eLearning content can be used to supplement instructional strategies, add active learning elements to the classroom, and differentiate instruction
  • Identify high-quality eLearning content that can be used to supplement the curriculum

Speakers

Dr. Candace Bauer, University of Nevada, Reno

Candice Bauer has a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, a Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering, a Master of Science in Aeronautical Engineering, a Doctorate in Engineering Management, and a Master of Arts in Educational Leadership.  She presently works at the University of Nevada, Reno where she teaches several junior and senior courses including Engineering Communications which is a multidisciplinary course to focus on technical writing and presentation skills.  Candice is a past ASME Vice President for the Center for Professional Development, Practice, and Ethics.  She is active in student development and was the founding chair of the Committee on Student Development.  Candice was recognized as a New Faculty Fellow by the American Society of Engineering Education in 2005 for her developmental work in teaching ethics.  In November 2007, Candice was presented with the ASME Old Guard Early Career Engineer Award for outstanding service, leadership, and accomplishment in ASME, in the profession of academia/teaching, and in the community. In 2014, Candice won the F. Donald Tibbitts Distinguished Teacher Award; in 2015, Candice was recognized by the Nevada Women’s Fund as a Women of Achievement.

 

Jennifer Fong, IEEE Educational Activities

Jennifer Fong has worked in education for many years. Early in her career, she taught elementary-aged children as a classroom teacher, with a heavy emphasis on STEM, technology, and active learning in the classroom. She was also active in providing professional development to teachers throughout the state on using technology in the classroom and was an editor on books for teachers on how to use computers for teaching. Following this, Jennifer became an instructional designer, specializing in using active learning principles and adult learning theory to engage adults in the classroom and through online learning. Today, Jennifer leads the marketing team in the Educational Activities group at IEEE, helping customers in Academia, Government, and Corporations use IEEE educational offerings to effectively engage students at all levels in engineering and STEM topics.

 

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