All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Education’

Navy Times: “…Navy is just not very good at driving ships.”

“…by design.” The two words I would add to the end of this quote to help focus the way forward. Maybe today’s Navy is just not very good at driving ships In the wake of two fatal collisions of Navy warships with commercial vessels, current and former senior surface warfare officers are speaking out, saying today’s Navy suffers from a …

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The Lecture is Dead

At least at one Med School.  The plan is to completely phase out lectures by 2019. Medical school without the ‘sage on a stage’ – The Washington Post The trend at medical schools is just part of a reform movement in the teaching of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) that emphasizes active learning instead of lecturing. Research supports the …

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Society for Modeling and Simulation International, Aug 2016 Newsletter

The August newsletter is available here.

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July 2016 Society for Modeling and Simulation International (SCS) Newsletter

July 2016 issue is available Here This month’s newsletter topics include: • SCS Student Chapter Activity Serial: Middle East Technical University • 2016 SCS Election Results • News on upcoming conferences and events And much more!

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Society for Modeling & Simulation International (SCS) June 2016 Newsletter

Note: Old Dominion University has the first ABET accredited undergraduate degree in modeling and simulation. Read more: June SCS M&S Newsletter

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May Issue of the Society for Modeling and Simulation International (SCS) Newsletter

The May 2016 issue of the newsletter can be accessed here: SCS May 2016 Newsletter

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Naval Modeling and Simulation Newsletter, March 2016

This newsletter (available here: Naval M&S Newsletter – Issue 3 – March 2016) would be a great target for short articles describing student thesis work and faculty research, and it would be nice to send in a photo of Naval officers any quarter we have students graduating from MOVES, even providing thesis titles and indication where the graduates will be …

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April 2016 issue of the Society for M&S International newsletter

April 2016 issue of the newsletter is available here: April 2016 Society for M&S International Newsletter

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STEM Outreach Workshop at US Naval Academy April 18 & 19, 2016

Announcing “Best Practices for STEM Outreach Workshop for Naval Scientists and Engineers” on April 18-19, 2016 at U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD. Note the dates directly follow the USA Science & Engineering Festival in Washington, DC, offering convenient travel plans for those presenting at the Festival. See ONR S&E Workshop_Apr2016 We are seeking first-time attendees, and ask you to …

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VR for Learning at UMd

NSF-funded virtual and augmented reality lab at the University of Maryland is exploring a wide variety of topics including healthcare, astronomy, cyber and immersive education.   A recent article in ‘The Chronicle’ provides some insight into researchers’ goals: Virtual-Reality Lab Explores New Kinds of Immersive Learning – Wired Campus – Blogs – The Chronicle of Higher Education “This is a …

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