As the research on how people learn evolves, so should instructional methods for STEM undergraduate programs within colleges and universities. That's the premise of a set of case studies published by the Association of American Universities and the Research Corporation for Science Advancement.
Collabera, a New Jersey-based IT staffing and professional services company, is supporting STEM students with its 2017 Collabera STEM Scholarship. The scholarship will grant $2,500 scholarships to three individuals to assist in their efforts toward pursuing STEM careers.
Duke University will be hosting a new conference on how to use 3D printing and digital fabrication in education, covering both K-12 and postsecondary. Construct3D 2017 runs May 5-7 and is expected to move to different institutions annually.
New York University’s Tandon School of Engineering has launched a new online program that gives students lacking a background in CS the opportunity to switch fields and pursue a master’s in computer science.
The Virginia university has agreed to promote Revature technology training to students and recent graduates via online or on-site.
TakeLessons, an online marketplace for finding and vetting instructors, earlier this week introduced an affordable way for learners of all ages to receive live instruction from real teachers over the internet.
100Kin10, a national network that aims to train and retain 100,000 K–12 STEM teachers by 2021, Wednesday announced 10 recipients to receive more than $2.4 million in total funding for their “moonshot” ideas to improve early childhood STEM education.
Projects funded through the newly launched Science Everywhere Innovation Challenge will be used as part of a research study at the University of Virginia.
ELAC has announced that the Tesla Foundation is introducing a first-of-its-kind program that will train participating students for future careers in unmanned aerial systems (UAS).
XYZprinting announced multiple 3D printer models, including one that sells for under $230, along with two new precision 3D printers and a commercial-grade prototyping printer.