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1 12-CRS-0106 REVISED 8 FEB 2013 IEEE Technical Activities Volunteer Training Activities in Education July 2014

2 12-CRS-0106 REVISED 8 FEB 2013 Presentation outline Educating for and beyond your technical community –Pre-university education –University education –Continuing education How your technical community can benefit –Awards –Competitions How you personally can volunteer Who to contact

3 12-CRS-0106 REVISED 8 FEB 2013 Educating for and beyond your technical community Education activities differentiated by age group Pre-university education –targeted at ages 8 – 18 –Focus formal and informal education –Student and teacher focused University education –targeted at ages 18+ –Focus course content and awards Continuing education –Focus on professional development

4 12-CRS-0106 REVISED 8 FEB 2013 Pre-university education activities typically focused for 8-18 years of age

5 12-CRS-0106 REVISED 8 FEB 2013 Pre-university education - portals Open-source portals with resources for teachers, students, parents, etc. –TryEngineering.org –TryComputing.org –Accreditation.org –TryNano.org Typically aimed for age groups 8-18

6 12-CRS-0106 REVISED 8 FEB 2013 tryengineering.org Lesson Plans Over 100 hands-on class activities University search Where to study engineering Play Games Play virtual games In 9 Languages! Including

7 12-CRS-0106 REVISED 8 FEB 2013 trycomputing.org Discover Explore careers using visual cloud tool. Study Explore computing degree programs around the world Work Browse computing professional career profiles and computing hero profiles Participate! We are looking for career profiles – find someone from your TC Participate! We are looking for career profiles – find someone from your TC

8 12-CRS-0106 REVISED 8 FEB 2013 Pre-university education - TISP - train the teacher

9 12-CRS-0106 REVISED 8 FEB 2013 Pre-university education - TISP Teacher in-service program Train Volunteers – IEEE Section / Society / Chapter Members – Teachers and Instructors Using approved lesson plans from portal IEEE members will develop and conduct TISP training sessions with teachers Teachers use ideas / lessons in classroom

10 12-CRS-0106 REVISED 8 FEB 2013 Get involved – TISP Get your community involved - Plan a TISP event Organise a TISP road show Train local teachers on use of a specific lesson plan Create a lesson plan based on your technical expertise

11 12-CRS-0106 REVISED 8 FEB 2013 Pre-university education – EPICS Engineering Projects in Community Service University and high-school students to work on engineering-related projects for local area humanitarian organizations The need – Community service organizations need help from those with technical backgrounds to use technology to deliver their services. – This encourage young students to pursue engineering study.

12 12-CRS-0106 REVISED 8 FEB 2013 Get involved – typical EPICS projects Drexel University Sensor network monitoring river air- & water-quality The Philadelphia Clean Air Council is developing and disseminating policies for improving air and water quality. The team are creating a sensor network to monitor the air and water quality. Purdue University Boiler Green Initiative Wind Turbine The team are constructing a wind turbine on campus to power recreational lights and educate the community about wind energy and environmental sustainability. Did you know? We are still waiting for a group from China to participate – get an EPICS team together - be the first and benefit your local community Instructions on how to participate: versity/epics_for_sections.html Did you know? We are still waiting for a group from China to participate – get an EPICS team together - be the first and benefit your local community Instructions on how to participate: versity/epics_for_sections.html

13 12-CRS-0106 REVISED 8 FEB 2013 Pre-university informal education - IEEE Low Cost Exhibits Create low cost museum exhibits for science and technology centers targeted for teachers, parents and students ages 8-18 that can be replicated in museums around the world

14 12-CRS-0106 REVISED 8 FEB 2013 Pre-university informal education - IEEE Spark! Volunteer Future editions - Technical communities to propose ideas and help with content generation Promote competition – ‘Ignite a Spark!’ submit pictures of student outcomes from an activity listed in prior edition. Announced soon, be prepared!

15 12-CRS-0106 REVISED 8 FEB 2013 University education activities for educators and students

16 12-CRS-0106 REVISED 8 FEB 2013 University education - Standards Objective: promote use of standards in universities Education standards eMagazine: –OpenStandOpenStand –e-Health Standardse-Health Standards –Communications & Networking StandardsCommunications & Networking Standards –Focus on Standards Education in China (2012, vol 2, no 2)Focus on Standards Education in China –The Smart GridThe Smart Grid Case studies Practical ideas from professors

17 12-CRS-0106 REVISED 8 FEB 2013 University education - Curriculum guidelines Objective: share good practice on curriculum Curriculum Guidelines define what topics should be in specific curriculum Case studies on how they can be used Example: The Computer Society has many curricular definitions Participate - these can be specialized for specific countries / programs and submitted for ‘Recognition’ by the society

18 12-CRS-0106 REVISED 8 FEB 2013 University education - Portal trystandards.org

19 12-CRS-0106 REVISED 8 FEB 2013 Get involved – Standards education Subject matter experts sought - work to create tutorials and case studies of the application of standards. IEEE honorariums are now available. Contact Grants to undergraduate and graduate students to help with graduate and capstone design projects with an industry standards component ($500 US for students, with additional honoraria for faculty mentors).

20 12-CRS-0106 REVISED 8 FEB 2013 University informal education - IBM-IEEE Smarter Planet Challenge Joint IEEE/IBM competition for current students to develop projects for future students to: –Demonstrate applications of technical, business and legal principles that solve real-world problems based on IBM’s Smarter Planet Challenge –Encourages students to work together in multi-disciplinary teams You’ve still got time! –Application deadline: 1 October 2014 –Judging completed: 15 November 2014 –Awards announced: 1 December education_careers/ed ucation/university_pr ograms/smarterplanet challenge.html

21 12-CRS-0106 REVISED 8 FEB 2013 Professional education activities to help enhance your career

22 12-CRS-0106 REVISED 8 FEB 2013 Professional education Objective: To provide IEEE members and all persons involved in IEEE’s fields of interest with accessible and affordable high quality continuing education products –IEEE English for Engineering –IEEE eLearning Library –Short course training –Standards Education

23 12-CRS-0106 REVISED 8 FEB 2013 Participate – Training Opportunities Webinar – ½ to 1 hour presentation focused on your field Tutorial - is a 1-2 hour presentation focused on your field Short course - Typically ½ day to 1 day-long on a set topic Create / curate content for live presentation and/or online –New and emerging trends –Introduction to state-of-the-art topics –Innovative approach From Society/Technical Council-sponsored content Consider –Events at flagship conferences and workshops –Content previously presented at sponsored events for new audiences –Existing online collections of conference tutorial materials

24 12-CRS-0106 REVISED 8 FEB 2013 Competitions & awards

25 12-CRS-0106 REVISED 8 FEB 2013 Competitions and Awards Why? –Bring visibility to your technical community –Motive students to learn new technologies / approaches Enter competitions or create your own How? –Student or professional teams may demonstrate the use of technological / practical applications or be given a problem to solve using a specific technology and compete against others in finding best solution –Participants may produce content (video, poster, etc.) explaining a particular field of interest

26 12-CRS-0106 REVISED 8 FEB 2013 IEEE Education Awards - 10 annually – Meritorious Achievement Award in – Accreditation Activities – Continuing Education – Informal Education – Standards Education Award – Professional Development Award for – Employer – Section – Society/Council – Pre-University Educator Award – Major Educational Innovation Award – Meritorious Service Citation

27 12-CRS-0106 REVISED 8 FEB 2013 Volunteering

28 12-CRS-0106 REVISED 8 FEB 2013 Volunteering: case study Technical conference Co-chair Volunteered to ‘mark’ a student comp for Computer Society in Region 8 Acted as judge for the international competition 2008 won CS University Educator Member Computer Society EAB Voted BoG (2009); VP EAB Session chair Transforming Engineering Education (2010) Chair IEEE EAB PECC Now CS 1 st VP (MGA) and Chair IEEE ETCPSC

29 12-CRS-0106 REVISED 8 FEB 2013 How You Can Volunteer To participate in any of these activities –Identify which type of activity best fits your strengths/field of interest –Propose plan for your activity (value, quality of information, etc.) –Identify which Society/Technical Council, Chapter, Section, Region, Student Branch, or Organizational Unit is appropriate for dissemination of material or further planning of activity –Contact appropriate Society/Technical Council, Chapter, Section, Region, Student Branch, or Organizational Unit

30 12-CRS-0106 REVISED 8 FEB 2013 Contacts

31 12-CRS-0106 REVISED 8 FEB 2013 Who to Contact To see how you can help volunteer first determine where your interests or ideas are best suited Then, for: –Technical Activity contact that Society/Technical Council’s VP –interests of a specific geographical area, contact Chapter/Section/Region VP of Education or Education Chair –Activity pertinent to a Student Branch, contact that Student Branch’s Education Chair –Standards, contact IEEE Standards Association Education Chair –IEEE Education activity, use contact on web site

32 12-CRS-0106 REVISED 8 FEB 2013 Any questions?


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