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1 Chairs Report Steve Mills, SEC Chair for the Standards Education Committee 21 June 2008

2 Standards Education Committee l Joint committee of the EAB and the SA l By Charter l Eight voting members: l Four appointed by the EAB l Four Appointed by the SA l Up to four corresponding members l Two from each from EAB and SA l Anyone with an interest is encouraged to participate

3 Committee Resources l Mailing list: STDSEDCOM@LISTSERV.IEEE.ORG l Website:

4 Proposed Mission Mission 1.Promote the importance of standards in meeting technical, economic, environmental, and societal challenges. 2.Secure and disseminate learning materials on the application of standards in the design and development aspects of educational programs. 3.Secure and provide short courses about standards needed in the design and development phases of professional practice. 4.Actively promote the integration of standards into academic programs. 5.Lead other education initiatives planned jointly by EAB and the SA as needed.

5 SEC Mission Approval Request The SEC recommends approval of the two proposed additions to the SEC Mission Motion: The EAB approves the two proposed additions to the SEC Mission

6 SEC Objectives l Establish the IEEE as the global one-stop source for information on education about standards l Target audience for education about standards: l Students (undergraduate and graduate) l Educators l Practicing professionals l Educational material about standards includes: l Standards-related Tutorials and Case Studies l Student Application papers l Expert Now modules based on Standards l Workshops/seminars/conferences l Maintain a repository of information on available standards education programs and pursue potential partnership opportunities l Actively promote the standards education program and participate in key standards education organizations and conferences

7 Policy Paper l First draft of the IEEE policy on the role of technical standards in the curriculum is currently being reviewed l Target is to have the paper ready for final consideration and review at the November meeting

8 Standards Education Website l Obtained the domain name: l Website migration to the IEEE look & feel

9 Tutorials, Case Studies & Student Application Papers l IEEE 1800 (System Verilog) tutorial nearly complete l Several new tutorials and case studies are being considered l A proposal for a new student application paper has been approved

10 Some of the Next Steps l Standards Education Website l Finish migration website l Fix banners and links l Enhance website to include l Investigate scalability options l Promotion of the program l Explanation of the tutorial, case study and student application paper process (including how to get started) l Finish definition of the (lightweight) process for developing tutorials, case studies, and application papers l Conducting market research in order to establish long-term plans for future standards education workshops/conferences l Discuss, with the ExpertNow Editorial Board, our role in the acquisition and maintenance of Standards related ExpertNow modules l Develop a timeline of potential seminar and Conference opportunities and begin planning for these activities

11 Thank You

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