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Educational Activities in 2009 Teofilo Ramos. Educational Activities in 2009 Continuing Education Continuing Education Portal: EAB initiated an effort.

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1 Educational Activities in 2009 Teofilo Ramos

2 Educational Activities in 2009 Continuing Education Continuing Education Portal: EAB initiated an effort to strategically focus continuing education across IEEE. As a first step, a portal has been launched that contains an inventory of online offerings across IEEE: IEEE Expert Now Objective is to develop a critical mass of continuing education modules in clusters in key content areas New authors and content partners are being added EAB is launching a professional certification program in biometrics EAB makes an effort to increase the number of members taking courses through the Education Partners Program 2

3 Educational Activities in 2009 Pre-University Education Expand our Teacher In-Service Program (TISP) focusing on student branch members Uruguay, Canada, Ecuador Find a corporate sponsor for TISP Launch of TryNano.org – March 2009 Add features to TryEngineering.org Additional language Games Develop a volunteer resource site 8-Feb-143

4 Educational Activities in 2009 University Education –Plan an IEEE/IBM sponsored conference focusing on Systems-oriented Engineering Education, March 2010 –Establish a pilot for a summer school program on emerging technologies –Identify needs for EAB efforts in India –Develop model curricula in Biometrics and Systems Engineering –Expand the Technical English Program in Region 8 and Region 9 –Develop the new IEEE-HKN Board of Governors upon merger between IEEE and HKN –Outreach to IFEES 4

5 Educational Activities in 2009 Accreditation Assist in improving governance of ABET (US) Assist in developing accreditation procedures for programs that use non-traditional delivery methods in ABET (US) Assist English speaking countries in the Caribbean to create their own accrediting body (CACET) Participate in efforts leading to China becoming a provisional member in the Washington Accord Plan a conference on global trends and emerging challenges in accreditation In Region 8 – to assess the impact of the Bologna Process and new accreditation initiatives In Region 9 – to develop regional cooperation and address program structure, content and titles 8-Feb-145

6 Educational Activities in 2009 Standards Education –Establish and promote an on-line presence focused on education about standards– –Plan and organize a standards education workshop or conference in late 2009/early 2010 –Develop an IEEE position paper on the role of technical standards in the curriculum of academic programs in engineering, technology, and computing 8-Feb-146

7 Educational Activities in 2009 Women In Engineering –Increase outreach efforts to pre- university educators and students –Expand the content of the WIE magazine 8-Feb-147

8 QUESTIONS OR COMMENTS 8-Feb-148


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