03 novembre 2018

Think you’re bad at math? You may suffer from ‘math trauma’

The ConversationI teach people how to teach math, and I’ve been working in this field for 30 years. Across those decades, I’ve met many people who suffer from varying degrees of math trauma – a form of debilitating mental shutdown when it comes to doing mathematics. More...

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01 novembre 2018

Little Progress Seen for Women in STEM in Film, TV

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. The last decade has seen little progress in the portrayals of women in science and technology roles in film and television, according to a new study by the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media at Mount Saint Mary's University, in California. More...

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25 octobre 2018

Geometry Step by Step from the Land of the Incas

Geometry Step by Step from the Land of the Incas
What I really like about the internet is the connection you can make with cultures around the world. And this culture reveals itself in the most unexpected ways - geometry, Peruvian style, for example. More...

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24 octobre 2018

Le projet LiSciNum2

sup-numerique.gouv.frLe projet LiSciNum2 propose la création, au niveau national, d'une banque de modules numériques mutualisés par les établissements, corrélée à la production de scénarios d'usages pour les licences scientifiques. Plus...

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22 octobre 2018

Athena Swan pilot at ANU (Agenda 2018)

While the focus of the SAGE pilot is on Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, and Medicine (STEMM) disciplines, ANU does have policies to support gender equity in the Humanities and Social Science disciplines, as well as for professional staff. More...

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30 septembre 2018

Learning Lab offers students hands-on activities in STEM careers

University Business Magazine logoAfter an instructor explained proper welding techniques, students took turns wearing a virtual reality headset to practice in a digital landscape while holding a mock tool. More...

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26 septembre 2018

Let’s teach students why math matters in the real world

The ConversationTeaching science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) skills is more important than ever, but it’s often difficult for students to understand the practical applications of such fundamental learning and how it will help them down the road. Plus...

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Pre-Gaming Your Dissertation

Setting yourself up for a successful dissertation in a STEM field. More...

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Implementing Writing-to-Learn Approaches in STEM

On using blogs and other writing assignments that focus on self-reflection to build critical thinking skills in undergraduate courses for science students. More...

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24 septembre 2018

International students are key to plugging STEM gap

By Jan Petter Myklebust. A new report into private funding of competence building recommends introducing tax incentives to encourage the funding of grants for international students to help plug a historic shortfall in graduates in STEM – science, technology, engineering and mathematics – subjects. More...

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