NSF Teacher Workshop

The "Transforming Undergraduate Education in STEM" Workshop was held at NYIT Old Westbury campus on April 26, 2013, which was funded by the National Science Foundation: Transforming Undergraduate Education in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics grant for "Enhancing the Electrical and Computer Engineering Curriculum by Integrating Wireless Technology". The goal of the grant is to increase students' interest, especially females, in engineering careers by developing applications to use wireless technology in healthcare. In this workshop, all Long Island high school science teachers, faculty from local community colleges and universities, and faculty and students from NYIT were invited. The workshop addressed wireless technology in healthcare and ways to stimulate student interests in the STEM.

The workshop featured an interdisciplinary collaboration among NYIT faculty and students, fusing the fields of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Medicine, and Instructional Technology. In this workshop, a variety of wireless technology opportunities available that may equip students for innovative engineering careers were discussed.

The following topics were presented at the workshop:

  • An overview of NYIT's initiative to enhance the Electrical and Computer Engineering curriculum by integrating wireless technology
  • Explore wireless projects through hands-on experiences
  • Showcase exemplar student projects
  • Exchange ideas with participants on improving student experiences in STEM education
  • Ways to establish bridges with high schools, community colleges, and other universities 

For more information about the workshop, please visit the workshop website.

 
The Box Blog
Aug 04 2015

NYIT Students Say Bonjour to Paris and New Experiences

Aug 03 2015

Scene & Heard: Upcoming Events

Jul 28 2015

NYIT Hospitality Studies Brings Sustainable Education to Hotels

Jul 27 2015

Third-Year Medical Students Receive White Coats

Jul 23 2015

NYIT Researcher Wins American Heart Association Grant

Contact Us

Academic Affairs
Old Westbury
Tower House, 2nd Floor
516.686.7630
Email Us | Map It