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Yearly Archives: 2010

Performance of U.S. 15-Year-Old Students in Reading, Mathematics, and Science Literacy in an International Context

Among the 33 other OECD countries, 17 countries had higher average scores than the United States, 5 had lower average scores, and 11 had average scores not easurably different from the U.S. average.

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U.S. Department of Homeland Security Education Programs Scholarship: Apply Now

This opportunity provides a 10-week summer research experience for undergraduate students majoring in homeland security related science, technology, engineering and mathematics (HS-STEM).

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Meet the First 2011 Imagine Cup Team “Carhana” the CoE is Sponsoring

Meet the first 2011 Imagine Cup Team “Carhana” to receive sponsorship from the CoE. Note: The CoE is still accepting Imagine Cup 2011 Competition team applications from the CTC system through January 27, 2011.

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Imagine Cup Kick-Off: Tuesday, October 5 – 11am-2pm – A265

Register for the Imagine Cup Kick-Off!

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ATETV.org, “It All Comes Back to Math”

“A grasp of statistical reasoning will help students to understand the world around them. It’s math they can use right now.”

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Imagine Cup 2011: Accepting Your College’s Team Applications to Competition

The Center of Excellence for Information and Computing Technology is inviting, and will sponsor, two teams and a faculty mentor to compete in Microsoft’s 2011 Imagine Cup, with the national completion hosted at Microsoft’s Redmond campus.

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Information Technology Across Careers (ITAC 3) MiniGrant Opportunity

ITAC 3 offers community college faculty and students a final opportunity to test the effectiveness of ITAC instructional materials before the grant ends September 30, 2010. The purpose is to assess if teaching IT technical knowledge and skills through scenario-based lessons in a variety of industry sectors (architecture, law and public safety, manufacturing) is an […]

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Math Matters

Math Does Matter: Many students fail to see the importance of math after high school. This article discusses how math can change your future, even if you never really have to apply the Pythagorean Theorem.

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Review of IT/CS CTC Degree by Industry Professionals: May 13-14, 2011

The Center of Excellence has eight remaining openings for a spring quarter 2011 ICT degree/certificate review process. Apply now…

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STEM to Stern: An Education to Industry Research, Action, and Change Project to Develop Long-term Employer-Education Partnerships

Stem to Stern Project Resources: An examination of the hiring process for entry-level information technology (IT) jobs and the role of community college IT programs.

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