Bring Your Technology Class

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We had a great webinar this last Friday with John Robertson from Arizona State University and formely of Motorolla, Roger Melcher of Microchip, and Michael Lesiecki of MATEC as moderator. We put them in the same room and let them loose. Having the panel in the same room is a lot different then having them […]

Free Webinar on Industry Expectations

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NetWorks is having a free webinar this Friday on Industry Expectations for our Graduates: What We Can Do In Our Education Programs Now! This webinar will be moderated by Michael Lesiecki and feature John Robertson of Arizona State Univeristy, and Roger Melcher of Microchip. The description follows: It is no surprise that jobs are rapidly […]

Avoiding the 5 Most Common Mistakes in Using Blogs with Students

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Maggieh added this really good resource to our digital library the other day, entitled: Avoiding the 5 Most Common Mistakes in Using Blogs with Students. This article was written by Ruth Reynard and published in Campus Technology. Maggieh’s desrciption is as follows: Ruth Reynard’s article in Campus Technology provides helpful guidelines for properly directing the […]

Recap on Recruiting Women Webinar

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Do you ever have a day where you are just waiting for things to go wrong? That was Friday for me. Of course, that was the day NetWorks had its free webinar: Recruiting Women into Technical Programs with Celeste Baine. Because of construction by my kid’s school, we waited in line to turn into the […]

Conversation with Celeste Baine Part 3

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Here is the last of our series of conversations with Celeste Baine. How did you get started? The Engineering Education Service Center (EESC) began in 1998 as Bonamy Publishing when I wrote my first book, “Is There an Engineer Inside You?” The inspiration for the book was constructed from my struggles in engineering school. I […]

Conversation with Celeste Baine Part 2

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Here is more of my conversation with Celeste. Are more women getting into technical programs then before? Why do you think that is? According to “Inside Higher Ed” on August 7, 2007, women are enrolling in engineering and technology programs at a much higher rate than previously found. Fields such as biomedical engineering or technology […]

Conversation with Celeste Baine Part 1

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In preperation for this Friday’s webinar, I asked Celeste Baine a few questions that I will share over the next few days. Why is it difficult to get women into technical programs? Technology programs tend to attract the brightest students. The advantage for these students is that, because they are so bright, they can go […]

Leasing Solar Panels

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In the Cost of Solar, I mentioned how expensive it was to buy solar panels and the long term return of investment. There had to be a better way, and there is. Buying a solar system costs a lot. The better way is that my family will be leasing solar panels from Solarcity. This is […]

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