Nanotechnology Applications in Today’s World

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Curious what Nanotechnology is doing in the world?  Dr. Fonash, of the Nanotechnology Applications and Career Knowledge (NACK) Center at Penn State, will be discussing today’s nano applications.  Nanotechnology has often been thought of as playing a key role in the next industrial revolution. Nanotechnology is not an industry; it is an enabling technology that is impacting […]

Best Practices in Distance Learning Recap

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Last Friday we had an excellent webinar on the Best Practices in Distance Learning.  Dr. Christy Alarcon, of Maricopa Center of Learning and Instruction for the Maricopa Community College District, spoke about different ways to get students engaged into the classroom.  One of the tools she talked about was Flickr Poet.  With Flickr Poet, you put words into a […]

The Future of Digital Libraries

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At MATEC NetWorks right now, we are in the process of writing the NetWorks 2 grant for the NSF.  Yes, surprise, grant submissions are due this year on October 21, 5 pm local time.  Being the curator of the digital library, I will be writing the section of the grant on the digital library.  No longer are […]

Best Practices in Distance Learning Webinar

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Friday September 10, will be MATEC NetWorks Free webinar:  Best Practices in Distance Learning. Distance Learning provides a viable alternative to face-to-face instruction. Increase student involvement, retention, and success by engaging them online with proven tips and strategies of teaching in a distance learning environment. Join Dr. Christy Alarcon from Maricopa Community College District and I […]

An Interesting Electronics Conversation

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Tom McGlew, project manager for eSyst, just got off the phone with a major textbook publisher.  The publisher had received a phone call from a major US company that employees more than two hundred thousand people.  The conversation went something like this: We can no longer have you teach from the components level.  We need […]

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