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ASEE 2017

Will be presenting at ASEE (American Society for Engineering Education), June 2017, results from NSF IUSE # 1504363 Engaged Student Learning Exploration Project: Understanding the Development of Metacognitive Skills in a Problem-based Learning Undergraduate Engineering Program. “Beyond the Technical: Developing Lifelong Learning and Metacognition for the Engineering Workplace [view paper]” Authors: Prof. Rose M. Marra Ph.D. (University of Missouri), Dr. So Mi Kim (University of Missouri), Dr. Carolyn Plumb (Montana State University), Dr. Douglas J. Hacker (University of Utah), and Mr. Shann Bossaller (University of Missouri).

Serious Games/Computational Thinking Faculty Opening

We are searching for a faculty member to join our team who share our commitment to high impact research, teaching excellence, exceptional service to students, interdisciplinary collaboration with academic programs and industries, and continuous quality improvement in an environment of civility and respect. Open rank (Assistant, Associate, Full Professor) faculty position with an emphasis in “Serious Games/Computational Thinking.” Applicants for the position should provide evidence of expertise in one or more of the following key areas: Design of games based on sound principles of learning and human-centered design; computational thinking,… Read more Serious Games/Computational Thinking Faculty Opening

Online Educator Certificate Earns AECT Endorsement

The University of Missouri’s School of Information Science and Learning Technologies Online Educator Certificate is the latest institution to receive an endorsement from the Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT). The University of Missouri joins the University of Hawaii at Manoa, the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, and the University of Texas Rio Grand Valley in granted endorsements. Check the AECT homepage for a link to the Certificate Program Endorsement Policy. http://aect.org

PhD Program – Apply now!

The iSchool at the University of Missouri welcomes applications for Spring 2017 for admission to its interdisciplinary doctoral program housed in the School of Information Science & Learning Technologies (SISLT). Deadlines for fall semester: Priority admission: September 15 Regular admission: November 1 iSchool faculty are committed to collaborative, interdisciplinary approaches to their work, both within MU and among other research-extensive universities. Areas of focus include, but are not limited to: Advanced study of contemporary learning and instructional theories; Human institutions, including libraries and archives, that support information access and cultural preservation; Human-centered systems design… Read more PhD Program – Apply now!