National Science Foundation Awards $250k Grant for Int’l Student Research

A grant from the National Science Foundation will boost NAU’s Global Science and Engineering Program and a partnership with the National University of Tierra del Fuego in Ushuaia, Argentina. NAU’s Global Science and Engineering Program recently provided the foundation with an ambitious proposal to train NAU student researchers in international sustainability science, leading to a…

MOOCs and The Meta U Part IV: Sustainable Education

In previous articles I have discussed the changes that online learning options such as MOOCs and MOOPs (Massive Open Online Programs) will eventually generate to transform higher education. But most of my observations related to future curriculum, program, and award/certification changes. In this article, I’d like to address a more fundamental change, one that I…