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DETS Assitant Director Presents at CIEC

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DETS Assitant Director Presents at CIEC

Marty Ronning, DETS Assistant Director, joined a group of prominent educators in the presentation of a session entitled Comparing Tools for On-Line Blended Programs which was given at the February 2011 CIEC conference held in San Antonio Texas. Held annually, the Conference for Industry and Education Collaboration (CIEC), sponsored by the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE), is dedicated to all disciplines of engineering education. This year’s conference, entitled Transforming the Education of Future Generations in Engineering and Engineering Technology, hosted over 400 technical sessions and was attended by deans, faculty members, corporations like Rolls Royce and Nothrop Grumman, and others interested in engineering education technology.

In the Comparing Tools for On-Line Blended Programs session , each presenter spoke about the asynchronous and synchronous tools that are used in their respective on-line, blended, and face-to-face courses. Mr. Ronning discussed the use of current DETS technologies such as Media Site which is a Rich Media format used to capture courses for internet distribution and the Marratech and Radvision Scopia web conference platforms, used for synchronous discussion groups and professor interaction.

February 15, 2011

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