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”Cyberworld” As A Theme For A University-Wide First-Year Common Course, Kristen Przyborski, Frank Breitinger, Lauren Beck, Ronald S. Harichandran Jun 2019

”Cyberworld” As A Theme For A University-Wide First-Year Common Course, Kristen Przyborski, Frank Breitinger, Lauren Beck, Ronald S. Harichandran

Engineering and Applied Science Education Faculty Publications

Nowadays we all live in a cyber world and use the internet for emailing, banking, streaming video, shopping, reading news, or other activities. Given all the time people spend online, it is important that all students (regardless of their major) learn some basics about living in a cyber world, e.g., strategies for online safety, impact of artificial intelligence, digital forensics or ancestry.com. To facilitate students from many majors to learn about important issues related to the internet, eight faculty from a variety of disciplines at the University of New Haven integrated the theme of Cyber World into our ...


Development Of A Scada System For Alternative Energy, Molom-Ochir Mijid Apr 2019

Development Of A Scada System For Alternative Energy, Molom-Ochir Mijid

Morehead State Theses and Dissertations

A thesis presented to the faculty of the College of Business and Technology at Morehead State University in partial fulfillment of the requirement for the Degree Master of Science by Molom-Ochir Mijid on April 18, 2019.


Cost Benefit Analysis Of Led Vs Florescent Lighting, Kurtis Clark, Phillip Humphrey Nov 2018

Cost Benefit Analysis Of Led Vs Florescent Lighting, Kurtis Clark, Phillip Humphrey

Student Research

Over the last few years, the state of Oklahoma has been looking at ways to reduce expenses to address concerns about a budget deficit. There have been efforts made to reduce expenses due to the use of energy. It has been said, when the lights are on, work is getting done. Running lights is therefore the cost of doing business. Our research examines the question, “is there a way to provide better lighting while operating at a lower cost.” This research examines the current lighting at Southwestern State University, primarily fluorescent lighting (FL), and a cost benefit analysis of switching ...


Utilizing Multivariate Analysis For Assessing Student Learning Through Effective College-Industry Partnerships, Caleb Burns, Shweta Chopra, Mack C. Shelley Ii, Gretchen A. Mosher Aug 2018

Utilizing Multivariate Analysis For Assessing Student Learning Through Effective College-Industry Partnerships, Caleb Burns, Shweta Chopra, Mack C. Shelley Ii, Gretchen A. Mosher

Shweta Chopra

There is no doubt that college–industry collaborations are vital to the success of undergraduate students with engineering and technology majors. This collaboration provides students with an opportunity to bridge the gap between classroom education and real-world experience. Inviting industry representatives to engage in the classroom and involving students with professional organizations, student field trips, virtual plant tours, and industry-focused final projects are ways in which an instructor can incorporate student–industry engagement into their course. During their undergraduate degree program, students are required to participate in an internship program where they gain substantial industry engagement and opportunities to learn ...


Acuta Enews June 2009, Vol 38, No. 6 Aug 2018

Acuta Enews June 2009, Vol 38, No. 6

ACUTA Newsletters

In This Issue

From the President........Harvey "Buck" Buchanan, Florida State Univ., ACUTA President

Tech Talk: How Safe Do You Feet?................Kevin Tanzilto, Dux PR

"Financial Crisis Activity in Washington" Newsletter

ACUTA Web Seminar: Designing & Deploying 802.11n on a College Campus

Board Report...................... George Denbow, Univ. of Texas-Austin, ACUTA Secretary/Treasurer

DC Update Dave Ostrom, Washington State Univ. (retired)

lnfo Links ............. Randy Hayes, univ. of Northern lowa

Renewed Your Membership?

Web Page Lists Free Audio & Web Seminars from Vendors

ACUTA Corporate Liaison Committee Provides Website

Are You Linked ln? Do You Tweet?

The Value of Unified Communications .............Gary Audin ...


The Implementation Of Opportunistic Multiple Spacecraft Per Antenna Concepts On The Msu-Sta Deep Space Station 17, Murphy C. Stratton Apr 2018

The Implementation Of Opportunistic Multiple Spacecraft Per Antenna Concepts On The Msu-Sta Deep Space Station 17, Murphy C. Stratton

Morehead State Theses and Dissertations

A thesis presented to the faculty of the College of Science, Morehead State University in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the Degree Master of Science by Murphy C. Stratton on April 30, 2018.


Unmanned Aerial Systems: Research, Development, Education & Training At Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Michael P. Hickey Jan 2018

Unmanned Aerial Systems: Research, Development, Education & Training At Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Michael P. Hickey

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With technological breakthroughs in miniaturized aircraft-related components, including but not limited to communications, computer systems and sensors, state-of-the-art unmanned aerial systems (UAS) have become a reality. This fast-growing industry is anticipating and responding to a myriad of societal applications that will provide new and more cost-effective solutions that previous technologies could not, or will replace activities that involved humans in flight with associated risks.

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University has a long history of aviation-related research and education, and is heavily engaged in UAS activities. This document provides a summary of these activities, and is divided into two parts. The first part ...


The Affordances Of Process-Tracing Technologies For Supporting L2 Writing Instruction, Jim R. Ranalli, Hui-Hsien Feng, Evgeny Chukharev-Khudilaynen Jan 2018

The Affordances Of Process-Tracing Technologies For Supporting L2 Writing Instruction, Jim R. Ranalli, Hui-Hsien Feng, Evgeny Chukharev-Khudilaynen

English Publications

The research literature on L2 writing processes contains a multitude of insights that could inform writing instruction, but writing teachers are constrained in their capacity to make use of these insights insofar as they lack detailed information about how their students’ actually engage in the processes of writing. At the same time, writing-process researchers have been using powerful technologies to trace writers’ process engagement—namely, keystroke-logging and eye-tracking—that are potentially applicable in educational settings. In this article, we describe a pilot effort to integrate these technologies into L2 writing instruction with college-level ESL students. In addition to illustrating three ...


Utilizing Multivariate Analysis For Assessing Student Learning Through Effective College-Industry Partnerships, Caleb Burns, Shweta Chopra, Mack C. Shelley Ii, Gretchen A. Mosher Jan 2018

Utilizing Multivariate Analysis For Assessing Student Learning Through Effective College-Industry Partnerships, Caleb Burns, Shweta Chopra, Mack C. Shelley Ii, Gretchen A. Mosher

Political Science Publications

There is no doubt that college–industry collaborations are vital to the success of undergraduate students with engineering and technology majors. This collaboration provides students with an opportunity to bridge the gap between classroom education and real-world experience. Inviting industry representatives to engage in the classroom and involving students with professional organizations, student field trips, virtual plant tours, and industry-focused final projects are ways in which an instructor can incorporate student–industry engagement into their course. During their undergraduate degree program, students are required to participate in an internship program where they gain substantial industry engagement and opportunities to learn ...


Design And Analysis Of A Lean Manufacturing Laboratory Layout, Abdoalrahman M. Hakami Nov 2017

Design And Analysis Of A Lean Manufacturing Laboratory Layout, Abdoalrahman M. Hakami

Morehead State Theses and Dissertations

A thesis presented to the faculty of the College of Science Morehead State University in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the Degree of Master of Science by Abdoalrahman M. Hakami on November 10, 2017.


Virtual Commissioning For Industrial Automation, Saihiranmitra Mudiki Nov 2017

Virtual Commissioning For Industrial Automation, Saihiranmitra Mudiki

Morehead State Theses and Dissertations

A thesis presented to the faculty of the College of Business and Technology at Morehead State University in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the Degree Master of Science by Saihiranmitra Mudiki on November 7, 2017.


Utilizing Six Sigma Methodology For Training Undergraduate Student For Conducting Global Field Research, Kritika Chopra, Shweta Chopra, Chad Laux Jun 2017

Utilizing Six Sigma Methodology For Training Undergraduate Student For Conducting Global Field Research, Kritika Chopra, Shweta Chopra, Chad Laux

Shweta Chopra

With the increase in demand for the global research, scholars in engineering and technology discipline do not hesitate in taking up global opportunity for conducting research. Training the next generation for such international research opportunity is key and involving undergraduate students’ beyond study abroad is important.


Evaluation Of Point Of Distribution Exercise, Kristen Dietz, Andrew Barett, Chad Laux Phd, Ryan Tennessen, Randy Black Phd, Pamela Aaltonen Phd, James E. Dietz Phd May 2017

Evaluation Of Point Of Distribution Exercise, Kristen Dietz, Andrew Barett, Chad Laux Phd, Ryan Tennessen, Randy Black Phd, Pamela Aaltonen Phd, James E. Dietz Phd

Fourth International Conference on Lean Six Sigma for Higher Education

No abstract provided.


Implementing Lean Six Sigma In Fda Regulated Technology Transfer, Naina Zachariah, Chad Laux Phd May 2017

Implementing Lean Six Sigma In Fda Regulated Technology Transfer, Naina Zachariah, Chad Laux Phd

Fourth International Conference on Lean Six Sigma for Higher Education

No abstract provided.


Lean Innovation - Funding Stem Education, Samarth Gupta, Chad Laux Phd May 2017

Lean Innovation - Funding Stem Education, Samarth Gupta, Chad Laux Phd

Fourth International Conference on Lean Six Sigma for Higher Education

No abstract provided.


Improving Peruvian Manufacture Of Welding Electrodes, Almendra Morales, Alejandro Gallegos, David Hernandez, Maria Ortiz May 2017

Improving Peruvian Manufacture Of Welding Electrodes, Almendra Morales, Alejandro Gallegos, David Hernandez, Maria Ortiz

Fourth International Conference on Lean Six Sigma for Higher Education

No abstract provided.


Improving Security Efficacy And Patron Wait Times In Bankers Life Fieldhouse At Indiana Pacers Games, Christien Alexander, Shaince Matthews, Ryan Mccavit, Roneisha Watkins, James E. Dietz Phd, Chad Laux Phd May 2017

Improving Security Efficacy And Patron Wait Times In Bankers Life Fieldhouse At Indiana Pacers Games, Christien Alexander, Shaince Matthews, Ryan Mccavit, Roneisha Watkins, James E. Dietz Phd, Chad Laux Phd

Fourth International Conference on Lean Six Sigma for Higher Education

No abstract provided.


An Institutional Approach To Lean Six Sigma In Higher Education, Timothy Winders, Chad Laux Phd May 2017

An Institutional Approach To Lean Six Sigma In Higher Education, Timothy Winders, Chad Laux Phd

Fourth International Conference on Lean Six Sigma for Higher Education

No abstract provided.


Preface, Chad Laux, Jiju Antony, Elizabeth Cudney May 2017

Preface, Chad Laux, Jiju Antony, Elizabeth Cudney

Fourth International Conference on Lean Six Sigma for Higher Education

Preface for the Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Lean Six Sigma for Higher Education.


A Continuous Improvement Journey In The Higher Education Sector: A Case Study Of A University In Ireland, Seamus O’Reilly, Joe Healy, Tom Murphy, Ronan O’Dubhghaill May 2017

A Continuous Improvement Journey In The Higher Education Sector: A Case Study Of A University In Ireland, Seamus O’Reilly, Joe Healy, Tom Murphy, Ronan O’Dubhghaill

Fourth International Conference on Lean Six Sigma for Higher Education

The paper’s purpose is to contribute to a developing literature in relation to Continuous Improvement (CI), incorporating Lean Six Sigma (LSS) in Higher Education Institutions (HEIs). This paper follows on from a previous study which focused on the initial steps taken by an Irish university on its CI journey by discussing the next steps, detailing the findings from these.


Leadership’S Guide For Achieving Sustainable Lean Six Sigma Program Change In Higher Educational Institutions, Sandra Furterer May 2017

Leadership’S Guide For Achieving Sustainable Lean Six Sigma Program Change In Higher Educational Institutions, Sandra Furterer

Fourth International Conference on Lean Six Sigma for Higher Education

This paper will highlight the current research, practices and an innovative framework for enhancing Lean Six Sigma leadership engagement, and program success in higher educational institutions.


Applying Kaizen To University Teaching Through Weekly Course Evaluation, Ingo Kregel May 2017

Applying Kaizen To University Teaching Through Weekly Course Evaluation, Ingo Kregel

Fourth International Conference on Lean Six Sigma for Higher Education

Current evaluation standards in German higher education institutions (HEIs) most often do not lead to measurable quality improvement. The purpose of this paper is to critically evaluate whether Kaizen can be a useful methodology to improve the quality of teaching on course level and intensify the exchange and discussion between lecturers and learners.


Stakeholder Theory: Implications For Total Quality Management In Higher Education, Louis Hickman, Mesut Akdere May 2017

Stakeholder Theory: Implications For Total Quality Management In Higher Education, Louis Hickman, Mesut Akdere

Fourth International Conference on Lean Six Sigma for Higher Education

No abstract provided.


Integrated Literature Review Of Information Technology Leadership In Higher Education: Implications For Total Quality Management, Louis Hickman, Mesut Akdere May 2017

Integrated Literature Review Of Information Technology Leadership In Higher Education: Implications For Total Quality Management, Louis Hickman, Mesut Akdere

Fourth International Conference on Lean Six Sigma for Higher Education

The current shortage of highly skilled employees across the country continues to be a concern for our higher education (HE) institutions. Information technology (IT) is used in a variety of ways to expand the reach of education, from distance education, simulation technology, Massively Open Online Courses (MOOCs), and more. Additionally, public HE institutions face flat and decreasing funding. IT departments are responsible for identifying transformational change opportunities, implementing technologies that expand the reach of our universities, and operating efficiently with flat funding. Therefore, identifying effective IT leadership practices to enable change and reduce costs is vital to success for modern ...


How To Use Lean Six Sigma To Improve Service Processes In Higher Education: A Case Study, Na Li, Susan Ely, Chad Laux May 2017

How To Use Lean Six Sigma To Improve Service Processes In Higher Education: A Case Study, Na Li, Susan Ely, Chad Laux

Fourth International Conference on Lean Six Sigma for Higher Education

The purpose of this paper is to explore how to use Six Sigma to improve the service process in higher education.


Resolving Stakeholder Challenges In The Higher Education System, Godson A. Tetteh May 2017

Resolving Stakeholder Challenges In The Higher Education System, Godson A. Tetteh

Fourth International Conference on Lean Six Sigma for Higher Education

The purpose of this paper is to study how to resolve conflicts among major the stakeholders using the Kano et al. (1984) model so as to improve the quality of higher education (HE).


Designing For Standardizing On Six Sigma Education, Jing Lu, Chad Laux, Aswathy Suresh May 2017

Designing For Standardizing On Six Sigma Education, Jing Lu, Chad Laux, Aswathy Suresh

Fourth International Conference on Lean Six Sigma for Higher Education

This study evaluated differing sources of the Lean Six Sigma body of knowledge with the purpose of standardizing on learning outcomes for a Black Belt graduate level course.


Lean Six Sigma In Academic Institutions—Uk Vs. Rest Of The World, Stephen Anthony, Jiju Antony May 2017

Lean Six Sigma In Academic Institutions—Uk Vs. Rest Of The World, Stephen Anthony, Jiju Antony

Fourth International Conference on Lean Six Sigma for Higher Education

The main purpose of this paper is to illustrate examples of the current maturity of universities both in the UK and abroad when implementing a continuous improvement programme or change agenda using techniques such as Lean Six Sigma.


From The Head To The Heart: A Case Study Of The Start-Up Year For Lean Six Sigma In University College Dublin, Michael Sinnott May 2017

From The Head To The Heart: A Case Study Of The Start-Up Year For Lean Six Sigma In University College Dublin, Michael Sinnott

Fourth International Conference on Lean Six Sigma for Higher Education

The purpose of this paper is to reflect back on the first year of running a Lean Six Sigma programme in University College Dublin. This year begins after the decision to run a process enhancement and culture change project using Lean Six Sigma has been taken, a high level implementation plan signed off, and the UCD Agile support unit created.


The Elimination Of Waste In Higher Education: Prescriptions For Doing The Right Things The Right Way, Michael Hayden, Randy Peters May 2017

The Elimination Of Waste In Higher Education: Prescriptions For Doing The Right Things The Right Way, Michael Hayden, Randy Peters

Fourth International Conference on Lean Six Sigma for Higher Education

The authors defined waste in higher education and describe proven strategies to reduce waste, from and engineering and technical background, informed by HE administrative perspectives. It is important to categorize waste and then prioritize it because effort should be spent on eliminating the waste that has the greatest potential to improve the efficiency of the entire system. Waste can only be dealt with by someone with the span of control over that waste.