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Water, Food, Shelter And A Mobile Phone Mobile Learning Despite Crises Syrian Refugees' Case Study, Ferial Malaeb-Khaddage, Helen Crompton Jan 2018

Water, Food, Shelter And A Mobile Phone Mobile Learning Despite Crises Syrian Refugees' Case Study, Ferial Malaeb-Khaddage, Helen Crompton

Teaching & Learning Faculty Publications

This panel describes the refugees’ crisis and its impact on school age children. The focus is on the Syrian children refugees in Mount Lebanon, an area that is usually forgotten.

The United Nations offers schooling to primary school children in this remote region, but lack of resources in Mount Lebanon schools is evident, access to technologies and applications integration is very limited, and teachers’ frustration is obvious.

There are a quarter of a million Syrian refugees in the country who still do not have access to formal education in the Lebanese school system. The country is looking to integrate and ...


A Novel Brainstorming Pedagogy To Mobilize Pico/Nano/Micro-Satellite (Pn-Msat) Envineering Research And Education In Indian Academia, Sharanabasaweshwara Asundi Jan 2018

A Novel Brainstorming Pedagogy To Mobilize Pico/Nano/Micro-Satellite (Pn-Msat) Envineering Research And Education In Indian Academia, Sharanabasaweshwara Asundi

Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering Faculty Publications

The article describes the outcome of activities to positively impact the careers of engineering graduates in India by engaging them in pico/nano/micro-satellite (PNMSat) engineering through a novel brainstorming pedagogy. The pedagogy, derived out of a systems engineering approach developed for the design and development of PNMSat/CubeSat missions, is used to teach a comprehensive course in PNMSat design engineering. The approach involves brainstorming the participants to conceive a PNMSat payload and teach the PNMSat bus design to accommodate the conceived payload. The approach and the comprehensive treatment of the material are the first of their kind in India ...


First Generation International Students And The 4ds Shaping The Future Of Global Student Mobility: A Comparative Report Analysis, Peggy Gesing, Chris Glass Jan 2018

First Generation International Students And The 4ds Shaping The Future Of Global Student Mobility: A Comparative Report Analysis, Peggy Gesing, Chris Glass

Educational Foundations & Leadership Faculty Publications

First generation international students are a harbinger for the coming wave of globally mobile students. This article describes trends in the 4 D’s shaping the future of global student mobility: demographics, drivers, directions, and delivery. Authors use analysis of the National Survey of College Graduates (NSCG, 2015) to illustrate these trends in first-generation international students.