Employers Want Students Who Know How to Think… But What Does this Mean?

Schwartz Virtuous EducationWorth reading this CHE article, especially those of us interested in re-engineering the curriculum to better serve society’s needs. It’s all about values and attitudes rather than knowledge, confirming we should do more of the first than the latter in education.

What ‘Learning How to Think’ Really Means – The Chronicle Review – The Chronicle of Higher Education

Take a Peek at the First ASEE Community Engagement Film Festival 12 Video Finalists

The results of the first round of judging for the 2015 ASEE Community Engagement Film Festival (first competition!). The 12 video finalists are listed below (33 submissions). The rubric used for the evaluation may be found at:  ced.asee.org
A second round of evaluation will now take place and the two winning teams (Best Video and Most Community Impact) will be announced at the ASEE CED annual business meeting scheduled for Monday, June 15.
Enjoy the 12 video finalists below!
1.  Sieve Project – Future Families.  University of Pretoria, South Africa
2.  Cerro Patacon Panama Water Development.  University of Pittsburgh
3.  2015 Engineering Abroad Program.  Cabrillo College
4.  I Am Standing.  Loyola Marymount University
6.  Team Pyramid Ohio University
7.  Citrus Greening (HLB) Detection Sensor, University of Florida
8.  The Practical Utility Platform, Purdue University
10.  Valle Verde: Water Access Project, Rowan University
11.  Ukweli Test Strips, Penn State University

Salaries for Computer Sciences Majors (NACE Report)

Computer science majors earned the top average starting salary among Class of 2014 computer and information sciences graduates at the bachelor’s degree level, according to NACE’s Spring 2015 Salary Survey report.

At $66,801, the average starting salary of computer science majors was the only one of the computer and information sciences graduates to top $60,000.

-See more at: http://www.naceweb.org/s05272015/computer-science-starting-salary-2014.aspx#sthash.ZxIPl8JF.dpuf