Tag: Allison Jameson

Transforming the Future of Information Technology through Community Engagement

Filed in Featured, Student Success by on June 16, 2015
Transforming the Future of Information Technology through Community Engagement

What makes young women consider an undergraduate major in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math (STEM)? What helps increase enrollment of under-represented groups in STEM fields? Faculty and staff from UMass Amherst School of Computer Science contend that introducing youth to various technologies at an early age and providing professional development for K-12 educators can help. […]

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Lecture Capture: Engaging Students and Promoting Active Learning Through Technology

Filed in Efficiency, Featured, Innovation, Student Success by on March 10, 2015
Lecture Capture: Engaging Students and Promoting Active Learning Through Technology

By integrating new pedagogies with the latest technology into their classes, UMass Amherst instructors often set the standard for curricular innovation. Lecture capture, available in over 50 classrooms across campus and at the UMass Center at Springfield, enables instructors to record lectures and other activities during class or create content outside class time. Students can review […]

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Global Teamwork “In the Cloud” Gives UMass Amherst Students a Competitive Edge

Filed in Featured, Innovation, Student Success by and on April 29, 2014
Global Teamwork “In the Cloud” Gives UMass Amherst Students a Competitive Edge

Photo by Zinj Guo Since 2011, over 70 UMass Amherst undergraduate students have collaborated with peers from universities in Ireland, Egypt, and Russia as part of Effective Decision Making in the Age of Cloud Computing, a Biology course focusing on virtual teamwork in complex bio-technology or bio-medical organizations around the globe. Students work together in […]

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