Together with the Secondary Education Department of the Ministry of Education and Training (MOET) and Arizona State University, Thai Nguyen University of Education hosted a half-day workshop titled “Integrated Education: Experience and Emerging Issues in Vietnam.” The workshop took place on March 7, 2017 with 70 participants, including leaders and experts from the Department of Secondary Education, MOET, administrators and lecturers from Thai Nguyen University of Education, STEM education specialists, secondary school principals and STEM teachers, and representatives from ASU, Microsoft Vie
Xuan Tien Vo, Mechanical Engineering Lecturer at Ho Chi Minh City of Technical Education, is changing the way he engages his Mechanical Engineering students. Instead of spending the semester lecturing to his students, Mr. Tien is incorporating active learning into his curriculum and having his students complete different team activities. Tien is a recent Higher Engineering Education Alliance Program (HEEAP) participant and credits his new facilitation approach to the knowledge gained during his training at Arizona State University.
In an effort to bolster Arizona State University’s existing partnerships and mission to help advance education in Vietnam, university officials and President Michael Crow recently traveled to the country to meet with local officials, evaluate their progress and discuss further possible action.
On June 30, 2014, 24 engineering lecturers from the five HEEAP Vietnamese partner universities traveled to Arizona State University to take part in a HEEAP Faculty Development Training. The cohort spent six weeks learning about engineering curriculum design, student success and active learning techniques.
A workshop was organized by the CTTC HEEAP 2013 June group on the topic of Electrical Knowledge. The purpose of the workshop was on improving professional knowledge. With the principle “Practice makes perfect” this workshop was designed to help students improve their theory and gain valuable hands on experience.
After Intel INTC -0.41% announced its intention to build a massive chip factory in Vietnam that would employ 4,000 people, it soon realized that it faced a daunting challenge.
After a 10-member delegation meeting that included top Vietnamese government and industry officials, ASU committed to take part in a program to help promote sustainable growth, modernize engineering and medical educational programs, train provincial leadership and generally develop the province of Vinh Phuc, Vietnam.
As the next step for the partnership, ASU faculty members are scheduled to travel to Vinh Phuc in mid-December to discuss the practical projects that will help the region grow.
About 60 educators, researchers and administrators came together Thursday, September 12 at the University of Danang - University of Science and Technology’s (UD-DUT) Learning Resource Center for the 2013 International Workshop on Excellent Engineering Education (IWEEE 2013).
The workshop, sponsored by HEEAP and Arizona State University (ASU), allowed representatives from HEEAP partner universities, the United Kingdom’s Sterling Group and several other international universities to speak and learn about a variety of topics related to engineering education.
HEEAP Faculty at Cao Thang Technical College Organizes Electrical Engineering Contest
Over the past two months, Electrical Engineering students at Cao Thang Technical College (CTTC) in Vietnam have participated in an academic contest modeled after a popular Vietnamese game show.
The Higher Engineering Education Alliance Project (HEEAP) 2012 team from Cao Thang Technical College (CTTC) has been hard at work in Can Tho City this spring, encouraging young adults— especially women— to thrive in the field of engineering.