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.
On March 16–17, 2015, the University of Danang - University of Science and Technology (UD-DUT) in partnership with the Higher Engineering Education Alliance Program (HEEAP), will be hosting the third annual Vietnam Engineering Education Conference (VEEC). VEEC 2015 is a major event bringing together global industry, government and academic professionals to discuss transformative ideas and solutions to engineering and technical education programs in Vietnam.
Take part in a one-year U.S. education experience at Arizona State University (ASU) in Tempe, Arizona. ASU will sponsor candidates with Bachelor of Science degree from universities across Vietnam to complete a Master’s degree in either Electrical or Mechanical Engineering at Arizona State University (ASU).
On 12th April, 2014, the female HEEAP 2013 cohort from HVCT organized a seminar on engineering design in instruction. This was a great opportunity for the HEEAP alumni to share their knowledge on innovative teaching methods to their colleagues.
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.
The University of Technical Education of Ho Chi Minh City (UTE) hosted a faculty workshop on June 27, where faculty worked together to create a new course for incoming freshmen. The first-year course, called Introduction to Engineering, will provide students with career orientation, soft skill training and engineering ethics training in order to help them adapt to the college environment and move forward on the way to becoming engineers.
Program works to bolster global high-tech industry
Arizona State University’s effort to modernize engineering education in Vietnam has gained another major industry partner.
National Instruments will team with ASU’s Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering to provide research and teaching tools to engineering programs at eight Vietnam universities and vocational education institutions.
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.
An electrical engineering professor has found student success through introducing HEEAP teaching methods in his classroom at the the University of Danang - University of Science and Technology (UD-DUT) in Vietnam.