On the heels of HEEAP being awarded the new USAID Higher Education Innovation grant, HEEAP executive director Jeffrey Goss and a team from Arizona State University met with Vice Minister Bui Van Ga of the Ministry of Education and Training (MOET) in Hanoi, November 17, 2015.
The Arizona State University campus this fall welcomed 20 faculty members from the Vietnam National University-Ho Chi Minh City system, who came to campus to learn more about the emerging Internet of Things (IoT) field.
The Higher Engineering Education Alliance Program (HEEAP) and its partners will host the fourth annual Vietnam Engineering Education Conference (VEEC) in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. The theme of VEEC 2016 is “Workforce Competitiveness: Partnerships Driving Human Capital Skills and Standards.”
During the week of November 2, the first set of VULII-provided mock accreditation visits will be conducted at CTTC and CTU. These mock visits are focused on criteria related to program continuous improvement processes and student learning. The assessors will provide expert feedback on the program’s educational objectives, relations with constituencies, student outcomes and the program’s assessment and evaluation of the student learning related to those student outcomes.
HEEAP would like to welcome two new team members: Karl Theisen and Chani Clark.
Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology (HCMUT) in collaboration with HEEAP organized an in-country workshop, from July 20-24, titled “Preparing Your Course for Program Assessment: The Role of Faculty in Continuous Program Improvement and International Recognition”. The workshop took place at Vietsovpetro Hotel in Da Lat, Viet Nam. Over 80 participants from 13 faculty and departments attended the training.
During the month of July, the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) hosted their annual training conference for personnel in Da Nang. This conference aimed to provide 200 MoIT employees and representatives from 49 universities and colleges with the most up-to-date information about ongoing and future projects.
Luu Hoang Hai, a student of Ha Noi University of Science and Technology (HUST), recently attended NIweek 2015 — a conference hosted by National Instrument from August 3-6 in Austin, Texas.
NIweek 2015 made Hai more interested in learning about new technologies and what they can do, exploring a future with IoT, and becoming aware of new products from many developers across the world.
During the HEEAP faculty development trainings at ASU, in addition to the core value that the program brings to the faculty, there are many opportunities to experience other aspects that make these trainings more exciting. Here are the top 10 tips from my personal experience while visiting the ASU Tempe Campus in May 2015.