During the month of August, the VULII project provided an ABET training workshop for 50 faculty and staff from four member universities and two centers of Vietnam National University Ho Chi Minh City (VNU HCMC).
On June 5, HEEAP brought a soft skills training workshop to Can Tho University’s School of Engineering. The workshop equipped more than 70 senior engineering students with the necessary knowledge, experience and skills to land a job after graduation.
A student competition named “Racing with Intel Galileo” was held in Cao Thang Technical College under the sponsorship of Intel via HEEAP program from November 2014 to April 2015.
Vocational and University Leadership and Innovation Institute (VULII) was pleased to host the rectors, administrators and staff from HEEAP partner institutions for one week at Arizona State University during the month of April. The participants attended professional development meetings led by faculty, staff and leadership from ASU. Topics included online programs, strategic communications, institutional quality assurance and assessment, public/private partnerships, revenue generating facilities and academic enterprise and setting policy.
Earlier this year the University of Technology and Education (UTE) inaugurated a new distance learning (DL) classroom equipped with the latest technology in videoconferencing and collaboration software and hardware. This facility will allow UTE to connect with institutions of higher education around the world to create an interactive channel between faculty and students.
During the second quarter of 2015, ASU hosted a HEEAP faculty workshop for 25 Vietnamese University faculty members in Tempe, Ariz. The faculty members learned about different teaching methodologies and techniques for introducing active learning and student-centered activities into their existing courses. Faculty members learned about formative assessment techniques such as Think-Pair-Share and Minute Paper as well as student engagement techniques such as Everyday Examples in Engineering.