“This class is completely different than traditional classes,” said student Luu Bao Ngoc, 21. “We learn how to problem-solve in a new way.”
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.
VietNamNet Bridge – President Truong Tan Sang of Vietnam and President Barack Obama of the United States of America issued a joint statement at the end of their talks in Washington on July 25.
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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.
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.
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We are proud to announce the achievements of Dr. Phan Hong Phuong and Dr. Hanh Nguyen, who were selected among a small group of individuals to be 2013 Vietnam Education Foundation (VEF) Visiting Scholars to serve as ambassadors from their country. They each had to demonstrate superior academic achievement and commitment to the educational and scientific development of Vietnam, with a proposed outlined development plan. The VEF is an independent U.S. government agency for professional development created by Congress.
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.
Dr. Jim Collofello of Arizona State University’s Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering conducted a week-long interactive workshop in HEEAP active learning techniques to faculty at Vietnam’s Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology (HCMUT) in September.
Dr. Collofello, who teaches courses in computer science and engineering at ASU, discussed and demonstrated group and teamwork teaching techniques - the basis of the active learning instructional method.