January 24, 2013
Policy committees are in full swing this week. On the docket this week: developments in the Higher Education realm, from online learning to the needs of industry.
Yesterday, Dr. Elaine Scott presented before the House Higher Education Committee on the needs of STEM-related industries.
Dr. Scott is the Director of the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Program at the University of Washington Bothell.
Watch the hearing here.
Today, before the Senate Higher Education Committee, a panel from the UW presented on “current practices, what’s new, and what’s next” in online learning.
The UW presenters were:
Dr. David “Dave” Szatmary, Vice Provost, UW Education Outreach
Dr. Barbara Endicott-Popovsky, Director, UW Center for IA and Cybersecurity
Dr. Gail Joseph, Faculty, UW Early Childhood and Family Studies program