Education & Career http://machinedesign.com/taxonomy/term/7603/more en Which engineering schools offer the best value? http://machinedesign.com/news/which-engineering-schools-offer-best-value <div class="node-body article-body">Calculating return on investment helps determine the value of a university education.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/news/which-engineering-schools-offer-best-value" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/news/which-engineering-schools-offer-best-value#comments 2012-09-20 Education & Career Engineering Careers & Management Engineering College News Editorial Comment News Archive Fri, 21 Sep 2012 03:37:59 +0000 11853 at http://machinedesign.com An educated workforce is key to reshoring http://machinedesign.com/engineering-education/educated-workforce-key-reshoring <div class="node-body article-body">It seems like just yesterday that everyone was talking about the U.‡S. becoming a service and knowledge economy. To a large degree, we are, because manufacturing accounts for less than 15% of our GDP</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/engineering-education/educated-workforce-key-reshoring" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/engineering-education/educated-workforce-key-reshoring#comments 2012-07-19 Continuing Education Education & Career Engineering Careers & Management Vantage Point Basics of Design Guest Commentary Editorial Comment Archive Thu, 19 Jul 2012 23:27:32 +0000 11750 at http://machinedesign.com Attend Stanford University for free – online http://machinedesign.com/news/attend-stanford-university-free-online <div class="field-byline"> Stephen J. Mraz </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Professors at Stanford College of Engineering were surprised when almost 300,000 people signed up to take one of the college’s three most popular engineering courses online for free this past fall</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/news/attend-stanford-university-free-online" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/news/attend-stanford-university-free-online#comments 2012-03-22 Education & Career Engineering Careers & Management Engineering College News Editorial Comment News Archive Fri, 23 Mar 2012 00:19:12 +0000 11608 at http://machinedesign.com Backtalk 4/21/11 http://machinedesign.com/engineering-education/backtalk-42111 <div class="node-body article-body">The story of a deserted Louisiana estate where ghosts come to life with the full moon led defending champion, the University of Wisconsin-Stout, to its second straight victory at the recent Rube Goldberg competition at Purdue Univ.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/engineering-education/backtalk-42111" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/engineering-education/backtalk-42111#comments 2011-04-21 Backtalk Education & Career Engineering Careers & Management Editorial Comment Community Archive Wed, 20 Apr 2011 02:07:45 +0000 11196 at http://machinedesign.com Job opportunities continue to grow http://machinedesign.com/news/job-opportunities-continue-grow <div class="field-byline"> Stephen J. Mraz </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The number of job opportunities posted on the Web continues to grow by about 9% annually, based on figures for March accumulated by the Monster Employment Index</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/news/job-opportunities-continue-grow" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/news/job-opportunities-continue-grow#comments 2011-04-21 Education & Career Engineering Careers & Management News Editorial Comment News Archive Wed, 20 Apr 2011 00:15:04 +0000 11184 at http://machinedesign.com 20th Season of FIRST Robotics Competition to Showcase Fast Robots and Collaboration http://machinedesign.com/news/20th-season-first-robotics-competition-showcase-fast-robots-and-collaboration <div class="field-byline"> Jessica Shapiro </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The 20th season of the FIRST Robotics Competition kicked off Jan. 8. This year’s game honors Jack Kamen, FIRST logo designer and father of FIRST founder Dean Kamen with robots placing circle, triangle, and square shapes on pegs</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/news/20th-season-first-robotics-competition-showcase-fast-robots-and-collaboration" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/news/20th-season-first-robotics-competition-showcase-fast-robots-and-collaboration#comments 2011-02-17 Education & Career Engineering Careers & Management News Editorial Comment News Archive Wed, 16 Feb 2011 04:57:07 +0000 11025 at http://machinedesign.com Orr on Engineering: Staying Connected http://machinedesign.com/engineering-education/orr-engineering-staying-connected <div class="field-byline"> Leslie Gordon </div> <div class="node-body article-body">When you spend holiday time with loved ones, don’t you say — despite some of the difficulties — “I want more?”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/engineering-education/orr-engineering-staying-connected" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/engineering-education/orr-engineering-staying-connected#comments 2010-08-26 Education & Career Engineering Careers & Management Orr on Engineering Guest Commentary Editorial Comment Archive Wed, 25 Aug 2010 00:02:50 +0000 10620 at http://machinedesign.com Want Higher Productivity? Set an Example; Your Math Teacher is a Dolt. Does It Matter?; No Shortage of Bad Bosses http://machinedesign.com/editorial-comment/want-higher-productivity-set-example-your-math-teacher-dolt-does-it-matter-no-shor <div class="field-byline"> Leland E. Teschler </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Workers were positively influenced by the performance of colleagues who completed tasks more efficiently. A running argument in academic circles centers on whether the quality of teaching has an impact on students</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/editorial-comment/want-higher-productivity-set-example-your-math-teacher-dolt-does-it-matter-no-shor" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/editorial-comment/want-higher-productivity-set-example-your-math-teacher-dolt-does-it-matter-no-shor#comments Careers Education & Career Engineering Careers & Management Editorial Comment Archive Thu, 08 Jul 2010 01:37:38 +0000 10396 at http://machinedesign.com FIRST Robotics Competition Brings Students, Engineers, and Suppliers Together Over Science and Technology http://machinedesign.com/archive/first-robotics-competition-brings-students-engineers-and-suppliers-together-over-science-and <div class="field-byline"> Jessica Shapiro </div> <div class="field-deck"> <p>Robots taking over the Georgia Dome in a battle for world domination? 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Teschler </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Why weren’t there classes like this when we were in school?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/editorial-comment/why-weren-t-there-classes-when-we-were-school" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/editorial-comment/why-weren-t-there-classes-when-we-were-school#comments 2010-01-14 Careers Education & Career Engineering Careers & Management Editorial Comment Archive Wed, 13 Jan 2010 01:55:11 +0000 10132 at http://machinedesign.com