Integrated e-Learning Modules: Mini-Grant Application

The University of New Haven is coordinating the development of several short e-learning modules related to entrepreneurial thinking. These discipline-independent modules are intended to be integrated into engineering and computer science courses to develop an entrepreneurial mindset in students. To learn more about the online modules visit www.newhaven.edu/keen.

Find the mini-grant application form here for the integration of the already developed modules into your own courses. The deadline to apply is April 21.

dsc_1131Scholarship opportunity for your students

Your students are invited to attend Ohio Northern’s Engineering Value in U.S. Manufacturing course this summer. ONU is providing 12 full scholarships – including tuition, room and board, and a stipend for travel for students who are accepted. This three credit-hour course, held May 30-June 16, is an immersive, KEEN-focused, 3000-level engineering course. The course will include trips to multiple, world-class, manufacturing facilities in the region. Students will work to identify opportunities in those settings, design and prototype solutions that create value, and communicate those solutions directly to a client.

WorkshopVillanova’s deep dive workshop

You are invited to join other KEEN faculty at an immersive experiential learning experience at Villanova from May 30 to June 2. The workshop will introduce engineering entrepreneurship principles and teach you how to confidently integrate them into your courses. You will learn techniques for creating time within a course to implement entrepreneurially minded learning and a portion of the workshop is focused on flipped classrooms and Villanova’s experiences with them. Some travel funding is available for participants.


machMaking academic change happen workshop

This participant-centered, active workshop is designed to help you implement your educational innovations. You will leave empowered to make a difference on your campus! The three-day event is hosted at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology from May 31-June 2. It is organized around three themes: Knowing Yourself, Cultivating an Allied Community of Colleagues, and Making Change Happen on Campus. Faculty, staff, administrators, and graduate students are strongly encouraged to attend in teams of two to four people. Individuals may also apply.

olinOlin Collaboratory Summer Institute: Designing Student-Centered Learning Experiences

Are you looking to build new skills as a designer of student-centered learning experiences? Join teams of faculty, faculty developers, and administrators from across the U.S. and around the world at the 2017 Olin College Summer Institute. Designing Student-Centered Learning Experiences is a weeklong interactive workshop for teams of who are engaged in a curricular change effort at their own institution. Hands-on analysis and design exercises, case studies, and project consulting and coaching sessions will equip institute attendees with learner-centered mindsets and practice tools to create and launch new courses, programs and/or educational initiatives.

Designing Student-Centered Learning Experiences will be held June 5-9, 2017. For more information, contact collaboratory@olin.edu.

asu photoA Semester at the ASU-Draper University Entrepreneurship Incubator Program 

The ASU-Draper University Entrepreneurship Incubator Program is an opportunity for your most intrepid students. The four-month program develops an entrepreneurial mindset and entrepreneurship skills through intense and immersive experiences and starts on Aug. 21, 2017. Graduates of the program can earn 15 credits at ASU, a Certificate of Entrepreneurship from WP Carey, and pitch in front of Silicon Valley’s top venture capitalists on their final day.