Podcast: Tackling Typical Grammar Problems

This training podcast provides examples as well as explanations and tips for dealing with a few grammar or usage problems that occur for many engineering and technical professionals who have to communicate in a hurry, via, for example, email. Listen for ways to know when to use can or may, affect or effect, it's or its, and also me, myself, or I. … [Read more...]

Podcast: Establishing Effective Communities of Practice (CoP)

Jon Scharer introduces us to Communities of Practice (CoP) in this podcast. Communities of Practice, both for management and practitioners, have, for a variety of reasons, become more valued of late in the workplace. Listen as Scharer highlights two key factors necessary for ensuring the establishment and maintenance of an effective CoP. … [Read more...]

Making Academic Change Happen, May 30-June 2, 2012

This summer faculty at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology are offering a new, 4-day workshop for faculty, staff, administrators, and graduate students interested in improving STEM education: Making Academic Change Happen … impacting your classrooms, colleagues, and campus. Wednesday, May 30 – Saturday, June 2, … [Read more...]