Education & Industry, Working Together – Jim and Mark (Part 2)

Mark Schneider discusses how digital education can be used to prepare students for industry
Siobhan Paul
Siobhan Paul
Director, Global Marketing

At the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology, Mark Schneider is best known for his passion for delivering instruction and his ongoing commitment to educational technology research. Since 2011, Mark has delivered mathematics instruction geared toward Engineering Technologies and Academic Upgrading. He was recently seconded to a consulting role to lead a campus-wide initiative to phase …

Digital Assessment – Jim and Mark (Part 1)

Mark Schneider explores the topic of digital assessment tools this week with Jim Cooper, in the first part of their discussion about digital education.
Siobhan Paul
Siobhan Paul
Director, Global Marketing

At the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology, Mark Schneider is best known not only for his passion for delivering instruction but also for his ongoing commitment to educational technology research. Since 2011, Mark has delivered mathematics instruction geared toward Engineering Technologies as well as Academic Upgrading. Quite recently, he was seconded to a consulting role …

Analytics in eLearning – Jim & Meta (Part 2)

In the conclusion of our 2-part podcast, Meta Keijzer-de Ruijter and Jim Cooper discuss what analytics can and should be measured in.
Siobhan Paul
Siobhan Paul
Director, Global Marketing

  Meta Keijzer-de Ruijter graduated from the faculty of chemical engineering at TU Delft in 1992. After working in the chemical industry for several years she studied corporate education at FCE. In 2004 she returned to TU Delft as the head of the computer training department. Soon after, she developed the digital testing system at …

Education on a Global Scale – Jim & Meta (Part 1)

Meta Keijzer-de Ruijter sits down with Jim Cooper, President and CEO of Maplesoft and DigitalEd, to discuss strategies to bring education to everyone.
Siobhan Paul
Siobhan Paul
Director, Global Marketing

Meta Keijzer-de Ruijter graduated from the faculty of chemical engineering at TU Delft in 1992. After working in the chemical industry for several years she studied corporate education at FCE. In 2004 she returned to TU Delft as the head of the computer training department. Soon after, she developed the digital testing system at the …

Online Education for a Heavily-Regulated Industry – John Tucker and Jim Cooper

John graduated from Memorial University of Newfoundland with a Bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering and a Master's degree in Ocean Engineering.
Siobhan Paul
Siobhan Paul
Director, Global Marketing

John graduated from Memorial University of Newfoundland with a Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering and a Master’s degree in Ocean Engineering. His work experience includes the oil industry as well as government, but he went to the Marine Institute from the Faculty of Engineering. He now teaches mechanical engineering courses in the School of Maritime …

Adaptive Testing & Gamification – Jim and Matt (Part 2)

Dr. Matthew Demers discusses using an adaptive testing strategy and the gamification of online education with Maplesoft and DigitalEd CEO Jim Cooper.
Siobhan Paul
Siobhan Paul
Director, Global Marketing

Dr. Matthew Demers is an assistant professor at the University of Guelph. After completing his Ph.D. in mathematics in 2012, he was hired at the University of Guelph as a teaching-focused professor within the School of Engineering and received a grant with the goal of transforming the delivery of two major first-year calculus courses. Currently …

Accommodating for Large and Small Class Sizes – Jim and Matt (Part 1)

Dr. Matthew Demers joins Jim Cooper to discuss technology's role in accommodating for large and small class sizes.
Siobhan Paul
Siobhan Paul
Director, Global Marketing

Dr. Matthew Demers is an assistant professor at the University of Guelph. After completing his Ph.D. in mathematics in 2012, he was hired at the University of Guelph as a teaching-focused professor within the School of Engineering and received a grant with the goal of transforming the delivery of two major first-year calculus courses. Currently …

Looking Ahead – Jim and Greg (Part 2)

Greg Dick and Jim Cooper are looking ahead to the future of digital education in the second half of their discussion.
Siobhan Paul
Siobhan Paul
Director, Global Marketing

Gregory Allan Dick has 25+ years of experience leading and catalyzing change around the globe. He is a gifted educator, strategic thinker, communicator, and leadership expert. As the Director of Educational Outreach at the Perimeter Institute (PI), Greg has built a global education and advocacy network that spans more than 60 countries, driving STEM and …

The Role of eLearning in High School Education and Outreach – Jim and Greg (Part 1)

Perimeter Institute's Greg Dick breaks down the role of eLearning in high school education and outreach, in the first half of his discussion with host Jim Cooper.
Siobhan Paul
Siobhan Paul
Director, Global Marketing

Gregory Allan Dick has 25+ years of experience leading and catalyzing change around the globe. He is a gifted educator, strategic thinker, communicator, and leadership expert. As the Director of Educational Outreach at the Perimeter Institute (PI), Greg has built a global education and advocacy network that spans more than 60 countries, driving STEM and …

Preparing For University with Online Courseware

This week, Alessandro Bogino discusses how secondary school students are preparing for university with online courseware, led by Dr. Steven Furino.
Siobhan Paul
Siobhan Paul
Director, Global Marketing

Alessandro Bogino holds a research grant at the University of Turin focused on the development of plugins needed for the automated management of thousands of users enrolled in and preparing for the TARM (Test for the Assessment of Minimum Requirements). In addition, he previously held a research grant at the Department of Mathematics at the …

Making STEM education accessible to all: eLearning in Indonesia

Dr. Maydison Ginting shares his goal of making STEM education accessible to all, and discusses his plans to implement eLearning in Indonesia with Dr. Steven Furino.
Siobhan Paul
Siobhan Paul
Director, Global Marketing

Dr. Maydison Ginting currently serves as a member of faculty as well as the Head of the Department of Business Mathematics in the School of Applied STEM at the Universitas Prasetiya Mulya in Indonesia. Listen as he and Dr. Steve Furino, Assistant Dean of Online Studies at the University of Waterloo, discuss plans to implement …

Supplementary Materials and Blended Learning

Dr. Matthias Kniebusch gives us his take on supplementary materials and blended learning in this week's podcast, hosted by Dr. Steven Furino.
Siobhan Paul
Siobhan Paul
Director, Global Marketing

Dr. Matthias Kniebusch, Assistant Professor at the Hochschule Bremerhaven, a university of applied sciences in Germany, has been deeply focused on digital education for the past 5 years. He first introduced online assignments in mathematics as an initial step towards blended learning. Since then, he has developed online content in mathematics and in engineering mechanics …