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  • IEEE Educational Activities Board

    Vice Presidents ReportJune 2008Evangelia Micheli-Tzanakou

  • TopicsPlanning Document V.6Introduced draft HC distributed to eab and provided via email last week (date?)Strategic Planning Retreat resultsSummarized SP retreat results strengths/weakness, etc. Bylaw I-304.3ExCom ReportMarketing and Sales research findingsFuture TIPSWIE (RWEP, Magazine, Sections)Biometrics BookIntel Presidents ScholarshipTechnical English Speaking workshop in RussiaProfessionals in Service WorkshopSummer Schools on Emerging TechnologiesEAB e-zineWebinars Associated with ExpertNow

  • EAB Strategic Planning Preliminary results came in March 2008 (3a)Strengths and Weaknesses identifiedMany Opportunities are mentionedPotential Barriers also existSuggestions as to how to strengthen our positionNext stepsPossibly new retreat in NovemberAlignment of EAB Strategic Planning with IEEEs SPComments on the report are appreciated

  • Bylaw I-304.3EAB proposes a revision to this bylaw in order to add the positions of the IEEE Expert Now Editorial Board Chair and the EAB N&A Committee Chair as voting members of the EAB

    Proposed Action: Resolved that revisions to IEEE Bylaw I-304.3-Educational Activities Board, in the form presented to the Board of Directors, shall be approved.

    This action increases the number of the EAB body from 17 to 19Financial implications: Yr1 $1500, Yr2 $4500 and increase of $500 /year there after

  • Report to the ExComA written report is attached (3d)Updates on almost all programs were also given in a 5 min oral report

  • Market ResearchSome Key Preliminary FindingsMany respondents feel the availability of content is lacking in Expert Now and thus want Wider range of topics and more depth/technical issues in current topicsIncreased complexity and length of modulesStudy materials: printouts and note taking capabilities for later reference (now - Course Notes)Related references to pursue after completion (now - References)Interactive features (Ability to ask questions during the module)

  • Market ResearchSome Key Preliminary FindingsThe idea of bundling a series of courses together ranging from an overview to more advanced topics is of strong interest to respondents, particularly if it includes a cost savings as well

  • The Five Needs of Expert NowCourses need to go beyond the intro levelCourses need to be organized into curriculaCurricula need to be focused on customer baseExpert Now needs to work with certification product developmentA strategy for an IEEE course test certification programIEEE continuing ed products need to be under the same branding & product managementThe new Product Management department should play a major roleJonathan DahlStaff Director, IEEE Sales & MarketingIEEE Financial Committee

  • TISPUpcoming TISP Workshops:

    Cordoba, ArgentinaSept. 2008Port of Spain, TrinidadSept. 2008San Francisco, CaliforniaNov. 2008

  • IEEE Expert NowModules AreProfessionally produced, IEEE conference quality education accessible to customers world-wide 24 hours a day, 7 days a weekDelivered via easy to use player-viewer, audio and video files, diagrams, and animationsand includeCourse Notes to save or print that include transcript, glossary terms, updated references, and author bioOptional CEUs for maintaining professional licensure

  • IEEE Women in Engineering (WIE)

    Goals/Projects and Highlights

    Update as of June 2008 Karen Panetta and Keyana Tennant

  • Outreach Events in 2008In 2008, WIE continues to host collaborative events in an effort to establish IEEE WIE as a recognized international leader for supporting and developing women in engineering. As of June 2008, WIE has conducted more than 70 Outreach events worldwide, including pre-university educational outreach attracting well over 11,500 participants.

  • 2008 WIE Committee and Staff ActivitiesWIE Magazine (June/December 2008)WIE Clementina Scholarship (in progress)IEEE WIE Edith Hannigan Scholarship (candidate chosen)Educational Outreach (on-going)Providing assistance with the formation of new WIE Affinity Groups and support of ongoing activities (on-going)Seek for collaboration opportunities with other organizations with similar interests (on-going)Organizing receptions at major technical conferences to enhance networking and to promote membership in WIE, market of WIE Magazine (on-going)WIE attendance at IEEE Conferences (Sections Congress)

    Administering the IEEE Student-Teacher and Research Engineer/Scientist (STAR) Program to mentor young women in junior and high schools in conjunction with EEES

    Recognizing womens outstanding achievements through IEEE Award nominations (on-going)

    Encourage and Support women to seek IEEE Member Grade advancement to Senior Member and Fellow (on-going)

    Advocate women in leadership roles in IEEE governance

  • WIE E-Magazine June 2008 launchedThe next issue of the WIE E-Magazine, Women in Power will launch December 2008

  • Monthly WIE NewsletterAs of June 2008 WIE Staff and WIE Volunteer produced 6 monthly WIE Newsletters Articles on Career information, Educational Outreach, reports on IEEE WIE, WIE Affinity Group activities, IEEE news, Resources, and more

  • Growth of WIE Affinity GroupsAs of June 2008, 200 WIE Affinity Groups in over 45 countries. 13 pending formation

  • STAR/EEES The STAR (Student-Teacher and Research Engineer/Scientist) is a mentoring program that encourages young women in junior high and high schools to pursue careers in mathematics, science and engineering. June 2008- STAR Call for Projects developed in collaboration with the Engineering Equity Extension Services (EEES) National Science Foundation Grant to provide funding for approved projects that support the current and emerging knowledge bases on gender equality, engineering education, and project management to pre-university students.

  • Intel ISEFPresidents ScholarshipThe winner receives:$10,000 evenly dispersed over 4 years of undergraduate studyFour year IEEE Student Membership and Student Society MembershipFramed certificate and engraved plaque

  • And the winner is.Harikrishna Rallapalli

    for his Low-Cost Total Internal Reflection Fluorescence Microscopy Package

  • OtherBiometrics Book-Wiley/IEEE PressTechnical English Speaking workshop in RussiaProfessionals in Service Workshop (2008)Summer Schools on Emerging Technologies (2009)EAB e-zine Webinars Associated with Expert Now

  • Thank You.