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November 16th 2015: Future Proofing Higher Education and the STEM Pipeline

The movement to transform education in line with the imperatives of the 21st century is a global phenomenon in which worldwide technological and economic forces collide with national culture and local institutions and customs. In this show, host Dave Goldberg gets two views from Canada. In particular, Dave interviews H. J. (Tom) Thompson, President of Olds College, to understand how to future proof higher education, and STEM game change Gina Cherkowski to understand and enhance the pipeline of students who are technologically literate and competent. Join Tom, Gina, and Dave for a lively discus

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H. J. (Tom) Thompson

Now in his 15th year as President at Olds College, Dr. H. J. (Tom) Thompson has taken a leading role in post-secondary education for over thirty years. Dr. Thompson is recognized for serving on numerous initiatives to enhance education, leadership, governance, entrepreneurship, and community service. Public speaking engagements have extended Dr. Thompson’s influence and brought recognition to Olds College and Alberta’s post-secondary system.
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Gina Cherkowski

Dr. Gina Cherkowski is a Mathematics Educator and researcher, a STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) Professor and educational game changer. Dr. Cherkowski earned a double cognate Ph. D. in Mathematics Education and in Culture Studies and teaches at University of Calgary.
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