Articles for September 2016

Calendar: September–November 2016

12 September 2016
A look at upcoming IEEE events

IEEE Day Is 4 October

2 September 2016
Hundreds of celebrations will mark the founding of one of IEEE’s predecessor societies

IEEE Fellow Develops a Platform to Customize Textbooks

14 September 2016
Richard Baraniuk founded OpenStax, one of the first online education programs

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What is the Price to Pay for Sci-Hub’s “Free” Articles

14 September 2016
There’s a price to pay for accessing illegally downloaded material from the pirated-content website

How Technology Can Prevent Children From Dying in Hot Cars

9 September 2016
Sensors and cameras can activate alarms before it’s too late

In Memoriam: September 2016

29 September 2016
IEEE mourns the loss of the following members

Get Schooled on IEEE’s Educational Products and Services

20 September 2016
There are programs tailored for students and professionals

Special Report: The State of Engineering Education

16 September 2016
Top IEEE educators share their views

Amending the IEEE Constitution: Two Sets of Views

19 September 2016
Representatives of both sides weigh in on the suggested revisions

How to Steer the Conversation While Asking for a Raise

28 September 2016
What to say, and when to say nothing at all

Bringing Ethics to the Forefront of Technology R&D

23 September 2016
An argument in favor of making it a prominent part of each new product’s life cycle

Region News: September 2016

23 September 2016
The latest IEEE activities from around the world

Clarifications About Proposed Revisions to the IEEE Constitution

26 September 2016
Answers to concerns raised about the amendment on this year’s ballot

How Emerging Technology Will Disrupt the Financial Industry

27 September 2016
An MIT Sloan event addresses how big data, machine learning, and blockchain technology can provide customized products and services

A Look at the State of Engineering Education Worldwide

1 September 2016
Top IEEE educators share their views about diversity and declining enrollment

How to Break Into Some of the Fastest-Growing Tech Fields

7 September 2016
IEEE resources to help members launch successful careers in big data, software-defined networking, and biomedical engineering

Innovative Corporate Training Programs Keep Employees’ Skills Updated

21 September 2016
Verizon and VMware are using customized MOOCs, videos, and e-books

High-Tech Tools Are Being Introduced In the Classroom

15 September 2016
Google Cardboard and Microsoft HoloLens are being used as teaching and study aids

Meet the CEO of edX, the Online Learning Platform

6 September 2016
MOOC co-creator Anant Agarwal discusses a big shift in education

IEEE Must Embrace Change or Accept Irrelevance

5 September 2016
President Barry Shoop says it’s important for the organization to adapt and evolve with changing conditions

Upcoming Conferences Cover the Latest Trends for Education

8 September 2016
Events delve into MOOCs, computer-aided learning, and games

How to Be a Bold Entrepreneur

13 September 2016
Building confidence in yourself and your business plan is key

A Weeklong Celebration to Commemorate 50 Years of IEEE Region 10

8 September 2016
Events held in Bangalore for the Asia Pacific Region’s anniversary

IEEE Foundation Helps Students Pay for Their Education

14 September 2016
Scholarships are available to those studying power and energy, vehicular technology, and other subjects

New Mobile App Helps Members Find IEEE Events Being Held Anywhere

13 September 2016
They can search by date, location, or sponsoring society

A First Look at REACH, IEEE’s Interactive Tech History Education Program

19 September 2016
High school students learn about early maritime navigation through videos and hands-on activities

IEEE Takes a Stand on Universal Access to the Internet

15 September 2016
The organization is working to close the digital divide

Why One Data Science Student Chose MOOCs Over a Top University Program

16 September 2016
By opting for an informal education, David Venturi saved tens of thousands of dollars

Taking Charge of Your Professional Development

22 September 2016
Individuals should assume responsibility for their own training, former IEEE continuing education chair says