Preventing A Brainware Crisis (IEE IV)
Overview what REALLY happens at universities with IT oriented students. How research, innovation, education and industry should be linked-up better
Published on: Mar 4, 2016
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Microsoft Academic Relations TeamInformatics Education Europe IV Preventing the Brainware Crisis Dr. Ingo Dahm Head of Academic Relations Team, Microsoft Deutschland GmbH
Microsoft Academic Relations TeamWhat makes a „good“ CS education? Ensure that 100% students are enabled to pass (hard!) exams
Microsoft Academic Relations TeamAgenda
Microsoft Academic Relations Team I learn for my life, not for my course. Just kidding.Many universities seem to educate students to become great scientists, notindustry leaders. Money is invested in research not in knowledge transfer.
Microsoft Academic Relations TeamTeaching the Net Generation Matures Baby Generation X Net Boomers GenerationBirth Dates 1900-1945 1946-1964 1965-1982 1983-1991Description Greatest Me Generation Latchkey Millenials Generation GenerationAttributes Command and Optimistic Independent Hopeful control Workaholic Skeptical Determined Self-sacrificLikes Respect for Responsibility Freedom Public activism authority Work ethic Multitasking Latest Family Can-do Work-life technology Community attitude balance Parents involvementDislikes Waste Laziness Red Tape Anything Slow Technology Turning 50 Hype Negativity Olbinger & Olbinger, 2005 Euler Seufert, 2007
Microsoft Academic Relations TeamDo their LaundryDo their Laundry Sparetime & Hobbies Sparetime & HobbiesDuration of Software Development At Home per MonthDuration of Software Development At Home per Month Student Expectations about Classes Student Expectations about Classes Want to Want to finish asap finish asap -17,8h Neuberger Research, 2009 Neuberger Research, 2007
Microsoft Academic Relations Team I could teach IT, if only someone could explain me, how a computer works.The way how we teach developed much slower than content and media that deliver and transfer eductaion.
Microsoft Academic Relations TeamIT Security Course Cycle 1 (conventional) Cycle 2 (improved) Educator teached IT security in two different stylesConcept improvement Correct Answers Correct Answers conventional lessons improved conceptInteraktive Teaching 75% 93%Radio play 91% 97% Students evaluated theirSelf-Reflection 71% 93% motivation on a 1-6 scale 1 is best, 6 is worstImage Analogies 82% 94% Green = 1,3 or betterMovies 96% 95% orange = 2,3 or worseGames 80% 94% Teacher determined student‘sCompetitions 94% 92% knowledge through a testShort Presentation 80% 97% Outcome: Motivated studentsCreative Media 84% 87% learn more effectively
Microsoft Academic Relations Team This time-machine will make us rich… …and immortal when we teach our students how it works. Strange. But education is often seen as a burden – not an enrichtment.
Microsoft Academic Relations TeamPerception & Reality
Microsoft Academic Relations TeamHow to influence students @ home? Neuberger, Jan. 2007
Microsoft Academic Relations TeamMedia Informatics Course C o nt e xChange in Success rates in CS1 “Media Computation” t roc k s !from Spring 2003 to Fall 2005Architecture 46.7% 85.7%Biology 64.4% 90.4%Economics 54.5% 92.0%History 46.5% 67.6%Management 48.5% 87.8%Public Policy 47.9% 85.4% Mark Gudial, GeorgiaTech (www.mediainformatics.org)
Microsoft Academic Relations Team Dear Alexander, eduction seems to be useless. It has no scientific outcome nor the potential to get 3rd party funds… The „Humboldt Principle“ is not only freedom and independency to the government, but also knowledge aquisition and transfer by teaching.
Microsoft Academic Relations TeamWhat to expect from industry Implement scenarios, Help educators with ideas where students can try out to save time in order to software, play with it and improve education implement new stuff concepts Broad communication that there is a huge demand for STEM students
Microsoft Academic Relations TeamCorrelation Analysis Knowledge of ITA and Knowledge of ITA and MSDNAA is correlated with MSDNAA is correlated with 2:35h longer SD per week. 2:35h longer SD per week. +16pt
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