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Kim Bentson

Vision of Education


2017

Post University: Science Department


Table of Contents

Slide:

3
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About Post

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Why Choose Biology at Post?

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Biology Program

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Technology and Biology together

7
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What is futuring?

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Scanning and Scenarios

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Technological Trends in Education

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Economic Trends in Education

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References

Post University


Founded in 1890


Four year institution


Mission: Career focused, Student driven


15:1 Faculty student Undergraduate ratio


13:1 Faculty student Graduate ratio


3,320 total students: online and on campus


17 Undergraduate programs on campus


12 Certificate programs


17 Graduate programs online

www.post.edu

Why Choose Biology at Post?


Prepares students for:


Medical School


Veterinarian program


Physician Assistant Program


Pharmacology School


Nursing Program


Health Care field


Small class sizes


Professors that want you to
succeed


Quality h
ands on lab experiments


Several lab hours each week


Biology Program at Post


Degree Requirements:


Biology 1 & 2 w/ Labs


Chemistry 1 & 2 w/ Labs


Physics 1 & 2 w/ Labs


Anatomy & Physiology w/ Lab


Biochemistry


Biotechnology w/ Lab


Genetics


Microbiology w/ Lab


Cell Biology w/Lab


Calculus


Statistics


Internship Hours

Vision for 2017


Tablets, mobile applications, laptops and more
will be utilized in the lecture and lab on a daily
basis!

Technology and Biology at Post: Why?


Mobile Applications: Why?


Inexpensive, easily accessible to
everyone


Student and educator use


Used in specific labs/
experiments


Tracking cockroach nerve impulses


Data records



Tablets: Why?


Convenient


Student and educator use


Can be used for virtual labs


Substitute microscope view


Photo enhancer


Capture still photos from slides

http://www.cloft.co.uk/microscopy.html

www.socialnomics.net/2012/05/14

What is Futuring?


A strategic plan


Opportunity to think about what
could happen to an educational
organization


Chances to prevent negative
outcomes/change direction the
trend is headed


www.socialnomics.net/2012/05/14

http://andjustincase.blogspot.com/2011/06/future
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of
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theology.html

Scanning and Scenarios


Researching current trends


Analyzing current data


Evaluate direction current
trends are heading


Scenario
: synthesis of
different paths that lead to
possible futures

http://gslis.simmons.edu/blogs/naresh/research/


Futuring




Scenario


Scanning

Successful

Educational
Organizations

Technological Trends


Study tools available on mobile
devices


Interactive flashcards


Purchasing textbooks on a tablet


Utilizing book resources


iPhones and iPads used in labs for
viewing procedures and graphics

http://www.techhive.com/category/ios
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apps/category/apps

http://www.ehow.com/how_7208840_organic
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chemistry
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tutorial.html

Economic Trends in Education


Average tuition and fees in
2011
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12 is an estimated
$35,000 in Connecticut


Lab fees for science students
increasing


Biology is the 4
th

most
popular major for college
students


number of students is
increasing rapidly




www.forbes.com/sites/jerrybowyer/

www.thecollegeboard.com

References

2012. Top 10 College Majors. The Princeton Review.


http://www.princetonreview.com/college/top
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ten
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majors.aspx

Brunsell, E., &
Horejsi
, M. (2012). Tablets as Learning Hubs.
Science Teacher
,
79
(6), 8.

Geist, E. (2011). The Game Changer: Using IPads in College Teacher Education Classes. College
Student Journal, 45(4), 758
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768.

Ma, J. (2012). Trends in Tuition and Fees, Enrollment, and State Appropriations for Higher Education
by state. The College Board

Maddux, C. D., & Johnson, D. (2010). Global Trends and Issues in Information Technology in
Education.
Computers in the Schools
. pp. 145
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154.

Mietzner, Reger, G. (2005). Advantages and disadvantages of scenario approach for strategic foresight.
International Journal of Technology Intelligence and Planning 220
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239.

New Media Consortium (2012).
Horizon Report: Higher Education Edition

Austin, Texas.

Pennington, R., Paredes, J., Mai Yin, T., Timpte, C., Sauder, D., & Pursell, D. (2010). Adapting to
Student Learning Styles: Using Cell Phone Technology in Undergraduate Science
Instruction.

Journal Of Systemics, Cybernetics & Informatics
,

8
(5), 1
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5.

Post University (2011, 2012). Waterbury, Connecticut.
www.post.edu


Sobrero, P. M. (2004). Futuring: The implementation of anticipatory excellence. Journal of Extension,
42(2).