As an experienced online lecturer at UT Chattanooga and fan of technology, Tiffany Mitchell jumped at the chance to convert her online English rhetoric and composition course to Coursera, one of two national innovators in massive open online courses (MOOCs), being used in a pilot program throughout the University of Tennessee.
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New programs offer business and IT skills for successful data science careers IBM announced it is partnering with 28 new business schools and universities, including The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, to help prepare students for the 4.4 million jobs that will be created worldwide to support big data by 2015.
For many teachers, finding time to prepare the day’s lessons can be a challenge. Five UTC Engineering students have created a solution to this problem for one special education teacher.
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May graduate Glenn Garrett was among the first UTC students to declare nuclear engineering as his emphasis of study. Before he picked up his diploma for both a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering and a Bachelor of Science in Engineering with Nuclear Emphasis, Garrett’s achievements as a TVA intern were applauded, because the results had national and international impact on the nuclear industry.
Dr. Neslihan Alp, who has served as the Associate Dean of Graduate Programs and Research in the College of Engineering and Computer Science as well as the Department Head of Engineering Management and Technology since 2006, has been appointed to a new role as the Interim Dean of the College of Engineering and Computer Science.