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Transforming Scientists through Technical Education: A View from the Trenches
September/October 2008 (vol. 10 no. 5)
pp. 28-33
Deana D. Pennington, University of New Mexico
William K. Michener, University of New Mexico
Samantha Katz, Education consultant
Laura L. Downey, Transportation Security Administration
Mark Schildhauer, University of California, Santa Barbara
Critical, emerging problems necessitate finding new ways to study the environment. To this end, technology innovators must school researchers in an array of emerging technologies and teach them how to apply such technologies to their work. Two research projects took on this challenge, creating successful workshops and a virtual seminar designed to provide problem-based instruction. Here, project leaders evaluate their efforts and assess their activities, outcomes, and lessons learned.

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Index Terms:
computer literacy, education, computer applications, computational science, HPC in Education, high-performance computing
Deana D. Pennington, William K. Michener, Samantha Katz, Laura L. Downey, Mark Schildhauer, "Transforming Scientists through Technical Education: A View from the Trenches," Computing in Science and Engineering, vol. 10, no. 5, pp. 28-33, Sept.-Oct. 2008, doi:10.1109/MCSE.2008.125
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