Emotional Rescue of Engineering Education - EWB2014

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Emotional Rescue of Engineering Education - EWB2014

  1. 1. The Emotional Rescue of Engineering Education Dave Goldberg Big Beacon deg@bigbeacon.org © David E. Goldberg 2014
  2. 2. Stories © David E. Goldberg 2011
  3. 3. Surprising journey © David E. Goldberg 2011
  4. 4. Genetic algorithms
  5. 5. Culture  sculp+ng   Anything But Engineers © David E. Goldberg 2011 www.bigbeacon.org
  6. 6. Reflection © David E. Goldberg 2011
  7. 7. Prompt: Engineering education today is not… © David E. Goldberg 2011
  8. 8. Debrief © David E. Goldberg 2011
  9. 9. Would like to suggest three things: © David E. Goldberg 2011
  10. 10. 1. We are reforming the wrong stuff. © David E. Goldberg 2011
  11. 11. 2. Using assumptions appropriate for bygone times, © David E. Goldberg 2011
  12. 12. 3. Using change methods too weak to succeed. © David E. Goldberg 2011
  13. 13. 1.  We are reforming the wrong stuff, 2.  Using assumptions appropriate for bygone times, 3.  Using change methods too weak to succeed. © David E. Goldberg 2011
  14. 14. © David E. Goldberg 2011
  15. 15. Assumption: Need to be more rational & quantitative for education reform to succeed. © David E. Goldberg 2011
  16. 16. Subtext: Pedagogical & educational efforts need to compete with research for time, funding, and prestige. © David E. Goldberg 2011
  17. 17. What’s the right stuff? © David E. Goldberg 2011
  18. 18. Story: The Power of Initiative © David E. Goldberg 2011
  19. 19. Illinois Foundry for Innovation in Engineering Education www.ifoundry.illinois.edu © David E. Goldberg 2011
  20. 20. © David E. Goldberg 2011
  21. 21. Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering © David E. Goldberg 2011
  22. 22. The “Olin Effect” © David E. Goldberg 2011
  23. 23. Illinois  Engineering   Freshman  Experience   (iEFX)   iLaunch   iCommunity   ENG100++  2   Hands-­‐on   Projects   iExpo   ENG100++   Missing   Basics   iCheckpoint  
  24. 24. 1-hour course + zero-credit iCommunity © David E. Goldberg 2011
  25. 25. © David E. Goldberg 2011
  26. 26. Great launch then… © David E. Goldberg 2011
  27. 27. bumps, confusion & complaining © David E. Goldberg 2011
  28. 28. © David E. Goldberg 2011
  29. 29. © David E. Goldberg 2011
  30. 30. “Weren’t sure you were serious about us doing what we wanted to do, but then realized you were, and it was very cool.” © David E. Goldberg 2011
  31. 31. Then, students started to take initiative without permission. © David E. Goldberg 2011
  32. 32. “Sure I made the right career choice.” © David E. Goldberg 2011
  33. 33. “Making me more confident in my decision to be an engineer.” © David E. Goldberg 2011
  34. 34. “I’m definitely more entrepreneurial.” © David E. Goldberg 2011
  35. 35. “Just an overall all-rounded engineer, not just a technician. A human, not just a problem solver.” © David E. Goldberg 2011
  36. 36. The Olin effect at Illinois! © David E. Goldberg 2011
  37. 37. But how? © David E. Goldberg 2011
  38. 38. How did such a small effort have such a big effect on initiative? © David E. Goldberg 2011
  39. 39. Story: Aching to Lead in Singapore © David E. Goldberg 2011
  40. 40. Singaporean Students Don’t Do X © David E. Goldberg 2011
  41. 41. © David E. Goldberg 2011
  42. 42. © David E. Goldberg 2011
  43. 43. How do you learn the courage to be present as a leader? © David E. Goldberg 2011
  44. 44. How do we learn courage? © David E. Goldberg 2011
  45. 45. 1.  We are reforming the wrong stuff, 2.  Using assumptions appropriate for bygone times, 3.  Using change methods too weak to succeed. © David E. Goldberg 2011
  46. 46. Story: Universities date back to 11th century. © David E. Goldberg 2011
  47. 47. Founded1088 © David E. Goldberg 2011
  48. 48. 9-10 century consensus © David E. Goldberg 2011
  49. 49. University as an assembly of experts © David E. Goldberg 2011
  50. 50. Expertise is being challenged in 2 ways © David E. Goldberg 2011
  51. 51. Challenge #1: EdTech © David E. Goldberg 2011
  52. 52. MOOCs © David E. Goldberg 2011
  53. 53. Massive open online courses © David E. Goldberg 2011
  54. 54. © David E. Goldberg 2011
  55. 55. Challenge #2: KidEnterprise © David E. Goldberg 2011
  56. 56. Story: Are universities necessary for research? © David E. Goldberg 2011
  57. 57. © David E. Goldberg 2011
  58. 58. Friday, 30 January 2013 © David E. Goldberg 2011
  59. 59. Post WW2 professor was © David E. Goldberg 2011 ©  David  E.  Goldberg  and  Mark  Somerville  2013   Please  do  not  reproduce  or  distribute  without  permission.  
  60. 60. From @jackandraka! @deg511 Working on changing education, too!‪! <link> ! © David E. Goldberg 2011
  61. 61. © David E. Goldberg 2011
  62. 62. Pancreatic cancer hRp://kalatas.com.au/wp-­‐content/uploads/2013/03/Screen-­‐Shot-­‐2013-­‐03-­‐02-­‐at-­‐12.22.39-­‐ AM-­‐275x300.png   © David E. Goldberg 2011
  63. 63. Mid th 20 © David E. Goldberg 2011 Century
  64. 64. © David E. Goldberg 2011
  65. 65. © David E. Goldberg 2011
  66. 66. 168 times faster 26,000 times less expensive, 400 times more sensitive, 5 minutes to run   © David E. Goldberg 2011
  67. 67. © David E. Goldberg 2011
  68. 68. What did he need from the professor? © David E. Goldberg 2011
  69. 69. Lab space © David E. Goldberg 2011
  70. 70. Any 14-year old with laptop an read papers experts read. Can get funding experts get. Can hire help from guru.com. © David E. Goldberg 2011
  71. 71. Jack is not alone. © David E. Goldberg 2011
  72. 72. Returns to research expertise are diminishing. © David E. Goldberg 2011
  73. 73. The current revolution isn’t about teaching. © David E. Goldberg 2011
  74. 74. Idea of university is being challenged. © David E. Goldberg 2011
  75. 75. What is an expert? © David E. Goldberg 2011
  76. 76. “I know.” © David E. Goldberg 2011
  77. 77. What is a university? © David E. Goldberg 2011
  78. 78. “No, I k now.” “No, I know.” “No, I know.” “I know.” “No, I know.” “No, I know.” ”No, I know.” “No, I know.” “No, I know.” © David E. Goldberg 2011 “No, I know.” “No ow.” , I kn
  79. 79. How do we balance the portfolio? © David E. Goldberg 2011
  80. 80. ???? “I know” © David E. Goldberg 2011
  81. 81. What is the opposite of expertise? © David E. Goldberg 2011
  82. 82. Story: A difficulty of “knowing.” © David E. Goldberg 2011
  83. 83. Rewind to September 2010 © David E. Goldberg 2011
  84. 84. Georgetown University Leadership Coaching Certificate Program © David E. Goldberg 2011
  85. 85. © David E. Goldberg 2011
  86. 86. Stuck © David E. Goldberg 2011
  87. 87. Love © David E. Goldberg 2011
  88. 88. Breakthrough © David E. Goldberg 2011
  89. 89. Learned how hard it is to really trust another person. © David E. Goldberg 2011
  90. 90. How do you learn the courage to be present as a leader? © David E. Goldberg 2011
  91. 91. You learn courage from those who 1.  Have courage to check their egos, 2.  Trust you before you trust yourself, 3.  Are open to your exploration & learning. © David E. Goldberg 2011
  92. 92. Unleashing reaction © David E. Goldberg 2011
  93. 93. Unleashing = Trust + Courage + Initiative -> Learning to learn © David E. Goldberg 2011
  94. 94. Hard lessons for an engineer & professor. © David E. Goldberg 2011
  95. 95. All key change variables of transformation are emotional. © David E. Goldberg 2011
  96. 96. © David E. Goldberg 2011
  97. 97. © David E. Goldberg 2011
  98. 98. “I trust” “I know” © David E. Goldberg 2011
  99. 99. Unleash © David E. Goldberg 2011
  100. 100. © David E. Goldberg 2011
  101. 101. “We control” © David E. Goldberg 2011
  102. 102. “We tru st.” “We trust.” “We trust” “We trust” “We trust.” “We trust.” “We trust.” “We Trust.” “We trust.” © David E. Goldberg 2011 “We trust.” “W ust.” e tr
  103. 103. 1.  We are reforming the wrong stuff, 2.  Using assumptions appropriate for bygone times, 3.  Using change methods too weak to succeed. © David E. Goldberg 2011
  104. 104. At level of individuals, variables are emotional. © David E. Goldberg 2011
  105. 105. At systems/organization level variables are cultural. © David E. Goldberg 2011
  106. 106. Need to move from fear & control to love & trust. © David E. Goldberg 2011
  107. 107. Trying to use existing bureaucracies to reform themselves. © David E. Goldberg 2011
  108. 108. It hasn’t worked. © David E. Goldberg 2011
  109. 109. It won’t work. © David E. Goldberg 2011
  110. 110. When in human history have we made big moves? © David E. Goldberg 2011
  111. 111. The Salt Movement of 1930 © David E. Goldberg 2011
  112. 112. © David E. Goldberg 2011
  113. 113. The Montgomery Bus Boycott of 1955 © David E. Goldberg 2011
  114. 114. hRp://www.montgomeryboycoR.com/photos/rParksArrest.jpg   © David E. Goldberg 2011
  115. 115. It takes a social movement to bring transformation. © David E. Goldberg 2011
  116. 116. The Big Beacon Movement of 2012 © David E. Goldberg 2011
  117. 117. © David E. Goldberg 2011
  118. 118. Problems: Changes huge & have system that delights in failure of candidates. © David E. Goldberg 2011
  119. 119. © David E. Goldberg 2011
  120. 120. Global movement © David E. Goldberg 2011
  121. 121. 5 Pillars to transform higher education
  122. 122. by collaboratively disrupting the status quo. © David E. Goldberg 2011
  123. 123. Coming 2014 © David E. Goldberg 2011
  124. 124. 5 Technologies of Trust •  •  •  •  •  Wholemindedness Values-based design Coaching Culture crafting & sculpting Changing the way we change
  125. 125. Wholemindedness: 6 Minds of WNE Analy+cal   mind   Mind   mind   Design   mind   Six  Minds   of  the   Whole  New   Engineer   Linguis+c   mind   People   mind   Body   mind  
  126. 126. Values-Based Design: 5 Pillars of the Big Beacon •  •  •  •  •  Joy Trust Courage Connection Openness
  127. 127. Culture  sculp+ng   Anything But Engineers © David E. Goldberg 2011 www.bigbeacon.org
  128. 128. Modern leadership coaching traces its origins to Chilean engineer, Fernando Flores, & his PhD thesis: Management and Communication in the Office of the Future, 1982 © David E. Goldberg 2011
  129. 129. Changing how we change: Cannot assume that simple orders in a hierarchy will do the trick © David E. Goldberg 2011
  130. 130. Good exemplars growing: Different objects of change, assumptions, & process of change essential © David E. Goldberg 2011
  131. 131. 1.  We are reforming the wrong stuff, 2.  Using assumptions appropriate for bygone times, 3.  Using change methods too weak to succeed. © David E. Goldberg 2011
  132. 132. 1-3 Takeaways © David E. Goldberg 2011
  133. 133. Email: deg@bigbeacon.org Web: www.bigbeacon.org Linkedin: www.linkedin.com/in/deg511 Twitter: @deg511, @bigbeacon © David E. Goldberg 2014
  134. 134. Join Sunday breakfast for interactive session to collaboratively disrupt the status quo. © David E. Goldberg 2011
  135. 135. The Emotional Rescue of Engineering Education Dave Goldberg ThreeJoy Associates, Inc. deg@bigbeacon.org © David E. Goldberg 2014

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