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Trends in Instructional Technology

Developments in instructional technology incorporate technology-based methods designed to enhance the student learning process. Instructional technology applies proven learning technologies to systems traditionally delivered via handbook, textbook, training seminar, or lecture. Trainers and educators alike utilize instructional technology to assess student personality traits, as well as develop project teams and efficiently deliver informative content. After [...]

By |2017-07-13T00:20:10+00:00October 22nd, 2013|Information Technology|0 Comments

A Positive Outlook for Manufacturing Careers

The biggest employer in the U.S. goods-producing industries supersector, manufacturing is a large, interdisciplinary industry that encompasses a diverse range of sectors. Its primary focus is the production of goods from raw or intermediary materials and components, mostly at an industrial scale. The North American Industry Classification System defines manufacturing as “the sector (which) comprises [...]

By |2017-07-13T00:20:10+00:00October 10th, 2013|Industrial Engineering|0 Comments

Career Spotlight: Engineering Manager

A specialized form of management designed to catapult science and engineering graduates into key leadership positions in their respective industries, engineering management (EM) combines the best of business and engineering studies. It is a rigorous yet rewarding career path that demands business acumen—that is, administrative, organizational, and planning abilities—as well as technical expertise. In a [...]

By |2017-07-13T00:20:10+00:00October 4th, 2013|Engineering Management|0 Comments

Trends in EdTech: Instructional Apps

With access to technology and to digital learning resources increasing exponentially over the past decade, the focus and ambitions of educational technology advocates have shifted and broadened in proportion. First, it was about convincing school districts to invest in the right equipment. Then it became about finding ways of using existing skills (writing, visual, memory, [...]

By |2017-07-13T00:20:11+00:00September 26th, 2013|Information Technology|0 Comments

LTU Explores: Trends in Office Architecture

What is the key to remaining competitive in a recessed economic climate? Business operators understand that maximizing employee productivity significantly contributes to maintaining healthy balance sheets. However, what causes employees to boost productivity? As it turns out, the design and layout of the office space itself might have a larger impact on overall employee happiness [...]

By |2017-02-19T14:00:31+00:00September 17th, 2013|Architecture|0 Comments

Lawrence Tech Receives $20 Million Anonymous Donation

In what represents the largest single donation ever received by Lawrence Technological University, an anonymous donor has graciously offered a massive $20 million gift to LTU. LTU President Dr. Virinder Moudgil commented, “The University has plans in place for exciting new educational initiatives and can now move ahead to enhance its leadership position in delivering [...]

By |2017-02-19T14:00:31+00:00August 22nd, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Lawrence Tech Engineering Leads the Way in Bridge Reconstruction

One of the more pressing problems facing the United States is the rapidly deteriorating infrastructure. From crumbling buildings to pothole-ridden roads, America requires a dramatic face lift to bolster the foundation for economic growth. Perhaps no other part of the declining infrastructure has more issues than the country’s myriad bridges. From the Golden Gate Bridge [...]

MBA or Masters in Engineering Management?

Engineers must acquire the technical expertise to work on a wide variety of projects, from developing schematics for intricate electrical systems to putting the finishing touches on a bridge expansion. Yet for those engineers that wish to augment their technical skills with the type of management tools that open up new career horizons, it may [...]

Blue Devils’ first season back lays groundwork for the future

Posted on: March 11, 2013 SOUTHFIELD, Mich. – Despite a 2-20 Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference record, men’s basketball Head Coach Tom Kempf is pleased with Lawrence Technological University’s return to the hardwood after 48 years. During the 1940s and early 1950s the Blue Devils were a basketball powerhouse. This season’s overall record of 3-27 starts the [...]

By |2017-02-19T14:00:31+00:00March 11th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Lawrence Tech researchers seek better ways to build bridges

SOUTHFIELD, Mich. – Testing at Lawrence Technological University on the limits of ultra-high-performance concrete could bring major changes to the way highway bridges are built in states with cold climates. LTU’s Dean of Engineering Nabil Grace and his research team are studying alternative materials for the Michigan Department of Transportation and the state transportation agencies [...]