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2014
NJIT Distinguished Professor Emeritus Murray Turoff has been selected as a Sloan-C Fellow for his pioneering and visionary research in computer-mediated communications, learning management systems, and the effectiveness of online learning. >>
2013
Fourteen teams of rising young entrepreneurs will compete in the Newark Innovation Acceleration Challenge on Dec. 2 for the chance to win seed funding from Capital One Bank and a spot in an intensive accelerator program at the NJIT School of Management to advance their novel business concepts. >>
An NJIT Capstone team has recently developed the website CELR.org, which stands for Creative Engineering Learning Resource.  The site was created by Priscilla Nelson, professor in the department of civil and environmental engineering, and a computer science Capstone team of undergraduates.  >>
NJIT recently hosted a Curriculum, Learning, & Assessment Studies (CLAS) workshop entitled; “Preparing Students for College, Career, and Citizenship - Bringing the Standards into Your Classroom.”  >>
2012
In 2012, NJIT launched the Project Based Learning (PBL) course.  Come see this year's projects at the PBL Showcase which features real world projects carried out by NJIT sophomore students from multiple colleges, including social entrepreneurship projects started by students.  >>
CSLA Dean Fadi P. Deek provided opening remarks at the first annual Curriculum, Learning, & Assessment Studies (CLAS) Conference held on October 17 in the Campus Center Atrium. >>
The Division of Continuing Professional Education (CPE) will be hosting a Prior Learning Assessment Meetup on Aug. 16 from 6p.m. – 7:30p.m in Campus Center Conference Room 240. >>
In 2012, NJIT launched the Project Based Learning (PBL) course. >>
NJIT's Career Development Services is hosting the 2nd Annual Culminating service-learning presentations for elementary and middle school students from Bragaw Avenue School (The Service-Learning Academy), Newark Public Schools, on Tuesday, April 17th from 9:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. in the Campus Center Ballroom A.   >>
Cesar Bandera, PhD, adjunct professor in NJIT's School of Management and College of Computing Sciences, is presenting the results of his federally funded research in health delivery via mobile devices at the third international m-Health Summit and the Society for Applied Learning Technologies Conference. >>
2011
Learn about NJIT's professional development training programs, non-credit classes, Weekend University, online learning, and more at the Continuing Professional Education Open House on July 14, 5-7:30 p.m. in Fenster Hall, Rm. 100. >>
The battle between Android and Apple applications for tablet devices is yet in its infancy. But give it two months, said NJIT's Tim Kellers, an instructor who's teaching an on-line course at NJIT in Android apps, and you may see a very different landscape.  >>
2010
NJIT's Division of Continuing Professional Education will host a Graduate, Weekend University and Professional Development Open House and Online Chat on August 12, 5-7:30 p.m. (ET) in Fenster Hall, Room 100. To register, click here>>
Adult learners looking to start or re-start meaningful 21st-century careers will not want to miss NJIT's upcoming open house July 15 from 5-7:30 p.m. (EST). >>
Gale Tenen Spak, PhD, associate vice president of Continuing and Distance Education at NJIT, moderated a panel at the Association of Public Land-grant Universities' Joint Summer meeting of the Commission on Innovation, Competitiveness, and Economic Prosperity and Council on Engagement and Outreach at the Hyatt Regency in Austin, Texas. Spak moderated the session "Technology as a Tool for University Engagement and Outreach" on June 22, at which panelists discussed technology tools – from social networking to engagement web portals – that facilitate economic and community engagement. >>
Adult learners looking to start or re-start meaningful 21st century careers will not want to miss NJIT's upcoming open house July 15 from 5-7:30 p.m. (EST). Geared to busy adults, the open house will feature and demonstrate specially selected NJIT academic and training programs structured for weekend learning and/or online learning. The event will take place in Fenster Hall, room 100, on the NJIT campus.  >>
Learn about NJIT's graduate programs in high-growth, in-demand fields, meet one-on-one with faculty and admissions representatives, and hear about graduate-certificate and online learning options at a Graduate Open House on May 20, 5-7:30 p.m. in Fenster Hall, Room 100. >>
Free college courses ranging in content from English literature to quantum physics are now available on-line through a consortium started by MIT several years ago known as The Open Courseware Consortium. NJIT has recently been named a member of what has become a worldwide organization. >>
Last summer NJIT launched an affordable graduate online tuition rate for out-of-state students. “The new online tuition makes it possible for students anywhere in or outside the US to study full or part-time at NJIT,” said Gale Tenen Spak, associate vice president of the Division of Continuing Professional Education. Spak manages the program. “This is a good opportunity to access programs which offer the right courses for the right jobs and which are taught at a nationally-ranked science and technology university.” >>
Distinguished Professors Emeriti Starr Roxanne Hiltz and Murray Turoff of NJIT's Information Systems Department are spending the month of January as visiting professors at the Shidler College of Business at the University of Hawaii.  In October they participated as invited keynoters at a workshop on the Future of Higher Education in Romania, held in Bucharest. In November, a visit to Finland included invited presentations by Hiltz on "The Impact of Online Learning and Social Media on Higher Education" at the Finnish Society for Futures Studies, Helsinki; and "Social Media: Characteristics, Social Issues, and Use in Marketing," at the Turku School of Economics. Turoff's invited presentations included: "Emergency Response Information Systems" at Nokia in Helsinki, and a keynote address on the Delphi Method at the annual Millennium Project meeting in Helsinki. "These are exactly the kinds of opportunities we hoped to have when we transitioned to emeritus and emerita status," said Hiltz. "It is quite wonderful to be able to work with colleagues all over the world."  >>
The Division of Continuing Professional Education at NJIT will host an open house for Weekend University on Jan 7, 2010, from 5-7:30 p.m. in Fenster Hall on the NJIT campus. If you can't attend the open house, an online chat session will provide similar information. The chat will be held on Jan 6, 2010, from 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Register at http://adultlearner.njit.edu/about/chat.php. >>
2009
If you have an idea for an iPhone application, but don't know how to make it happen, here's your chance. NJIT will again offer an online iPhone application development non-credit course. >>
For an up-close look at graduate student life at NJIT, check out one of two upcoming open houses. You'll get way more than just a campus tour and a meeting with an admissions counselor.  >>
North Jersey Partners will host a free half-day seminar at NJIT to help organizations retain their employees. Entitled “Building a Lifelong Learning Organization: Best Practices from the Frontline,” the free seminar will be held Dec. 3, 2009 at 9 a.m. >>
NJIT will break new ground this summer with a new and affordable graduate online tuition rate for out-of-state students. “The new tuition will make it possible for students anywhere in or outside the U.S. to study full or part-time at NJIT,” said Gale Tenen Spak, associate vice president of the Division of Continuing Professional Education. >>
Fascinated by gadgets? Then you won't want to miss out on NJIT's first online iPhone application development course. Offered by the Division of Continuing Professional Education, the 30-hour online course (conducted over 10 weeks) starts May 11, 2009. Registration will be open through May 10, 2009. The cost for the class is $1000. >>
2008
Members of the northern New Jersey business, nonprofit and academic communities joined Jeanne C. Meister, founder of the New Learning Playbook blog, to discuss the training and development challenges that employers face in dealing with the new generation of workers on Dec. 11 at NJIT. Meister, an internationally recognized consultant in designing and implementing learning organizations for Fortune 1,000 firms, will be leading this project with Gale Tenen Spak, Associate Vice President, Continuing and Distance Education at NJIT. The group of human resources professionals was convened as part of the North Jersey Partners Life Long Learning Initiative with the goal of transitioning the northern New Jersey area into a continual learning region through training and workforce development. All of the information regarding this project can be found on the North Jersey Partners website. >>
For an up-close look at life at NJIT, make time this fall and winter to attend an upcoming open house. The take-away will be more than a campus tour and meeting with an admissions counselor. You'll learn about NJIT's graduate and undergraduate programs in high-growth in-demand fields and meet one on one with faculty and admissions representatives. >>
David Reibstein, PhD, associate dean and Lois Hulin, assistant dean for recruitment at NJIT's Albert Dorman Honors College, addressed questions from students today at the Honors Open House. Sponsored by NJIT's Department of Residence Life, the open house presented new developments in the Honors Living/Learning Communities, located on the fifth and sixth floors of Redwood Hall.  >>
It's not easy these days attending school, working, plus worrying about increased commuting costs.  That's why NJIT is pleased to announce a new online master's degree program in management as well as five new online business-related certificate programs starting Sept. 2, 2008. Registration is currently underway.  >>
The most popular distance-learning classes offered at NJIT— from calculus to web-based training design—are now available on line at itunes.njit.edu. The classes, which are free and open to all, are part of the continuing Open Courseware Initiative for NJIT's iTunesU site. >>
2007
Wassim Jabi, PhD, an assistant professor in the New Jersey School of Architecture at NJIT, will lead a research team to apply the traditional studio model of teaching and learning to computing sciences. Earlier this month, the NSF announced support of the project with an 18-month, $200,000 grant. >>
2006
Looking for a venerable and well-respected online engineering program? Think of calling NJIT, home to one of the nation's largest and best-respected online computing, engineering and technology programs. The Oct. 17, 2006 issue of US News and World Report singled out NJIT's program as sixth in the nation based on enrollment in ABET-accredited engineering schools and fifth in the nation based on the age of the program. >>
Prospective graduate students will have the opportunity to meet faculty and learn more about academic degrees, certificates, online learning and more at NJIT's Graduate Open House on January 5, 5-7:30 pm, Fenster Hall, Room 100. >>
2005
The Sloan Consortium recently honored Starr Roxanne Hiltz, PhD, distinguished professor of  information systems at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) for achievement in online teaching and learning.  Hiltz is a recognized authority on computer-mediated communication and learning networks.  The consortium is an association of more than 450 institutions and higher education groups engaged in on-line learning >>
2004
Students in New Jersey will soon be able to earn two degrees – one in physics and one in engineering – in just five years, thanks to a new collaboration between New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) and New Jersey City University (NJCU). >>