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Title Educate to innovate : factors that influence innovation ; based on input from innovators and stakeholders / prepared by Arden Bement, Jr., Debasish (Deba) Dutta and Lalit Patil ; in cooperation with the National Academy of Engineering and the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign.
Imprint Washington, D.C. : The National Academies Press, [2015]

Subject Technological innovations -- United States -- Congresses.
Creative ability in technology -- United States -- Congresses.
Creative ability in science -- United States -- Congresses.
Alt Name Bement, A. L., 1932-
Dutta, D. (Debasish),
Patil, Lalit,
National Academy of Engineering,
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign,
Educate to Innovate (Workshop) (2013 : Washington, D.C.)
Description 1 online resource (xi, 89 pages) : illustrations
Note Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed May 13, 2015).
Contents Introduction -- Setting the Stage -- What Is Innovation? -- Skills, Experiences, and Environments that Contribute to Innovation: Analysis of the Interviews -- Key Questions, Takeaways, and Next Steps: Workshop Discussions -- Epilogue -- Appendix A: Workshop Methods and Interviewee Profile -- Appendix B: Interviewee Bios -- Appendix C: Workshop Agenda -- Appendix D: Workshop Participant Bios -- Appendix E: Other Information Desired from the Interview Analysis -- Appendix F: Steering Committee Bios -- Appendix G: Project Team Bios.
Summary "Robust innovation in the United States is key to a strong and competitive industry and workforce. Efforts to improve the capacity of individuals and organizations to innovate must be a high national priority to ensure that the United States remains a leader in the global economy. How is the United States preparing its students and workers to innovate and excel? What skills and attributes need to be nurtured? The aim of the Educate to Innovate project is to expand and improve the innovative capacity of individuals and organizations by identifying critical skills, attributes, and best practices - indeed, cultures - for nurturing them. The project findings will enable educators in industry and at all levels of academia to cultivate the next generation of American innovators and thus ensure that the U.S. workforce remains highly competitive in the face of rapid technological changes. Educate to Innovate summarizes the keynote and plenary presentations from a workshop convened in October 2013. The workshop brought together innovators and leaders from various fields to share insights on innovation and its education. This report continues on to describe the specific skills, experiences, and environments that contribute to the success of innovators, and suggests next steps based on discussion from the workshop."--Publisher's description.
ISBN 9780309368803 (electronic bk.)
0309368804 (electronic bk.)
9780309368797 (paperback)
0309368790 (paperback)
OCLC # 907301424
Additional Format Erscheint auch als: Druck-Ausgabe Urbana-Champaign, University of Illinois at. Educate to Innovate . Factors That Influence Innovation: Based on Input from Innovators and Stakeholders

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