Bradford Condon PhD

Bioinformatics, Web & Mobile Development


education

In a previous blog post, I announced my excitement for becoming a certified Software and Data Carpentry instructor. As I complete my checkout process, I also wanted to recap the most important points from the training. A lab meeting presentation of this recap cis available on google slides here.

Looking forward to teaching my first workshop in the next few months!

Data Carpentry Software Carpentry

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This week(September 25th & 26th 2017), I will be certified as a Software and Data Carpentry instructor. As of 2017-06-26, there were 968 instructors. Am I lucky number 1,000? Probably not. Still, exciting.

Data Carpentry Software Carpentry

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Expanding your horizons header NSF epscor

On April 29th 2017, the Expanding Your Horizons conference came to Kentucky for the first time. The conference was funded by an NSF EPSCoR (National Science Foundation Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research for Education and Outreach) grant which I, along with Ellen Crocker and Susan Odom, was a PI on. I’m very grateful for all of the volunteers, corporate partners, parents, teachers, and students who made this conference a success.

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MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses)  are an interesting development in higher education.  At their most impressive, they are a way for brilliant educators to reach thousands of students at a time, all across the world.  MOOCs have the potential to remove educational barriers like learning disabilities, economic constraints, geographic realities, or busy life schedules.  My alma mater, Cornell, launched their first wave of MOOCs last semester.  Cornell prides itself on catering to “any person, any study” and its not hard to see how MOOCs can drive this mission forward.

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