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- Pharmacy professors say flipping classrooms is about making time for active learning
With help from Purdue’s IMPACT initiative, Pharmacy professors Animesh Aditya and Marc Loudon have turned the large lecture hall into an active learning space, where enhancing student engagement and problem solving are the goals.
- Professor enriches class discussion using Hotseat, one of several apps available for faculty use
After implementing Purdue’s backchannel discussion and polling platform, Hotseat, into his curriculum, Professor Larry Nies discovered a variety of uses for the tool including student engagement, exam review, idea sharing, and more. ITaP can help faculty get started with Hotseat and other Purdue-developed tools to enhance their students’ learning experience.
- New Rice community cluster research supercomputer ready for faculty
Purdue’s new community cluster supercomputer Rice, listed among the world’s top 500 supercomputers, is ready for faculty researchers. ITaP also added two other new clusters, one for big memory research, especially in the life sciences, and the other for high-throughput computing. Capacity is available in all three.
- Purdue again leads the nation in supercomputing systems for campus research
Purdue’s new Rice community cluster isn't alone on the latest list of the world’s most powerful supercomputers. Purdue has three machines listed overall, and the Rice, Conte and Carter clusters give Purdue the best collection of high-performance computing resources for any campus in the country.
- Purdue supercomputer usage, failure data research could make supercomputers more super
A National Science Foundation-funded project spearheaded by Purdue Professor Saurabh Bagchi, with ITaP as a partner, is using Purdue’s new Rice community cluster and other supercomputers in research aimed at making the machines more reliable and at speeding results for researchers who rely on them.