Trends in Professional Education - Tim Hardin, Ph.D
Certificates? Degrees? Face-to-face? Online? MOOCs? As technology invades and enhances the educational landscape, the opportunities for professional education have exploded. Dr. Hardin will discuss some of the basic trends and opportunities in professional education from both the employee and employer's viewpoint.
Dr. Hardin obrained a B.S. in Industrial Engineering form the University of Oklahoma, and began a journey of nearly 30 years in the private sector including transportation, finance, and as a small business owner. He then returned to academia to obtain M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Science from the University of Louisville. In 2016, he relocated to Oklahoma State University in Stillwater, and he is now the Director of the Master of Sceience in Engineering and Technology Management degree program. The MSTEM program has over 500 graduates representing approximately 150 organizations.