MINISTRY OF EDUCATION 2009
Tom Lewkowitz (SCS-CS)
Yixin Liu (CIT-ECE) Created a web-based information system to manage, analyze, and report student standardized test scores across the Palau school system. The new system will save the Ministry months of work each year. Reports on test data that used to take the Ministry until late fall to produce were ready for an education conference in July 2007
Zixuan Ma (Heinz-MISM) Re-engineered the Palau High School’s Student Information System and built capacity within the Ministry to manage further development. Deployed the open source learning management system, Moodle, for use by Ministry staff and schoolteachers 2007 Jasmine Han (H&SS-IS/SCS-HC
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION 2009
Varun Arora (Qatar-IS)
Ki Yeun Kim (SHS/MCS-Math) Updated One Laptop Per Child server software. Ran workshops for teachers on the use of the open source Moodle course management system. Drafted policies for the use of the One Laptop Per Child laptops.
DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY 2009
Hans Schweitzer (H&SS-IS)
Richard Chen (TSB-BA) Drafted an Information Management Policy for the Nauran government, based on interviews of all department heads and select staff, gathered forms, observations of spreadsheets and databases used, and related work practices. Created a system for managing information in their fuel-rationing program. Defined a plan for implementing a national ID number for each Nauruan.