Education Council

Education Council Description

 

The HARP Education Council has the broad mission of facilitating activities that educate the public, university students, and policy makers about Hyperloop concepts and impacts. Central to this is gathering information and engaging experts - packaging information in a form or multiple forms that are best for a specific venue. Targets outcomes include:

  • Inform the general public

  • Generate excitement and enthusiasm for the project

  • Provide pathways for experts to make meaningful contributions

  • Educate students and interested professionals

  • Provide pathways for experts to make meaningful contributions

  • Educate students and interested professionals

Established Objectives

 

Develop an integrated course addressing key topics related to Hyperloop technology and impacts on modern society. This would be a series of Hyperloop-related topical lectures. Could cover Hyperloop technology, environmental aspects, urban environment aspects, policy implications, frenemy relation to other modes of transport, the context of technology impacts on all transport modes, etc.

Details to be determined – the course could be tied to experts visiting (physical or virtual) classrooms to teach specific topics. Or it could be tied to digital (e.g. video, Coursera, mooc) modules that can be used by any teacher or student.

  • Determine key people needed and their roles

    • One overall organizer – with experience in curriculum building.

    • Leadership of experts –get ideas from the other councils, each delivering several hours of material - future what’s new. Need real world industry people.

    • (Research topic: We need someone who can say…What is the best way to deliver information?)

    • Person to determine and track metrics.

  • Define the networks and important systems

  • Develop Potential Funding Sources, including Associations to Develop

  • Determine Results and Metrics

  • Determine the Resources Needed to achieve those results

  • Immediate action items and who will/lead accomplish

  • Establish a platform for all Hyperloop educational content