The NVAO committee, which audited the UT at the end of 2019, has verbally announced that the UT education meets the standards of the Institutional Quality Assurance Audit. According to the project leader and UT secretary Susanne Wichman, ‘the committee is very positive across the board.’
‘The framework is a response to the problem most universities face: that teaching is not being as rewarded as it should be,’ says Ruth Graham. As part of the Week of Inspiration, the education consultant is coming to the UT today to give a talk on ‘the future of engineering education’.
‘How can we learn from people who are funny?’ Yesterday, University of Minnesota researcher Barry Kudrowitz held a lecture in the DesignLab called ‘How humor and play fuels innovation’, explaining how silly ideas can fuel creativity.
What makes a good teacher? Where does the passion for passing on knowledge come from? In the series ‘Meet the teacher’ we focus on people who are truly dedicated to education. In this episode we introduce Victoria Daskalova, Assistant Professor in Law, Governance & Technology.
Workshop ‘Learning how to learn’ was organized yesterday at Ravelijn by Komma, the study association of Educational Science and Technology. The event aimed to help students enhance their learning experience as a lifelong learner.
What makes a good teacher? Where does the passion for passing on knowledge come from? In the series ‘Meet the teacher’ we focus on people who are truly dedicated to education. In this episode we introduce Farid Vahdati, Assistant Professor at the Department of Construction Management & Engineering.
What makes a good teacher? Where does the passion for passing on knowledge come from? In the series ‘Meet the teacher’ we focus on people who are truly dedicated to education. In this episode we introduce Iris van Duren, assistant professor at the ITC department of Natural Resources.
Gifted pupils in primary schools mostly read textbooks or work on individual assignments. But not children participating in BE COOL!-project. Those students get to design moon houses. The project introduces a new type of learning method built on collaboration and Alieke van Dijk is there to design and research this new educational approach.
The Classroom of the Future in the Gallery had its kick-off lecture this morning. Students industrial engineering & management (IEM) and business & IT (BIT) were the very first to use the interactive lecture room, which is equipped with twenty giant touchscreens and a large videowall.
Teachers believe that they tested a lot, maybe even too much, during the first quarter of the Twente Educational Model (TEM). That resulted in a high workload. This becomes apparent from the teachers' evaluation of the first TEM module. In general, teachers are satisfied with the start of the new educational model.
Where other students can’t wait to see the day when they won’t have anything to do with tests anymore, Fabienne van der Kleij made it the topic of her PhD. Finishing 19 December, she has become an expert in how feedback in computer-based assessments can contribute to better learning results. It took her to Tel Aviv and Paris, and Brisbane awaits her.