Online or on campus? ‘We are moving towards a blended form of education and work.’ Rector Tom Veldkamp and the Vice-President of the Executive Board Machteld Roos discuss what studying and working at the University of Twente will look like in the future.
Online of op de campus? ‘We gaan richting een gemengde vorm van onderwijs en werk.’ Rector Tom Veldkamp en vicevoorzitter Machteld Roos van het college van bestuur bespreken hoe studeren en werken aan de Universiteit Twente er in de toekomst uit gaat zien.
UT professor Srirang Manohar has built a special ‘teaching tool’ for his online classes. He uses a home-made lightboard, a transparent board with lights arranged in such a way that writings on it glow and look as if hanging ‘in thin air’. Now he hopes more UT teachers can apply the method. ‘I want to give students the best we can, so they don’t become the lost corona generation.’
A new project called the ‘Autumn Challenge’ aims to give UT students an international, interactive and meaningful online experience over the course of 12 weeks. Initiator Elena Tsigki explains what the project is all about.
The first Monday of every month LUVANE presents you with a freshly cooked campus cartoon. A plate full of tasty colors, flavored with a pinch of humor, and served to satisfy your sateless hunger for procrastination.
About seventy students from the Honours programme shared their views on distance education during and after the corona crisis, in an online plenary session yesterday evening. According to Theresa Höfker, chairwoman of the organizing committee, Honours students are eager to get back to physical education, but open book exams could be a potential gamechanger.
Students will not return to classrooms on campus before the summer. All education at the University of Twente will be held only online until the end of this academic year.
Our daily rhythm is temporarily disrupted. No more walks, bike rides or car rides to the campus. We are working from home. We call in instead of meeting face to face. How do you like your improvised home office and what tips can we share? Efthymios Constantinides, associate professor of Digital Marketing, gives his view on the situation.
In January 2017, the TCP Language Centre will start a fully online course ‘Dutch for Beginners’. This new online course is meant for all UT employees, including PhD candidates, who speak very little or no Dutch. The course was designed as a solution for those, who can’t regularly attend classes.
De jaarlijkse onderwijsdag stond donderdag in het teken van ‘de student van de toekomst’. CvB-vicevoorzitter Mirjam Bult opende het evenement: ‘We weten niet wat voor kennis verwacht wordt. Vandaag staat in het teken van discussiëren wat voor vaardigheden studenten moeten ontdekken en ontwikkelen.’
‘The Student of the Future’ was the theme of today’s Education Day. ‘We don’t know what knowledge will be required of the student of the future. Today is about discussing what skills students should possibly discover and develop,’ Mirjam Bult opened the event.