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Education Hackathon at TU Delft
Education Hackathon at TU Delft
The 3rd of October is all about 'eat-work-rave-repeat' during a 24-hours Education Hackathon at TU Delft. In 24-hours the future of education will be co-created together with students, innovators and educational enthusiasts. The hackers work on 5 challenges introduced by teachers of TU Delft. The aim of the Education Hackathon is to identify key challenges for education and co-create innovative solutions with students. The Hackathon kick-starts these projects and may lead to potential educational startups. This event is co-organized by 4TU.CEE, Leiden Delft Erasmus Centre for Education and Learning, Teaching Academy and YES!Delft.
Wednesday 18 September 2019
Pilot teacher media training programme completed successfully
Pilot teacher media training programme completed successfully
Many teachers would like to improve their teaching by making use of media that enhance their learners’ experience, but fear that it might take a lot of time or not knowing which tools to use, can make it difficult to actually do so. At TU Delft, lecturers had the opportunity to join in a ten week programme that helped them to effectively embed media in activity and assessment. This pilot, called EdMedia Protégé (EMP) programme was made possible by 4TU.CEE and TU Delft Teaching and Learning Services. TU Delft was the first university in the Netherlands to pilot this development programme.
Sunday 15 September 2019
Saving time through online lab support
Saving time through online lab support
Online support for biomedical labs (or other labs) can help save teacher efforts and expensive lab time according to Cornelise Vreman-de Olde, Janneke Alers and Chris Rouwenhorst (University of Twente) as can be read in their conference article 'E-learning on the lab with lab education software; Deeper learning & more efficiency?' for SEFI Budapest.
Friday 13 September 2019
4TU.CEE role model for Sweden
4TU.CEE role model for Sweden
On the 28th of August, Aldert Kamp, 4TU.CEE leader of TU Delft, was invited by the Swedish Royal Academy of Engineering Sciences (IVA) in Stockholm to join their 100-year Jubilee Seminar for a keynote, a seminar presentation and a contribution to three workshops. He presented his vision on the future of higher engineering education and also discovered that in Sweden 4TU.CEE is seen as a role model of universities working together in enhancing engineering education.
Wednesday 11 September 2019
Six publications in International Journal of Technology and Design Education
Six publications in International Journal of Technology and Design Education
No less than six articles on architecture and built environment design education have been published in the latest open access issue of the International Journal of Technology and Design Education. It is the result of the call for papers of 4TU.CEE in 2017 on the ‘Latest developments in architecture & the built environment design education’. Twenty staff members from all over the faculty Architecture and the Built Environment (A&BE) at TU Delft contributed to broad range of topics, from disciplinary and pedagogical developments to interdisciplinary learning and the cultivation of the next generation designers.
Monday 26 August 2019
Article on interdisciplinary project based learning at ut in journal
Article on interdisciplinary project based learning at ut in journal
An article describing a Twente case study on interdisciplinary project-based learning has now been published (open access) in the European Journal of Engineering Education.
Thursday 22 August 2019
Teaching general relativity to upper secondary students
Teaching general relativity to upper secondary students
In 2015 the physics curriculum was updated for upper secondary education. Reasons for this update were: declining numbers of students that continued studying sciences at University, lack of clarity for students what physics is actually for, and a consensus that the curriculum contained too much 18th century physics. There was hardly any room for achievements of modern physics. The updated curriculum contains topics such as quantum physics and relativity.
Tuesday 9 July 2019
Overview PhD researchers
Overview PhD researchers
One of the main goals of 4TU.CEE is the dissemination of knowledge about Engineering Education. Numerous PhD students have been or are conducting research within Higher Engineering Education, but they are rarely familiar with each other’s research. On the 4TU.CEE website an overview can be found of these (former) PhD students and their thesis. Amongst them are also PhD students who are conducting research for 4TU.CEE. They are highlighted here:
Monday 8 July 2019
Developing a learning gains framework
Developing a learning gains framework
At Eindhoven University of Technology, students participate in different courses to obtain their degree in engineering education. But what do they actually learn during their time at university? And how do they perceive their own learning? To answer these questions, TU/e developed a ‘learning gains framework’ for engineering education. Leaning on the CDIO framework as a basis, Martina van Uum and Birgit Pepin were inspired by other frameworks, such as the mathematical proficiency framework of the National Research Council, and a general learning gains framework (Vermunt et al., 2018). The framework developed by Van Uum and Pepin consists of five strands that are interwoven: 1) Disciplinary conceptual and procedural knowledge, 2) General cognitive learning, 3) Attitude, thought and learning, 4) Teamwork and communication, 5) The enterprise (see the figure below).
Sunday 7 July 2019

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Education Hackathon at TU Delft
Education Hackathon at TU Delft
The 3rd of October is all about 'eat-work-rave-repeat' during a 24-hours Education Hackathon at TU Delft. In 24-hours the future of education will be co-created together with students, innovators and educational enthusiasts. The hackers work on 5 challenges introduced by teachers of TU Delft. The aim of the Education Hackathon is to identify key challenges for education and co-create innovative solutions with students. The Hackathon kick-starts these projects and may lead to potential educational startups. This event is co-organized by 4TU.CEE, Leiden Delft Erasmus Centre for Education and Learning, Teaching Academy and YES!Delft.
Wednesday 18 September 2019
Pilot teacher media training programme completed successfully
Pilot teacher media training programme completed successfully
Many teachers would like to improve their teaching by making use of media that enhance their learners’ experience, but fear that it might take a lot of time or not knowing which tools to use, can make it difficult to actually do so. At TU Delft, lecturers had the opportunity to join in a ten week programme that helped them to effectively embed media in activity and assessment. This pilot, called EdMedia Protégé (EMP) programme was made possible by 4TU.CEE and TU Delft Teaching and Learning Services. TU Delft was the first university in the Netherlands to pilot this development programme.
Sunday 15 September 2019
Saving time through online lab support
Saving time through online lab support
Online support for biomedical labs (or other labs) can help save teacher efforts and expensive lab time according to Cornelise Vreman-de Olde, Janneke Alers and Chris Rouwenhorst (University of Twente) as can be read in their conference article 'E-learning on the lab with lab education software; Deeper learning & more efficiency?' for SEFI Budapest.
Friday 13 September 2019
4TU.CEE role model for Sweden
4TU.CEE role model for Sweden
On the 28th of August, Aldert Kamp, 4TU.CEE leader of TU Delft, was invited by the Swedish Royal Academy of Engineering Sciences (IVA) in Stockholm to join their 100-year Jubilee Seminar for a keynote, a seminar presentation and a contribution to three workshops. He presented his vision on the future of higher engineering education and also discovered that in Sweden 4TU.CEE is seen as a role model of universities working together in enhancing engineering education.
Wednesday 11 September 2019
Six publications in International Journal of Technology and Design Education
Six publications in International Journal of Technology and Design Education
No less than six articles on architecture and built environment design education have been published in the latest open access issue of the International Journal of Technology and Design Education. It is the result of the call for papers of 4TU.CEE in 2017 on the ‘Latest developments in architecture & the built environment design education’. Twenty staff members from all over the faculty Architecture and the Built Environment (A&BE) at TU Delft contributed to broad range of topics, from disciplinary and pedagogical developments to interdisciplinary learning and the cultivation of the next generation designers.
Monday 26 August 2019
Article on interdisciplinary project based learning at ut in journal
Article on interdisciplinary project based learning at ut in journal
An article describing a Twente case study on interdisciplinary project-based learning has now been published (open access) in the European Journal of Engineering Education.
Thursday 22 August 2019
Teaching general relativity to upper secondary students
Teaching general relativity to upper secondary students
In 2015 the physics curriculum was updated for upper secondary education. Reasons for this update were: declining numbers of students that continued studying sciences at University, lack of clarity for students what physics is actually for, and a consensus that the curriculum contained too much 18th century physics. There was hardly any room for achievements of modern physics. The updated curriculum contains topics such as quantum physics and relativity.
Tuesday 9 July 2019
Overview PhD researchers
Overview PhD researchers
One of the main goals of 4TU.CEE is the dissemination of knowledge about Engineering Education. Numerous PhD students have been or are conducting research within Higher Engineering Education, but they are rarely familiar with each other’s research. On the 4TU.CEE website an overview can be found of these (former) PhD students and their thesis. Amongst them are also PhD students who are conducting research for 4TU.CEE. They are highlighted here:
Monday 8 July 2019
Developing a learning gains framework
Developing a learning gains framework
At Eindhoven University of Technology, students participate in different courses to obtain their degree in engineering education. But what do they actually learn during their time at university? And how do they perceive their own learning? To answer these questions, TU/e developed a ‘learning gains framework’ for engineering education. Leaning on the CDIO framework as a basis, Martina van Uum and Birgit Pepin were inspired by other frameworks, such as the mathematical proficiency framework of the National Research Council, and a general learning gains framework (Vermunt et al., 2018). The framework developed by Van Uum and Pepin consists of five strands that are interwoven: 1) Disciplinary conceptual and procedural knowledge, 2) General cognitive learning, 3) Attitude, thought and learning, 4) Teamwork and communication, 5) The enterprise (see the figure below).
Sunday 7 July 2019