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Chris Snijders
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prof. dr. C.C.P. (Chris) Snijders
Corona transition and student learning
Course LevelBScMScEvidence BasedInformative without practical outcomeEindhoven University of Technology
Created: 04/06/2020
Modified: 19/05/2021
The Corona transition at TU/e led to an abrupt and very fundamental change in the form of teaching and student learning. All interaction has shifted to online. This has consequences for student learning and staff teaching that we should monitor closely and improve wherever possible.
Blended learning & virtual labs
Education excellence & coaching
EXCTRA - EXploiting the Click-TRAil
Course LevelAbove curriculumEvidence BasedArticle (research paper)Including practical outcomeEindhoven University of Technology
Created: 14/02/2017
Modified: 15/10/2020
Currently, Learning Management Systems (LMS) are being used in the majority of educational institutions to provide learning materials online. As a by-product of these systems—every click is recorded—one gets a rich amount of data about students’ online behaviour. Recently many researchers have started to investigate these data. Interpreting and contextualizing data about students, to improve lear…
Dealing with diversity
Future engineering skills
Active learning & large groups
Intermittent quizzes in video lectures
Course LevelToolIncluding practical outcomeEindhoven University of Technology
Created: 12/08/2016
Modified: 15/10/2020
Online lectures provide many benefits to students. Students are more flexible in when and where they learn, and they can go through the material at their own pace. However, online lectures also provide challenges. Research examining how students learn has revealed that online education critically depends on self-control skills (Schacter & Szpunar, in press). Selfcontrol fosters the ability to sta…
Blended learning & virtual labs
Active learning & large groups