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Gunter Bombaerts
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Innovations of Gunter Bombaerts

Dr. G.J.T. (Gunter) Bombaerts
Blended Learning improves workload, feedback and students' motivation in USE courses
Course LevelIncluding practical outcomeEindhoven University of Technology
Created: 14/02/2017
Modified: 19/10/2020
The USE courses (the USE basic course and the USE course sequences) at Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) make students aware of, reflect on and model User, Society and Enterprise aspects of technologies. Some of these courses received lower-than-average student evaluations in 2015-2016. Students indicate that they are less motivated in the courses and spend less time studying. Students’ e…
Blended learning & virtual labs
Development of an assessment tool for Design-Based Learning Environment
Course LevelEvidence BasedToolInformative without practical outcomeEindhoven University of Technology
Created: 16/03/2018
Modified: 28/09/2020
Learning Environments often encompass the social, physical, psychological, and pedagogical contexts in which teaching and learning occur. It includes the relationship between the teacher and the students, the relationship among the students, students’ learning approaches and motivations, supportive learning technologies, how the curriculum has been developed in relation to the learning outcomes s…
Future engineering skills
Education excellence & coaching
Instructing the right study effort
Course LevelEvidence BasedInformative without practical outcomeEindhoven University of Technology
Created: 27/07/2016
Modified: 08/10/2020
This project aimed to realise optimised instruction, intensified feedback and aligned assessment without increasing personnel demands.  
Interdisciplinary education
Education excellence & coaching
Active learning & large groups
Course LevelBScArticle (research paper)Including practical outcomeEindhoven University of Technology
Created: 16/01/2020
Modified: 28/09/2020
We used an existing Self-Determination Theory questionnaire to measure motivation and basic needs of first-year's students. We could very clearly indicate the important role of "assignment" for the basic need "competence" (autonomy stressed often in literature was less important, relatedness was not important at all). "Competence" correlated strongly with "intrinsic motivation" that in turn corre…
Active learning & large groups
Upscaling Challenge Based Learning in an Ethics Course at TU/e
Course LevelEvidence BasedInformative without practical outcomeEindhoven University of Technology
Created: 13/10/2019
Modified: 28/09/2020
After intensive research, TU/e decided to fundamentally redesign the basic course on ethics using flipped-classroom and challenge-based learning for a group of 180 students.
Active learning & large groups