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Cassandra Tho
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Boundary Crossing @ WUR
Course LevelCurriculum LevelAbove curriculumIncluding practical outcomeWageningen University & Research
Created: 10/03/2020
Modified: 21/05/2021
BC competence is a key competence to respond to emerging global challenges, and is therefore at the forefront of the educational vision of WUR (Wageningen University & Research, 2017). To contribute to students’ BC competence development and to further improve and implement boundary crossing experiences in Wageningen University, a Comenius Leadership Fellow was granted for the three year project:…
Dealing with diversity
Future engineering skills
Interdisciplinary education
Cultivating learning in the transdisciplinary-oriented Academic Consultancy Training
Course LevelMScEvidence BasedIncluding practical outcomeWageningen University & Research
Created: 14/08/2018
Modified: 28/09/2020
This project has developed innovative learning materials and activities for fostering students’ transdisciplinary learning, in the context of the Academic Consultancy Training (ACT). Additionally, a complementary research study is performed in order to understand the effects of this innovation and to explore what helps cultivating and drives transdisciplinary learning in ACT, based on the views o…
Interdisciplinary education
Evaluation of “Bring Your Own Device” Project in WUR
Course LevelCurriculum LevelAbove curriculumEvidence BasedIncluding practical outcomeWageningen University & Research
Created: 17/03/2020
Modified: 15/10/2020
Wageningen University and Research (WUR) is looking into creating more flexibility in education, to enable students to be able to use supporting software and technology on their own devices instead of being constrained to the EduPCs in the PC rooms. As such, the “Bring Your Own Device (BYOD)” project was introduced. In this project, students would have the opportunity to use their own laptops (in…
Blended learning & virtual labs
Active learning & large groups
Learning in extracurricular challenges
BScMScPhDInformative without practical outcomeWageningen University & Research
Created: 18/06/2020
Modified: 02/11/2020
This project focuses on defining extracurricular challenge-based learning at Wageningen University. In addition, it focuses on which students engage in these extracurricular challenges and what motivates them to do so.
Future engineering skills
Interdisciplinary education
Teaching Large Groups
Course LevelEvidence BasedIncluding practical outcomeWageningen University & Research
Created: 28/01/2020
Modified: 28/09/2020
In recent years, there has been an increasing trend in the number of students entering Dutch universities. The increasing student numbers bring about many advantages. However, more often than not, this increase in student numbers is not steadily met with an increase in resources (e.g. teachers, infrastructure etc.). As such, teachers are having to deal with an even larger group of students than b…
Education excellence & coaching
Active learning & large groups