Current Grassroots projects

digital assessments

Periodic online testing through Maple TA

30 May 2013
Nick van de Giesen (CEG)

Development of online exams that will be taken frequently during the BSc course “Inleiding Watermanagement” (CT3011).Continue

 

Automated test and examination system

30 May 2013
Ronald B.J. Brinkgreve (CEG)

For the purpose of the course “Behaviour of Soils and Rocks” (CIE4361), we provide additional digital material on Blackboard. This allows students to experiment with material models for soil and rock on their own. The next step would be the development of an automated test and examination system.Continue

 

Reliable online test

30 May 2013
Peter-Leon Hagedoorn (TNW)

Development of an online test for the course “Biochemistry 2” (LB2511) allowing students to earn a bonus that will be added to their final exam mark.Continue

 

Weekly tests through Blackboard

30 May 2013
Annetje Guedon (3mE)

Currently, the the course “Anatomy and Physiology” (BM1107) is examined at the end of the semester. Most students postpone studying until the very last moment. Because it is impossible to digest the extensive amount of study material in such a short period, many of them fail the exam.Continue

 

Web based method for self-evaluation and gaining essential knowledge

30 May 2013
Prof. Dr. P.L.J. Zitha (CEG)

Replacing convergence courses by a web based self-testing and knowledge development system in the MSc programme of "Petroleum Engineering and Geosciences".Continue

 


online collaboration

Knowledge clips and interactive platform for methodologies in urbanism

30 May 2013
Roberto Rocco (AR)

Platform built together with national and international partners for the MSc course “Methodology for Urbanism” (AR2U090).Continue

 

Online assistance in designing a digital portfolio

30 May 2013
Nord-Jan Vermeer (BK)

Providing design assistance supported by ICT in the course “Digital Presentation Portfolio” (AR0051).Continue

 

Improving collaboration among students by utilising an infrastructure for open data

30 May 2013
Anneke Zuiderwijk (TBM)

Within the course “Design of Innovative ICT-infrastructures and Services” (SPM4340), students have studied the implementation of open government data in their own proposals.Continue

 


weblectures and selfstudy

Video tutorials for use in BSc and MSc courses

30 May 2013
Iemkje Ruiter (IDE)

Part of both the first year BSc course “Mens en Product” (IO1021) and the elective MSc course “Elementary Ergonomics” (IO1027ZI) is teaching students to measure the proportions of the human body using simple tools, like tape measures and rulers.Continue

 

Using the Galaxy Note as a blackboard

30 May 2013
Mark Bakker (CiTG)

Replacing the traditional blackboard by an iPad in the course “Geohydrology 1” (CIE4420). By doing this, the disadvantages of the traditional blackboard are eradicated, while the advantages are maintained. So far, the experiences are satisfactory.Continue

 

Flip your classroom!

30 May 2013
Angelo Simone (CEG)

Improving the MSc course “Introduction to slender structures” (CIE4190) by implementing the so-called “flipped classroom” model. By letting students work on the lecture material by themselves, at home and prior to the lecture, full classroom time can be used to consolidate their understanding, help them acquiring problem-solving skills, and clarify unclear learning material.Continue

 

Using Maple TA in preparing for a practicum

30 May 2013
Harrie Olsthoorn (EEMCS)

Taking a practice test through Maple TA to assist students in their preparation for a practicum in the course “Electrical machines and drives” (ET3026wb).Continue

 

Remotely controlled experiment

30 May 2013
Bas Heijman (CEG)

Part of the course “Drinking Water Treatment” (CIE4475) is an experiment in which membrane filtration is studied. The experiment is exemplary for some important mechanisms in reverse osmosis.Continue

 

Developing an online course: students can study anytime, anywhere

30 May 2013
Gillian N. Saunders-Smits (L&R)

“Research Methodology” (AE4010) is a compulsory course in the MSc curriculum of the Faculty of Aerospace Engineering. Many students would benefit from an online edition, so that they can study anytime, anywhere.Continue

 

Advanced practice in statistics by using online assignments

30 May 2013
Dr. A.J. Cabo (EWI)

Digital assignments and with multiple choice tests in Maple TA for the course “Advanced Statistics” (TW3540), in order to encourage students to achieve a higher level of insight into the matter.Continue

 

Teaching how to draw through instructional videos

30 May 2013
Eddy van den Bos (AE)

The provision of instructional videos (sketching and 3D CAD) to the students of the “Engineering Drawing” course (LR AE1111-II). This means making the videos and choosing the most efficient way of making them available to the students based on the tools and ICT infrastructure of the university. The videos are intended as a tool both in the classroom and beyond.Continue

 

interaction in the classroom

Upgrade to an interactive course

30 May 2013
Bernhard Brandl (TNW)

“Introduction to Astronomy” (TN1751) is an elective course for first year students. The course topics range from the fundamental processes in stars and galaxies to recent “hot topics”, such as exoplanets and dark energy. The participation of more than 80 students from several faculties reflects the great interest in this topic.Continue

 

CrowdPlay: a digital environment for human computation experiments

30 May 2013
Alessandro Bozzon (EWI)

Human computation is a novel discipline that exploits the Web to enable the design and execution of computation processes. Humans execute tasks difficult for digital computers to perform. Human computation is a cross-disciplinary topic, central to several fields of study, including information retrieval, databases, artificial intelligence, social sciences, social sensing, communities managements,...Continue

 

supervising students

Linking Blackboard components to efficiently plan consecuetive feedback sessions

30 May 2013
Rudy Negenborn (3mE)

As a lecturer, I regularly assist the students that I supervise in person or via a webcam. In order to plan these events more efficiently, I developed an enrollment system Blackboard.Continue

 
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