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Hooimeijer, F.L. (author), Kuzniecow Bacchin, T. (author), Aalbers, K.P.M. (author), Brand, A.D. (author), Goldsmith, Stephen (author), Smolders, Bert (author), Bijlsma, Iris (author), Chang, Betty (author), Forrest, Stephen (author)
This report is the result of a symposium organised by the department of Urbanism of the Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment of the TU Delft on May 14 2018. with the objective to discuss ideas, methodologies and challenges of a planning and design education for water resilient cities.
report 2019
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Gordijn, J.M.W. (author), Broekhans, B. (author), Dunn, K.G. (author), Ubacht, J. (author)
Peer review is increasingly used in higher education, also at Delft University of Technology. Unfortunately, the potential of student-student feedback often appears to be undervalued, making it less effective. The quality of the reviews is not as good and they are less constructive than expected. Moreover, not all students take giving and or...
conference paper 2018
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Gordijn, J.M.W. (author), Dijkstra, W.P. (author), Oosterhout, A.D. (author)
All first-year students at Delft University of Technology (TU Delft) are required to take mathematics courses, but their motivation to participate in these courses is generally lower than their motivation for courses that belong to their main field of study. These lower levels of commitment often lead to lower results and weaker understanding of...
conference paper 2017
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Beckers, R. (author), van der Voordt, Theo (author), DeWulf, Geert (author)
Higher education learning and teaching methods have changed while most educational buildings are still rather traditional. Yet, there is an increasing interest in whether we can educate today's higher education students in yesterday's buildings. This paper aims to contribute to this debate by studying the learning space choices of higher...
journal article 2016
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Maragakis, A. (author), van den Dobbelsteen, A.A.J.F. (author), Maragakis, A. (author)
As students continue to review the sustainability of higher education institutions, there is a growing need to understand the economic returns of degrees as a function of a sustainable institution. This paper reviews a range of international research to summarize the economic drivers of higher education attainment. Although the cost inputs to...
journal article 2016
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Küçüksayraç, E. (author)
Design for sustainability is a key approach for achieving sustainable development. This PhD study investigates innovation support for companies working on design for sustainability and intermediaries that provide innovation support. The study focuses on Turkey, where design for sustainability is not yet developed. It investigates the innovation...
doctoral thesis 2015
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Beckers, R (author), van der Voordt, Theo (author), Dewulf, G (author)
Purpose - The purpose of this paper is to explore the spatial implications of new learning theories and the use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) in higher education.
Design/methodology/approach - Based on a review of literature, a theoretical framework has been developed that visualizes the spatial implications of...
journal article 2015
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Maragakis, A. (author), van den Dobbelsteen, A.A.J.F. (author)
There is a noticeable increase in interest with regards to sustainability in higher education. As institutions investigate, implement and market sustainability efforts, there is a myriad of sustainability assessment methodologies currently available. Although these assessment systems were created with the intention of helping sustainability in...
journal article 2015
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Beckers, R. (author), van der Voordt, D.J.M. (author)
Purpose – This paper aims to explore the management approaches concerned with the process of aligning Corporate Real Estate (CRE) with organizational goals on a strategic level and regarding day-to-day operating activities in higher education institutes. Methodology/approach – The paper first outlines theoretical issues of CRE alignment...
conference paper 2014
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Beckers, R. (author), van der Voordt, D.J.M. (author)
Literature shows that ‘new ways of learning’ cause a shift in learning settings with a growing attention to facilitating autonomy, interaction and knowledge exploration anytime, anywhere. These trends show evident similarities with developments in office environments known for as ‘new ways of working’. The purpose of this paper is to explore how...
conference paper 2013
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Wever, R. (author), Peck, D. (author), De Eyto, A. (author)
Sustainable innovation comes in many forms and sizes. There are different philosophies about how to design, such as EcoDesign, bio-mimicry and Cradle-to-cradle. There are differences in organizational contexts, such as multinationals, small and medium sized enterprises, start-ups and design agencies. Furthermore, different product categories and...
conference paper 2013
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Kaspersma, J.M. (author)
International cooperation for reaching development goals has expanded gradually since the 1950s. The effectiveness of the Overseas Development Aid (ODA) has become a topic of great public interest. A growing body of experience exists to demonstrate that finance alone is not sufficient for development, and capacity and knowledge are increasingly...
doctoral thesis 2013
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van Sprang, H (author), Groen, BH (author), van der Voordt, Theo (author)
This paper explores the impact of the physical and social dimensions of the work environment on satisfaction and perceived productivity of knowledge workers in Dutch universities of applied sciences. The approach took the form of a literature review, multiple case study of six research centres using interviews and logbook analysis, and web-based...
journal article 2013
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Bellotti, F. (author), Berta, R. (author), De Gloria, A. (author), Lavagnino, E. (author), Dagnino, F. (author), Ott, M. (author), Romero, M. (author), Usart, M. (author), Mayer, I.S. (author)
Enhancing the offer for entrepreneurship education is an important challenge for the nowadays knowledge societies. The eSG project is addressing this issue by analysing the added value that could be contributed by employing serious games (SGs) as a tool for allowing students – in particular technology students - to become familiar, mainly...
journal article 2012
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Den Heijer, A. (author), Teeuw, P. (author)
Since 2008 new long-term agreements on energy-efficiency have become effective in the Netherlands. Participating organisations of thirty-six sectors have agreed with the Dutch government to make efforts to realise energy-efficiency of 30 percent in the period 2005-2020 and 50 percent - as a guideline - before 2030. Higher education is...
conference paper 2011
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Köhler, A.R. (author), Bakker, C. (author), Peck, D. (author)
Societal stakeholders are expressing concerns over the increasing scarcity of critical elements on which high-tech industries rely. Geochemical rare elements are indispensable in producing high-tech products such as electronic gadgets and renewable energy technologies. The surge in demand for critical elements presents a risk of exhaustion of...
conference paper 2010
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Lozano, R. (author), Lukman, R. (author), Lozano, F.J. (author), Huisingh, D. (author), Zilahy, G. (author)
Since the 1972 Stockholm Conference, many Sustainable Development declarations, charters, and partnerships have been developed, both in the overall societal context and within higher education frameworks. This paper addresses two issues: (1) a comparison of the development of sustainable development initiatives in society and in universities and...
conference paper 2010
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Köhler, A.R. (author), Bakker, C. (author), Peck, D. (author)
Societal stakeholders are expressing concerns over the increasing scarcity of critical elements on which high-tech industries rely. Geochemical rare elements are indispensable in producing high-tech products such as electronic gadgets and renewable energy technologies. The surge in demand for critical elements presents a risk of exhaustion of...
conference paper 2010
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Martinho, A.P. (author), Nicolau, P.B. (author), Caeiro, S. (author), Amador, F. (author), Oliveira, C. (author)
Promoting effective environmental citizenship is one way to achieve sustainability - people should be encouraged to act to preserve the environment and the common good. The citizen’s qualities and attitudes will determine the evolution of our society at all levels. Individuals must develop a cultural capacity that in modern society turn them...
conference paper 2010
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Den Heijer, A.C. (author), Teeuw, P.G. (author), Aalbers, K.P.M. (author)
Since 2008 long-term agreements on energy efficiency have become effective in the Netherlands. Participating organisations of forty-six sectors have agreed with the Dutch government to make efforts to realise energy efficiency of 30 percent in the period 2005- 2020 and 50 percent - as a guideline - before 2030. Higher education is represented...
conference paper 2010
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