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Segalas, J. (author), Ferrer-Balas, D. (author), Svanström, M. (author), Lundqvist, U. (author), Mulder, K.F. (author)
In a period of harmonisation of the higher education system in Europe, a question is if also learning about sustainability at the universities is converging and what advantages this may have. This paper is an effort to present and advance the work on describing desired sustainability competences for engineering Bachelor graduates in three...
journal article 2009
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Borga, M (author)
The Face-to-Face Knowledge Transfer Task focuses on under and post-graduate training and education of (future) experts, and on production of materials (course-ware) for knowledge transfer and dissemination of the information to the general public and professional involved into the flood risk assessment and mitigation process. In this task the...
report 2009
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Klijn, F. (author)
FLOODsite, from the start, had the ambition to provide conceptual and methodological guidance on how to analyze and assess flood risks as well as on how to manage flood risk and flood events. The main goal of this volume is to share FLOODsite’s view on what a comprehensive approach to flood risk assessment and management is, and what it ought to...
report 2009
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Udale-Clarke, H. (author)
This document contains all of the Task Fact Sheets produced for the FLOODsite project, with a contents and index. These fact sheets summarise the key project outputs from the FLOODsite project.
report 2009
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De Kat, R. (author), Saunders-Smits, G.N. (author)
It is important that young people who chose to pursue a degree in engineering stick with their choice. Unfortunately students often loose their motivation during their first year. This paper gives an example of how the Faculty of Aerospace Engineering of Delft University in The Netherlands manages to keep a large number of freshmen motivated and...
conference paper 2009
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Guney, A. (author)
Along with the evolution, human kind has developed several methods to reach their goals. Many books and text are written to represent and express diverse ideas about this issue thanks to instinctive curiosity of mankind. These methods can vary from subjects to subjects. I will treat these above mentioned issue within this paper to exhibit an...
conference paper 2009
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Pruyt, E. (author), Slinger, J.H. (author), Van Daalen, C. (author), Yucel, G. (author), Thissen, W.A.H. (author)
This paper deals with System Dynamics education at Delft University of Technology, the Netherlands. It focuses more specifically on the quadruple jump approach towards dealing with real-world dynamic complexity. The paper starts with an overview of the System Dynamics courses, situated within the broader curriculum. Then recent innovations in...
conference paper 2009
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Pruyt, E. (author)
This paper deals with the use of ‘hot’ real-world cases for both testing and teaching purposes such as in the Introductory System Dynamics course at Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands. The paper starts with a brief overview of the System Dynamics curriculum. Then the problem-oriented teaching and testing approach is explained,...
conference paper 2009
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Blank, J.L.T. (author), Haelermans, C.M.G. (author), van Hulst, B.L. (author)
Het betreft een onderzoek in opdracht van de VO-raad naar innovaties in het voortgezet onderwijs en de verspreiding en determinanten van deze innovaties. Op basis van interviews, een vragenlijst en een economisch model schetsen wij een beeld van innovaties op scholen. In het rapport gaan we in op de definitie van het begrip innovatie en benoemen...
working paper 2009
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Van der Vegte, W.F. (author), Van Breemen, E.J.J. (author)
To reintroduce function analysis into the curriculum of Industrial Design Engineering (IDE), we developed a systematic approach suitable for interaction-intensive products. By strengthening the link between high-level design considerations and exact-science-based engineering calculations, our goal was to make the students more aware of the...
conference paper 2009
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Blank, J.L.T. (author), Koolman, A.H.E. (author), Koot, P.M. (author)
In sommige delen van de overheid speelt de vraag of de verdeling van middelen binnen de overheid wel optimaal is. Investeringen in het onderwijs bijvoorbeeld leveren zowel individueel als maatschappelijk rendement op. Als een land investeert in onderwijs kan dat besparingen opleveren in de bestrijding van criminaliteit, in de uitgaven aan...
working paper 2009
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Dewulf, K. (author), Wever, R. (author), Boks, C. (author), Bakker, C. (author), D'hulster, F. (author)
In recent years, the implementation of sustainability into the curricula of engineering has become increasingly important. This paper focuses on the experiences of integrating sustainability in Design Engineering education in the academic bachelor programs at Delft University of Technology in The Netherlands, at the University College of West...
conference paper 2009
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Van der Zanden, A.H.W. (author)
Higher education is directly and indirectly subjected to pressures of diminishing subsidies, increasing student populations, heterogeneity, shorter knowledge and product lifecycles, labour demands, proliferation of technology, and new educational approaches and practices. Higher education must change to cope with these pressures. This study is...
doctoral thesis 2009
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Gielen, M.A. (author)
The paper aims at contributing to the professional development of toy design education programs. It draws from the practice of a children’s toy design course at Delft University of Technology. It identifies three major concepts that greatly influence toy quality and that students find difficult to understand and apply: aimlessness, empathy and...
journal article 2009
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Klaassen, R.G. (author), Bos, M.H.P.C. (author)
Delft University of Technology (DUT) screened her (non-native English) scientific staff on their level of English proficiency in the academic year of 2006/2007. In this paper this large scale operation, involving planning, policy decisions, assessment means, advice and training are discussed. Since 2005 all the master programmes at DUT have been...
journal article 2010
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Ringers, M. (author)
The main function of the schoolbag today is, transporting study materials. The aesthetics of the bag however, influences the buying behavior of the consumer the most. Current disadvantages of schoolbags are bad ergonomics and low interaction between product and user. In the saturated schoolbag market the main focusses are on better ergonomics...
master thesis 2010
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Tempelman, E. (author), Pilot, A. (author)
In 2007, the Faculty of Industrial Design Engineering of the Delft University of Technology introduced a new bachelor program. Based on theories of learning and instruction three design principles were used to develop an approach that aims to make it easier for students to bridge the gap between theoretical design engineering courses and...
journal article 2010
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Koenen, M.H.J. (author)
master thesis 2010
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Fernando, M.S.D. (author)
Transitional countries face the challenge of balancing rapid and sustainable development. IT-industry is very important for sustainable development due to its penetration into many other industries. It is necessary that the IT knowledge force produced by the universities in those countries meet the demands of the IT-industry in terms of...
doctoral thesis 2010
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IJtsma, T.J. (author)
The TikTegel, by Serious Toys, is a game computer that looks like a tablet, without keyboard, mouse or traditional screen. Players interact with the board by placing objects on it and receive auditive and visual feedback by sound and parts of the board that light up. The objective of the project is to use the tangible interactive possibilities...
master thesis 2010
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