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Nieuw educatief platform ontwerpers HvA wint internationale competitie Wetenschap21 september 2011 11:59 |Een team van medewerkers en studenten van HvA Open BIM Lab dat deelnam aan de Design Asia Live@Singapore competitie, heeft de eerste prijs gewonnen. Het Open BIM Lab is een nieuw educatief platform aan de HvA dat studenten van het domein Techniek laat werken met het Bouw Informatie Model (BIM). Met dat model is informatie over het ontwerp, de bouw en het onderhoud van structuren te delen met alle mensen in de bouwwereld. Speciale software integreert bijvoorbeeld 3D-modellen en management-informatie volgens internationaal afgesproken regels, zodat een pakket aan informatie zowel voor een technicus in Azië als voor een architect in Europa begrijpelijk is. Het platform is opgezet door lector vastgoedkunde Willem Verbaan, en wordt gecoördineerd door zijn onderzoeksassistent Diederik de Koe.

YouTube im Unterricht Details Geschrieben von Beat Küng YouTube und andere Videoplattformen werden noch immer erstaunlich selten im Unterricht genutzt. Zum Teil ist die Plattform in Schulen sogar gesperrt, was aus medienpädagogischer Sicht mehrfach kontraproduktiv ist. Wir müssen den kompetenten Umgang mit Videoplattformen vermitteln. Test Of Three In ancient Greece (469 - 399 BC), Socrates was widely lauded for his wisdom. One day the great philosopher came upon an acquaintance, who ran up to him excitedly and said, "Socrates, do you know what I just heard about one of your students?" "Wait a moment," Socrates replied. "Before you tell me, I'd like you to pass a little test. It's called the Test of Three." "Test of Three?"

Dr Albert Winsemius SUMMARY He was a Dutch Economist who was Singapore's long-time economic advisor for his invaluable contribution to its development. He was a foreigner, who had faith in Singapore and believed strongly in the fact that it had a future, at a time when not many people did.Dr Winsemius' first impression was anything but hopeful. "It was bewildering," he remembers. "There were strikes about nothing. There were communist-inspired riots almost every day and everywhere. National University of Singapore University Cultural Centre The National University of Singapore (Abbreviation: NUS; Malay: Universiti Kebangsaan Singapura; Chinese: 新加坡国立大学; pinyin: Xīnjiāpō Guólì Dàxué; Abbreviated 国大; Tamil: சிங்கப்பூர் தேசியப் பல்கலைக்கழகம், Ciṅkappūr Tēciyap Palkalaikkaḻakam ?) is a comprehensive research university located in Singapore, being the flagship tertiary institution of the country which has a global approach to education and research. Founded in 1905, it is the oldest higher learning institute in Singapore, as well as the largest university in the country in terms of student enrolment and curriculum offered. The university's main campus is located in southwest Singapore at Kent Ridge, with an area of approximately 1.5 km2 (0.58 sq mi).

YaledailyNews: Miller: Yale’s principles for sale in Singapore Last Thursday brought news of the final agreement between Yale and the National University of Singapore to open a joint campus. Coverage of this story in the News and the superb editorials of February 11 and April 1 have focused mainly on issues of academic freedom and political repression. I want to raise another question that has been largely overlooked: the position of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender faculty and students in relation to this new institution, Yale-NUS. Many years ago, Yale added sexual orientation to the list of protections covered by its non-discrimination policy. In their announcement on Thursday, President Levin and Provost Salovey stated that “our agreement with NUS … affirms consistency with Yale’s policy on non-discrimination.”

Jim Sleeper: Yale Has Gone to Singapore, But Can It Come Back? Yale's president and trustees think they've found in Singapore a new haven for a liberal arts college and the kind of civil society a liberal education nourishes and needs. Their university sustained such a college for more than 300 years and, through it, the American republic, and for much of the time the republic led and inspired much of the world. But now Yale's captains have bound it contractually to an authoritarian corporate city state in building a "Yale-National University of Singapore" College that, while bearing Yale's name, will be wholly funded, constructed and ultimately controlled by Singapore's omnipresent government from behind the façade of a joint board. Yale's captains know that they're taking a big gamble. So did Puritans who crossed another stormy sea to found Harvard and Yale on the models of Cambridge and, later, Oxford, to which they remained loyal officially, though not so much in their hearts. Or are we?

Jim Sleeper: How Yale's Singapore Venture Imperils Liberal Education You could have heard a pin drop among the 150 professors -- three times more than usual -- in attendance at a closed-door, March 1 meeting of the Yale College Faculty as one of them told president Richard Levin something he didn't want to hear. The message was that his administration shouldn't have collaborated with an authoritarian, corporate city-state to establish a new college -- "Yale-National University of Singapore" -- without most of the Yale faculty's knowing of it until the basic commitments had already been signed and sealed. "You are this university's highest executive officer, and we're grateful for what you and the Yale Corporation do," the professor said. "But in political philosophy there's a living, unwritten constitution: Yale is really what we do -- our research, teaching, and conferences.

YaledailyNews: Unease grows over freedoms at Yale-NUS Concerns over political freedoms at Yale-NUS College resurfaced this week after a Monday article in the Wall Street Journal quoted Pericles Lewis, the college’s president, as saying political parties and political protests will not be allowed on campus. Lewis claims the article incorrectly paraphrased him on the latter statement. In an interview with the News Wednesday, he said students at Yale-NUS will be guaranteed “all forms of political expression consistent with Singaporean law” and that he does not expect any restrictions on freedom of expression to be “terribly constraining.” But when pressed on how Yale-NUS would handle political expression that goes beyond what is permitted by Singaporean law, Lewis and University President Richard Levin were unwilling or unable to give clear answers.

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