#Study evening #associations #studying

Study Evenings

While I was still a candidate-board member, we (myself and the rest of the then candidate-board) thought of the idea to increase the presence of study support from our association to our members. We came up with the idea to organize study evenings, where students could study in a supportive environment. With this idea we started and after gathering information about such evenings from other study associations we setup our first study evening in the eighth week of the first quartile. ...

#Ferranti #Current war #AC

Icons of EE: Sebastian Ziani de Ferranti

The name Ferranti has been notorious in electrical engineering history until Ferranti International P.L.C. finally went bankrupt in 1993, after having experienced over a century of business. This article will reveal the achievements of a very important player in the Current War, although he did not appear in many of the media at the time. Ferranti was less a man of drama, he rather let his inventions speak for themselves. ...

#Education #TOM

Transitioning to a new educational system

Seven years ago, the University of Twente introduced TOM, the Twente Educational Model (Twents Onderwijs Model in Dutch. Using TOM, the bachelors were built up of coherent modules, each containing a collection of courses in the same field and a project to put the acquired knowledge into practice. The goal was student development according to the T-shaped model, which means that students are able to utilize their knowledge in a broader context next to being strong in their respective discipline. ...