#education #titles #professor

Titulatuur(eluurs) / Maddening titles

As a first year first year student and member of Scintilla and the “de Vonk” committee, I am met with a lot of new expressions. This includes words from student jargon which were unknown to me when I still was in high school. At my high school, it was usual to address my teachers as Mister or Madam. Where if you’d want to address the professors at their correct titles, it’d be impossible to remember in some cases. ...

#project #wireless speaker #education

D-I-Y Module 11

Almost at the end of the bachelor module 11 commences. During this module everything is based around one big project designing a Bluetooth/wireless speaker. What, how, and why is completely up to you. Two groups had the chance to write something about their experience with module 11. Guus Frijters My group and I (group 4D) had brainstorm sessions in order to figure out what the best speaker was to get the highest grade but which also would be fun to design. ...

#educational award #education #committee #Scintilla

Electrical Extravaganza

Have you ever wondered why you study electrical engineering? You might have thought about it for your whole life, just before you started, or not at all, and just picked a study with a high salary. Is it because you wanted to explain lightning, build the newest sound system and/or follow in the footsteps of Rowan Atkinson, a.k.a. Mr. Bean? Anyway, I just wanted more of the adrenaline rush I got from working with electrical systems. ...

#education #faculty council

STUDI

My name is Maarten Bonnema and since the start of this academic year I had the honour to become the chairman of Scintilla’s Taskforce for University Developments and Improvements (STUDI), Scintilla’s education committee. For seventeen years the committee was called StOEL, but due to internationalisation and recognisability of the committee we decided to change it. Although I am pleased with the new logo and acronym (and full name), the old logo (a spider in a web) had some strong symbolic meaning. ...

#education #evaluation #Scintilla #board

Evaluation Mechanisms

Remember that time when mobile phone still had the size of a brick? In roughly 30 years’ time, mobile phones have developed to the incredibly fast and powerful smartphones of today. To make sure we can keep innovating the technology of today, we need flexible education that cannot only keep up with these advancements, but education that is one step ahead. In our common effort to tackle the challenge to deliver such a degree of flexibility, we are constantly advancing our university programmes. ...