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Aug212015

Infusing Design Thinking & Service Learning into the Diploma in Clean Energy Management (CEM)

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Design Thinking & Service Learning are two approaches that have been infused into the curriculum in the Diploma in Clean Energy Management (CEM). These two processes anchor the learning experience for the students undertaking this diploma. This paper by Yang Kian Giap (School of Engineering/Electrical Engineering) outlines the framework that CEM has piloted for the last two years.

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Friday
Aug212015

WHAT IS IT THAT LECTURERS DO THAT HELP STUDENTS PERFORM BETTER?

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Teachers play a significant role in classroom learning as the methods which teachers use to teach have a strong impact on how students learn. This paper by Sunarto Quek (School of Engineering/ Electronic & Computer Engineering) will examine classroom practices and teaching strategies used by teachers that enable students to perform better.

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Friday
Aug212015

A SAFETY JOURNEY: INSTILLING A SAFETY MINDSET IN STUDENTS THROUGH BEHAVIOR-BASED LEARNER-CENTERED ACTIVITIES

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Teaching & Learning in NP is not just about sharing text book knowledge with our students. It is also about preparing and equipping students with the necessary professional skills and habits that is required of graduates in their industry. The following paper by Mirko Stoll, Esther Chue, Susan Lee, Dr Charles Ong and Tan Suat Peng share on how the School of Life Science & Chemical Technology purposefully scaffolded and imbued a Safety mindset in their students.?

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Wednesday
Jun032015

Showcase of Teaching & Learning Excellence@NP 2015

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The Showcase of Teaching & Learning Excellence@ NP 2015 was held on the 13 April at the Teaching & Learning Centre. A small crowd of academic staff came together for this event to share, listen and discuss various T&L issues ranging from the use of technology in the classroom to being ready for SkillsFuture through curriculum design. There was also the opportunity to hear from NP’s Academic Award (Development) recipients on how they developed and designed innovative learning experiences for their students.

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