Navigation
Sunday
Feb192017

Infusing Design Thinking & Service-Learning into the Diploma in Clean Energy Management

mobile devices
The Diploma in Clean Energy Design from the School of Engineering – Electrical Engineering Division (EE) embarked on a new way of creating authentic learning experiences for students by incorporating Design Thinking and Service-Learning into the curriculum. This is to enable students to understand that their learning in the classroom can become practical solutions for users in the real world. They also learn to develop empathy for the needs of the community and develop the mind-set of a “big-hearted” person, which is one of NP's graduate hallmarks. Student are able to transfer their experience from the Design Thinking process and incorporate them into their Service-learning projects by learning to understand the needs of their community partners before designing appropriate solutions for them. Read on to find out more about this innovative curriculum from Yang Kian Giap (School of Engineering, Electrical Engineering Division).

Click to read more ...

Sunday
Feb192017

Service-Learning: The BZSE experience 

mobile devices
Service-Learning is now NP’s signature pedagogy and being infused into all NP courses. In the Diploma in Business & Social Enterprise (BZSE) of the School of Humanities & Social Studies, students experience Service-Learning via a four-week programme co-developed with Lingnan University in Hong Kong. This opportunity to experience Service-Learning overseas broadens students’ perspective of the community and social issues that other countries are experiencing. Click on the link to find out more about this Service-Learning experience from Hon Mao De (School of Humanities & Social Sciences)!

Click to read more ...

Thursday
Aug252016

Math Challenge 2016 – “Omega Challenge”

mobile devices
“Math Challenge” is an annual event organized by NP School of Interdisciplinary Studies (IS) – Mathematics section as part of an outreach programme. Students are invited from various secondary schools to take part Mathematics-related activities at NP. For the Math Challenge in 2016, the IS-Math team decided to design an “escape room” game entitled “Omega Challenge” for the students so that they can experience solving mathematics problems in a fun, exciting and memorable way! Click on the link to find out more about what Dr Ricky Chua/IS has to share about the “Omega Challenge”.

Click to read more ...

Thursday
Aug252016

Learning on Business Processes and Application: An Industry-Ready Approach

mobile devices
Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) is an application that is utilised by many organisations in the industry as it allows for increased efficiency and effectiveness of organisations. However, the teaching of such an “industry-based” topic is often challenging as students do not have sufficient work experience to allow them to fully appreciate and understand the topic. The team from School of InfoComm Technology (ICT) led by Lau Yee Meng developed a new teaching framework to support students in their learning of ERP using the appropriate learning approaches and hands-on experience. Click on the read more about it.

Click to read more ...