It seems that the mass lecture will be a thing of the past and students want to stay online and maintain flexibility. But an online university is not what the deans of education are in favour of.
Will the mass lecture disappear? Three conclusions after a year and a half of education during the pandemic
Online education is here to stay, the deans of education believe. The key question now…
Blended education as the future? Kris Stabel, educational consultant at Risbo and theme leader Education Innovation at the Community for Learning and Innovation, is not keen on this as a goal.
‘Good blended education is like the perfect cocktail, but more often it’s a Vodka-Red Bull’
And no, according to educational expert Kris Stabel, that is not a good cocktail.
What do students want?
Students are not dying to return to the type of teaching they received before the pandemic. Now that they have been forced to undergo online and hybrid teaching for over a year and a half, they are willing to acknowledge that there are certain advantages to these methods, as EM found after polling almost three hundred students.
Students want to attend seminars and sit exams on campus but would rather watch lectures online
Which aspects of the online teaching students have received during the pandemic should be…
Attending classes remotely is a lonely business and requires more discipline, but on the plus side, you don’t have to commute to the campus and you can attend lectures without having to change out of your pyjamas. Students’ opinions on the pros and cons of hybrid teaching vary.
Attending lectures in your pyjamas has its advantages
Online onderwijs is eenzamer en vergt meer zelfdiscipline, maar ondertussen hoef je niet…
A small but notable group of students doesn’t really care for on-campus classes and wouldn’t mind having all their classes online. So, what is the story of these students?
So for some, studying from home is a hellish experience, while for others it’s a blessing. Even though students are allowed back on campus, a lot is still happening online. EM visited some students to see how they’re getting on.
What studying online at home looks like: wine, house pets and messy rooms
Students deal with online education in a variety of ways. For some, studying from home is…
What do teachers think?
How comfortable and efficient online education may seem sometimes, that old-fashioned lecture hall deserves to be defended. So writes Ana Uribe Sandoval, who won this year’s Education Prize. She swears by offline education, because education is more than just learning.
Why in-person education should be defended at all costs
‘The most important thing that happens at the university is not the lecture itself –…
The lecturers have found it tough keeping everyone focused and giving everyone, including those watching at home, a fair share of attention.
Hybrid education is extra burden for teachers
The lecturers have found it tough keeping everyone focused and giving everyone, including…
What does rector magnificus think?
Rector Annelien Bredenoord believes that ‘academic education via a monitor is not the only way to teach students.’
Rector magnificus: ‘Hybrid is the future of academic education’
Rector Annelien Bredenoord believes that 'academic education via a monitor is not the…
Discussion in EM TV
In EM TV, student Timo Zandvliet and Ana Uribe Sandoval faced off against each other about the future of education.
EM TV: ‘Education is not only about transferring information’
The future of education is the topic of this episode.