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    • New directions in drinking water engineering education Jasper Verberk, Peter de Moel, Hans van Dijk Sanitary Engineering, Watermanagement, Faculty CiTG, Delft University of Technologgy
    • 1. The Dutch drinking water secret
    • Netherlands and water Watermanagement since 1200 AD Reclaimed land
    • Water = national export product and others...
    • Students from all over the world > 50% International students 10-20% LLL 20% from other Delft and Dutch unis 10-20% CE BSc students
    • 2. Before 2007
    • MSc Watermanagement
      • 2 years all English 120 ECTS
      • Specialisations:
      • Water cycle : Urban Water cycle :
      • - Hydrology - Drinking water engineering
      • - Geohydrology - Urban water drainage
      • - Water resources management - Waste water treatment
    • Drinking Water Education
      • 2 courses in BSc
        • Introduction Watermanagement (CT3011)
        • Introduction Sanitary Engineering (CT3420)
      • 4 courses in MSc
        • Drinking Water Technology (CT4471)
        • Drinking Water Design (CT5520)
        • Water Transport and Distribution (CT5550)
        • Public Hygiene and Epidemiology (CT5420)
      • MSc project
    • CT4471 course
      • Traditional F2F lecturing
      • Blackboard
        • Lecture notes
        • Pdfs of ppt files
      • Experiments in laboratory
      • Excursions
    • Challenges
      • Better educational material for students
      • Diverse inflow of students
        • different Dutch universities
        • different countries, so different background knowledge
        • different times in a year (“harde knip”)
      • Individualization of education
        • MSc program should be more tailor made
      • Make your lecture material accessible for everyone in the world
    • 3. OCW in 2007 - 2008
    • TU Delft OpenCourseWare Since 2006 http:// ocw.tudelft.nl /
    • Drinking water OCW
    • Collegerama
    • Collegerama
    • On-line assignments
    • Evaluation
      • Students
        • Lecturing material always available
        • Language problems/missing lecture/repeating lecture
        • Lecture hall capacity problems
      • Lecturers
        • Quality improvement
        • Making use of Bb
        • Exposure of your course
        • Attraction LLL and foreign PhD students
      • Other educational organizations
        • Make use of OCW
      • Students (in paid employment)
        • Don’t have to follow every lecture in Delft
      OCW = ACM + RL
    • 3. Virtual lectures 2009 - 2010
    • MSc Watermanagement
      • LIVE: RECORDED:
      • - One time a year - Any time
      • - Only at TU Delft - Any place
      • - Only in English or Dutch - Any language
      • YEARLY UPDATE YEARLY UPDATE ?
      BlackBoard with Collegerama
    • Overcrowded lecture room
    • Multiple deliveries
      • Yearly live delivery in class room (recorded)
      • Recorded lectures in other semesters
      • Results
      • More deliveries
      • Better prepared students
      • Less contact hours needed
      • Less lecture rooms needed
    • Courses abroad
    • From static to dynamic courses 2008-2009 2010-2011
    • iTunesU & YouTube
    • Management and policy triggers
      • Reduced length of study
        • Better exam results
        • Flexibile/multiple programming of courses
      • Reduction of federal funding
        • Staff can spend time on other projects
        • Less infrastructure (lecture rooms & laboratory facilities)
    • 4. Virtual centre of excellence > 2010
    • Ambition: Virtual educational centres of excellence
    • Export grant economic affairs Bandung, South Africa and Mozambique
    • Core courses Developed by TU Delft English language Fundamental theoretical courses Drinking water Waste water Sewerage Static courses Once published Dynamic courses Yearly update Chinese Spanish Bahasa Applied informative courses Localized courses Developed by TU Delft & local university Local language/local lecturer Excursions Experiments Exercises English
    • International educational material exchange
      • Pool of lectures on different topics
      • Selection of best basic lectures/course material
      • Enrichment for local components
    • Modular in new OCW design
    • Collegerama/Mediasite
    • Virtual experiments
    • Lectures with subtitles, auto translate
    • Courses: 2 down, 4 to go
      • Finished:
      • BSc courses
      • Watermanagement
      • Sanitary Engineering
      • To do:
      • MSc courses
      • Who is further joining?
      Universities/countries: 8