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2016.0108

Augmented Reality Integrated to Science Education

DNA, nanotubes, polar molecules, these are vocabularies seen on textbooks, but do you know how they look like? National Taiwan Normal University and Wan Fang Senior High School have been collaborating for 5 years for the Augmented Reality (AR) technology that high school students can use in class. These remote, complicated words can be shown in tablets or phones, all they have to do is download the app and they can see the 3-dimension image with information added, making learning fun.
2015.1230

Big Deta Helps Picking the Right Level of Books

Every teachers and parents hope kids can enjoy reading, but sometimes they just can’t digest the context and put the books aside. It’s likely that the books are too hard for the child to understand. Prof. Sung Yao Ting developed a SmartReading system that tells you the difficulty of the book automatically and you can know the reading comprehension level of a student in short time. The system has been taken into application by 30 junior and elementary schools and has been introduced to Hong Kong and Indonesia.
2015.1228

Other Way of Master Thesis

Dr. Diane H. Sonnenwald, a visiting professor at the Graduate Institute of Library Studies and Information (GILS), NTNU, was the keynote speaker on December 18, which was the first speech of the Learning and Information Science Lecture Series. Her topic was Collaborative Capstone Projects: Re-conceptualizing the Master Thesis.
2015.1224

Opening Ceremony of Yu Guang Zhong Exhibition

“Coming back to NTNU, I can’t say I am a guest that feels at home, because I am more like a host today and I want to welcome all of you here in NTNU.” Prestigious Writer Yu Guang Zhong, who is nearly 90, showed up at the Wen Hui Hall for the opening party for his exhibition and a book signing event. His fans filled up the whole space, hoping to see Professor Yu in person.
2015.1221

Pianist Lang Lang talks to Music Majors in NTNU

What’s the most essential abilities to musicians? The world known pianist, Lang Lang shared his experience with music majors on 15th of December. He said that there are three important abilities that musicians should keep in mind, one is the ability to remember notes quickly, the second is to interpret a work on one’s own and the third one is to have a strong will.