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2016.0118

Kuo from NTNU Joins the World Class Orchestra

One of the three major orchestra and the top 1 in northern America, The Chicago Symphony Orchestra came to Taiwan to give two concerts in Taipei. Violist Kuo Wei Ting is was graduated from NTNU, the department of music. The courses he took during the school not only built a solid foundation of his music skills, the required vocal training also benefited him a lot. There are other 3 Taiwanese musicians in the orchestra, who studied abroad since little or for college.
2016.0117

Professor’s Work Became Covers of Magazines

The work of Leo Lin, Chun-Liang, Professor of Department of Design and the Dean of College of Fine Arts, was given the silver award at the 89th New York Art Directors Club Annual Awards. In echo with global warming, this piece was authorized to be the cover of French magazine Le Monde and Italian magazine Internazionale in 2015.
2016.0115

Myth Breaker: Left Brain for Language Learning

Reading, writing and arithmetic are three basic skills required in course throughout the world. Different language systems look different when to read, write and calculate, but when people use different languages, will the brain functions differently?
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.