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2013.0412

NTNU, University of Philippines researches cooperate on ethnomusicology

 Students and teachers from NTNU's College of Music have worked with their counterparts at the University of the Philippines to follow in the footsteps of the late José Maceda, an acclaimed ethnomusicologist who did field work in the Cordillera area of the Philippines.
2013.0411

NTNU makes Asia's top 100 university list

National Taiwan Normal University ranks number 68 among Asian universities this year, making it one of a total 17 Taiwanese universities in the Asia's top 100, according to Times Higher Education (THE). THE released its first-ever Asia University Rankings on Wednesday.
2013.0408

Long-distance e-learning closes the gap for students of Chinese

Afraid of flying? NTNU's Mandarin Training Center (MTC) has some great news for anyone looking for personalized Chinese classes but who is unable to make it all the way to Taiwan. Thanks to the Internet, all you need is a computer, phone, or tablet to start one-on-one classes with a real live teacher.
2013.0330

NTNU introduces learning on-the-go with open mobile courses

Long bus rides or being out of town are no longer valid excuses to stop learning, now that NTNU's open courses are currently available for mobile devices.
2013.0328

Home environment plays key role in student performance: Study

An educational gap exists between students in the nation's urban and rural areas -- and despite what many may think, it's not caused by a lack school of resources, according to a new study by National Taiwan Normal University (NTNU) professor of education Hsu Tien-ming (許添明). Instead, the key factor is a student's living environment, including access to desks, dictionaries, and other learning tools at home, Hsu reported Wednesday to the National Science Council, which funded the research.