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Incorporating active-learning techniques into the photonics-related teaching in the Erasmus Mundus Master in "Color in Informatics and Media Technology"
Author(s): Antonio M. Pozo; Manuel Rubiño; Javier Hernández-Andrés; Juan Luis Nieves

Paper Abstract

In this work, we present a teaching methodology using active-learning techniques in the course “Devices and Instrumentation” of the Erasmus Mundus Master’s Degree in “Color in Informatics and Media Technology” (CIMET). A part of the course “Devices and Instrumentation” of this Master’s is dedicated to the study of image sensors and methods to evaluate their image quality. The teaching methodology that we present consists of incorporating practical activities during the traditional lectures. One of the innovative aspects of this teaching methodology is that students apply the concepts and methods studied in class to real devices. For this, students use their own digital cameras, webcams, or cellphone cameras in class. These activities provide students a better understanding of the theoretical subject given in class and encourage the active participation of students.

Paper Details

Date Published: 17 July 2014
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 9289, 12th Education and Training in Optics and Photonics Conference, 92892Q (17 July 2014); doi: 10.1117/12.2070761
Show Author Affiliations
Antonio M. Pozo, Univ. de Granada (Spain)
Manuel Rubiño, Univ. de Granada (Spain)
Javier Hernández-Andrés, Univ. de Granada (Spain)
Juan Luis Nieves, Univ. de Granada (Spain)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 9289:
12th Education and Training in Optics and Photonics Conference
Manuel F. P. C. Martins Costa; Mourad Zghal, Editor(s)

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