Lifelong Learning Programme Erasmus (E111BR89) – Third Edition in Ghent

 This Intensive Program 2014 in Ghent has two main goals

  1. To develop creativity and autonomy thanks to an assisted “learning by doing” methodology.
  2. To create 5 working innovative and interactive HMI Prototypes at the end of the program, with the theme “The Internet of Things for Healthcare″, thanks to several focused workshops and to large periods of group work.

Target Groups

  • Students from Belgium/Ghent KU Leuven – KAHO Sint Lieven Ghent (Electronics and ICT), Belgium/Brussels ISIB (Informatics), Austria/Graz fh-joanneum Austria (Media and Design) and Switzerland/Sion/Sierre HES-SO Valais-Wallis (Embedded systems and Information System and Information Technologies)
  • Minimal level for students: 3rd Bach

Main Activities

  • Website creation and enrichment during the program
  • Courses and lectures about  creativity, innovative sensor technology, microcontrollers, command and action upon multimedia systems, minicomputing and immersive projection technologies
  • Learning by doing projects closely supervised by the participating teachers
  • Discussion and talks about technology and mobility between experts and students

Learning Outcomes

  • New technical knowledge
  • Experience in group work
  • Experience in communication processes between designers and engeneers
  • Intercultural experience
  • Interdisciplinary experience

Expected Outputs IP2014

  • A students blog showing their research, their design  efforts and their results
  • A Proof-of-concept for an  innovative multisensoric/networked application dealing with “The Internet of Things for Healthcare”
  • A public presentation with demonstration at De Oude Vismijn Ghent
  • A demo video documenting the concept and the making of