NEO TERM: Education 4.0 is shaping at Nişantaşı University!
Nişantaşı University faculty members started preparations for the 2018-2019 Neo Period under the guidance of Rector Prof. Dr. Esra HATİPOĞLU. Academicians held a workshop between 10 July - 20 July 2018 to determine the new education model Training 4.0 strategy that can meet the needs of Industry 4.0.
The concepts such as the Internet of things, intelligent systems, and robotic technologies that enter our lives with Industry 4.0 also transform and reformat education. Nişantaşı University reconsidered its mission and vision on the verge of this transformation in the world. The main target was set as to train students who have adapted to Industry 4.0 and modern technologies and will manage the smart systems of the future and to prepare them for the new generation working conditions. The curriculum of the departments is designed to train the manpower that will be needed in Industry 4.0 process. Faculty members drew attention to the importance of lessons that support entrepreneurship and creativity in Education 4.0 curricula to adapt to a constantly changing world.
Academicians stated that individuals having many qualifications will be successful in the business life of the future and expressed their opinion that having a single profession will be insufficient in the global competitive environment. In this framework, the importance of interdisciplinary education, double major diplomas and minor certificates were emphasized. Another issue addressed in the workshop was the changing education opportunities and methods. The digital course contents prepared in Nişantaşı University, the contents of the digital lessons, the reflection of the smart systems on the applications in the classrooms, and the suggestions about their role in Education 4.0 were discussed.
Nişantaşı University faculty members enlivened this busy working period with yoga, sports and cheesecake activities.