Learning hub open 24/7 for exchange of ideas

in The Straits Times, 2 August 2011
by Leow Si Wan

The Education Resource Centre of the University Town (UTown) is poised to become a souped-up learning hub for the National University of Singapore (NUS).

The $50 million, four-level building, to be open 24/7, bristles with technology that will promote the active exchange of ideas among students, including collaborations across disciplines....

During a media tour yesterday, the director of NUS' Centre for Instructional Technology Ravi Chandran explained that the Education Resource Centre will be a test bed for collaborative technologies.

He said: 'We are working with companies to test the latest software and hardware, and if it works well here, we plan to extend these technologies to the Kent Ridge campus.'

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