The field of educational research sets as objectives to explore notions, theories and trends within the filed, to define and transfer types, characteristics and shared terminology, to describe and utilise methods and techniques of quantitative and qualitative research in a critical manner towards the concrete educational phenomenon. The educational research student, passionate about conducting research, has to immerse him/herself in research projects and research teams and throughout the studies gains reflexive, critical and analytical competencies and the ability to innovate the existing educational practices.
Making use of other disciplines like psychology, anthropology, sociology and philosophy, educational research sets out to conduct its activity in a rigorous and systematic way. Due to the broad base for the methodology of educational research, the results are not always generalizable and have to be interpreted in the context of the used methodology.
The Behavioral Support Specialist (BSS) certificate program teaches participants to effectively and independently conduct Functional Behavioral Assessments (FBAs), design function-based interventions, and support school-wide Postive Behavioral Intervention and Support (PBIS) efforts.
This module allows international students to undertake a mentored independent research project while studying abroad. You undertake four weeks of studying an ISS session 1 module, followed by four weeks of mentored research supervised by the module tutor. Your research topic will grow out of your engagement with the module and the tutor, who will approve and supervise the independent research that follows.
Worldviews are the filters through which people view themselves, others, and the world around them. These filters most often function out with of our awareness; are influenced by factors, such as family, politics, religion and community, among others; are held both individually and collectively; and influence goals, desires, motivations, values, relationships, actions and reactions in daily life.
This course offers an introduction to the theory and practice of alternative education. Develop your ideas about what kind of teacher you want to be and how to create a classroom atmosphere based on having confidence in children, with room to develop their own potential. Ideas as independence and responsibility for oneself as well as for others play an important part. In alternative schools children’s needs and the relationship with the teacher are dealt with in an innovative way.
Within the TBU Summer School you have a great opportunity to gain more knowledge and practical experience in shoe design, but also have fun in the multicultural environment. Faculty of Multimedia Communication organises TBU Summer School 2015 focused on Shoe Design. The first summer school is focused on Shoe Design. Within two challenging and exciting weeks you will gain valuable knowledge and also practical experience in shoe design. With nearly 20 years of professional experience, from Denmark to Singapore from the UK to New Zealand, the award winning designer, Mrs. Jana Buch will impart a plethora of essential skills consolidated within a considered holistic approach.
By preparing school leaders and educational facility professionals, we improve teaching and learning and promote safe and healthy educational environments. This high quality program positively impacts students, teachers, and communities worldwide as educators and educational facilities professionals prepare themselves to design and construct school facilities that are learner-centered, healthy, sustainable, and high-performing.
This masters-level module, which can also be taken as a stand-alone short course at our London centre, focuses on London as a global city and context for a variety of multilingual and multicultural practices.
This annual week long intensive programme held in July is a collaboration between IOE, University of Wisconsin-Madison and University of Melbourne. It is aimed at educators following doctoral or masters programmes and explores transnational perspectives on democratic education by drawing on experience and scholarship from three continents. It combines keynote lectures; active workshops and a programme of visits. It can be integrated into a longer accredited programme and it is also offered as a one off short course.
California University of Pennsylvania's Early Childhood Education program is a completely online graduate program for certified teachers interested in gaining a master's degree or additional certification in ECE. In the program, graduate students apply knowledge of child development, families and best teaching practices to a variety of educational settings, including public schools preK to grade 4 primary programs, preschool programs, Head Start, child care, and parenting and family support programs.
The Special Education Cross-Categorical add-on certification is an add-on certification, specially designed cohort program, for teachers serving students with disabilities in cross-categorical environments. It will provide advanced study to licensed teachers and teachers eligible for a Wisconsin teaching license. In Minnesota, the program design has been approved for expansion of a current special education categorical license to include licenses in another categorical area.
This masters-level module, which can also be taken as a stand-alone short course at our London centre, enables a critical examination of aspects of learning. Starting from the premise that learning is not a tidy, linear, rational process, it draws on psychoanalytic theories and psychosocial research to explore learning, learning relationships, curricula and policies.
The masters-level module, which can also be taken as a stand-alone short course at our London centre, aims to develop key areas of professional knowledge and skills for EAL (English as an additional language) teachers.