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.
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 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.
The masters-level module, which can also be taken as a stand-alone short course at our London centre, aims to encourage a critical examination of key debates concerning theory, research and practice in the field of gender and education, and to provide course members with an awareness of the complex social contexts in which gender relations are formed and changing.
The interactive Summer Course 'Expanding Horizons in Problem-Based Learning (PBL) in Medicine, Health and Behavioural Sciences' aims to inform participants about all aspects of PBL and to share with them the many years of practical experience with PBL as implemented in the medical education programme.Experience with PBL was built at the Maastricht Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences and the Maastricht Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience.
The masters-level module, which can also be taken as a stand-alone short course at our London centre, aims to identify and explore some of the major perspectives in the sociology of education and locate them in relation to the broader traditions within the discipline of sociology.
This masters-level module, which can also be taken as a stand-alone short course at our London centre, looks at the social origins and development of the British school system
In this module you will visit specialist museums and galleries and through a series of lectures, seminars and workshops investigate how artefacts give shape and meaning to our relationship with the world, our everyday lives, histories and cultures.
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.
A professional development portfolio (PDP) is a working document containing evidence reflection, which you can revise and update throughout your career. Creating and maintaining a PDP will engage you in a process that is now widely recognized as beneficial to ongoing career development.
Are you a PhD-student or post-doc researcher who has an interest in or experience with the field of interdisciplinary research? Then this 3-day course supplies you with essential knowledge and skills! It also gives you the opportunity to share your experiences with other interdisciplinary or transdisciplinary researchers.