Dual systems of vocational education

On August 24 VETNET organised a lively panel discussion on Dual systems of Vocational Education in various European countries. I had prepared a PPT for this panel, but it was not needed to present PPTs. So, I used it as background. For interested VET colleagues, I have placed the PPT here: 160824 ECER Dublin Dual Education

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Distinct Contributions of Educational Researchers in VETNET

On August 23 the opening session of VETNET at the ECER conference in Dublin took place where I gave a presentation on Distinct Contributions of Educational Researchers in VETNET. The PPT of this presentation can be downloaded from here. Share your reactions at martin.mulder@wur.nl. Enjoy.

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Success by Competence, Confidence, and Character

Tina Wadhwa, in the Business insider, posted on 18 August, 2016, that Val Carlotti (Head of The Securities Division Institutional Client Group and Senior Partner of Goldman Sachs) said that it is all about the 3 C’s: Competence, Confidence, and Character.’ “If you can nail those three things, it’s hard to figure out what you’re not going to be successful at”. Source: http://uk.businessinsider.com/val-carlotti-speaks-at-all-star-codes-fundraiser-2016-8?r=US&IR=T

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Article of Elsbeth Spelt et al. on interdisciplinary learning in science and engineering in higher education – Available online

The article ‘A multidimensional approach to examine student interdisciplinary learning in science and engineering in higher education’ in the European Journal of Engineering Education is published online. Download your copy for free (up to 50 free downloads allowed by publisher): http://www.tandfonline.com/eprint/yGApRY3UVjJqu3rkreZk/full

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Distinct Contributions of Educational Researchers in VETNET

Preparing for the VETNET opening session at the ECER conference in, Dublin, August 23, 2016, I am already posting the list of key terms used in session titles during the VETNET programs during 2006 to 2016. It gives an interesting overview of the scope of the research presented. To use one word to describe it: it is DIVERSE. Enjoy. Continue reading

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Manuscript on interdisciplinary learning in science and engineering accepted for publication

The manuscript entitled “A multidimensional approach to examine student interdisciplinary learning in science and engineering in higher education” by Elsbeth  Spelt et al. is accepted for publication by the European Journal of Engineering Education. More will follow later.

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Fostering oral presentation performance – published online

The paper ‘Fostering oral presentation performance: does the quality of feedback differ when provided by the teacher, peers or peers guided by tutor?’, by Stan van Ginkel et al, is published online in Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education. Download via http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02602938.2016.1212984

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Higher Education Conference in Amsterdam about to start

The Higher Education Conference on ‘The Scholarship of Teaching, Learning and Organizing’ takes place on July 13-15, at the premises of the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences. It will be a vibrant gathering of many researchers. For further information see http://www.hec2016.org/

 

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Who gives feedback on oral presentations matters

The manuscript of Stan van Ginkel et al ‘Fostering Oral Presentation Performance: Does the Quality of Feedback Differ When Provided by the Teacher, Peers or Peers Guided by Tutor?’ accepted for publication by the journal Assessment and Evaluation in Higher Education.

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Fostering Entrepreneurial Learning On-the-Job by Yvette Baggen et al published online

The paper ‘Fostering Entrepreneurial Learning On-the-Job manuscript published’ by Yvette Baggen et al is published online. Full reference:

Baggen, Y., T. Lans, H.J.A. Biemans, J. Kampen & M. Mulder (2016). Fostering Entrepreneurial Learning On-the-Job: evidence from innovative small and medium-sized companies in Europe. European Journal of Education, 51(2), DOI: 10.1111/ejed.12171. Published online 16 May 2016.

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