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The call for abstracts has opened for the Student & Learning Analytics Conference (LSAC)

26-06-17

Student & Learning Analytics Conference, call open The call for abstracts has opened for the Student & Learning Analytics Conference (LSAC).This conference is co-organized by LEARN!-associated research institute ACLA, and the Eduworks group of the University of Amsterdam. Registration is possible from 1 August, 2017

Promotie Thea van Lankveld

20-06-17

Op dinsdag 20 juni 2017 vond in de aula van de VU te Amsterdam de promotie van Thea van Lankveld plaats. 'Strengthening medical teachers' professional identity: Understanding identity development and the role of teacher communities and teaching courses'.

Anders Schinkel verkrijgt subsidie van John Templeton Foundation

13-06-17

Anders Schinkel ontvangt ruim 8 ton subsidie van de John Templeton Foundation voor onderzoek naar het belang van verwondering in het onderwijs, specifieker naar de vraag of ‘wonder-full education’, onderwijs dat geïnspireerd wordt door verwondering en verwondering stimuleert van invloed is op het floreren van kinderen.

Marlieke van Kesteren wint competitie

13-03-17

LEARN! onderzoeker Marlieke van Kesteren heeft, met een team met collega's van de Radboud University Nijmegen de eerste Memprize competitie gewonnen.

Course information Research Ethics

19-12-16

At various stages in conducting research you will be confronted with ethical quandaries. At the beginning of your research you will have to think about the problems you may face, which will be described in your research proposal. Many PhD students in the Faculty of Behavioural and Movement Sciences need to get approval of the METC and many ask the VCWE for approval before they (can) begin with their research, for which they have to reflect on the way in which they involve human subjects, but also on the way in which they will conduct a research with integrity.

LEARN!-onderzoeker Nienke van Atteveldt krijgt ERC Starting Grant van 1,6 miljoen euro

03-10-16

LEARN!-onderzoeker Nienke van Atteveldt krijgt ERC Starting Grant van 1,6 miljoen euro. Meerjarig onderzoek naar motivatie van scholieren op de middelbare school.

LEARN!-onderzoeker Nienke van Atteveldt krijgt ERC Starting Grant van 1,6 miljoen euro

03-10-16

LEARN!-onderzoeker Nienke van Atteveldt krijgt ERC Starting Grant van 1,6 miljoen euro. Meerjarig onderzoek naar motivatie van scholieren op de middelbare school.

Learning analytics, LEARN and KnowVU organized an afternoon on this hot topic on Oct 13, 13.00-17.00

27-09-16

Thursday Oct 13, 13.00-17.00 in Kerkzaal (top floor of VU Main Building) Together with KnowVU , LEARN has organized an afternoon on the hot topic of learning analytics on Oct 13. Speakers include LEARN’s Chris van Klaveren and myself. The goal of the afternoon is to review the state of the art in this burgeoning research field, and to discuss what it can do for education in our own institution. The event will be in dutch. Provisional program is presented below.

Learning analytics, LEARN and KnowVU organized an afternoon on this hot topic on Oct 13, 13.00-17.00

22-09-16

Thursday Oct 13, 13.00-17.00 in Kerkzaal (top floor of VU Main Building) Together with KnowVU , LEARN has organized an afternoon on the hot topic of learning analytics on Oct 13. Speakers include LEARN’s Chris van Klaveren and myself. The goal of the afternoon is to review the state of the art in this burgeoning research field, and to discuss what it can do for education in our own institution. The event will be in dutch. Provisional program is presented below.

Look Both Ways - Narrative and Metaphor in Education: Conference 2017 - Vrije Universiteit (VU), Amsterdam

20-09-16

To be held 30 March to 1 April 2017 Over the last 30 years, educationists have drawn increasingly on insights from philosophy, psychology, anthropology, cognitive science and linguistics to examine the roles played by narrative and metaphor in every domain of educational theory and practice. The narrative and metaphor perspectives have, however, mostly been used separately and opportunities for researchers and educators to meet and share their ideas are rare.

VU-onderzoeker Chiel van der Veen krijgt NRO-subsidie van 100 duizend euro

12-04-16

Lecture: The "caring Universities project": A global initiative to improve mental health in college students - Pim Cuijpers

04-04-16

Lecture: The "caring Universities project": A global initiative to improve mental health in college students - Pim Cuijpers VU Campus - WN C121 (Natural Sciences Building) Tuesday Oct 4, 13.00-13.45

Marlieke van Kesteren ontvangt prestigieuze Marie Curie fellowship

15-03-16

Marlieke van Kesteren heeft van de Europese Unie een prestigieuze Marie Curie fellowship ontvangen.

Innovatie centraal op VU Onderwijsdag 2016

18-02-16

Tijdens de VU Onderwijsdag op vrijdag 12 februari ging het over innovatief onderwijs in al zijn facetten.

LEARN! directeur Martijn Meeter geeft op 12 februari een keynote lecture op de VU onderwijsmiddag

01-02-16

Op vrijdagmiddag 12 februari zet de VU het onderwijs in het zonnetje op de VU Onderwijsdag. Deze middag is bedoeld voor iedereen die betrokken is bij het onderwijs, van docent tot studentvertegenwoordiger, uitvoerend, adviserend of coördinerend. Tijdens deze dag komt u alles te weten over innovatief onderwijs.