ELS-57903 Special Topics in Education and Training 2

Course

Credits 3.00

Teaching methodContact hours
Individual Paper2
Independent study0
Course coordinator(s)dr. HJA Biemans
Examiner(s)dr. HJA Biemans

Language of instruction:

English.

Continuation courses:

Several, including ELS Internship, ELS Thesis.

This course can be combined with ELS-57803 Special Topics in Education and Training 1.

Contents:

This course allows for a thorough exploration of an educational topic closely related to one of the key content areas of Education & Learning Sciences, e.g., teaching and learning, entrepreneurial learning, learning for sustainable development, and intercultural learning. The course could lay the foundation for writing an ELS Thesis.

Learning outcomes:

Students choose a topic related to education and learning and write a reflective essay on this topic supported by ELS staff.
In this essay:
- students demonstrate understanding of teaching, learning and/or curriculum development;
- students are able to link educational theory and practice;
- students are able to show expertise in a specific educational domain (e.g., educational innovation, education and sustainable development, human resource development and training).

Activities:

- studying supporting literature;
- writing a reflective essay.

Examination:

Quality of the reflective essay.

Literature:

In consultation with the course supervisor.