bioCEED’s mid-term evaluation goes Open Science!

Inspired by MatRiC, bioCEED has collected the midterm evaluation documents in a short annotated overview here, as seen through the lens of various documents produced by NOKUT, the evaluation committee, and bioCEED:

  1. The template for the self-evaluation, by NOKUT Jan 20th
  2. bioCEED’s self-evaluation, delivered on April 3rd
  3. Feedback to bioCEED from the evaluation panel, received on 30th May 2017.
  4. bioCEED’s replies to the panel’s requests for additional information, 10th May 2017.
  5. The programme for the site visit 16th May 2017, by NOKUT 07th April 2017.
  6. Data from Studiebarometeret and DBH provided by NOKUT to the Evaluation Panel in connection with Site Visit 16th May 2017.
  7. Panels with informants to be interviewed by Evaluation Panel at site visit 16th May 2017.
  8. Panel briefing document from bioCEED, 11th May 2017.
  9. bioCEED short presentation at site visit 16th May 2017.
  10. Evaluation Panel report following site visit, received on 29th June 2017.
  11. Final Action Plan Structure, by NOKUT 4th July 2017.
  12. bioCEED Action Plan Draft, 1st September 2017.
  13. Evaluation Panel feedback on action plan draft, received on 11th September 2017.
  14. bioCEED reply to Evaluation panel on the feedback on action plan draft, 28th September 2017.
  15. bioCEED Action Plan Phase 2, 28th September 2017.

You can also read more about our way forward in the Newsletter.

En kvalitativ undersøkelse om trivsel og motivasjon i høyere utdanning: Et selvbestemmelsesteoretisk perspektiv

Daniel Kristensen has conducted a qualitative study and interviewed Biology students about their experiences in everyday life at the University, and how their experiences affect their psychological well-being and motivation. He presented his thesis entitled “En kvalitativ undersøkelse om trivsel og motivasjon i høyere utdanning: Et selvbestemmelsesteoretisk perspektiv” on June 27th, 2017 and thus obtained his Master’s degree.

 

“Veier til frafall”. En kvantitativ studie av psykisk helse og frafallsintensjoner i høyere utdanning: Et selvbestemmelsesteoretisk perspektiv

Sara Madeleine Kristensen has conducted a cross-sectional study of first year Bachelor students in Biology and assessed their motivation, psychological health, and intentions of dropout. She presented her thesis entitled “Veier til frafall. En kvantitativ studie av psykisk helse og frafallsintensjoner i høyere utdanning: Et selvbestemmelsesteoretisk perspektiv” on June 22nd, 2017 and thus obtained her Master’s degree.

 

UNIS teachers given The Joanna Renc-Roe Award – for pushing the boundaries of SoTL

Chris Borstad, Mads Forchhammer and Tove M. Gabrielsen from UNIS were awarded The Joanna Renc-Roe Award – for pushing the boundaries of SoTL at the 2nd EuroSoTL conference, June 8-9 2017, Lund, Sweden. The award was given for the collegial project done by this group at the bioCEED teacher course Collegial Teaching and Learning – in STEM Education: Active learning and course alignment in thematically complex courses. You can read the paper in the conference proceedings here.

The Joanna Renc-Roe Award is presented during each EuroSoTL conference to the contribution that distinguishes itself for pushing the boundaries of SoTL.