The Relative Effect of Team-Based Learning on Motivation and Learning: A Self-Determination Theory Perspective

Lucas Jeno and colleagues from bioCEED, PRIME and Høgskulen på Vestlandet have recently published the article “The Relative Effect of Team-Based Learning on Motivation and Learning: A Self-Determination Theory Perspective”.


Announcement of office as student representative on bioCEED – Centre for Excellence in Biology Education

bioCEED is seeking a new student representative from UiB.

bioCEED is a Centre of Excellence in Education (SFU) in the field of biology and is a collaboration between Department of Biology at University of Bergen, Arctic Biology at the University Centre at Svalbard (UNIS), the Higher Education Research Unit at University of Bergen and the Institute of Marine Research. bioCEED is funded by NOKUT and the partner institutions.  The overarching aim of the SFU arrangement is to contribute to the development of excellent quality in higher education.

Utlysing av verv som studentrepresentant i bioCEED – senter for fremragende utdanning i biologi

bioCEED søker en ny studentrepresentant fra UiB.

bioCEED er et Senter for fremragende utdanning (SFU) i fagområdet biologi og er et samarbeid mellom Institutt for biologi (BIO) ved UIB, Avdeling for arktisk biologi ved UNIS, Seksjon for Universitetspedagogikk ved UIB og Havforskningsinstituttet. bioCEED er finansiert av Kunnskaps-departementet og partnerne. SFU-ordningens fremste formål er å fremme kvalitet i høyere utdanning.

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.
  16. Final report from expert panel, 21st December 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.