Strategizing Beyond Educational Inadequacy in Connecting Research and Teaching: An Institutional Approach

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Abstract

The current assignment of vocational programs in higher education is to educate future evidence-based professionals. Often is presumed that a substantial connection between research and teaching is needed to be able to provide the right context and content to achieve this aim with students (Healey & Jenkins, 2015). As an effect in the Dutch institutes for higher professional education there is an increased attention for the connection between research and teaching as a carrier to develop these knowledge related competences. But what does it mean for an institute of higher vocational education to actively strategize towards integrating research and teaching in all bachelor and master programs for 45.000 students, while still standing in the tradition of being teaching-only? This paper presents the three phases of a large scale institutional change in Amsterdam UAS, including a systematic analysis of ‘research’ in the profiles of all 70 vocational bachelor programs.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages3
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jul 2018
Event18th National CUR (Council on Undergraduate Research) Biennial Conference: Creating Collaborative Connections in and through Undergraduate Research - Arlington, United States
Duration: 1 Jul 20183 Jul 2018

Conference

Conference18th National CUR (Council on Undergraduate Research) Biennial Conference
CountryUnited States
CityArlington
Period1/07/183/07/18

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