Meaningful learning through the eyes of practitioner researchers

At the EAPRIL Conference 2019 held in Tartu – Estonia up to 500 participants were encouraged to reflect on the theme of “Meaningful learning in different settings”. Meaningful learning, which is considered to involve a critical and deep learning approach, and being rich in creating links and connections, has often been set against rote learning.…

In Search of the Holy Grail

NOMINATED PROJECT FOR THE 2019 BEST RESEARCH & PRACTICE PROJECT AWARD “Competence Oriented Teaching and Learning in Higher Education – Essentials” What is the essence of good teaching in contemporary higher education? To answer this question, a small self-study guide for higher education teachers with a focus on outcome orientation and learner orientation was produced.…

Cloud 10 Update: On the road to Tartu! (1/4)

In 2017, Cloud 10 was established in Hämeenlinna, Finland. It’s focus was (and is) on assessment and evaluation. From the 20 attendees, 14 participants registered for this cloud, coming from Europe, Israel, Brazil and Venezuela, expending the E in EAPRIL towards a W(orld)… Three subjects were discussed: the subject of the cloud, the method of…