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Inquiry-Based Learning – Undergraduate Research

Publication year: 2019

ISBN: 978-3-030-14223-0

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This book provides a systematic overview of experiences with Inquiry-Based Learning (IBL) and undergraduate research (UR) in German universities, covering both research universities (Universitäten) and universities of applied sciences (Fachhochschulen). Divided into three parts, the book starts with the principles and common practices of IBL/UR at all universities. Part Two discusses the implementation of IBL/UR for twenty-one individual disciplines, ranging from architecture to theology. Part Three discusses the potential of IBL/UR in relation to several topics including diversity, digitalisation, different forms of universities, and the national job market. The book summarises the project of the German network of UR,

Subject: Education, Higher Education, Teaching and Teacher Education, Learning & Instruction, inquiry based learning in architecture, inquiry based learning in social sciences, common practices of inquiry based learning in universities, potential of inquiry based learning in digitalisation, technology-enhanced learning, enculturation, research-teaching nexus, research cycle, peer-to-peer principle, learning and instruction