Education Research at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Maastricht: Fostering the Interrelationship between Professional and Education Practice

Cees P. M. van der Vleuten, Diana H. J. M. Dolmans, Willem S. de Grave, Scheltus J. van Luijk, Arno M. M. Muijtjens, Albert J. J. A. Scherpbier, Lambert W. T. Schuwirth, Ineke H. A. P. Wolfhagen
2004 Academic Medicine  
An academic department of education serving the entire university and a strategic choice by the Faculty of Medicine to support educational innovation through education research are the historical cornerstones of the education research program of the University of Maastricht. Over the years, the department's initial exclusive research focus on the evaluation of problem-based learning has widened to include theory-based applied research covering the broad domain of education. The program focuses
more » ... n themes: the learning of students and teachers, characteristics of powerful learning environments, and assessment and evaluation of learning and teaching. Although mod-
doi:10.1097/00001888-200410000-00021 pmid:15383361 fatcat:zjrmu4eadje67nlb7bo2p5buja