Share Paper: Methods for the Masses - Learner-Centric Views of a Distance Study Reading Course on Empirical Education Research

  1. Cornelia Eube, FernUniversität in Hagen, Germany
  2. Sebastian Vogt, FernUniversität in Hagen, Germany
  3. Karin Krey, FernUniversität in Hagen, Germany
Tuesday, June 24 10:00-10:30 AM B3116

Abstract: For many students in educational science, empirical research methods represent (partial) new ground – not only at the beginning of the lifelong learning process. It is important above all to (re-)awaken joy and interest in scientific work and in the associated methodology. Online-based reading courses are an important tool in the varied toolkit of distance universities for stimulating such a response in the spirit of the Seamless Learning Approach (Wong 2012). This paper focuses on the conception, implementation and evaluation of an online-based reading course on empirical education research organized every semester at FernUniversität in Hagen (Germany) since the summer ...