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  • An introduction to technology and innovation policy research
    3LEVEL
    Technology/computing 

    An introduction to technology and innovation policy research

    This is an interdisciplinary module that provides an introduction to technology and innovation policy and research in this field. The emphasis is on examining issues of interdisciplinary research embracing economic, sociological and managerial orientations. The approach is to build understanding of technology policy and technology innovations processes thereby providing a robust grounding, before exploring research methods employed to investigate technology and innovation policy. It is important to appreciate that this is not a research methods course as research techniques are not actively taught. Instead, a selection of research tools are introduced and applied to technology policy and innovation. Thus, it focuses on methods and skills best suited for technology policy and innovation rather than being comprehensive.

  • Breakthrough to Mathematics, Science and Technology
    0LEVEL
    Science 

    Breakthrough to Mathematics, Science and Technology

    The Breakthrough to Mathematics, Science and Technology series of study modules introduced some of the key ideas and skills involved in studying mathematics, science, technology and engineering. Here we present four study modules in pdf format for you to work through or adapt as you wish. The original material also contained additional printed materials and audio/visual material, these items are not included.

  • Gender Equality in STEM - advance enrolment
    1LEVEL
    Education 

    Gender Equality in STEM - advance enrolment

    Gender Equality in STEM is designed for teachers of late primary and early secondary pupils. There is no requirement to have a background or role related to STEM. The course aims to reduce barriers for participation in STEM subjects by female students through challenging gender stereotyping and building STEM capital in the classroom, using an inquiry-based approach. This free online course is designed not only to deliver information but to contribute towards transformational change in schools.

  • Mentoring Matters
    0LEVEL
    Education 

    Mentoring Matters

    This is an on-line course which is part of the University’s support to the apprentice programme.

  • Pesquisa e Inovação Responsáveis na Educação Superior
    0LEVEL
    Education 

    Pesquisa e Inovação Responsáveis na Educação Superior

    Este curso é direcionado para educadores interessados em abordagens pedagógicas centradas na colaboração de aprendizes (coaprender) interessados na investigação coletiva (coinvestigar). O conteúdo, atividades e avaliação neste curso são decorrentes de vários projetos Europeus focados na coaprendizagem – aprendizagem aberta colaborativa através da coinvestigação - investigação coletiva com uso de tecnologias. Quatro estratégias pedagógicas são discutidas neste curso: Dilema sócio-científico, Discussão de Grupo, Resolução Colaborativa de Problemas e Argumentação coletiva baseada em evidência. Os objetivos deste curso é coaprender e coinvestigar sobre como : Usar dilemas para que os estudantes se envolvam, discutam e argumentem sobre questões sócio-científicas Facilitar discussões de grupo eficazes para que os estudantes usem conhecimentos e pratiquem argumentação Preparar os estudantes através da argumentação coletiva para que construam o raciocínio científico Planejar atividades baseadas em solução colaborativa de problemas com diálogo argumentativo aplicados na pesquisa e inovação responsáveis

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