Research groups

Culture & Education (C&E)

Culture & Education (C&E) focuses its research and teaching on culture, rhetoric, narratives, multiliteracies and media. C&E members reside at De Krook where they focus on how digitization creates new practices and what this implies for traditional cultural genres and for institutions such as libraries and museums.

 

Prof. dr. Kris Rutten
T: +32 9 264 97 91
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W: www.cultureeducation.ugent.be

edum@st

Edum@st focuses on science inquiry and problem-based education.

 

Prof. dr. Tammy Schellens
T: +32 9 264 86 63
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Language, Learning, Innovation

The research group Language, Learning, Innovation currently focuses on three main research themes:

  • Learning and teaching language
  • Self-regulating learning and how to promote it
  • Innovative instruction methods, with an emphasis on peer learning (e.g., peer and student tutoring, collaborative learning)

 

Prof. dr. Hilde Van Keer
T: +32 9 264 86 62
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W: www.taallereninnoveren.ugent.be

Policy and Leadership in Education (BELLON)

BELLON is the research group of the Educational Studies Department of Ghent University that studies the policy and leadership in schools.

 

Prof. dr. Geert De Vos
T: +32 9 264 86 61
E:
W: www.bellon.ugent.be

Teacher Education & Professional Development

The research group 'Teacher Education & Professional Development' conducts research on the education and professional development of student teachers, teachers and teacher educators.

 

Prof. dr. Ruben Vanderlinde
T: +32 9 264 62 55
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Tecolab

Tecolab studies learning and instruction in authentic learning settings, focusing on collaboration and technology.

 

Prof. dr. Bram De Wever
T: +32 9 264 86 65
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W: www.tecolab.ugent.be