Our KUL partners from Belgium have organized a workshop on “Develop Critical Thinking via teaching and learning: an introduction”, last 24th January 2017, at the Hasselt University, Hasselt, Belgium. The KU Leuven and more specifically the Center for Instructional Psychology and Technology has for several years done research on critical thinking. In various studies the relationship was explored between research integration into teaching and development of critical thinking. Differences on the impact of academic bachelor programs and professional bachelor programs have been shown.
Our UCLL partners from Belgium have organized a workshop on “Stimulating the development of critical thinking”, last 1st December 2016, at the Amsterdam University College, Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Critical Thinking is one of the research lines of the UC Leuven team, in close cooperation with the KU Leuven. Their research interests focus on the effectiveness of critical thinking instruction and the impact of the overall curriculum on critical thinking development, as well as the impact of different approaches to integrate research into teaching on critical thinking.