Gert Vanthournout

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Because of an increasing quality concern for higher education, additional attention is being paid to new educational principles with a more studentand competencecentred vision. Project-based education is one of the learning environments congruent with these principles. Ideally, the students in this learning environment are assessed by suitable assessment(More)
The change in learning strategies during higher education is an important topic of research in the Student Approaches to Learning field. Although the studies on this topic are increasingly longitudinal, analyses have continued to rely primarily on traditional statistical methods. The present research is innovative in the way it uses a multi-indicator latent(More)
The UK government has an aspiration to make teaching a ‘master’s level profession’. That is, in the future it will be expected that teachers should be qualified to at least Master’s degree level. Initial teacher education courses in major UK universities now tend to be offered at post-graduate level, being seen as the first part of a master’s degree (as(More)
Longitudinal data is almost always burdened with missing data. However, in educational and psychological research, there is a large discrepancy between methodological suggestions and research practice. The former suggests applying sensitivity analysis in order to the robustness of the results in terms of varying assumptions regarding the mechanism(More)
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