In my role as Director of Studies of the Bachelor European Studies at Maastricht University I became interested into research into teaching. I noticed that most policy is based on informed intuition rather than on solid empirical evidence. I noticed that most policy is based on informed intuition rather than on solid empirical evidence. Together with Patrick Bijsmans from Maastricht University we study the the impact of attendance and internationalisation on study success particularly in Problem Based Learning settings.
Bijsmans, Patrick, Schakel, Arjan H., Baykal, Asena and Hegewald, Sven (2021) 'Internationalisation and study success: Class attendance and the delicate balance between collaborative learning and being lost in translation,' European Journal of Higher Education, [doi] [pdf]