Seminar i Gent

Tentative program for the UGent specialist course / NAFOL conference

“Conducting research in the field of teacher education: Challenges, pitfalls and important themes”

16–18 March 2022

Host: Department of Educational Studies, Ghent University

Henri Dunantlaan 2, 9000 Ghent

Hotel: Novotel Gent Centrum Hotel

Påmeldingsfrist: 10. februar.

Egenerklæring

Program

Wednesday March 16, 2022

09.00–11.00 Invited public lecture “On the Importance of Research-based Teacher Education” including questions and discussion by Prof. dr. Kari Smith in Auditorium 4

This lecture is organized due to the occasion of the honorary doctorate that is awarded to Prof. dr. Kari Smith

For UGent doctoral students and NAFOL-students who will participate in the specialist course, for colleagues and students of the Department of Educational Studies (and additional key guest lecture for students of General Didactics)

11.00–11.30 Coffee break in the hallway on the ground floor (catered by ‘Vest By Harry & Rika’) and transfer to the rooms where the specialist course will take place

11.30–12.15 Welcome by Prof. Dr. Ruben Vanderlinde (UGent, Belgium) and Prof. Dr. Kari Smith (NTNU and NAFOL, Norway) plus PhD students introduce their PhD project in one sentence – get to know each other’s work (led by dr. Hanne Tack and dr. Laura Thomas) in room 1.2 (1st floor)

12.15–12.30 Walk to KANTIEN, Kanodreef 1, 9000 Ghent

12.30–13.30 Lunch break with networking opportunities in KANTIEN

13.30–13.45 Walk to Department of Educational Studies

13.45–14.45 An introductory keynote “Research in Teacher Education: Challenges, Research Agenda and Interventions” by Prof. Dr. Ruben Vanderlinde, Department of Educational Studies, UGent, Belgium in room 1.2 (1st floor)

14.45–15.30 Coffee break in room 120.047 (2nd floor) (catered by ‘Vest By Harry & Rika’)

15.30–17.30 Mixed groups of 4 to 5 PhD students – research seminar in which each of the PhD students presents in about 10 minutes his/her research project in rooms 1.2 (1st floor), 1.3 (1st floor) and 2.3 (2nd floor)

Preparation: Two weeks in advance, participants must submit an abstract about their research project (about 500 words)

Chairs: Prof. Dr. Ruben Vanderlinde, Prof. Dr. Kari Smith, Prof. dr. Henning Fjørtoft, Prof. dr. Eva Maagerø, Prof. Dr. Ann MacPhail, and Prof. dr. Fredrik Mørk Røkenes

18.00–19.15 Cultural event: nibbling and walking through Ghent by Vizit
We depart from the department of Educational Studies together.

19.30–21.00 Dinner at “Pakhuis”, Schuurkenstraat 4, 9000 Ghent

Thursday March 17, 2022

09.00–10.15 Publishing in peer-reviewed journals in teacher education – public lecture by Prof. Dr. Ann MacPhail, Department of Physical Education and Sport Sciences,
University of Limerick in room 1.2 (1st floor)

10.15–11.00 Coffee break in room 120.047 (2nd floor) (catered by ‘Vest By Harry & Rika’)

11.00–12.30 Mixed groups of 4 to 5 PhD students – research seminar in which each of the PhD students presents in about 10 minutes his/her research questions and
methodology in rooms 1.2 (1st floor) and 1.3 (1st floor).

Preparation: Two weeks in advance, students must submit a summary of their
research questions and methodology (about 500 words)

Chairs: Prof. Dr. Ruben Vanderlinde, Prof. Dr. Kari Smith, Prof. dr. Henning
Fjørtoft, Prof. dr. Eva Maagerø, and Prof. Dr. Ann MacPhail

12.30–12.45 Walk to KANTIEN, Kanodreef 1, 9000 Ghent

12.45–14.00 Lunch break with networking opportunities in KANTIEN

14.00–14.15 Walk to Department of Educational Studies

14.15–15.15 Social network analysis as a promising methodology in teacher education
research – public lecture by Dr. Laura Thomas, Department of Educational Studies, UGent, Belgium in room 1.2 (1st floor)

15.15–16.00 Coffee break in room 120.047 (2nd floor) (catered by ‘Vest By Harry & Rika’)

16.00–17.15 Writing and publishing a literature review in teacher education – public lecture by Prof. dr. Frderik Mørk Røkenes, Department of Teacher Education, NTNU,
Norway in room 1.2 (1st floor)

17.15–17.30 Wrap up by Prof. Dr. Ruben Vanderlinde & Prof. Dr. Kari Smith and exit-ticket exercise by Dr. Hanne Tack & Dr. Laura Thomas in room 1.2 (1st floor)

Friday March 18, 2022

08.45–09.30 Reflection exercise led by dr. Hanne Tack, Prof. Eva Maagerø, and Prof. Henning Fjørtoft – Impact of the specialist course on PhD students’ own PhD trajectory in room 1.2 (1st floor)

09.30–10.15 Coffee break in room 120.047 (2nd floor) (catered by ‘Vest By Harry & Rika’)

10.15–11.00 Mixed groups of 4 to 5 PhD students – research seminar in which each of the PhD students shares challenges related to writing a dissertation in teacher education in rooms 1.2 (1st floor), 1.3 (1st floor) and 2.3 (2nd floor)

Preparation: Two weeks in advance, students must submit two challenges/questions related to writing a dissertation

Chairs: Prof. Dr. Ruben Vanderlinde, Prof. Dr. Kari Smith, Prof. dr. Henning Fjørtoft, Prof. dr. Eva Maagerø, Prof. Dr. Ann MacPhail, and Prof. dr. Fredrik Mørk Røkenes

11.00 – 12.00 Panel debate about assessing a dissertation in teacher education (with room for questions from the students) in room 1.2 (1st floor)

Panel members: Prof. dr. Henning Fjørtoft, Prof. dr. Eva Maagerø, Prof. Dr. Ann MacPhail, Prof. dr. Fredrik Mørk Røkenes, dr. Hanne Tack, and dr. Laura Thomas

12.00–12.30 Conclusion of the specialist course in room 1.2 (1st floor)
Presented by one Flemish PhD student, one Norwegian PhD student, Prof. dr. Henning Fjørtoft, and Prof. dr. Eva Maagerø

Optional DIES NATALIS