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On engaging students in large courses

This is one of two blogs addressing the question how to engage students. Based on students’ feedback, the Education Committee has collected good examples of teaching that could serve as an inspiration for teachers. This part is going to be focused on methods that can be implemented in large classes.

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An invitation to master Writing Skills

Did you know that you could take the master-level Writing Skills course even if you aren't enrolled in the Reflecting on Psychology master programme?

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Diversity challenges in one of the biggest companies in the Netherlands

Fifteen students and staff members from the Departments of Social Psychology and Sociology followed a workshop about the challenges of cultural diversity in one of the biggest companies in the Netherlands, PostNL.

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Reflections of an open science convert 3: More challenges to maintaining open research practices

Open Science practices should help solving the replication crisis, but they can be difficult to maintain. Perhaps the biggest problem is that individual researchers may think that they own the methods they designed or the data they generated. This may change if universities reward teams (including applied statisticians) rather than individuals.

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Three years after the Hoffman Report: What have we learned so far from one of the biggest and most recent scandals in psychology?

After efforts of courageous individuals and public pressure, the APA commissioned a report. It revealed that the APA was compliant with torture, lied and covered up their close relations with government entities, and weakened their ethical guidelines. The aftermaths of this scandal still holds hard lessons: how can ethical awareness be sharpened to not allow an environment creating harm?

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On engaging students in large courses

This is one of two blogs addressing the question how to engage students. Based on students’ feedback, the Education Committee has collected good examples of teaching that could serve as an inspiration for teachers. This part is going to be focused on methods that can be implemented in large classes.

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Diversity challenges in one of the biggest companies in the Netherlands

Fifteen students and staff members from the Departments of Social Psychology and Sociology followed a workshop about the challenges of cultural diversity in one of the biggest companies in the Netherlands, PostNL.

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My boyfriend named Research

You might think that whoever refers to their research as a relationship partner must have a twisted sense of romance or a strange method of conducting research. But let me explain...and let us start at the beginning: with my first date.

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