Innovations of Karen Fortuin
Boundary Crossing @ WUR
BC competence is a key competence to respond to emerging global challenges, and is at the forefront of the educational vision of Wageningen University.
Heuristic principles to teach and learn boundary crossing skills in environmental science education
In this PhD thesis, I explore and develop heuristic principles for teaching and learning that enable environmental science students to acquire the necessary skills to address complex environmental problems. While doing so, I will draw on my experience in teaching and learning these skills at Wageningen University. I will focus on the potential contribution of conceptual models and of environmenta…
The experiences of Higher Education students while collaborating and learning in multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural teams
This study aims to (i) identify which issues and challenges these students experienced, (ii) identify the strategies students developed to cope with these challenges, and, (iii) assess whether these challenges and coping strategies can be related to differences in cultural background”.
Training BMW students intercultural competence
Educational innovation project on training students' intercultural competence within a compulsory bachelor course for Environmental Science students. We aim to develop (i) a new course module based on the experience with the Cultural Detective; (ii) a guided self-assessment tool based on the rubric Intercultural Competence Development developed by Education and Competence Studies Group of WUR; (i…