Education & Training

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Active Learning Curricula

At Rotgans Research, we excel in the development and execution of cutting-edge active-learning curricula, with particular expertise in Team-Based Learning (TBL) and Problem-Based Learning (PBL) methodologies. We offer comprehensive assistance in designing, implementing, and evaluating active-learning courses and curricula tailored to your unique requirements.

Upon receiving the subject matter or content from you, our team of experts will meticulously develop a complete course or curriculum, ensuring a seamless integration of content and pedagogical approach including assessments. As an illustration of our work, please find a sample TBL master course on Research Methodology provided below.

Express Learning: Ignite Your Potential with Comprehensive, Time-Efficient Courses

In addition to our instructional design services, we offer bespoke training programs encompassing a wide array of topics, empowering learners to excel in their fields rapidly and effectively. Our course offerings include, but are not limited to:

Statistics and Research Methodologies:

  • Fundamentals of statistics to get you going with your research
  • Utilizing open-source software for statistical analysis
  • Introduction to Item Response Theory
  • Advanced Item Response Theory: Exploring various software packages
  • Structural Equation Modeling and path analysis techniques
  • Latent Growth Curve Modeling for measuring progression over time
  • Innovative research methods in education
  • Design and analysis of educational interventions
  • Ethical considerations in educational research
  • We provide training in: R Studio, SPSS, STATA, jMetrik, JASP, jamovi and Excel

Assessment and Evaluation:

  • Implementing programmatic assessment: A comprehensive approach to Multisource Progress Assessment (MPA)
  • Developing low-stakes and high-stakes assessment strategies
  • Item-writing for assessment
  • Competency assessment and certification
  • Assessment blueprinting
  • Standard-setting: Determining a cut-off point for pass/fail determination
  • Measuring the effectiveness of commercial training programs

Curriculum Development and Teaching Strategies:

  • Psychological foundation of Problem-Based Learning
  • Psychological foundation of Team-Based Learning
  • Curriculum development for training companies
  • Faculty development: The basic scientific package for educators
  • Online and blended learning: Best practices and implementation
  • How to foster curiosity in students: Triggering situational interest to boost learning

Data Visualization, Technology, and Leadership:

  • Data visualization and reporting techniques for effective communication
  • Machine learning principles and applications
  • Implementing learning analytics
  • Leadership and change management in education
  • Using Keynote for animated scientific presentations
  • How to write a research paper

These courses provide educators with a comprehensive skill set, enabling them to effectively navigate the evolving landscape of education and cultivate an engaging, inclusive learning environment.