EDUC online course on Critical Thinking & Research

Are you attracted by scientific and research fields and research professions? Discover the EDUC online course that might be for you!

What is online course about?

You will be initiated to the Scientific Approach and Critical Thinking in a veryinteresting and innovative way.

The self-study course is an opportunity to discover research professions and to deepenyour capacity to think critically in all situations. The course is composed of 8 interactive and exciting online sections. Sections last approximately 3 hours each sothey are short and easy to manage and are open (in an asynchronous mode) for a 3-month period. The first period starts at the beginning of November while the secondwill be launched in January 2022. This course is open to all 2nd and 3rd yearundergraduate students, in an open access self-study approach.

What is the Internship Week?

The course, as a package, includes a final one-week internship, a great opportunity tohave an observational period within a research laboratory. Selected students willhave the chance to interact with researchers, doctoral and master students. Theobjective is to raise awareness on research issues and to develop a deeperunderstanding of job opportunities in research.

You will find out how a research laboratory works and will test the scientific hypothesisworked on in the virtual class. The internship can be done in a research laboratory ofyour home university or EDUC offers opportunities of an international experience as 30 selected students will benefit from mobility grants to attend the one-weekinternship in one of the EDUC Universities abroad. A Presentation Day will beorganised in 2022 for the participating students to present their experience.

Who can register?

Any student from EDUC Universities at Bachelor level who wish tobenefit from this training. No prerequisite is needed except a good knowledge of English (minimum B1 level). Registrations are very easy.

How and when to register?

First period applications are open from 18th October to 28th October 2021

Application process: Click on the Lime Survey link below to manifest your interest.
You will then receive Moodle registration information between 28th-29th October.
Enrolment link HERE.

Access between 1st November 2021 to 15th January 2022 at the latest to complete the course.

For the Internships, a separate communication will be sent to students who completethe online course and interested in this additional opportunity .

Why should you apply for?

It is a professional tool, it will help you with your studies, it will make you more employable, you will develop language skills, soft skills and you will benefit from an international experience. ECTS are also foreseen if you successfully complete thecourse.

  • 1 ECTS for full completion of the On-Line Course
  • 3 ECTS for full completion On-Line Course + Internship and presentation day