Dear colleagues, a new article “Transforming learning through student research” has just been published and you may find it useful. Here is an excerpt from it:
“Given the huge potential for research of all types to enhance learning outcomes, higher education can benefit from integrating student research activities into curricula at all levels across all domains.
Research occurs along a wide spectrum, from scientific research to humanistic research to art-based research. This spectrum of research activities allows for great flexibility in integrating research into a variety of courses.
By using both critical thinking and creative thinking, students are better able to evaluate issues and problems from a more comprehensive set of perspectives…”
The rest of the article can be accessed here