The aim of the project is to support participants in developing competences to manage complex and unpredictable educational change processes at institutional level, within the context of engineering and science education.
In semester 4 the Master project is the only study activity. In this problem based project the participants will plan and design a change strategy and action plan for a higher education institution changing to PBL. The action plan should be detailed, identifying stages in the implementation process, including evaluation procedures and methods. The action plan should be comprehensive including considerations regarding educational practice as well as management at different levels.
In this semester, the participants have an opportunity to go in depth with a specific area of interest. It is also possible to perform interdisciplinary studies e.g. by joining a group with members with different academic backgrounds. Participants may choose to focus on a single case study or include several case studies, in order to compare how implementation of similar PBL activities turn out in different contexts.
The results of the project work should be documented in a project report. The project can be carried out individually or in teams of up to 3 participants. The project work processes should be documented in a process analysis.
The Master’s thesis should include a summary in the mother tongue if not English. The summary should be at least 1 and at most 2 pages (not included in the possible fixed minimum and maximum number of pages per student). The summary is included in the overall evaluation of the project.
The teaching format is an individual or a group project, including self-study, online study group work, project facilitation and possibly thematic online sessions, adapted to the needs of participants.
|Name of exam||Master's Project - Management of Change and Change Agency|
|Type of exam|
Oral exam based on a projectThe form of the assessment is an oral exam, taking its point of departure in the written Master’s thesis and the updated teaching portfolio. In the assessment both the contents and the communicative aspects of the written and oral work will be considered.
|Assessment||7-point grading scale|
|Type of grading||External examination|
|Criteria of assessment||The criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies and Procedures|
|Danish title||Masterprojekt - Forandringsledelse og forandringshandlen|
|Language of instruction||English|
|Location of the lecture||Campus Aalborg|
|Responsible for the module|
|Study Board||Studyboard for Techno-Anthropology and Sustainable Design|
|Department||Department of Planning|
|Faculty||Technical Faculty of IT and Design|