Fit for Teaching – Basics of Teaching and Learning at University Level 1
Sandra Linke
Director, ICIE, Germany
Teaching is not an easy job, especially when you are at the beginning of your career. Of course, you want to make a good job and for that reason you will have different questions about how to design good courses, which teaching methods are appropriate for which purpose and how to motivate and activate your students.
In this two-day course you will get to know instruments which may help you to master your first teaching experience. You will learn how to design university courses taking into account the conditions of learning and the intended competences. You will be introduced to teaching strategies and teaching methods which you can use in your daily work. In addition you will also have the possibility to reflect your different roles as a University teacher and which consequences result from it.
Some of the objectives of this course are that you can describe the procedure when planning a course and plan a course in a goal-oriented way, you are able to teach in a learner-centered manner and you name and use activating methods for teaching. This course is designed for people who teach for the first time in University contexts. Attending this course you will gain more certainty in teaching and you are able to design your courses more quickly and effective.