Transferable Skills Course: Basics of Teaching and Learning
- Start: Sep 24, 2020
- End: Sep 25, 2020
- Speaker: Sebastian Walzik
- Location: MPI-MG
- Room: Seminar Room 2 or online - TBA
- Host: Kirsten Kelleher
- Contact: email@example.com
This course will introduce scientists with teaching duties to the basics of teaching and learning
To register for this course, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
This workshop provides a basic introduction into didactical planning of teaching (lectures as well as the scope of a whole semester) and fostering learning processes of students. During the workshop the participants are invited to work out their own teaching-plans. If required we’ll also cover the topic of accompanying Bachelor-/Master-Theses, especially focussing on the question of fair and transparent grading.
- The participants will understand basics of how people learn.
- They will reflect their role as a teacher at a university and develop a professional self-concept of teaching at universities.
- They will be able to distinguishing between working-processes and learning-processes and design their teaching in order to evoke and support learning-processes of their students purposefully.
- They formulate respective learning-targets and competences
- They understand the role of Problems and Cognitive Dissonances for Learning and use concepts of Problem Based Learning (PBL) to design their teaching.
- At the end of the seminar, they will come up with a rough plan for their next semester of teaching as well as a sketch out for the first lecture
- They grade theses transparently and fair.
- A constructivist model of teaching and learning
- Target-oriented teaching and learning
- Confinements of learning
- Constructive Alignment
- Working-processes vs. learning processes
- Concept of Competences
- Bloom’s taxonomy of learning
- Problem Based Learning (PBL)
- Teaching methods
- Discussions and exchange of experiences & opinions