In the compact course you get an introduction to the fundamentals of academic teaching. Special emphasis is put on teaching in natural sciences and on the “Four Laws”.
Doctoral students, PostDocs
You learn basic models of academic teaching and learning, didactics and methodology and can apply them in your specific teaching scenario. You learn strategies for planning and implementation of a teaching unit. In addition, you acquire a basic knowledge about motivation, examinations, disturbances and feedback for the students.
Four Laws of Teaching at the University
- Write down SMART learning goals
- Integrate Fink’s and/or Bloom’s taxonomy
- React on different learning styles of the students
- Use the Harvard principles for conflict management
Terms and Applications
Date: November 28-29, 2017
Group size: maximal 12
Workshop language: English
Venue: to be announced
Dr. Schiller is a full-time trainer for transferable skills with Schiller & Mertens. He is a “Certified Facilitator” with the Thiagi Group and member in the “Berufsverband für Training, Beratung und Coaching” (BDVT). His experience as researcher and group leader enables him to focus on the real needs of scientists. Moreover, he uses examples from everyday life in the laboratory.
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