For teachers: Engaging Virtual Spaces

Unite! Teaching and Learning offers pedagogical trainings for Aalto University teachers including PhDs and post-docs with teaching responsibility. In this kick-off session for the spring 2022 trainings we will discuss and ideate engaging virtual spaces that support collaborative, creative and communicative learning. You will also get a short glimpse of the other trainings coming up in spring 2022.
VR Hub Session

Unite! Teaching and Learning is a series of training activities aimed at teaching staff, lecturers and faculty in all Unite! partner institutions (including Ph.D. students and postdocs involved with teaching), who are interested in sharing and developing teaching and learning practices. We invite you to meet Unite! colleagues while learning how teaching and learning is promoted at different partner universities. All the trainings are run online. 

Kickoff of the Unite! Teaching and Learning Activities:
Engaging Virtual Spaces 

Tuesday, Feb 15, 2022, at 10.30-12 (9.30-11 CET)

In this online session we give you a tiny glimpse of the exiting Unite! activities and trainers coming in spring 2022. We then discuss and ideate engaging virtual spaces that support collaborative, creative and communicative learning. The emphasis is on understanding what kind of virtual spaces exist, how to orchestrate using them within courses to enable communication, collaboration and creativity. 

Learning outcomes

  • Knowing about inspirational virtual spaces

  • New ideas on how to use virtual spaces for creating engaging learning settings

  • Getting an overview of the Unite! spring activities

  • Getting to know Unite! colleagues to work with on further developing and using virtual spaces

Format: Mini talks, ideation

Trainer: Tomi Kauppinen, Aalto University 

Registration and more information

Pre-registration is required and is done on the Unite! Metacampus platform. Registration deadline is Feb 11, 2022. 

This booklet has information on all the trainings offered during spring 2022 and on the last page you will find a step-by-step guide for the registration. 

The activities – webinars, courses and training events – are run by pedagogical experts from the partner universities and are free of charge for the Unite! community. All “Unite! Teaching and Learning” activities are in English. Some of the activities will award credits.

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