Training for teachers: The art of explaining science, registration until 22.10.2021

Unite! Teaching and Learning offers 12 pedagogical training sessions for Aalto University teachers including PhDs and post-docs with teaching responsibility. The art of explaining science takes place on 5 November and 10 December. Workload is 12 hours including presentations, teamwork, and video production with simple tools.
Computer Science Aalto University

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.

Online Workshop: The art of explaining science 

Friday, Nov 5, 2021, 9.30-12 am CET
Friday, Dec 10, 2021, 9.30-12 am CET
+ self-study activities

The training is run by Dr. Ulrike Homann and Dr. Annette Glathe from TU Darmstadt. The learning outcomes include:

  • analyse explanations from several fields of research,

  • develop and optimize own explanations using principles that enhance students’ understanding,

  • create an explanatory video with simple tools,

  • prompt students’ self-explanations.


Registration deadline is 22 October, 2021. Please register here

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.

More information

Leaflet on the training session "The art of explaining science"

Teaching and Learning Unite! See here the full list of the 12 pedagogical training sessions that Unite! offers in the autumn 2021. 

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