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Learning and teaching in higher education (5 cr)

Learning and teaching in higher education (5 cr). In principle, the first 20 people that register for this course will be accepted to participate. However, persons accepted to the Aalto Tenure or Lecture Track are prioritized. Postdoctoral researchers and postgraduate students are accepted into the course if there are places left.
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Learning and teaching in higher education

For whom

In principle, the first 20 people that register for this course will be accepted to participate. However, persons accepted to the Aalto Tenure or Lecture Track are prioritized. Postdoctoral researchers and postgraduate students are accepted into the course if there are places left.

In this case, those that have teaching duties are prioritizedSo, please fill in the enrollment form carefully. When you sign up for this course, please double-check that you are able to attend all contact teaching days! 

Pre-requisite: 

  • A! Peda Intro (5cr) course

Course contents

  • Learning theories and practice, approaches to teaching and learning 
  • Teaching assessment and quality as a part of teaching development/curriculum design
  • Societal and ethical connections in university teaching
  • Future views to one's own teaching substance/discipline
  • Developing oneself as a teacher

Learning outcomes for the course

  • to be able to identify, define, and evaluate factors that affect your teaching
  • to be able to recognize different theories of learning and you have become aware of how they influence teaching
  • you have formed your own approach to teaching and learning/teaching philosophy and you have knowledge on how to develop your teachership and teaching
  • you recognize factors, which affect to the quality of teaching
  • to be able to understand your teaching in a wider context and envisage the expertise provided by your own field of teaching and the future prospects of the field
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