Personal Impact for University Educators
Personal Impact brings together credited courses taught at Aalto, for example on self-management, values, relevance and well-being. The courses provide an opportunity to reflect on one’s own values, beliefs, and goals, either in internal dialogue or in conversations with others. Some of the courses are available for university educators and can be credited in pedagogical course entity as optional courses.
Courses offer teachers a possibility to reflect the topic from their own perspective and connect it to their teaching.
There are two courses available academic year 2023-24:
- Good Life Engine 5 ECTS, See sisu for more details
- Managing Diversity and Inclusion, 6 ECTS See Sisu for more details
- Elämisen taito, 3 ECTS
Aalto University has since 2021 been member in national Gender studies network, Hilma. Hilma arranges internet courses in Gender and Women’s Studies and provides information on events related to Gender and Women’s Studies. In addition to degree-level courses, Hilma also offers teachers training (5 x 5 credits) in feminist university pedagogy. The courses provide an opportunity for in-service training and benchmarking for teachers interested in gender research and diversity.
Personal Impact brings to light already existing courses in Aalto University on values and meaningfulness, self-leadership, societal impact, human potential and well-being.
Hilma network offers studies in feminist pedagogy
Aalto university has since 2021 been member in national Gender studies network, Hilma. Hilma arranges internet courses in Gender and Women’s Studies and provides information on events related to Gender and Women’s Studies. It also organizes pedagogical courses for teachers.