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This 4-week course is part of a set of courses that focuses on learning-centered instructional design as the core of all university teaching. By designing for learning we mean that course design begins with understanding your students; deciding what you want them to learn; determining how you will measure their...
Instructor: Irene Lubbe
Credits: 1.0
This course explores leading research and exemplary practices regarding how scholars can facilitate inquiry-based, student-centered discussions at the core of university teaching. It addresses questions about what constitutes a good discussion in various academic fields and how discussion leaders can structure...
Credits: 1.0
When it comes to perspectives on teaching and learning, emerging technologies have generated waves of new opportunities for rich and engaging learning experiences in higher education. This short course is designed to help doctoral students take advantage of the new participatory learning culture and explore ways to...
Credits: 1.0
Internationalization and growing (online) accessibility of higher education effectively turn universities into ever more diverse learning environments. Whether you teach in your home country or abroad, it is likely that you will face a diverse or even a global classroom. As exciting as it may be, diversity can create...
Credits: 1.0
This four-week course addresses perhaps the single most important area of pedagogical competence for social science and humanities academics: teaching critical thinking through student assignments (combined with other elements of your course). This implies decoding what critical thinking means to you as a scholar,...
Instructor: Irene Lubbe
Credits: 1.0

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