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Addressing Student Needs Through Inclusive Course Design

December 13, 2018

Diversity and inclusion have lately become the buzzwords for higher education institutions. As student numbers become larger and their cohorts more diverse, Universities are keen on creating regulations, frameworks, programs, and missions proclaiming that diversity is their key concern. The challenge, however, remains as to how one translates these complex concepts into teaching strategies that meet concrete student needs in the actual classroom.

Experiencing negotiations: Understanding migration crisis and foreign policy making through simulation

December 3, 2018

Simulations promote critical thinking and application of knowledge in complex or ambiguous situations, as well as more effective contextual learning. Students can better connect theory and practice, but also gain a deeper understanding of an issue at stake. Moreover, simulations often induce emotional responses, which enhances student engagement and attention, and promotes long term retention. To make the best experience for their students in understanding the dynamics of foreign policy making and negotiations, Erin K.

Call for Applications - 2018-2019 European Award for Excellence in Teaching in the Social Sciences and Humanities

October 3, 2018

CEU has announced the Call for Applications for its eighth annual European Award for Excellence in Teaching in the Social Sciences and Humanities. The award, launched in 2011, honors academics in the social sciences and humanities who teach at higher education institutions in the European Higher Education Area (EHEA). The Diener Prize of 5,000 euros, which accompanies the award, is made possible by a generous gift from Steven and Linda Diener in memory of Ilona Diener.

Workshop Series For CEU Teaching Assistants

September 28, 2018

The Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) is launching a new initiative for teaching assistants who do their teaching assistantship this academic year. This workshop series aims to support them in this endeavor.

European Teaching Award: Academic Year 2017-2018: Katharine Sarikakis

CEU honors Professor Katharine Sarikakis, Professor of Communication Science, Director of the Media Governance and Industries Research Lab, and Jean Monnet Chair of European Media Governance and Integration at the University of Vienna, with the seventh annual European Award for Excellence in Teaching in the Social Sciences and Humanities.