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Roundtable Discussion: Reflections on the Role of a (foreign) Teacher in Myanmar

January 29, 2019

CEU Doctoral Candidates are invited to an event organized by CEU Global Teaching Fellowship Program in partnership with CEU Center for Teaching and Learning:

'I want my country to change, Professor. What should I do?' 
Reflections on the role of a (foreign) teacher in Myanmar.
A Roundtable Discussion with CEU Teaching Fellows in Myanmar 2016-2018

Workshop Series for Teaching Assistants at the CTL

January 15, 2019

The CTL is re-running the workshop series on session planning for Teaching Assistants that was launched in the  Fall term. The aim of the workshop series, designed specifically for CEU Teaching Assistants,  is to support TAs in developing as professional teachers.

Thoughtful Preparation for Teaching Assistantship at CEU: A Hands-On Workshop Offered by the CTL

December 14, 2018

In the Fall term of this academic year the Center for teaching and Learning (CTL) offered a special workshop on session design to CEU Teaching Assistants. Facilitated by CTL Postdoctoral Fellows Gorana Misic and Margaryta Rymarenko, teaching assistants engaged in planning teaching sessions and designing learning activities that are student-centered, meaningful and feasible.

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.