Application for Collegial Teaching and Learning 2019/20 – in STEM Education

Application for Collegial Teaching and Learning 2019/20 – in STEM Education

Collegial Teaching and Learning – in STEM Education is an elective course in teaching and learning in higher education given by bioCEED – Centre for excellence in Biology Education. The course consists of two separate units corresponding to two plus one (= three) weeks of full-time work and is given in Norwegian(/Swedish).

This course introduces you to current concepts of teaching and learning in higher education in order to develop your ability to improve student learning. The course is focused on discussing pedagogical topics specifically related to teaching and learning in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) and is designed for teaching staff and administrators within these subjects. The course requires no previous higher education teacher training and can be offered to both experienced and more novice personnel.

The main component of the course is the group project, addressing a teaching issue of relevance to the participants’ own teaching and learning situation. The project work corresponds to 40-50 hours of work per person and is reported orally and in writing. In addition the other course participants will give adequate feedback on the project work.

On completion of the course, you will receive a diploma that states the content and extent of the course (5 ECTS).