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Beginner Level
Approx. 18 hours to complete
English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

1 hour to complete

Course Introduction

1 hour to complete
1 video (Total 2 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
1 video
3 readings
Course outline10m
Course communication10m
Course entrance survey10m
1 practice exercise
Orientation quiz30m
3 hours to complete

What does it look like teaching in higher education?

3 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 78 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
8 videos
Teaching and learning spaces6m
Student voice: What are we looking for in university education?8m
Student voice: What kind of teaching engages us?13m
Student diversity in learning (I) : Three examples6m
Student diversity in learning (II) : Implications for teaching4m
What does it involve teaching in a university? – Interviews with colleagues16m
What options do we have for long-term professional development? – Interviews with colleagues18m
1 reading
Reading list45m
2 practice exercises
Self assessment30m
Module quiz30m
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

What does research tell us about effective teaching in higher education?

2 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 42 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
8 videos
Three domains of learning and levels of understanding6m
Teaching and learning approaches9m
Factors that influence student learning (I)6m
Factors that influence student learning (II)5m
Seven principles of effective teaching (I)4m
Seven principles of effective teaching (II)4m
Seven principles of effective teaching (III)3m
1 reading
Reading list30m
2 practice exercises
Self assessment15m
Module quiz30m
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

How shall we go about curriculum and instructional design?

2 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 46 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
8 videos
Constructive alignment8m
Interview with Biggs and Tang8m
Writing learning outcomes (I)5m
Writing learning outcomes (II)5m
Writing learning outcomes (III)2m
Compiling a course outline9m
Planning a lesson4m
1 reading
Reading list20m
2 practice exercises
Self assessment15m
Module quiz30m
Week
4

Week 4

4 hours to complete

What pedagogical options can we find from successful examples? – An instructional toolbox

4 hours to complete
9 videos (Total 100 min), 4 readings
9 videos
Problem-based learning (I) : PBL in practice10m
Problem-based learning (II) : Rationale, design and practical experiences23m
Audience response system15m
Think-pair-share8m
Teaching a large class7m
Flipped learning4m
Team-based learning3m
Experiential learning24m
4 readings
Information sheet – Problem-based learning10m
Information sheet – Experiential learning10m
Reading list40m
Self-reflection on the instructional examples1h 30m

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