This course seeks to provide colleagues at the university with a platform for academic development with a specific focus on the challenges and possibilities facing university teachers of today. In the Spring 2021 the course will be given entirely online.

After completing the course, you will be able to

  • discuss and problematize on matters related to student learning
  • plan, implement and evaluate different elements of teaching
  • use and contribute to the development of physical and digital learning environments to promote learning among groups and individuals
  • meet students in an inclusive manner and have knowledge of regulations and support for students with functional variations
  • use national and local regulations as well as discuss societal goals with higher education and academic teaching in relation to one’s own practice and student participation in education
  • demonstrate a reflective approach to one’s own academic teaching capacity, the relationship with the students and the value of higher education

Disposition of the course

The course builds on the principle of professional exchanges of experiences and ideas among university teachers and so requires active participation in all sessions. The course is organized around online seminar sessions and workshops introducing specific themes inviting discussion and reflection on issues of relevance to teaching in higher education, such as:

  • research on student learning in higher education
  • teaching methods
  • assessment and evaluation
  • theory informed practice
  • models for educational reflection and educational development

More specifically, the course includes five mandatory online seminar days (10-15) and three workshops. Towards the end of the course, participants will be expected to articulate in writing a personal reflection of her/his own approach to teaching. Course participants will also participate in three workshops. The course also involves preparatory work in relation to each seminar session. The course is equivalent to 7,5 hp.

he Professional development course 1, English  course is semi-bilingual in that participants may write their examination tasks in Swedish, and when possible and appropriate participants may engage in dialogue in Swedish throughout the course. The course employs an inclusive language policy, and lectures will be offered in a language understandable to all participants. Participants are asked to procure reading literature during the course, and this too may be in another language than English.

CeUL's workshop program 

 

Schedule Spring 2021

Meeting day Time                           Venue                    
13 January 10-15

*Online seminar

21 January

10-15

*Online seminar

28 January

10-15

*Online seminar
4 Februrary

10-15

*Online seminar
18 February

10-15

*Online seminar
   

Venue / Find your way           

*Seminars are held in Zoom. To participate in the course you will need:

Language English
Course leader

Cormac McGrath, Centre for the Advancement of University Teaching

Course literature  Research articles will be used


Certificate

Participants who gain a pass will be entitled to a certificate.

Pil som pekar på anmälningslänken

Registration

Terms and conditions: Participation is free of charge for all employees at Stockholm University. Your application is processed within a few working days and you will receive a message through the signup system with instructions on how to complete your registration. After that your registration is binding. In case of cancellation later than two weeks ahead of the course your department will be debited a cancellation fee of 2 000 SEK. By signing up you confirm that your registration is approved by the Head of (your) Department or equivalent.

Applicants  employeed at another University are welcome to apply to our courses but priority are given to participants employed at Stockholm University. If accepted as a participant there is a coursefee of 15.000 SEK.

 

Registration for the course Professional development course 1: Teaching and Learning. Course is fully booked, Waitinglist only