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Title Teaching and Learning in Higher Education: educational course for doctoral students
Course number 2434
Program 0-Inte del av forskarutbildningsprogram
Language English
Credits 4.5
Notes The course meets the requirements for a general science course.

Date 2017-10-02 -- 2017-11-07
Responsible KI department Institutionen för lärande, informatik, management och etik
Specific entry requirements
Purpose of the course The course aims to prepare students for teaching in higher education and contribute to the professional development as teacher.
Learning outcomes Intended Learning Outcomes
At the end of the course, students are expected to:
- Be familiar with different roles of a professional university teacher and current conditions related to teaching-learning within higher education.
- Be able to use educational concepts in discussions of teaching and learning situated in Higher Education.
- Design teaching in regards to outcome- or competency based frameworks for curriculum design and also in relation to theories of learning or research on student learning in higher education.
Contents of the course - Roles and conditions related to being a professional university teacher. - Students learning in higher education - Different forms of teaching and learning activities - Design of teaching for learning
Teaching and learning activities This course is based on theories of experiential learning, collaboration and meaningful learning. This means that active participation during course sessions is an essential part of the course content. Students get the opportunity to experience a variety of teaching-learning activities and teaching techniques related to e.g. lectures, different forms of seminars and group work. The variety of forms is planned to facilitate learning and serve as models for own teaching. Lectures will be in English. Students may however choose English or Swedish during group work.
Compulsory elements - Participation during a literature seminar. - Participation during the auscultation seminar. - Provide feedback based on peer-review of one written essay. Absence from compulsory sessions can be compensated through written tasks
Examination Examination and assessment 1) Participants design and review one teaching occasion related to their own practice. This is presented through a written essay. 2) Participants auscultate teaching and perform an interview with the teacher. This is presented orally. Students may perform their oral and written examination in English or in Swedish (optional).
Literature and other teaching material Biggs, J. and Tang, C. (2011) Teaching for quality learning at University. (Forth ed.) New York: Open University Press, McGraw Hill. A few articles and steering documents will be provided as complement. Literature in Swedish will be recommended for those who prefer (eg. Elmgren, M.& Henriksson, A-S. (2010) Universitetspedagogik. Stockholm: Norstedts).
Number of students 12 - 18
Selection of students Priority will be given to students with planned teaching included in their individual study plan. Enter a brief motivation and indicate the area within which the teaching is to be given. Secondly, selection will be based on registration date as a doctoral student. Please make sure that you have entered the correct registration date for doctoral education in your personal profile.
More information The course is a blended learning course, offering three campus based meetings on Oct 2nd, 23rd and Nov 7th. The course is given in English.
Additional course leader
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Course responsible Cormac Mcgrath
Institutionen för lärande, informatik, management och etik

cormac.mcgrath@ki.se
Contact person Margareta Krook-Brandt
Institutionen för lärande, informatik, management och etik

Margareta.Krook-Brandt@ki.se