Course in Educational Theory and Practice

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Deadline: 01 Oct 2019

Course in Educational Theory and Practice
Graduate School of Health Sciences at Aarhus University
Course in Educational Theory and Practice A122/14 is being offered by the Graduate School of Health, Aarhus University, fall 2019. Participant qualifications: Master degree (medicine, nursing, odontology and others) and/or ongoing research education (doctoral students and pre-graduate research year students). English language skills (NB: if non-Danish speaking participants, the course will be held in English, otherwise in Danish). Purpose: The overall purpose of this course is to introduce the participants to theories of learning and teaching methods in the health sciences educations. The course supports the students’ competences in understanding learning and in teaching other students, colleagues and collaborators. The aim is that participants are able to plan, conduct, and evaluate a specified lesson. Learning outcome: After the course the participant is able to: Plan a lesson according to principles of learning design Conduct a specified lesson Apply student-centred approach to teaching Provide peer-feedback in teaching Include educational theory in the planning and discussion of teaching and learning Content: The course focus on planning, conducting and evaluating teaching with the aim of applying a student-centred approach in teaching and creating alignment between the different elements and phases of teaching and learning. The topics of the course include: the role as a teacher, student-centered approaches to teaching, constructive alignment, feedback and peer-feedback, transfer. The major parts of the course a student-centered, which means that participants will carry out tasks and exercises in large parts of the course. This includes out-of-class activities before and in-between the three days of the course. Estimated time consumption: 21 hours in-class activities (three days) + 40 hours out-of-class activities (preparation, reading and exercises) before and in-between the three days of the course. 10 of the 40 hours out-of-class activities are allocated to the online module “Introduction to Teaching and Learning” (InTeL) which takes place in week 44. Participation in InTeL is mandatory and an integrated part of the course. ECTS: 3.1 Course leader: Mette Krogh Christensen Teachers: Mette Krogh Christensen, Rune Dall Jensen, Jens Laurs Kærsgaard, and Peter Musaeus, Centre of Health Sciences Educations, Health, AU. Number of participants: Max. 24 participants. Dates and Times: (28. October) 5 and 19 November and 10 December 2019 Place: Victor Albeck Bygningen, Vennelyst Boulevard 4, 8000 Aarhus C, in ”Kollekvium Øst” Course Fee: 3,720 DKK Participation in the course is without cost for: PhD students, Research Year students and Research Honours Programme students from Aarhus University PhD students enrolled at partner universities of the Nordoc collaboration PhD students from other institutions in the open market agreement for PhD courses Deadline: 30-09-2019 Application:


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