Topic outline

  • Photo: Maire Syrjäkari 2014

    Themes of the course include:
    • Teaching culture at Aalto University
    • Approaches to learning
    • Planning and practicing for a teaching session
    • Developing your own teaching and teacher identity
    • Working in a multidisciplinary group

    The contents of this course may vary depending on the specific needs and objectives of each group. Teaching and learning methods on this course include introductions to new topics, group work (partly online), experimentation through practice, demonstrations, case examples and peer feedback. At the end of the course, the participants prepare a summary, which can be included in their teaching portfolio. Participants are encouraged and expected to have an active role in the learning process.

    Time and Place

    Wednesday 7th February, at 9.00-15.30,Otakaari 1, room Y229c

    Wednesday 14th February, at 12.00-15.30, Otakaari 1, room M140 (Majakka)

    Tuesday 27th February, at 9-15.30, Otakaari 1, room M140 (Majakka)

    Thursday 15th March, at 12.00-15.30, Otakaari 1, room M140 (Majakka)

    Wednesday 28th March, at 9.00-15.30, Otakaari 1, room U406b

    Teachers: Maire Syrjäkari (ENG, teacher in charge) and Kirsti Keltikangas (Aalto SCI)