Topic outline

  • General Information

    Welcome to the course page of teaching assistant as a learning instructor.

    The course, comprising five teaching sessions, is designed to provide you with tools and ideas to support your work as a teaching assistant. Each session will deal with one or two themes in an interactive manner. 

    You can earn two credit points by attending all five teaching sessions and doing all the course work.

    Learning outcomes

    After the course you will

    • be able to observe the learning environment from the learning perspective 
    • identify aspects to support students' learning process
    • recognize ways to support students' study motivation
    • identify your role as a learning instructor

    Course days

    The schedule for the course is the following:

    The course includes independent assignments between the course days.

      Information and support: How to teach remotely?

      Course teachers/instructors

      This course is organized by Schools of CHEM, ELEC, ENG & SCI and in cooperation with Aalto University Pedagogical training network.

      The course teachers are Samu Tikkanen (Aalto Learning Services), Maura Ratia (BIZ) and for the first two teaching sessions Sara Rönkkönen (ENG)(emails