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Reading task 1:
Chapter 3 Discipline-based teaching (written by Ray Land), pp. 38-55.

Read and familiarize yourself with Chapter 3 Discipline-based teaching from the book University teaching in focus: a learning-centred approach / edited by Lynne Hunt and Denise Chalmers. Abingdon, Oxon; New York: Routledge, 2013.

Reading task 2:

Browse through one or more of the following reports (see below). They will give you an idea about future work skills. Feel free to search for other reports and publication on future of work life (skills/competences/nature of future work life) than what are listed in MyCourses.

  • How do the future work skills differ from the work skills in 2019?
  • How should you take into account them in your teaching/minor/major/programme,  or should you?
  • Consider your own field/discipline has it changed in past 10 years? What kind of skills/knowledge/competence are needed in the future in your field?

  • Future competences and the future of curriculum (Internation Bureau of Education, 2017). Retrieved 13 February 2019, from
  • Future of education and skills: education 2030 (OECD, 2018). Retrieved 13 February 2019, from
  • Työ 2040: Skenaarioita työn tulevaisuudesta, 2017. (Demos Helsinki & Demos Effect. 2017.) ISBN 978-952-5844-24-5. Available from:
  • AACSBA collective vision for business education (AACSB, 2016). Retrieved 13 February 2019, from
  • A future that works: Automation, employment, and productivity. James Manyika, Michael Chui, Medhi Miremadi, Jacques Bughin, Katy George, Paul Willmott, and Martin Dewhurst. McKinsey & Company.

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