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    Researchers as Educators: Strategies for Effective University Teaching

    The workshop aims to equip researchers with the essential skills needed to be effective educators in a university setting. Participants will focus on developing teaching strategies, engaging students effectively, and adapting their research expertise to create impactful learning experiences.

    The workshop will be interactive, emphasizing collaborative activities, discussions, and practical exercises.

    It is designed for those with English language proficiency at B2 level or above.

    Duration: 3 hours (2x 90 minute sessions; 15 min. break between)

    Learning outcomes

    By the end of the workshop, participants should be able to:

    1. Understand the Student Audience

      • Recognize the diverse learning styles of university students.

      • Emphasize the shift from presentation skills to teaching strategies and the importance of effective communication in an educational context.

    2. Design Engaging Lessons:

      • Recognize the importance of lesson planning in university teaching rather than lecturing.

      • Develop engaging teaching strategies and techniques for structuring effective lessons.

    3. Enhance Interactive Teaching Techniques:

      • Explore various interactive teaching techniques such as case studies, discussions, and technology

      • Understand the importance of audience engagement in both presentations and teaching.

    4. Adapt Research for Teaching:

      • Recognize key concepts from research that are essential for effective teaching.

      • Develop strategies for translating complex research content into accessible and engaging material for students.

    Competences developed in the program:

    The program develops certain competences falling under Pillar 1 (Learning and teaching planning and design), Pillar 2 (Managing the learning and teaching process), and Pillar 6 (Supporting teaching and learning with digital technologies) of the Framework for Effective Teaching at CU.

    These include:

    • The teacher selects teaching strategies that contribute to achieving the expected learning outcomes and adapts them to the students' needs. (Pillar 1)

    • The teacher utilizes a variety of strategies that promote student active learning. (Pillar 2)

    • The teacher meaningfully and effectively integrates digital technology into their teaching. (Pillar 6)


    Jason Hwang, B.Sc., BA, M.Ed.

    Jason holds an MA in Education (Applied Linguists - 2014), the Cambridge Delta (2010), and a TEFL certificate (2005). He also obtained degrees in Biochemistry/Cell Biology and Theatre from the University of California, San Diego. He has taught at the Universities of Sheffield, Bristol, Edinburgh, CLASS, SUCHDOL, the Technical University of Liberec, and the Universidad del Desarrollo in Chile, amongst others.

    When: 17.04.2024, 14:00-17:00

    Where: online (ZOOM)

    Registration for Charles University employees Registration for 4EU+ universities employees

    Participation in the programme is free of charge.

    Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at: cczv@ruk.cuni.cz.

    Poslední změna: 1. březen 2024 09:06 
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