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Teaching and Learning Unite! - Case-Based Teaching

The UNITE! European University Alliance welcomes all partner’s teaching staff (including Ph.D. students and postdocs involved with teaching, lecturers, other teaching staff, as well as faculty) to a series of pedagogical events, a series of activities designed to share and develop teaching and learning in an international setting. The activities, courses and training events are run by pedagogical experts from the partner universities and are provided free of charge to the UNITE! community.

Time: Thu 2021-05-06 09.30

Location: Online (Zoom & Moodle UPC Atenea)

Participating: Dr. Josep Bordonau (UPC)

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Pedagogical Activity 5: Case-Based Teaching
Hosting university: Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya – BarcelonaTech
Dates and times: May 6th and 13th 2021, 09:30-11:30 CET

This module is designed to help teachers in using the case method for any type of course, no matter if your discipline is about STEM, Social Sciences, Humanities or Arts. The module deals with the benefits of teaching with cases and the fundamentals about how to do it effectively. The workshop includes a learning-by-doing experience with a professional case. You will work the case in the similar way as students do, including the previous preparation and, very specially, running the session with your workshop mates and the instructor.
After the workshop, you will be able to search for interesting cases that can be used in your courses, analysing properly both the case description and the teaching notes. You will be able to plan the case in advance and to run the live session with your students. The workshop is organized in such a way that you can run the concept live or online.

A successful participant will be able to:

  • Use the case method in regular courses
  • Learn how to plan a case activity and a case discussion in your courses
  • Learn how to run a case activity and a case discussion in your courses

Target group:
Faculty, lecturers and teachers from UNITE! universities. No prerequisites.

Contact person: Araceli Adam (UPC) Email:

Registration opens February 29th 2021 and closes March 29th 2021. Maximum of 20 participants.
​​​​​​​Link to registration ​​​​​​​. ​​​​​​​

For more information about the first seminar:
Link to "Case-Based Teaching" ​​​​​​​

For more information about the series "Teaching and Learning Unite!" :
​​​​​​​Link to "Teaching and Learning Unite!" ​​​​​​​ ​​​​​​​