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Unite! Teaching and Learning - The art of explaining science

This series of 12 pedagogical activities is aimed at teaching staff, lecturers and faculty in all Unite! partner institutions (including Ph.D. students and postdocs involved with teaching), who might be interested in sharing and developing teaching and learning practices. We invite you to meet Unite! colleagues while learning how teaching and learning is promoted at different partner universities. The activities – webinars, courses and training events – are run by pedagogical experts from the partner universities and are free of charge for the Unite! community. All “Unite! Teaching and Learning” activities are in English. Some of the activities will award credits. This is the second round of the series "Unite! Teaching and Learning".

Time: Fri 2021-11-05 09.30

Language: English

Lecturer: Dr. Ulrike Homann, Dr. Annette Glathe

Activity 7: The art of explaining science
Hosting university: TU Darmstadt
November 5th, 9.30-12.00 CET, and December 10th, 9.30-12.00 CET + self-study activities

This workshop will consist of presentations, group discussion, video production with simple tools and peer feedback.

Learning outcomes:
• analyse explanations from several fields of research
• develop and optimize own explanations using principles that enhance students’ understanding
• create an explanatory video with simple tools
• prompt students’ self-explanations

Last day to register for this workshop is on October 22nd, to register to this workshop follow this link.

On this link you can read more about the series “Unite! Teaching and Learning” and about all the 12 activities in the series.