ENG-624 / 2 credits

Teacher(s): Le Duc Ingrid, Tormey Roland John, Isaac Siara Ruth, Hardebolle Cécile

Language: English

Remark: Flexible course with both online and on-campus components. Exam 10 Dec, 2020 or 7 June 2021. For PhD via IS-Academia, for Master students https://go.epfl.ch/registering-courses-exams


Frequency

Every year

Summary

This course develops teaching skills through the introduction of research-informed approaches, and the opportunity to practice concrete strategies appropriate for higher education science and technology contexts (exercises, labs, projects and traditional courses).

Content

Keywords

Teaching and Learning Science and Engineering; Research and Development of Teaching Practices

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the student must be able to:

  • Assess / Evaluate up-to-date developments in learning sciences related to teaching and learning of science and engineering in higher education
  • Demonstrate skills in presenting for learning, in tutoring and in giving students feedback

Teaching methods

Online course (feedback via multiple choice questions) plus in person applied skills lab.

Assessment methods

  • Written exam: 100%
  • Participation in 1 (or more) hands-on session is required in order to sit the exam.  

Resources

Bibliography

  1. Hattie, J. (2009) Visible Learning: A Synthesis of Over 800 Meta-Analyses Relating to Achievement. NY: Routledge
  2. Ambrose, S. et al. (2010) How Learning Works: Seven Research-Based Principles for Smart Teaching. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass
  3. Blessinger (2015) Inquiry based learning for science, technology engineering, and math (STEM) programmes. Bingley, UK: Emerald.

Ressources en bibliothèque

Websites

In the programs

  • Exam form: Written (session free)
  • Subject examined: Science and Engineering Teaching and Learning
  • Lecture: 24 Hour(s)
  • Exercises: 8 Hour(s)
  • Practical work: 8 Hour(s)

Reference week

 MoTuWeThFr
8-9     
9-10     
10-11     
11-12     
12-13     
13-14     
14-15     
15-16     
16-17     
17-18     
18-19     
19-20     
20-21     
21-22