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  • 29.05.2024

    Newsletter May 2024:

    It is time to take the next steps towards integrating generative AI into teaching and exams. How can I, as a lecturer, get help to take these steps, and within what framework can I use generative AI in my teaching? These are some of the questions that this newsletter will answer.

  • 29.05.2024

    THEME: Learning circle as a binding community to learn more about genAI in teaching

  • 29.05.2024

    THEME: Other competence development activities

  • 29.05.2024

    THEME: Framework for the use of genAI at SDU

  • 22.03.2024

    Newsletter April 2024: About supervision and feedback

    In this month’s newsletter you can read about Supervision and Feedback, about how students seek and use feedback, as well as how the chiropractic study programme at SDU is improving their feedback to students during their clinical placement.

  • 22.03.2024

    Newsletter March 2024: Attendance in teaching

    Low attendance and low commitment in teaching is not an uncommon phenomenon at universities. Most university lecturers have experience with students who, instead of listening, talk 'off-topic' with each other, answer e-mails, are on Facebook, leave the room in the middle of the lecture for self-selected coffee breaks, or simply stay away from the teaching. The question is, what needs to be done to improve attendance, participation and learning in the scheduled teaching?

  • 22.03.2024

    THEME: Teaching methods - reflection

  • 22.03.2024

    THEME: Reasons for absence - reflection

  • 22.03.2024

    THEME: Autonomy - reflection

  • 29.02.2024

    Newsletter February 2024: A Look at the Development within the Field of AI and the Pedagogical Opportunities and Challenges

    A lot has happened in the field of AI since ChatGPT became available in November 2022. In this newsletter, we will revisit AI, looking at what has generally happened in the field of generative AI and how we can continue to use some of these tools for teaching.

  • 22.12.2023

    Newsletter December 2023: TAL2023 - Group work in teaching

    In the December edition of our newsletter, we focus on group work based on the recently held TAL2023 conference, which had the subtitle Group work – formats, functions, facilitation and effects on learning and well-being. The conference offered 26 workshops , presentations and posters in addition to keynotes and panel discussions. Here are some selected points from the conference.

  • 22.12.2023

    THEME: TAL2023 - Tools for facilitating groups

    Find practical tools for facilitating meetings, including Ib Ravn's instructions for facilitated group work used at the TAL conference, and an article on the effect of facilitating a group of students in relation to student wellbeing.

  • 22.12.2023

    THEME: TAL2023 - The thinking classroom

    Henrik Skov Midtiby has redesigned the course in mathematics offered in the 1st semester of the engineering program in robotics and electronics. The redesign is based on didactics researcher Peter Liljedahl's book on The Thinking Classroom.

  • 22.12.2023

    THEME: TAL2023 - Facilitation of groups seen from TEK – the arrow points to the leaders

    Lecturer, Steffen Kjær Johansen, Department of Technology and Innovation also participated in TAL Conference 2023. He has agreed to share some of the points that he brought home from the day.

  • 30.11.2023

    Newsletter November 2023: The teaching culture

    In the November edition of our newsletter, we focus on the teaching culture - a factor of decisive importance for the teaching practices on the individual programmes - omnipresent and yet often rather invisible.

  • 30.11.2023

    Samtale med studieleder Sara Mosberg Iversen, Medievidenskab, Institut for Institut for Design, Medier og Uddannelsesvidenskab, SDU.

    Samtale med studieleder Sara Mosberg Iversen, Medievidenskab, Institut for Institut for Design, Medier og Uddannelsesvidenskab, SDU.

  • 30.10.2023

    Newsletter October 2023: First-year pedagogy

    In the October edition of our newsletter, you can read about different perspectives on first-year pedagogy. The concept of first-year pedagogy covers the various efforts that you as an institution, programme, and teacher can implement to support new students' path to becoming competent students. In addition to various theoretical angles, you can also read about the special efforts that have been made at SDU's new Bachelor’s law programme in Esbjerg.

  • 30.10.2023

    THEME: The teaching culture - A discussion of John Biggs ' typology of conversations about teaching in the organisation

    John Biggs ' typology of conversations about teaching in the organization based on the two dimensions: (i) the degree of systematicity/institutionalization and (ii) the degree of openness in the conversation.

  • 30.10.2023

    THEME: First year pedagogy - An example from the law programme at SDU Esbjerg

    At SDU's brand new bachelor’s law programme at SDU Esbjerg, they have picked up the ball and have been working with various initiatives for the 50 new students

  • 29.09.2023

    Newsletter September 2023: Project generative AI in the field of education at SDU

    In April 2023 the Council for Education (Uddannelsesrådet - UR) decided to establish a project with a view to strengthening a joint effort for generative AI (GenAI) within the field of education at SDU. September's newsletter gives a status of the preliminary project work.

  • 31.08.2023

    Newsletter August 2023: A new semester – and new opportunities!

    The holidays are over and soon a new semester will start. Maybe you thought just before the holidays that there were things in your teaching that you would like to change? Perhaps you have an idea that this semester you should do something different for the new students in your education? Or maybe you are completely new as a teacher and really need some good advice to get started?

  • 23.06.2023

    Newsletter June 2023: What is happening in the world of university teaching and learning right now? – experiences and insights from the DUN Conference 2023

    At the end of May 2023, the annual DUN conference was held with the participation of 180 teachers, consultants, educational leaders and students from universities and other educational institutions in Denmark and the Nordics. SDU Center for Teaching and Learning was also represented. In this newsletter, we will briefly pass on what we have seen and heard at the conference about what is happening within university and e-learning pedagogy right now.

  • 12.05.2023

    Newsletter May 2023: Oral group exams

    Take-home assignments is a widespread exam format in Danish universities. However, technological advancements have made it more difficult than ever before to defend this exam format. In this newsletter we highlight some of the advantages of oral group exams as a possible alternative to take-home assignment exams.

  • 12.05.2023

    THEME: Oral group exams - example 1

    An example of an oral group exams - Cand. Negot. Oral Communication 2

  • 12.05.2023

    THEME: Oral group exams - example 2

    An example of an oral group exams - Cand. Negot. - Negotiation Theory and Training (5 ECTS)

  • 12.05.2023

    THEME: Oral group exams - example 3

    An example of an oral group exams - Political science - Political Theory (10 ECTS)

  • 28.04.2023

    Newsletter April 2023: SDU Center for Teaching and Learning attends Bett UK – one of the world's leading EdTech shows

    SDU Center for Teaching and Learning (SDUUP) attended Bett UK in London (British Educational Training and Technology Show), one of the biggest education technology exhibitions in the world. This month’s newsletter focuses on selected trends from Bett UK, trends that are also reflected in the latest Horizon report.

  • 28.04.2023

    THEME: Bett UK - Horizon Report

    The Horizon Report (the 'Teaching and Learning' version) is an annual report in which a panel of leading experts in higher education describe the technologies and trends that they expect to have the greatest impact on the future of teaching and learning. SDU Center for Teaching and Learning (SDUUP) has read the latest report and gives you below a brief summary of some of these development trends, e.g. hybrid teaching methods and AI, that also were noticed at this year's Bett UK.

  • 28.02.2023

    Newsletter March 2023: Teaching and learning with AI

    In this newsletter we focus on the current debate on artificial intelligence (AI) and what it means for SDU as an educational institution that AI software such as AI chatbots has become more user-oriented and easily accessible.

  • 28.02.2023

    THEME: Teaching and learning with AI - Perspectives on the use of AI

    Jacob Fredegaard Hansen is a data scientist at the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (BMB) at the Faculty of Science. SDUUP has asked Jacob about the potentials and challenges he sees in the use of artificial intelligence (AI).

  • 27.02.2023

    Newsletter February 2023: Ways in which professional coaching supports teaching

    In this newsletter we introduce you to the professional coaching opportunities included in SDU’s Lecturer Training Programme. Three of our experienced supervisors, who coach participants in SDU’s Lecturer Training Programme (LTP) share their insights on group-work, the relational aspect and thesis supervision. We also hear from previous LTP participants, and why they value the supervision process so highly. They let us in on the different ways supervision has helped them develop as university teachers.

  • 27.02.2023

    THEME: What makes group work work?

    Tony S. Andersen shares some reflections on group work as an important democratic means of learning – also at university level. Though Danish students are used to working in groups through their educational programmes, the requirements of an academic setting may ask for making the expectations of students’ group work explicit.

  • 27.02.2023

    THEME: How can student independence be promoted in thesis guidance?

    Tine Wirenfeldt Jensen on supervision. A considerable part of the LTP-participants' work is, apart from teaching, supervising their students and some participants have supervision as their primary or only student directed task.

  • 27.02.2023

    THEME: 'The relational aspect’ and its importance for learning.

    An interview with LTP supervisor Anne Bang-Jensen about ‘the relational aspect’ and its importance for learning. Professional relationships between the teacher and students are sometimes regarded as a prerequisite for learning.

  • 27.01.2023

    Newsletter January 2023: TAL2022 – Developing student and graduate competences for the 21st Century

    On the 8th November, 2022 together with local, national and international colleagues we celebrated SDU’s Teaching for Active Learning (TAL) conference’s 10th anniversary. The TAL conference was initiated in 2012 as a platform for university teachers to inspire fellow teachers by sharing their diverse interpretations of active teaching and learning and to profile SDU’s underlying principle for active teaching and learning.

  • 27.01.2023

    THEME: TAL2022 - Interview with Tine and Linette about the Learner for Life Model

    Interview with Tine Lynfort Jensen and Linette Sønderby about their presentation at TAL2022, where they presented the Learner for Life Model - developed by SDU RIO Careers & Employability team.

  • 27.01.2023

    THEME: TAL2022 - Interview with Signe Hannibal Jensen

    Signe Hannibal Jensen unfolds in an interview her presentation at TAL2022 with the title “Teaching and learning experiences from cross-cultural online exchange”.

  • 27.01.2023

    THEME: TAL2022 - Interview with Patricia Wolf

    At the TAL22 conference Patricia Wolf had a poster presentation and a workshop with the title "Teaching creativity online – A curriculum and learning environment for upskilling Higher Education educators". Here, she presents the TICON project in further details.

  • 23.11.2022

    Newsletter November 2022: Development of teachers’ digital competences

    At SDU Centre for Teaching and Learning (SDUUP) we work continuously to quality-assure our initiatives and to develop new methods to support the improvement of teachers’ digital competences. In this newsletter we dive into SDUUP’s experiences over recent years with arranging so-called learning circles locally and cross-institutionally, in collaboration with UCN and UCL Erhvervsakademi og Professionshøjskole. The use of learning circles has been found to be a good bet for a competency development format, collegial and practice-oriented, that will strengthen the teachers’ digital competencies.

  • 06.10.2022

    Newsletter October 2022: Eduflow and Peer feedback

    In this newsletter we will focus on Eduflow and Peer feedback. Read about how the learning platform Eduflow will give you an easy start with Peer feedback. Learn about two teachers’ experience with Peer feedback and how it makes good sense to ask the students to give their peers feedback on their academic performances. For reasons that you may not have expected.

  • 06.10.2022

    THEME: Eduflow and Peer feedback - an interview with a teacher from TEK

    “Taking a position in relation to the work of others is the best way to improve your own work” - Gry Green Linell, teacher at TEK

  • 06.10.2022

    THEME: Eduflow and Peer feedback - an interview with a teacher from BSS

    “It boosts the students’ learning and improves their writing skills when they can see each other’s arguments and way of answering an assignment” - Anette Stenslund, teacher at BSS

  • 07.09.2022

    Newsletter September 2022: The underlying principle of education at SDU

    The September newsletter will focus on the "Underlying Principle of Education" at SDU - Active Teaching & Learning.

  • 07.09.2022

    THEME: The underlying principle of education at SDU - an example from a teacher

    Stine P.P. Nielsen from the Department of Law, who is currently following the LTP, has kindly offered to give the readers of our Newsletter an insight in her work with developing her teaching through the test of various learning activities.

  • 04.08.2022

    Newsletter August 2022

    SDU Centre for Teaching and Learning (SDUUP) is SDU’s unit for pedagogical staff development. The main aim of SDUUP is to contribute to the improvement of quality of teaching and learning at SDU. We do so by offering a great variety of task solutions: We become involved in activities from the development of strategies to their dissemination; activities for large groups of teachers down to individual teachers; and activities ranging from exam forms to e-learning, innovation to internationalization, portfolio to peer feedback.

  • 01.06.2022

    Newsletter June 2022: ICED22

    In this newsletter we invite you to a conference! In the beginning of June 2022, ICED22 - a large international for educational developers is held in Aarhus. The conference is organised by Danish Network for Educational Development in Higher Education (DUN) and will gather around 600 university pedagogical researchers, consultants, education managers, heads and studies, and teachers from across the world.

  • 03.05.2022

    Newsletter May 2022: Teaching portfolios

    The May newsletter will focus on how we can improve the use of teaching portfolios at SDU for evaluative purposes in recruitment processes or for more formative use in the continuous development of the quality of teaching.

  • 03.05.2022

    THEME: Teaching portfolios – An interview

    SDUUP has interviewed Associate Professor Anette Grønning, Media Science at the Department for the Study of Culture, about her experiences with writing the section on her teaching philosophy in the portfolio.

  • 03.05.2022

    THEME: Teaching portfolios - Evidence in portfolios – An example

    SDUUP has invited Assistant Professor Peter Sørensen from Public Administration at the Department of Political Science and Public Management to share how he used students’ evaluations of his teaching in his teaching portfolio.

  • 06.04.2022

    Newsletter April 2022: Just-in-Time Teaching

    In this month’s newsletter we focus on how the students’ engagement in teaching can be enhanced by means of the principles from the Just-in-Time approach, asynchronous online activities, and effective designs.

  • 06.04.2022

    THEME: Just-in-Time Teaching - theoretical background and in practice

    By using the Just-in-Time Teaching (JiTT) approach you encourage your students to active participation in the teaching sessions, to reflect, to acknowledge the perspectives of other students, to actively employ the matter learnt, relate it to other aspects of the subject and to be better prepared. JiTT increases your possibilities to better exploit your teaching time with your students, and to create an inspiring environment for teaching and learning.

  • 07.03.2022

    Newsletter March 2022: PhD students’ pedagogical competence development

    In this month’s newsletter we focus on the PhD students’ pedagogical competence development and what SDUUP can offer in this field.

  • 07.03.2022

    THEME: PhD students’ pedagogical competence development - The challenges

    The challenges that the Ph.d.-students describe, first and foremost bear witness to that they relate to and are interested in their teaching assignments. Their challenges span a wide field and reflect the PhD students’ level of experience, their personalities and their different approaches to teaching and the role of the lecturer.

  • 07.03.2022

    THEME: PhD students’ pedagogical competence development - An interview

    SDUUP has interviewed PhD-student Karsten Thomsen about his teaching experiences and involvement in competence development.

  • 03.02.2022

    Newsletter February 2022: Including all students

    This newsletter offers teachers resources to help with the planning and teaching of inclusive and accessible courses. The purpose of inclusive and accessible education is to remove barriers to learning and enable all students to have an equal opportunity to learn and succeed.

  • 03.02.2022

    THEME: Including all students - Resources at SDU

    Resources on hand at SDU to support inclusive and accessible teaching and learning.

  • 03.02.2022

    THEME: Including all students - Practical approaches

    Practical approaches to planning and teaching inclusive and accessible courses.

  • 03.02.2022

    THEME: Including all students - Checklists

    Checklists for inclusive and accessible course design, course curriculum, teaching and assessment.

  • 16.12.2021

    Newsletter December 2021: TAL2021 - Online teaching and learning during, and especially after, the COVID-19 lockdown

    For the 9th time, SDU Centre for Teaching and Learning hosted our annual Teaching for Active Learning conference - TAL2021 - on November 11, 2021. As always, the starting point of the conference was the Underlying Principles for Education of SDU, and this year’s main theme was “Online teaching and learning during, and especially after, the COVID-19 lockdown”.

  • 16.12.2021

    THEME: TAL2021 - The Good Example - Student preparation, active participation and flipped classroom in online teaching

    At TAL2021, Clinical associate professor at the Institute for Clinical Research Martin Wirenfeldt Nielsen, presented his experiences with student preparation, active participation and learning outcome in a flipped classroom on the Bachelor in Medicine during the COVID-19 lockdown.

  • 16.12.2021

    THEME: TAL2021 - The Good Example - Combining Breakout Rooms and Poll Everywhere to improve student engagement and participation during online lectures (via Zoom)

    At TAL2021, Søren Buchholtz Storm, Assistant Professor of Innovation and Technology (TEK), presented his experiences of combining the use of Breakout Rooms and Poll Everywhere to increase student engagement and participation in online lectures via Zoom during the COVID-19 shutdown.

  • 16.12.2021

    THEME: TAL2021 - The Good Example - Online teaching: From emergency solution to development

    At TAL2021, Flemming Smedegaard, Associate Professor and Chairman of the Board of Studies for International Business Communication, as well as graduate student and Deputy Chairman of the Board of Regitze Misser Klenke, presented their experiences with online teaching during the closure in the spring of 2020 and up to the spring of 2021, at how to go from emergency solution to development.

  • 30.11.2021

    Newsletter November 2021: Micro-credentials

    In this month's newsletter, we focus on the European approach to micro-credentials. You can read about why the EU Commission is currently investing heavily in boosting the development of micro-credentials in higher education in Europe and what a challenge the development of micro-credentials must solve.

  • 30.11.2021

    THEME: Micro-credentials - from a user perspective

    Learn about how users can apply micro-credentials through five different examples and some of the implications for educational institutions.

  • 30.11.2021

    THEME: Micro-credentials - Stacking micro-credentials

    Get knowledge of the term of stacking micro-credentials and one of the concerns of persons being able to make up an educational degree by stacking micro-credentials.

  • 27.10.2021

    Newsletter October 2021: SDG Education at SDU

    In this month's newsletter, we focus on SDG Education and sustainability at SDU. Read all about the newly launched, online, self-study SDG-course for first-year students, and SDU's SDG HUB that supports student and staff led SDG initiatives.

  • 27.10.2021

    THEME: SDG Education - An interview with the project leader Caroline Zoffmann Jessen on the new SDG course for first-year studentsew

    Project leader Caroline Zoffmann Jessen explains her role in the implementation of the new SDG course for first-year students in this interview.

  • 27.10.2021

    THEME: SDG Education - Interview with Flemming Bridal Rasmussen (Head of the SDG HUB)

    The SDG Hub supports student and staff led SDG initiatives. You can find out more from this interview with Flemming Bridal Rasmussen (Head of the SDG HUB and Chief Adviser in the Rector's Office).

  • 25.06.2021

    Newsletter September 2021

    Welcome back to a new semester – and one without restrictions! Should you need or want to develop your teaching, you can read this month’s newsletter where we present ourselves in SDUUP and how we can help you.

  • 25.06.2021

    Newsletter June 2021: The E-learning Project Fund 2022

    This month’s newsletter outlines the criteria for applying for funds from the E-Learning Project Fund 2022. The project fund supports projects on e-learning that contribute to the implementation of the underlying principle of education at SDU which is active teaching and learning.

  • 25.06.2021

    Newsletter June 2021: The E-learning Project Fund 2022

    This month’s newsletter outlines the criteria for applying for funds from the E-Learning Project Fund 2022. The project fund supports projects on e-learning that contribute to the implementation of the underlying principle of education at SDU which is active teaching and learning.

  • 25.06.2021

    THEME: The E-learning Project Fund 2022 - Classroom shared drawing – a student response system based on drawing

    In 2019, Henrik Skov Midtiby, associate professor at the The Faculty of Engineering, and colleagues received funding from the E-learning project fund to design a new way to receive immediate feedback during lectures via a student response system based on drawing.

  • 25.06.2021

    THEME: The E-learning Project Fund 2022 - The study app – test, guidance and implementation

    In 2020, Jens Jørgen Hansen, associate professor at the Institute for Design and Communication at the Faculty of Humanities, received funding from the E-learning project fund, to develop an app for students called the Study App. This app is now almost ready for implementation and focuses on three tracks.

  • 26.05.2021

    Newsletter May 2021 - First-year Pedagogy

    In four months, new first-year students start at university. Ahead of them are five years of studies that will shape them academically and personally. In this month's newsletter, you can read about how you as a teacher can support the students in their growth during their first year and how you can help them remain engaged through first-year pedagogy.

  • 13.04.2021

    Newsletter April 2021 - I&E Teaching

    Innovation and entrepreneurship teaching can be carried out in a myriad of ways. In this month’s newsletter, you can read about multiple aspects of innovation and entrepreneurship teaching at SDU and how you can develop I&E teaching in subjects and programmes. Enjoy all the great examples and inspiration but make sure you also take a note of the pages which introduce you to support, resources, competence development and networking opportunities.

  • 13.04.2021

    The Great Example - Entrepreneurship in Computer Science

    Rolf Fagerberg is responsible for the innovation part of the course Formal Languages and Data Processing along with outreach coordinator Peter Bæksgaard Madsen, where students on the third year of the programme are required to develop an idea for a product and program a prototype. In the course, SDU Entrepreneurship Labs contribute a guest lecture on using Business Model Canvas in a practical setting, along with information on what they can offer the students after they have completed the course.

  • 13.04.2021

    The Great Example - Technology Entrepreneurship

    Søren Jensen from the Faculty of Engineering and Jannek Sol- gaard from SDU RIO have developed the course Technology Entrepreneurship, which puts focus on giving students theoretical and practical experience with entrepreneurship through a project-oriented course, where they work with developing their own startup.

  • 24.03.2021

    Newsletter March 2021 - Multiple Choice Questions

    In this month’s newsletter, you can read about advantages, possibilities and challenges to Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) as a learning tool in teaching and as a testing tool for exams. You will get insight into how MCQ is used through two articles, which focus on teachers who have used MCQ in their courses and exams.

  • 24.03.2021

    Multiple Choice Questions as an Exam Tool

    Grith Lykke Sørensen has used multiple choice questions (MCQ’s) in exams. In the exams Grith has been responsible for, MCQ’s have been a part of the exam along with other exam tools like short answers. In general, Grith has found that MCQ is a good tool for exams when combined with other question types.

  • 24.03.2021

    Multiple Choice Questions as a Teaching Activity

    Mette Marie Hougaard Christensen has integrated multiple choice questions (MCQ’s) directly into her teaching. She describes MCQ’s as a great tool for engaging students and explains that you can avoid many of the challenges of the format if you spend time researching its strengths and weaknesses. Furthermore, she explains that it is easy to get started using MCQ’s in teaching environments.

  • 23.02.2021

    Newsletter February 2021 - Teaching during COVID-19

    COVID-19 has without a doubt changed the setting and conditions of teaching at higher education programmes. In this month’s newsletter, you can read about three different studies on teaching during the COVID-19 lockdown along with an interview with a teacher, who used Flipped Learning to engage her students. A broad range of educational institutions and participants are covered between the three studies.

  • 23.02.2021

    Teaching with Flipped Learning Engaged Students During the Lockdown

    Marit Carolin Clausen has used Flipped Learning to engage students during the lockdown in a course, where the practical teaching form was challenged by the limited possibilities of using a physical classroom. Marit’s way of teaching turned out to be very rewarding for the students, with many of them expressing their excitement in the course evaluation – some of them said they would prefer Marit’s model going forward instead of having every lesson in the course in a physical classroom.

  • 02.12.2020

    Newsletter December 2020: Sustainable Development Goals at the TAL-Conference 2020

    For the 8th time, SDU Centre for Teaching and Learning hosted our annual Teaching for Active Learning conference on November 3, 2020. As always, the starting point of the conference was the Underlying Principles for Education of SDU, and this year’s main theme was “The Sustainable Development Goals in Teaching”. In this month’s newsletter, you can read about how you can use the content and theme of the conference as inspiration in your own teaching practice.

  • 02.12.2020

    THEME: TAL2020 - The Great Example - Lab@Home

    At the TAL2020 conference, Alexander H. Treusch, Associate Professor at The Department of Biology, presented a way of conducting practice-based lab teaching during the difficult circumstances, caused by COVID-19 for most teachers at SDU. The method, Lab@Home, let students work on experiments in the Microbiology course, which could easily be carried out at home.

  • 02.12.2020

    THEME: TAL2020 - The Great Example - The Student's Journey

    At the TAL2020 conference Tine Lynfort Jensen, Career and Employability Consultant with SDU RIO, and Jesper Piihl, Vice-Head of Department for Education, Department of Entrepreneurship and Relationship Management, presented The Student’s Journey. Jesper and Tine are part of the group behind The Student’s Journey and describe it as a dialogue and a constant reflection on how to create a holistic education, which in addition to academic knowledge gives the students an array of personal and professional qualifications.

  • 02.12.2020

    THEME: TAL2020 - The Great Example – Sustainable Materials in Product Creation

    At TAL2020, Lykke Margot Ricard, Associate Professor and Head of MSc Programme in Civil Engineering in Product Development and Innovation, and Research Assistant Sofie Bach Hybel, a former student in the programme, presented their experiences with the course Sustainable Materials in Product Creation. Furthermore, they explained how they have worked with the UN’s SDG 12, which involves Responsible Consumption and Production.

  • 18.11.2020

    Newsletter November 2020: Get ready for SDU’s new learning platform - itslearning

    Starting this January, SDU will get a new learning platform: itslearning. This means that all courses from February 1 will be supported by itslearning rather than Blackboard. In cooperation with the faculties, SDUUP’s task will be to guide and support teachers in their transition to the new platform. In this month’s newsletter, you can read about how we do just that.

  • 13.11.2020

    THEME: itslearning - An Intuitive Platform for Teachers and Students Alike

    We interviewed some of the teachers who have pilot tested itslearning throughout the fall semester of 2020 to get some insights into their experiences with the platform, along with some good advice for when the rest of SDU starts using the platform in the spring semester of 2021. In this month’s newsletter, you can read a series of articles, in which the teachers share their positive experiences with itslearning, the challenges of the platform, itslearning’s impact on the students – and last but not least, an array of tips and tricks for teachers, who are getting ready to set up their courses in itslearning.

  • 13.11.2020

    THEME: itslearning - Tips and Tricks From the Teachers

    We interviewed some of the teachers who have pilot tested itslearning throughout the fall semester of 2020 to get some insights into their experiences with the platform, along with some good advice for when the rest of SDU starts using the platform in the spring semester of 2021. In this month’s newsletter, you can read a series of articles, in which the teachers share their positive experiences with itslearning, challenges of the platform, itslearning’s impact on the students – and last but not least, an array of tips and tricks for teachers, who are getting ready to set up their courses in itslearning.

  • 13.11.2020

    THEME: itslearning - A Great and More Pedagogical Tool for Students Once They Get to Know It

    We interviewed some of the teachers who have pilot tested itslearning throughout the fall semester of 2020 to get some insights into their experiences with the platform, along with some good advice for when the rest of SDU starts using the platform in the spring semester of 2021. In this month’s newsletter, you can read a series of articles, in which the teachers share their positive experiences with itslearning, challenges of the platform, itslearning’s impact on the students – and last but not least, an array of tips and tricks for teachers, who are getting ready to set up their courses in itslearning.

  • 13.11.2020

    THEME: itslearning - A Challenge to Get Started and Rethink Your Course

    We interviewed some of the teachers who have pilot tested itslearning throughout the fall semester of 2020 to get some insights into their experiences with the platform, along with some good advice for when the rest of SDU starts using the platform in the spring semester of 2021. In this month’s newsletter, you can read a series of articles, in which the teachers share their positive experiences with itslearning, challenges of the platform, itslearning’s impact on the students – and last but not least, an array of tips and tricks for teachers, who are getting ready to set up their courses in itslearning.

  • 30.09.2020

    Newsletter September 2020: Project Digital Competences through Learning Circles is about to launch at SDU

    Starting this October, learning circles will be a part of the competence development of teachers at SDU. Therefore, the focus of September Month’s newsletter is on the Project Digital Competences through Learning Circles, which studies the effect of a cooperative and practice-oriented competence development through so-called Learning Circles.

  • 30.09.2020

    THEME: Learning Circles - The Pedagogical and Theoretical Background

    In this month's themed article, you can read about the theoretical and pedagogical background of the Learning Circles. Furthermore, the article discusses how the Learning Circles can facilitate practice-oriented learning.

  • 30.09.2020

    THEME: Learning Circles - Resource Collection: An Important Source of Knowledge on Digital Technologies

    Project Digital Competences through Learning Circles launches at SDU in October 2020. An important part of the project is the digital resource platform, which project participants will use as a starting point for their learning during the learning circles. The resource collection has been developed in cooperation between UCL, UCN and SDU, the three institutions participating in the project. Furthermore, the collection is publicly available, since the content is useful not only for the project participants.

  • 28.08.2020

    Newsletter August 2020: Including international students online and face to face

    In this month’s newsletter, the focus is on how to include the international students online and face to face. In the connected articles, you can read about, how the faculties help the students through focus on social connections and adapting to a new learning culture. Furthermore, you can read about how SDU International helps the students.

  • 28.08.2020

    THEME: International students - How the faculties help new international students

    New international students at SDU from countries beyond the Nordic group might have a hard time adjusting to a completely new culture, where being a student means something very different than they are used to. At SDU, the faculties are in part responsible for supporting new international students in their transition.

  • 28.08.2020

    Theme: International students - Taking care of the practical gives students time to learn what studying in Denmark is like

    When an international student starts at SDU, one of the most important things is that all the formalities regarding their stay in Denmark are taken care of. The purpose of SDU International is therefore to help them with just that.