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  • 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.