Agricultural Sciences for Global Development
Agricultural Sciences for Global Development

Improving and internationalizing university courses: Workshop for experienced lecturers

Workshop no 1: 10-12 June  The application site is closed. The workshop is fully subscribed.

Workshop no 2: 12-14 August The application site is closed. The workshop is fully subscribed.

Deadline for application is set to one month before start of the workshop

This three-day workshop on teaching and learning is aimed towards lecturers with several years of teaching experience.

This workshop will focus on helping participants improve their current courses by focusing on course design and the relationship between Intended Learning Outcomes (ILOs), Teaching & Learning Activities and Assessment. Given the make-up and context of the workshop, great attention will be paid to internationalization and its implications for teaching and learning. All participants are expected to bring a current course outline with them.

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Intended learning outcomes

Upon completion of this workshop, the participant is expected to be able to:

1) Reflect about his/her role as a lecturer in their own university context

2) Apply the theory of constructive alignment in the preparation of their courses, justifying choices.

3) Justify choice of instructional strategy aimed at facilitating active learning in different contexts

4) Integrate an internationalization perspective in the preparation of their courses

 

Where? Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda.

Application? Go to the web page describing the workshop and use the link to the application site

Who can participate? Senior staff in the area of Global Food Security (all disciplinary fields) from the following universities:

  • Makerere University (Uganda),
  • SLU (Sweden),
  • National University of Rwanda (Rwanda),
  • Sokoine University (Tanzania)
  • Jomo Kenyatta University (Kenya).

Participants will be selected based on distribution between universities, engagement with issues of global food security and seeking a gender balance.

Costs? The project will provide financial support for travels, housing and allowance in one workshop. Help with organizing lodging, and meals during daytime, will be provided.

Facilitators:

  • Dr. Betty Akullu Ezati, Senior Lecturer, Dean, School of Education, Makerere University
  • Educational Development Officer Peter Aspengren, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU)
  • Educational Development Officer Natalie Jellinek, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU)
  • Dr. Joseph Oonyu, Associate Professor, School of Education, Makerere University
  • Dr. John James Okiror, Lecturer, Agricultural Education and Extension, Makerere University
  • Dr. Charles Opolot Okurut, Associate Professor, School of Education, Makerere University
  • Dr. Elly Sabiiti, Professor, Department of Agricultural Production Makerere University

For more information, please contact Natalie Jellinek or Joseph Oonyu

 

 

  Project manager: Lotta Hansson

Page updated: 2014-07-18. Page editor: lotta.hansson@slu.se

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