The aim of this section is to provide doctoral students with a solid pedagogical platform to support their role as current or future lecturers at their home universities.
Intended learning outcomes
Upon completion of this course, the participant is expected to be able to:
- Reflect about his/her role as lecturers in their own university context
- Formulate his/her own educational philosophy statement
- Report on learning theories and global contemporary trends and issues in higher education
- Apply the theory of constructive alignment in the preparation of a university course, justifying choices.
- Justify choice of instructional strategy aimed at facilitating active learning in different contexts
- Discuss and evaluate how to integrate Education for Sustainable Development (ESD), as linked to Global Food Security, into higher education pedagogy.
- Discuss and evaluate how to integrate a gender, diversity and internationalization perspective into higher education pedagogy.
Please fill out the form at the application site for the course starting 18 August
- 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
Duration: 5 days
Teaching and learning activities
The course will include face-to-face lectures, individual and group work, and assignments.
Attendance is mandatory.
Evaluation and assessment
Assessment will be continuous and will be based on the submission of assignments.
Grades: Pass or fail.
Certificate will be issued
Project manager: Associate professor Lotta Hansson