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Contemporary Methods of Academic Teaching

Informacje ogólne

Kod przedmiotu: WB.SD.E.AD Kod Erasmus / ISCED: (brak danych) / (brak danych)
Nazwa przedmiotu: Contemporary Methods of Academic Teaching
Jednostka: Wydział Biologii
Punkty ECTS i inne: 2.00
Język prowadzenia: angielski

Zajęcia w cyklu "Semestr letni 2020/2021" (zakończony)

Okres: 2021-02-25 - 2021-06-15
Wybrany podział planu:

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Typ zajęć: Konwersatorium, 30 godzin, 15 miejsc więcej informacji
Koordynatorzy: Marcin Kleban, Aeddan Shaw
Prowadzący grup: Marcin Kleban, Aeddan Shaw
Lista studentów: (nie masz dostępu)
Zaliczenie: Przedmiot - Zaliczenie
Efekty kształcenia:

• To develop an understanding of pedagogical choices in higher education and their theoretical underpinnings

• To provide participants with a toolkit of practical methods for teaching at tertiary level

• To practice planning and designing courses based around a competence framework

• To provide an overview of feedback and assessment types and techniques

• For participants to reflect on their own teaching and learning in drafting a statement of teaching philosophy

Metody sprawdzania i kryteria oceny efektów kształcenia uzyskanych przez studentów:

• Writing a teaching philosophy statement – useful pragmatically (external purposes, employment) (an example would be welcome), marking scheme associated + peer review and feedback – prior to final submission to the teacher

Metody dydaktyczne:

Delivery type: taught online in MS Teams: synchronous video sessions + asynchronous tasks and discussions.

Teaching Methods: (Team Teaching, Flipped class, Stations,

Pyramid Discussions, Peer Review, Jigsaw, Flipsaw, Hands-on workshop + reflection on practice)


Arvanitakis, J and D.J. Hornsby. 2016. “Introduction.” In Universities, the Citizen Scholar and the Future of Higher Education, edited by James Arvanitakis & David J. Hornsby, 1-6. New York: Palgrave Macmillan.

Arvanitakis, J and D.J. Hornsby. 2016. “Are Universities Redundant?” In Universities, the Citizen Scholar and the Future of Higher Education, edited by James Arvanitakis and David J. Hornsby, 7-20. New York: Palgrave Macmillan.

Biggs, J. B., Tang, C. S., & Education, S. for R. into H. (2011). Teaching for Quality Learning at University : What the Student Does. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=e000xww&AN=405333&site=eds-live

McDrury, J., & Alterio, M. (2003). Learning Through Storytelling in Higher Education : Using Reflection and Experience to Improve Learning. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=e000xww&AN=102823&site=eds-live

Odom, S., B. Glenn, S. Sanner and K.A.S. Cannella. 2009. Group peer review as an active learning strategy in a research course. International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education 21(1): 108–117.

Prince, M.J. 2004. Does active learning work? A review of the research. Journal of Engineering Education 93: 223–231.

Schmidt, Henk G., et al. 2015. “On the Use and Misuse of Lectures in Higher Education.” Health Professions Education 1: 12-18.

Winch, C. (1998). THE PHILOSOPHY OF HUMAN LEARNING. In THE PHILOSOPHY OF HUMAN LEARNING. https://doi.org/10.4324/9780203318607

And other selected articles relevant to the modules


first meeting 10.00.

Suggested hours: Monday 10.00; Wednesday 18.30

DATE - Module Title - Teaching Methods - Tasks & Tech

Content overview



12/04 - Introduction/Attitudes towards learning and teaching - Team Teaching - Using needs analysis survey to show MS Teams/Forms functionality

Getting to know course participants, introduction to the syllabus, coursework and assessment. Discussion on perspectives on learning and teaching.

dr Marcin Kleban (MK) & dr Aeddan Shaw (AS)


14/04 - Theories of learning - Flipped class - Reading task, grouped discussions + reporting

Philosophies and views on the nature of knowledge and learning

dr Marcin Kleban


19/04 - Classroom management - Stations - Homework: practice instructions for a task

Utilising classroom space; dealing with common issues in the classroom

dr Aeddan Shaw


21/04 - Classroom language and instructions - Pyramid Discussions

Teacher language – a practical workshop session. The importance of praise

dr Aeddan Shaw


26/04 - Roles of the teacher - Flipped class + storytelling - Teaching stories & reflection

Teacher as instructor, facilitator, researcher, tutor

dr Marcin Kleban


28/04 and 5/05 - Course planning - Peer Review - Introducing Kaizena

Using competences to frame a course; course shapes and types; competences & the importance of multiple encounters

dr Aeddan Shaw


10/05 and 12/05 - Active Learning and teaching techniques – Jigsaw - Prep an Active Learning activity

A practical guide to Active Learning and teaching techniques

dr Marcin Kleban (MK) & dr Aeddan Shaw (AS)


17/05 - Flipped & Flipsaw Classrooms – Flipsaw - Flipsaw blended/online for MK class

Moving content outside the classroom

dr Aeddan Shaw


19/05 and 24/05 - Teaching blended and online courses - Hands-on workshop + reflection on practice - LMSs, social media & other tools Set Teaching Philosophy Assignment (Google Docs)

An overview of principles of organizing, teaching online classes & aligning the online with the offline

dr Marcin Kleban


26/05 - Feedback and assessment 1 - Team Teaching - Set up Peer Review of TP’s (Kaizena)

Types of assessment, assessment techniques, types of feedback, feedback techniques

dr Marcin Kleban (MK) & dr Aeddan Shaw (AS)


31/05 - Feedback and assessment 2 - Team Teaching - Set summary presentations

Types of assessment, assessment techniques, types of feedback, feedback techniques

dr Marcin Kleban (MK) & dr Aeddan Shaw (AS)


2/06 - Course assignment overview and course summary - Team Teaching - Course feedback, MS Teams/Forms

Instructions for the final course assignment and summary of the course, feedback on the course

dr Marcin Kleban (MK) & dr Aeddan Shaw (AS)

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Właścicielem praw autorskich jest Uniwersytet Jagielloński w Krakowie.