Teacher Development Programme

This wiki describes the Teacher Development Programme at ITU. The programme modules are mandatory for all assistant professors and some are available to other employees. Via specific agreement between HoD and Learning Support postdocs (in case they teach) may attend (parts of) the programme. Programme manager: Learning Consultant Annelise Agertoft, anag@itu.dk

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Intended Learning Outcomes

After successfully completing the Teacher Development Program, the participants should be able to:
  • plan, implement, and evaluate:
    • teaching based on constructive alignment
    • learning activities relative to ILOs and educational context (1)
    • assessment tasks (2) relative to ILOs and educational context
  • identify and apply relevant pedagogical theories and didactic principles and methods
  • discuss teaching/learning praxis with colleagues and peers (3)
  • supervise projects and theses
  • identify and use technology for learning activities and assessment tasks
  • reflect on learning activities, assessment tasks, teaching praxis and own development as a teacher

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Module overview

For courses/workshops without written assignments diplomas are issued only for full time participation.
Module
Total hours
Comment
Individual intro
-Introduction to programme, planning
-Supervisor and mentor allocation
1

Readings and portfolio
22
The portfolio is not offered to postdocs.
Mentor, supervisor & assessment
with written assignments
55
Time wise, this module can only be completed in parallel to teaching at ITU courses since it is based on observation. The module is not offered to postdocs.
Framing course - 4 + 4 hours
8
It is a requirement of this module to deliver a teaching plan based on constructive alignment
practiseIT
(Peer-to-peer
observation & feedback)
25
Time wise, this module can only be completed in parallel to teaching at ITU courses since it is based on observation
Workshop:
Learning technologies - 4 + 10 hours
14
Time wise, this module can only be completed in parallel to teaching at ITU courses since it is based on carrying out an experiment and evaluate own teaching
Course:
Project and thesis supervision
4

Seminar:
Exam seminar
5

5 elective workshops:
teachIT
(Plan and execute one,
Participate in four)
16

Hours in total
150




(1) student centered learning, educational level (B.Sc. v M.Sc.), education format, domain specifics, ...
(2 )incl. examination forms, ongoing, formative assessment, ...
(3) overall purpose: improve own, peer, institutional teaching/learning development