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Past events from 2020

Wed 8 Jan 2020 / 12.30 - 16.00
Challenges of CBL in university context: lunch and workshop
4TU.CEE and CELT (Centre of Expertise in Learning and Teaching at UT)  in cooperation with Linköping University offer a lunch meeting and a workshop about the challenges of designing and implementing Challenge Based Learning (CBL) in university context on Wednesday 8 January 2020. The lunch meeting is for everyone interested in CBL, the workshop is for those who are considering implementation of (elements of) CBL.
Fri 24 Jan 2020 / 12.00 - 14.00
Lunch lecture Team-based professional development
On the 24th of January 2020 Inken Gast, assistant professor at Maastricht University, will shed more light on the opportunities for teacher professional development during collaborative curriculum design and implementation, as well as on ways in which higher education institutions can positively influence teacher attitudes towards curriculum innovations.
Mon 27 Jan 2020 / 09.00 - 13.00
Workshop TU/e Innovation Fund projects
On Monday January 27th 2020 4TU.CEE organises a workshop to inspire teachers at TU/e to propose new projects on innovation in education. Recently, the combined call for proposals TU/e education innovation funds 2020 was published. During the workshop previously funded projects are exhibited and a panel discussion will take place on innovations in education in relation to the TU/e Education Vision 2030.
Tue 4 Feb 2020 / 10.00 - 17.00
Learning Spaces Tour University of Twente
Our next stop in the learning spaces tour is the University of Twente on the 4th of February 2020. We will visit the Design Lab and the Technical Medical Center (brand new building). Presentations by the Robo student team, Virtual Reality and Smart Industry Labs and the Programme Director of Creative Technology are scheduled. The program will also include a workshop to let us experience how the ‚Äėinnovative learning space‚Äô stimulates learning and innovation. The draft programme¬†will be updated when more details are known.
Fri 14 Feb 2020 / 09.00 - 17.00
Workshop 'Fear of failure'
International students are confronted with various challenges when moving abroad: increased stress, isolation, anxiety and difficulties, while adjusting to a very different environment. This 1-day training will explore how teaching and counselling staff can help students stabilise their self-esteem and cope with the emotions triggered by real or perceived failure. Themes such as culture and learning, acceptance of limitations, cognitive reframing and unconditional self-worth will be discussed. Participants will be provided with strategies and interventions to be used when encountering such cases.
Tue 17 Mar 12.00 until 17 Feb 2020 17.00
Lunch lecture & workshop
Roland Tormey, pedagogical advisor at EPFL, will visit TU Delft on  17 March 2020. In the workshop evidence based redesign he will introduce us to Discipline Based Educational Research. You will explore how you can use a scientific approach to improve your own teaching. Prior to the workshop, Tormey will exchange experiences on student learning in teamwork projects at his university in a lunch lecture. You are warmly invited to both events.
Mon 6 09.00 until 7 Apr 2020 17.00
Training 'Teaching in the international classroom'
This 2-day course is designed to help teaching staff at universities learn to teach their domestic and international students core intercultural competencies. Students need to learn these in order to interact more effectively and appropriately with the culturally diverse student population and lecturers they are encountering in today’s international classrooms and will continue to encounter during their future careers.
Thu 18 Jun 2020 / 14.00 - 15.00
Technical Knowledge or Professional Skills Inspiration webinar
Engineering education has an academic side that favours theoretical knowledge in engineering sciences, and a professional side that emphasizes skills for engineering practice. In this 4TU.CEE inspiration session Kristina Edström explores some associated tensions, by highlighting debates in the past and present, strategies for integrating both sides in the curriculum, and the resulting demands on faculty.
Mon 22 Jun 2020 / 14.00 - 15.00
Teaching Academy and Rewarding Teaching Inspiration webinar
In this 4TU.CEE inspiration session Gwen van der Velden of Warwick University, will share how the Academy of Educators was established 4 years ago and the influence it has had on the status of education in traditionally research-oriented Warwick University. Academic staff can now be promoted on the basis of performance in research as well as in education. Several educational leaders and excellent lecturers have moved to professorial level and the quality of education has increased.
Tue 6 Oct 2020
Symposium | Arise GIN: towards circular regions
This year ARISE organises its annual symposium in collaboration with Greening of Industry Network (GIN) and the Sustainability Week at the University of Twente. For the first time, this symposium will be organized in a hybrid manner due to COVID-19.
Thu 15 Oct 2020
Workshop | TU/e Innovation Fund project owners
This online meeting is meant for teachers, project owners, co-applicants and involved teacher supporters of current Innovation Fund projects at TU/e to share their expertise, questions and experiences.
Thu 15 Oct 2020 / 12.45 - 14.15
Inspiration session | Improving student learning through teamwork experiences: from practice to research to practice
In an inspiration session, Roland Tormey will exchange experiences on student learning in teamwork projects at his university.
Thu 5 Nov 2020 / 13.00 - 18.00
Conference | ICAB2020
This year‚Äôs ICAB conference is fully devoted to Online Teaching & Learning and will be organized online, hosted by the Eindhoven University of Technology on 5 November 2020, 13:00 ‚Äď 18:00h.
Mon 23 Nov 2020 / 09.30 - 11.00
Rewarding teaching excellence webinar
The Dutch Recognition & Rewards network, the Comenius network and Ruth Graham would like to invite you to a series of webinars regarding recognition and rewards of university teaching, open to the full higher education community.
Fri 27 Nov 2020 / 09.30 - 11.00
Rewarding teaching excellence second webinar
The Dutch Recognition & Rewards network, the Comenius network and Ruth Graham would like to invite you to a series of webinars regarding recognition and rewards of university teaching, open to the full higher education community.