This course by a native speaker of English is for doctoral students. Students perform practical exercises about English instruction methods and presentation techniques. Psychological barriers to giving lectures are removed, and students enhance their techniques for effectively conveying scientific contents. The goal is to understand optimal study methods and instruction methods based on a scientific understanding. (Master's degree students may also take this course)
Students will acquire the following skills by taking this course.
The English instruction and presentation techniques for everything from class preparation to evaluation.
For example, students will learn to put into practice the design of an entire lecture, syllabus creation methods, lecture methods, communication skills, energetic methods to elicit opinions, techniques for guiding group work, report evaluation methods, methods for giving exams and evaluating them, etc.
Presentation, Metacognition, Teaching, Inspiration, English
|Intercultural skills||Communication skills||Specialist skills||Critical thinking skills||Practical and/or problem-solving skills|
Each class will require student interaction to optimize the learning process. All classes are designed to be engaging, interactive and practical, consequently, every student will develop life-long communication and teaching skills.
|Course schedule||Required learning|
|Class 1||Creating ideal learning environment, and understanding the three different types.||Exercise in ideal learning environment.|
|Class 2||How to effectively prepare course materials and effectively teach a group.||Exercise in preparing course material and teachning to groups|
|Class 3||Advanced teaching methodologies, course delivery and story telling as an effective learning tool.||Exercise in teaching methodologies, course delivery and story telling|
|Class 4||More advanced presentation skills - How to captivate the class.||Exercise how to captivate the class|
|Class 5||Creating course syllabus, assignments, grading, testing and rubrics.||Exercise in creating course syllabus, assignments, grading, testing and rubrics.|
|Class 6||Advanced teaching tips, student counseling, dealing with difficult questions and review.||Exercise in student counseling, dealing with difficult questions and review|
|Class 7||Final presentation, an opportunity to use the developed skills to reinforce the optimal learning pyramid.||Utlization of the developed skills|
|Class 8||(Optional) Summary/review and final Q&A||Summary/review|
Reference materials will be provided in the classes.
Nothing in particular
Based on the performance in the classes.
Nothing in particular