ICA-Edu Colloquium „Educating Life Science Graduates Fit for Europe“, 15 – 16th April 2015, BOKU Vienna
Discussion of specific challenges in preparing life science graduates for careers in Europe and intenationally:
(1) challenges of the intercultural classroom,
(2) tools for enhancing the learning experience,
(3) bridging education and practice,
(4) innovation in curriculum development and delivery
The colloquium will give you new ideas for developing innovative approaches in your teaching, and your students' learning opportunities – techniques and methods specifically used in the life sciences. The colloqium will not be a series of lectures, but comprise very short discussion openers, in depth exchange of experience and the development of new initiatives.
You are invited to exchange your experience and ideas for teaching the interdisciplinary life science topics (e.g. problem based learning, teaching in modules, team teaching, intercultural classroom, virtual training for fieldwork, internships....)
You are invited to submit an abstract for a short 5 slide powerpoint discssion opener and a poster of that presentation on one of the themes. These presentations and poster will provide a basis for the in depth disucssions under each of the themes. Deadline for submission of an abstract 10 February 2015.