Teaching development – University of Copenhagen

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Teaching development courses 

The Department's main aim is training teachers for the second and third educational levels. This page shows courses for university teachers. 

Questions or requests regarding teaching at DSE may be directed to Lene Møller Madsen (Deputy Head of Department, Teaching) or Nadja Nordmaj (Course Secretary)

Universitetspædagogikum (UP) or 
Teaching and Learning in Higher Education Programme

Universitetspædagogikum is a full year course (approximately 175 hours of work) through which university teachers become able to work continually to increase student learning. The course combines educational theory and research with the participants' own teaching experience in order to enable them to make informed improvements to their own and others' teaching.  

Introduction to University Pedagogy (IUP)

This intensive introductory course provides participants with the basic theory and practical skills to improve the quality of their own teaching. Through lesson exercises, participants will experience a variety of teaching and recieve feedback on their own teaching. 

Supervision of PhD Students

This course aims to provide participants with the practical and theoretical basis supervising PhD students - both as principal or supplementary supervisor. The course is designed for new as well as experienced supervisors. 

Supervision of BSc and MSc students

The focus of the course is on the supervision of BSc and MSc students who are doing their bachelor’s project or Master’s thesis or who are doing other kinds of projects under supervision.

Writer Development

This course focuses on writers' understanding of their own process on writing. The course provides participants with a toolbox to help them take control of their writing process and feedback needs.

Course for Department Supervisors 

This is a mandatory course for those who wish be departmental supervisors for participants of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education programme (Universitetpædagogikum). 

Workshops on teaching development

In these workshops you can develop your teaching profession and meet with colleagues across the faculties.

Workshop for Students Working as Instructors

This workshop provides instructors with the basic skills to enhance learning among fellow students in a variety of teaching situations. Please note that the course is taught in Danish.