Lifelong learning to be a good teacher

What does a university teacher need to learn? Is it enough to train to become a researcher, know your subject and been exposed to teachers through your entire education, to develop into a good teacher yourself? Most people would probably say no, just as you obviously will not become a good surgeon after having undergone … Continue reading “Lifelong learning to be a good teacher”

Digitalization means more quality time with students

The role as a university teacher has been subject to a big efficiency drive and a great deal of rationalisation. We are expected to graduate many more students in a shorter time. This has affected the quality time you have with each student and reduced time for critical thinking and scientific discussion. Can digitalisation perhaps … Continue reading “Digitalization means more quality time with students”