Becoming a teacher: an introduction to University teaching for PhD students

January-February 2024 (TBD)

1.5 days plus 0.5 day independent and group work (total of 15-16 hours work)

Venue : Neuchâtel, Unimail, Faculty of Science, room TBD

Instructor: Marika Fenley, Director of the teaching and learning unit, UniNE

Maximum number of participants: 15


This workshop offers an introduction to University teaching. Together we will discuss what good teaching is, why it matters, and how to create an inclusive and welcoming learning environment for your students. Teaching can be stressful, especially in the beginning of your career, and we will explore how structure and scaffolding can help both you and your students succeed.

The workshop will be interactive and structured in several units.




Learning outcomes

After this workshop, you will be able to...

  • …describe pedagogical practices based on evidence-based educational research
  • ...plan your course and activities according to your learning outcomes
  • ...explain active learning and why it is important
  • ...identify conditions that encourage students’ active participation
  • …describe how feedback is important for learning and for teaching


Credits: 1.0

Category: Transferable skills (T)


Registration not open


15 places