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Course 2a (online): Practical Teaching skills


  • Course code

    PTS 2020/2021

  • Programme is for

    Lecturers / (assistant) professors with teaching tasks who have limited to medium teaching experience and want to improve their practical teaching skills

  • Date

    Several times a year

  • Time

    Three times a 2 hour meeting (online);
    Preparation 6 hours;
    Total time investment 17 hours

  • Location


  • Trainers

    Marleen de Haan

    Marike ter Maat

  • Course materials

    Will be supplied on canvas

  • Good to know

    PhD candidates are advised to register for the Taste-of-teaching
    This course is closely related to UTQ competence 2: Teaching and supervising


After this course you can:

  • express their vision and substantiate it based on theory
  • critically observe own and others’ teaching activities skills and give useful feedback to each other in a constructive way
  • prepare a lesson in a systematic way to activate students based on a model/ theory
  • adequately perform their teaching activities effectively
  • reflect on their actions in their role as teachers and underline the choices they made  


Please note: as the title of this training already suggests emphasis is on practicing skills, through: active participation, making video recordings, doing exercises and reflection.

  • Prepare an educational meeting.                                                                                              
  • Lesson plan, intended learning outcomes, context, materials, activating student learning
  • Justification
  • Conduct an educational meeting and reflect on his performance.
  • Thorough reflection, vision on teaching and learning; giving and receiving feedback.  


Assignments (mandatory): e.g. recording lesson, giving feedback to other participants

Activities (optional): e.g. reading, quizzes, discussions


Prerequisite: the participant preferably has a teaching task during or shortly after this course.

When did you "pass"?

Present at all (online) meetings, submitted all the assignments

Further information
Centre for Expertise on Learning and Teaching
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Course 2a (online): Practical Teaching skills
June 2021
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