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MicroLab: How to design impact driven education 2023

Target group
Lecturer
Method
Training course
This course has a blended format and consists of online preparation and a workshop session.

Our world is complex and full of wicked problems. Through our education we can prepare students to be able to contribute to solving these challenges. We need education that is more impact-driven, increasing the change capacity of our students. But how can you design your course to be more impact driven? What does this mean for our education, for our students and for your role as a teacher?

Goals

Through this MicroLab, you are able to:

  • Recognize the principles of impact driven education.

  • Discover what impact driven education means for you.

  • Explore opportunities to make your education more impact driven.

  • Reflect on activities supporting a creative process

Target group and required prior knowledge

This MicroLab is intended for EUR teachers and course coordinators who are curious what impact driven education means for them. You do not necessarily have to redesign your course while participating in the MicroLab, you can see the MicroLab as a good, first step.

Set up of this MicroLab

This MicroLab has a blended format and consists of online preparation and a workshop session.

  • In the preparation in the online Canvas environment (2 hours) you will familiarize yourself with the principles of impact driven education.
  • During the online workshop (3,5 hours) you will move through a creative process together with fellow teachers to explore what impact driven education means for you. In the session you will also experience activities supporting a creative process.
  • After the workshop (2 hours) you will have different options to make a next step bringing impact driven education into practice. You can complete your Proof of Competence by reflecting on your experience in the MicroLab, start redesigning your course or get additional support by Impact at the Core. Note that completing the Proof of Competence is not mandatory, but required to receive a certificate for this MicroLab

Signing up for this MicroLab

*This MicroLab is open for all teacher from the LDE Universities. Teachers from Leiden and Delft can sign up by sending an e-mail to training@risbo.eur.nl.

Enrollment for this MicroLab closes two weeks before the scheduled dates.

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