Workshops and courses for doctoral assistants & post-docs

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For information on the workshops and courses for doctoral assistants and post-docs, please send an email to cape@epfl.ch.

Pedagogical Skills Development Workshops 2019-2020

The following opportunities are open to EPFL doctoral assistants and post-docs who are interested in strengthening their teaching skills. *** Please note that registration for each workshop opens 5 weeks before the scheduled date. Workshops and courses for doctoral assistants and post-docs
Foundations of Teaching Science and Engineering (in English)
This online course addresses both what to do when you are teaching as well as explaining a little about why these approaches or strategies are appropriate and useful. It has 5 units with videos and quizzes, and you can start whenever you want.
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Teaching assistants for EXERCISES (in English)
This interactive one-day workshop targets the development of skills to manage classroom interactions and to design exercises to maximize student learning.
4 October 2019   10 December 2019 16 March 2020
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Teaching assistants for PROJECTS (in English)
This active workshop will develop your ability to accompagny students facing typical difficulties of real-life open-ended projects, such as collaborating, project managment, incomplete data and uncertainty.
1 November 2019 3 April 2020
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Teaching assistants for LABS (in English) This “hands-on” workshop will develop your ability to design labs and interact with students in ways to support autonomy and critical thinking in the lab. Organized through  activities based on science content, t 2 December 2019 10 March 2020 Register here.
Teaching assistants EXPLAIN (in English)
This workshop allows you to practice and get feedback on evidence-informed strategies for presenting and explaining scientific and technical content.
19 November 2019 7 February 2020   5 May 2020
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Stay away from Plagiarism (in English and in French) The aim of this workshop is to help participants identify and eliminate text, images and codes that may be interpreted as plagiarism to the PhD supervisor, an expert or a journal reviewer. Register here.

Courses in the EDOC Programme EDOC 2019-2020

Science and Engineering Teaching and LearningThis course introduces contemporary research findings in the teaching and learning of science and technology subjects in higher education, develops participants’ teaching skills, and provides a framework for on-going development of their skills through evaluation of their own teaching practices. ENG-622
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Lecturing and Presenting in Engineering Informed by contemporary research on teaching engineering, participants design and deliver lessons for specific audiences. This course is relevant to those who intend to make teaching science or engineering part of their career, in a formal or informal way. ENG-629
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Supervising Students in Projects and Labs In this hands-on course, participants will develop evidence-informed skills relevant to supervising and evaluating students working on projects and labs that are characteristic of science and engineering. This course is relevant to those who intend to make teaching science or engineering part of their career. ENG-633
not offered this year
To participate in these courses, you must register through ISA.