Exams and question banks development is a basic academic activity and an essential component of the learning process. Its main purposes are to encourage student learning, to make judgements about student achievement, and to monitor effectiveness of the learning environment.
Learn about the importance of proposal writing, the different kinds of proposals and the main components of a successful proposal. You can enhance your writing and organization skills in this module.
This module defines self marketing and explains why it is important in the career. It explains the different components of a successful self marketing (resume – motivation letter – self introduction - interview – networking). Participants will learn how to utilize one’s own strength points and, thus, improve their self marketing skills.
This module defines and explains the different elements of self-management and links them to the successful career. Participants will learn how to set their own priorities & manage their time & resources effectively.
This module aims at introducing the basic scientific and academic writing skills to researchers and academics. It presents the general principles of clear, persuasive, and logical writing. It deals with simple tips for clarity and brevity in writing.
This course introduces and applies the basic skills of analyzing information. Attention is given especially to scientific thinking skills, problem solving, observation, analysis, making inferences, interpretation, and argumentation in reading, oral and written expression.
In this module, participants will identify opportunities to collaborate with other scholars, and explore approaches to finding and targeting potential collaborators.
The module provides an overview on the principles of scientific work as a creative process. Drawing on the experiences of the participants, the workshop encourages to reflect on questions such as the role of the researcher and the relation between scientific theory, methods, data and analysis.
The module will include topics related to project and time management such as: What needs to be taken into account in conducting the project; how to structure and plan the project and how to set milestones; how to set time and financial plan.
Participants get to know a variety of rhetorical techniques to consider in preparation of presentations or speeches. Additionally, they explore the basic components of communication and how to integrate them effectively in their delivery of presentations or speeches.
Selection of research topic and research problem. Finding research question / hypothesis or research objectives / impact. Constructing research design / methodology and dissemination of research results.
The workshop will discuss the essentials of proposal writing in social sciences. Proposal writing shares some basic components across fields. The workshop will address the following issues: What is the question (research problem)? What is the approach?
This course introduces the principles of scientific proposal writing techniques. Candidates learn how to locate relevant, reliable and recent sources in an academic way. They identify research questions. They academically synthesize, record, and organize findings out of pilot studies and out of literature review work as well.
This module is intended to be an introduction to project management. The primary objective is to acquaint participants with a basic overview of project management, and the role of a project manager throughout the processes of managing projects.
Some types of problems emerge due to lack of unified knowledge about problem solving techniques/ methodologies that can be used effectively in the workplace. Other types emerge from the absence of the essence/basics of the team work among working groups.
The 4 P’s (Plan, Prepare, Practice & Present)
Communication : The 3 V’s (Verbal, Vocal & Visual)
Mastering Body Language
Handling Difficult Questions
Case Studies / Videos
Participants will be introduced to reasons of conflict in the work place and strategies to pre-empt a conflict before it happens. On the other hand, it will also address existing conflict through understanding oneself and understanding behavioural styles of others.
The essential nature of innovation.
Critical success factors for making innovation happen.
Connecting students & staff with society: internships and alumni.
Background research and innovation problem framing.
The module describes the concept and the goals/benefits of this approach, demonstrates a model of a course based on Project Based Learning (PBL) and enables the participants to adapt this model and design a course in their own field using suitable activities they have learned during the module.
Project Based Learning is a teaching method in which students gain knowledge and skills by working for an extended period of time on a project about an authentic, engaging question, problem or challenge.
Participants will be aware of their own leadership style and sensitized for other styles. This will help them to recognize team member strengths easily and integrate them effectively in a team. Teambuilding activities will guide them through the different stages of group development.
This workshops aims to develop and combine your leadership, change management and communication skills in order to succeed and push change through in your organization, department or team. You'll explore different leadership styles and when to use them.
Conducting interviews is one of several possible methodologies to collect data. It is applied in a large variety of academic fields, ranging from social sciences to medicine, psychology, business, marketing, engineering, or agriculture.
This course is an introduction to networking. It will shed the light on the meaning of networking and the tools required for successful networking.
This course introduces candidates to various types of oral communication. It aims at equipping them with the basic skills needed for academic presentations as well as for career presentations.
Gender Mainstreaming is a globally accepted strategy for promoting gender equality. Gender mainstreaming in academia involves ensuring that gender perspectives and attention to the goal of gender equality are central to all activities of teaching, research and university administration.
Research institutes are generally dependent on few funding resources to support and fund their research, research-related facilities and activities. In addition, their fundraising efforts depends on personal relationships built with funding sources by their one or more of their team members.
At a time where celebrities like the Former German Defense Minister Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg were obliged to step back from their office because of allegations of plagiarism in their Ph.D. the awareness of the importance of Ethics in Science has come strongly into focus.
The course supports Educational leaders, HR managers, Quality administrators and IT specialists in the awareness needed to appropriately integrate ICT for an improved education quality also to enhance and update educational leaders with the needed educational management skills to transform teaching and learning in their faculties.
In this active workshop experience how teamwork evolves; and how you, as an individual, fulfill your role within the team to accomplish the goal.
In this active workshop you will gain a useful insight into your communication patterns and behavior styles. The game based practice of basic communication techniques, such as active listening, giving and receiving instructions or feedback, etc. help you to get better results in the work with others and enhance the information flow in your team.
In this course participants will gain an insight about:
Digitalization, digital transformation, and what it means to be digital.
How digital technologies are disrupting competition and redefining industries and universities.
Emerging trends in higher education and technologies.
The enabling and shaping effects of technology and implications for universities.
Digital Transformation strategies and digital capabilities.
During the workshop, participants will be provided with techniques and skills to become more convincing. Firstly, we will discuss how to formulate and illustrate an argument by, amongst others, using data, examples, or emotions. Secondly, we will bring arguments in a meaningful order. Thirdly, we will round up the line of argumentation by discussing good opening and closing strategies.
Meaning of change.
Coping with fear and resistance.
The stages of the change process.
Facing future changes.
Types of research proposals.
The research funding call.
The characteristic of a winning proposal.
Preparing to write a proposal: what are the steps?
Working with a team to develop a proposal.
What happens after submission?
Internationalization in academic trends is part of the reality of the 21st century. Internationalization includes the policies and practices undertaken by academic systems and institutions—and even individuals—to cope with the global academic environment.
This workshop aims at equipping participants with necessary academic skills, such as reading, writing, presentation and research skills. These skills are essential for their research work. Topics covered include: timed reading, note-taking, paraphrasing, proper citation, writing for publishing.
Online teaching skills.
Common software used for online teaching and their potentials.
Online teaching strategies.
Active learning approaches in online teaching and learning.
Student follow-up and evaluation in e-learning.
This workshop aims at enhancing assessment skills by introducing the following topics: deep versus surface learning, designing learning outcomes, principles of curriculum design, learning styles, learning cycles, bloom’s taxonomy, SOLO taxonomy, formative vs summative assessment, new trends in assessment.
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