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What Makes a Good University Teacher?

It seems a logical question: what makes a university teacher a good teacher? From research, we do know a lot about quality of teaching and what makes a good teacher …

What a difference a syllabus makes

The following might come as a surprise to some of you: students make up their minds about our courses before we have even met them for the first time. The …

Good practices @ University of Groningen

Curious how active learning is actually facilitated in practice? Find out by watching these shots of Jon teaching a small group teaching session. Jon is teaching a small group on …

Active learning in practice

In this video Dr. Stacey Donofrio will explain Kolb’s learning theory. Guiding your students through Kolb’s experiential learning cycle will have a beneficial effect on their learning outcomes. At the …

Active learning: more fun, better results

Students who are active learners are more engaged and have more fun. Compared to passive learners they are more successful in finishing their studies. To learn actively, we need to …