Veranstaltungen Hochschuldidaktik & Lehrentwicklung

Essentials for Teaching in Higher Education

Keep students engaged in your course during and beyond class time.


At the end of the two days, participants shall be able to:

  • Plan a course and a lesson with the help of concept maps.
  • Define the learning outcomes for a course or a lesson.
  • Choose appropriate educational strategies.
  • Identify their potential as a lecturer.
  • Learn research findings about teaching that fosters learning.
  • Continue to enjoy teaching.



This interactive two-day course presents a variety of research-informed educational stragegies used to deisgn courses and uses a student-centered approach to teaching and learning. Participants will practice skills and learn how to manage different audiences, address questions of motivation to learn, handing group work and giving feedback to students. Participants practice these tools by doing a 5-minute mini-lesson. Advice and feedback is given to all participants. This course support the professional development of starting and experienced teachers.



Nummer: H.18.11
Durchführungsdaten: 12.04.2018, 13.04.2018
Zeiten: 9.00 – 17.00 Uhr
Leitung: Le Duc Ingrid, Dr.
Kursort: Bern, UniS, Schanzeneckstrasse 1, Raum A122 (1. Stock, Altbau_A)
Umfang: 2 Tage; 1 ECTS
Kurssprache: Englisch
max. Teilnehmende: 16 Personen
Anmeldeschluss: 22.03.2018
bis 22. März 2018
Studienform und Abschluss: Einzelveranstaltung des Studiengangs CAS Hochschullehre
Sie erhalten eine Teilnahmebescheinigung.
Trägerschaft: Universität Bern, Zentrum für universitäre Weiterbildung

Employees at University of Bern and PHBern: The cancellation of the registration after closing date costs CHF 100.- handling fee.


Im Rahmen des Weiterbildungsstudiengangs CAS Hochschullehre wird für diesen Kurs 1 ECTS-Punkt an Modul 1 angerechnet.

Kosten und Zahlungsmodalitäten

CHF 660.– (employees at University of Bern and PHBern will not receive an invoice)

In order to avoid receiving an invoice, employees at University of Bern and PHBern must register with their work address.


The educational development at University of Bern is directed to teachers and researchers at universities, universities of applied sciences, teacher training universities, colleges of professional education and training and further education institutions. This constellation across target groups is intentionally sought and one of the strengths of our program.

Vor- und Nachbereitung

Preparative assignments are communicated well in advance.


Admission requirement

You teach your course(s) / hold your lecture(s) in English.

Anmelde- und Aufnahmeverfahren

You are requested to enrol online (cf. red button below). Seats will be allocated according to date of enrolment. Three weeks before the course/workshop at the latest, the administration will decide and inform about running or cancelling the course/Workshop.

We request participants to enrol for each course/workshop separately despite their possible previous registration for the CAS Hochschullehre (certificate of advanced studies programme in higher education teaching and learning).

Withdrawal from registration is accepted by email only:  Please make shure you carefully read the regulations for cancellation.

Information und Beratung

Universität Bern, Zentrum für universitäre Weiterbildung ZUW, Hochschuldidaktik & Lehrentwicklung, Schanzeneckstrasse 1, Postfach, 3001 Bern, Telefon 031 631 55 32


Your registration is binding. If you cancel your registration after the closing date or in the cases of nonappearance or abort of the program, the following cancellation policy applies:
Employees at University of Bern and PHBern:
- The cancellation of the registration after closing date (3 weeks before the course) costs CHF 100.- handling fee.
- Being present less than 75% of the course time equals nonappearance or abort of the program and costs CHF 100.- handling fee.
- Nonappearance on the first half day of a course equals nonappearance and costs CHF 100.- handling fee.
- In exceptional cases a handling fee can be remitted if a medical certificate or a written request is handed in. The decision is taken by the head of the program.

External employees:
100% of the course costs have to be paid. (This policy is adapted if the administration of the educational development unit can find a substitutional attendee. In this case, CHF 100.- handling fee have to be paid.)

Apart from this cancellation policy, the general terms and conditions of the Zentrum für universitäre Weiterbildung ZUW of the University of Bern apply for a registration.