Cooperating with colleagues and/or students on teaching development. For example:
- Promoting learning by creating a positive environment that stimulates student participation and interest in the subject.
- Stimulating students' critical thinking, creativity and independent learning.
- Integrating different skills into their teaching.
- Providing context for the course and subject, linking it to current research and international conditions.
- Adapting teaching and supervision to students' backgrounds and level.
- Providing students with constructive feedback on their learning in different situations.
- Refreshing and developing teaching and examination formats.
- Developing online teaching methods so they provide added value for teaching.
- Developing teaching methods to integrate gender issues, sustainable development, etc.
Cooperating with colleagues and/or students to develop teaching
Recognised interest in teaching and commitment to its development at the department, working together with colleagues and students. For example:
- Establishing dialogues with students on teaching formats and content, then using this knowledge to develop teaching.
- Initiating cooperation with students, colleagues, other staff and teachers at other departments with focus on first cycle courses and programmes.
- Refreshing teaching formats and content together with colleagues.
Clear and valued educational leadership with a recognised interest in and commitment to furthering the development of teaching. For example:
- Creating a positive environment for discussing educational matters.
- Initiating and furthering the development of teaching.
- Initiating educational activities for teachers.
- Facilitating the professional development of other teachers.
- Encouraging teachers to take the initiative to develop teaching.
- Establishing ways of developing dialogue with students.
- Establishing the well-functioning reception of new students.
- Establishing a well-functioning introduction for new teachers.
- Encouraging students and colleagues participate in developing teaching strategies and objectives.
- Planning and leading educational activities based on gender issues.
- Evaluating and monitoring the impact of educational measures taken.
- Identifying and utilising financial resources and staff skills to further educational development.
Sharing good teaching models and outcomes
Recognised interest in and commitment to sharing good examples of educational development in a range of forums beyond their department and SLU. For example:
- Refreshing teaching materials and communicating this to other teachers or departments.
- Developing new teaching and/or examination formats and spreading knowledge of these.
- Developing online forms of teaching/materials and spreading knowledge of these.
- Authoring high-quality course literature or other study resources.