In this online course you will familiarize with Virtual Exchange as a pedagogical activity for engaging students in authentic intercultural collaborative projects with international partners.
Virtual Exchange means the engagement of students in online intercultural interaction and collaboration with students from other cultural contexts as an integrated part of their course work under the guidance of their educators. The teachers are planning a Virtual Exchange in a teaching cooperation.
The purpose is to practice how to co-plan and teach with elements of Virtual Exchange. Especially the transfer of the concept into your disciplinary teaching conventions, the integration into your course plan, the construction of tasks and the support and mentoring of your students during a Virtual Exchange is focused during the course. You will meet teachers from different universities all over Europe in this course.
Inclusion of online exchange activities in the teaching does not mean that there must be a change in the course description or curriculum.
After completing the course, you will be able to:
The course prepares participants to organize and deliver online exchange activities in University teaching.
We expect participants to reflect on their own teaching during the sessions and between the four online sessions in Zoom.
We expect participants to have basic skills in using Zoom.
Four online sessions in Zoom:
Registration deadline 20th December 2022
Registration via this link
Seats are limited. In order to guarantee a good mix of participants from differnt universities, there are two categories with 10 availiable seats in each to AU and Circle U personel.
In total there will be 40 participants from AU, Circle U,.Ruhr Universität, Bochum and UNIC.