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Teaching & Learning
The methods of teaching and learning are continually evolving. New technologies create new opportunities for the way we reach and activate students. In doing so, we can rethink the freedoms and priorities of the teacher, too.
How Podcasting Can Enrich Your Teaching
Do you see everyone wearing headphones in the train nowadays? Do you wonder what they’re listening to? Besides the greatest hits of the 80’s, more and more people are rediscovering the radio format through podcasts. The popularity of podcasts has risen in the last few years: 40% of young people in the US between 12 and 24 listened to a podcast last month(1). With this in mind, could podcasts also be of value for learning? And how can you, as a teacher, start profiting from the use of this medium?
Virtual Exchange, Genetic Privacy and the Evolving Role of the Humanities
Robert Zwijnenberg can offer his course in three different ways: not only as a MOOC and as a blended on-campus course, but also as an online course for credit that can be followed remotely by students from partner universities. The Centre for Innovation sat down with Zwijnenberg to discuss his motivation for participating in Virtual Exchange and for developing his innovative course, and his experiences until now.