BKO module 2: Teaching

BKO module 2: Teaching

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For whom

This course is for university lecturers who want to improve their teaching skills. The course is one of the core modules within the BKO trajectory for UvA lecturers.


After this course:

  • you are able to get your story across to students in an effective way;
  • you are able to use tools such as PowerPoint adequately;
  • you are aware of your personal strengths and points for improvement regarding teaching.


The course focuses on both lectures and seminars as a form of teachings. It centers around the basic principles of didactic design and presentation. You select a component from your teaching practice that you want to improve. To this you apply the didactic principles discussed. You practice with concrete situations such as managing students’ attention and establishing a connection with your audience. You also practice with giving and receiving feedback.


The LEARN! Academy offers this course in one-on-one instruction.


If you are interested in taking this course, please contact Sjoukje Colenbrander (see below for contact information)


For further information, please contact:

Sjoukje Colenbrander
T 020 59 86903  •  learnacademy@vu.nl