New! HES-SO CAS in Teaching & Learning in Higher Education – first module in February 2020!

New! HES-SO CAS in Teaching & Learning in Higher Education – first module in February 2020!

Looking for an opportunity for further developing your teaching competences or for a program to offer your faculty members? Think of the new HES-SO CAS Certificate of Advanced Studies in Teaching & Learning in Higher Education!  If you have already obtained the HES-SO Attestation Didactique or an equivalent pedagogical certification, this can be another step for you in your professional development a faculty member in higher education in Switzerland.  For more about the program, please visit the HES-SO website- https://devpro.hes-so.ch/fr/teaching-learning-higher-education-14093/didac-subtype-none-type-14.html

The first module Technology-enhanced Learning is rapidly approaching.  It will take place from February 10-14, 2020For more specific information about this module, click here for an interactive presentation.  For each of the modules, you will participate in 4 days of face-to-face workshops, followed by individual coaching through the planning, implementation, and evaluation of an applied project in your own context.  The in-person workshops are delivered in English, but participants can complete their personal work in English or in French.  For faculty members in the HES-SO, the modules are billed directed through your institution, just as with DEVPRO courses; for faculty outside of the HES-SO, your institution can be billed directly for the costs.

Please contact Ariane Dumont – the Scientific Director for the CAS – with any questions – ariane.dumont@heig-vd.ch.

RachelPlews
RachelPlews

Rachel C. Plews currently works as an educational developer in the Center for Teaching Support (Centre de soutien à l’enseignement) at the Haute école pédagogique Vaud. Her work with faculty members supports ongoing professional development with teaching and learning workshops, as well as individual consultations. Her research interests include technology in education, self-directed learning, and faculty development. Prior to moving to Switzerland, Rachel completed her doctoral studies at Teachers College, Columbia University, from which she holds an Ed.D. in Adult Learning and Leadership. She earned a M.Ed. in Teaching, Learning, & Technology from Lehigh University, and she has taught various undergraduate courses in education and hospitality programs. Rachel is a graduate of the School of Hotel Administration at Cornell University and worked in sales and marketing before moving into higher education. Rachel C. Plews travaille présentement comme conseillère pédagogique au Centre de soutien à l'enseignement de la Haute école pédagogique du Canton de Vaud. Son travail avec les membres du corps professoral appuie le développement professionnel continu par des ateliers d'enseignement et d'apprentissage, ainsi que des consultations individuelles et la recherche du domaine de Scholarship of Teaching & Learning. Ses intérêts de recherche comprennent la technologie en éducation, l'apprentissage autodirigé et la pédagogie de l'enseignement supérieur. Avant de déménager en Suisse, Rachel a terminé ses études de doctorat au Teachers College de Columbia University, où elle détient un doctorat en éducation Adult Learning et Leadership. Elle est titulaire d'un Master in Education, apprentissage et technologie de Lehigh University, et elle a enseigné divers cours en éducation et en hôtellerie au niveau tertiaire Rachel est diplômée de la School of Hotel Administration de Cornell University et a travaillé dans la vente et le marketing avant de passer à l'enseignement supérieur.

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