Archive September 2016

Call for Papers for the SFDN 2017 Conference

Swiss Faculty Development Network 2017 Conference

“Helping university students learn how to learn”

 EPFL, February 14th 2017

Call for Papers

The Swiss Faculty Development Network (SFDN) would welcome papers and poster submissions related to the conference theme of supporting self-regulated learning in higher education.

Submission deadline: 5th December 2016

Further details of the conference and the submission process:

1st November SFDN site visit @ Ecole Hôtelière de Lausanne

to register, please send an email to


Tuesday 1st November 2016 – Free for SFDN members (80CHF for non-members)

9:30 – 10: Welcome coffee

10am – 10:30: Faculty development at EHL. Key initiatives, programs and challenges (Hilary Murphy)

10:30-12:30: Workshop on digital tools (Rachel Plews)

12:30 – 1:30: Lunch

1:30: Site Visit of EHL Campus


Digital Tools Workshop Description:

EHL is getting ready launch its first online courses in 2017.  In order to prepare faculty to teach online and to encourage them to think about how technology can enhance their teaching and learning in the traditional classroom, various faculty development workshops and program have been developed and launched to support these initiatives.  In this workshop, we will explore some of the digital tools our faculty have been using in their classrooms and discuss the impact it has had on their teaching. Participants will be encouraged to reflect and share their own experiences with technology in the classroom using the Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge (TPACK) Framework.



Deadline for registration: 24th October