Archive September 2018

Open position: Director, Educational Development and Technology (100%) at ETH

Dr. Daniel Halter has been elected as the new Vice-president of Educational Development at FHNW. As a result, ETH is looking for a new Director for their Educational Development and Technology unit, also know as LET (Lehrentwicklung und -technologie).

The ad is available in English and in German. Below is a snippet:

“As Director, you will lead and manage the unit’s specialist groups, personnel and organisational management, and orientation. You will be responsible for supporting the curriculum development process, delivering a range of faculty development activities, teaching evaluations, online exams and the operation of innovation management and IT services for teaching. You will also be responsible for strengthening and coordinating the network of Educational Developers in the ETH departments. You will be a member of the core advisory group on teaching and work closely with the Rector and the Prorector for Curriculum Development to implement the strategy for teaching at ETH Zurich. Together with the LET team, you will identify new educational development themes and elaborate how these may be implemented to benefit high-quality teaching at ETH.”

Webinar: “Denken im Fach vermitteln” on 24th September (10-11am).

Dear SFDN members,

We are happy to announce our second webinar, this time in German: “Denken im Fach vermitteln – mit dem Decoding-Ansatz Studierenden disziplinäre Arbeitsweisen nahebringen”. The webinar is taught by Petra Wess and Kerrin Riewerts (U. Bielefeld) and will introduce and show the applicability of the approach “Decoding the Disciplines” by Pace and Middendorf. It will take place on the 24th September from 10 to 11am through Switch Interact.

More information and the registration link are found here.

We look forward to meeting you.


All the best,

Mònica Feixas

ZHE Zentrum für Hochschuldidaktik und -entwicklung

Pädagogische Hochschule Zürich