Archive July 2019

Einladung Symposium Hochschullehre in MINT-Fächern TH Nürnberg, September 2019

Am 26. und 27. September 2019 findet das 4. Symposium zur Hochschullehre in den MINT-Fächern (Mathematik, Informatik, Naturwissenschaften, Technikwissenschaften) an der Technischen Hochschule Nürnberg in Kooperation mit dem DiZ – Zentrum für Hochschuldidaktik statt. Das Leitthema dieser Veranstaltung ist „Auf dem Weg zu guter MINT-Lehre: Erfahrungen – Evidenzen – Theorien“.

Wie in anderen Ländern lässt sich auch an deutschsprachigen Universitäten und Hochschulen für Angewandte Wissenschaftendie Entwicklung beobachten den gleichen Anspruch an Lehre wie an Forschung zu stellen und über forschungs- und erfahrungsbasiertes Vorgehen die Lehre weiterzuentwickeln.

Das Symposium bietet den Teilnehmenden die Möglichkeit sich zu diesem Thema auszutauschen und ihre Erfahrungen und Forschungsergebnisse zu teilen. Weitere Informationen auch zu vergangenen MINT-Symposien finden Sie unter

Programme SFDN 2019-2020

September 13, 2019       Site Visit   Glion Institute of Higher Education, Bulle – Registration: Email to

December 3, 2019   11h – 12h   Online Webinar – To tweet or not to tweet? Twitter’s potential for educational developers – Karin Brown

January 21, 2020     11h – 12h   Online Webinar – Holistic academic development: Is it time to think more broadly about the academic development project? Ariane Dumont

March 12, 2020  11h-12h  Online webinar – EXPLICIT LABS: enabling students to identify the inquiry and scientific thinking skills of practical work – Siara IsaacRegistration:

March 23, 2020  11h-12h Online Webinar – Designing peer assessment exercisesPeter Jentges

April 21, 2020   Site Visit  University of Geneva
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June 10, 2020    SAVE THE DATE!  Workshop at EPFL with Kasturi Behari-Leak University of Capetown (Keynote at ICED2020)

June 17, 2020    SAVE THE DATE (During ICED 2020)!SFDN General Assembly

The SFDN Board is working on a SFDN Writing Retreat for the Spring 2020 semester.  Stay tuned for more details!

Presentation from Prof. Harry Hubball at St. Gallen – September 3, 2019

Dear colleagues,

We are very happy to invite you to a talk and discussion with an internationally renowned expert on the Scholarship of Teaching, Curriculum and Educational Leadership at higher education institutions, Prof. Harry Hubball from the University of British Columbia, Canada.

His presentation will focus on the “Scholarship of Educational Leadership in Research-intensive University Contexts: Strategic Inquiry, Evidence-based Practice and Dissemination”. We are sure that both his theoretical as well as practical expertise with higher education institutions around the world will offer a deep and well-founded insight into the topic. The discussion will offer opportunities to share ideas and insights from your areas and institutions. 

Please find further information on Harry’s person and the presentation theme attached to this message and on his website:

The presentation will take place on 3 September, 2019, at 1.30 – 4 pm. The venue will be the University of St. Gallen, Institute of Business Education and Educational Management (IPW-HSG), Dufourstrasse 40a (Central Institute Building, Building No. 24, 3rd floor), CH-9000 St. Gallen.

Please find directions and travel information here:

We would like to welcome you at St.Gallen for the exchange on these topics. If you participate, please send a short e-mail with your name and number of participants to Robert Kordts-Freudinger by 28 August, email:

We are looking forward to meeting you and sharing exciting perspectives on the Scholarship of Teaching, Curriculum and Educational Leadership!

Best wishes

Robert Kordts-Freudinger & Bernadette Dilger, University of St.Gallen