Once a year, we cordially invite all lecturers, students and staff from Leipzig University and the other higher education institutions in Leipzig to take part in a day dedicated to exchanging information and ideas about subject-specific and interdisciplinary issues in teaching and learning. Mutual inspiration, critical reflection and networking are the top priorities for the day. The Day of Teaching and Learning (Tag der Lehre) showcases the wide-ranging involvement and many innovative ideas in teaching at our university.

6th Day of Teaching and Learning: Inspiration. Innovation. Impact. Source: Leipzig University

Sixth Day of Teaching and Learning: Inspiration. Innovation. Impact. #ULvirtuell

This year, the Day of Teaching and Learning will take place on 24 June 2020 under special conditions. For the first time, university lecturers, students and staff will be meeting in a virtual space. In keeping with the motto Inspiration. Innovation. Impact. #ULvirtuell, they will present innovative teaching ideas, exchange information about current developments and formulate ideas for teaching in the future. The focus will be on the diversity of innovative and future-oriented teaching and learning scenarios and the benefits they offer Leipzig University – no matter whether they are technology-supported, transnational or simply particularly effective. There will also be opportunity to talk about the online semester: what is going well? What is more difficult without face-to-face instruction? What tools and strategies can we use in the long term?

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Preliminary programme

  • 9.30am Opening (Rector Professor Beate A. Schücking and Professor Thomas Hofsäss, Vice-Rector for Education and International Affairs)
  • 10.30am Keynote: “Reflection of the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the internationalization of higher education” (Professor Dorothy Kelly, Vice-Rector for International Relations, Universidad de Granada)
  • All day Interactive, online poster and video presentation and
    12pm Online poster and video presentation
  • 2pm Afternoon sessions with online workshops and discussions (further details in the session descriptions)
    • Problemstellung trifft gute Praxis: Austauschforum für Lehrende (DE)
      Dr Katrin Rockenbauch (Lehrpraxis im Transferplus) and Katharina Simowitsch (LaborUniversität)

    • Studieren digital – die studentische Perspektive (DE)
      Michael Hempel, Stefanie Wiemer (Tutoring-Kolleg)

    • Austausch zur Geschichtsdidaktik im digitalen Zeitalter (DE)
      Dr Frank Britsche, Anja Neubert (Historisches Seminar) and Dr Wolfgang Göderle (Institut für Geschichte, Universität Graz)

    • Kollegiales Austauschformat am Beispiel: „Wie behalte ich den Kontakt zu Studierenden?“ (DE)
      Dr Robert Benjamin Biskop and Alexander Biedermann (Zentrum für Lehrerbildung und Schulforschung), Felix Fink (Studentischer Vertreter)

    • Virtual Language Learning in Europe. Innovative Models within the Arqus Alliance (EN)
      Professor Olaf Bärenfänger (Sprachenzentrum der Universität Leipzig) with Mandi Strambowski, Ingunn Lunde, María Estevez Funes, Soledad Iranzo Bel, Carole Bourgadel, supported by Jupp Möhring (Arqus Alliance)

    • Virtual Exchanges in der Hochschullehre: Möglichkeiten kennenlernen – Ideen generieren – Unterstützung erhalten (DE)
      Dr Almut Ketzer-Nöltge with Mihaela Markovic and Dr Michael Seyfarth (Herder-Institut)

  • 3.45pm Presentation of results and end with Professor Thomas Hofsäss

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Call for presentations (DE)
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Call for presentations (EN)
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