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Thesis Supervision Training: The Different Roles of the Supervisor 26.4.2019

Time: 26 April 2019, at 9.30-15.30
Place: Åbo Helikon A202, Arken, Tehtaankatu 2/Industrigatan 2

 Link to Zoom if you take part from your own computer:   (if you have a Microphone you can take part in the workshops also from a distance)

Link to materials:

Morning session 1(pdf)
Morning session 2 (pdf)
Afternoon session (pdf)

Trainers: Maria Weurlander, lecturer, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden

Target group: All doctoral thesis supervisors and other operators of doctoral education at the University of Turku and at Åbo Akademi University are welcome to participate. Bachelor and Master Thesis supervisors are also cordially welcome.

The different roles of the doctoral thesis supervisor is the topic of the training.

During the morning session, the participants will take part in a survey on supervisor profiles/orientations developed by Maria Weurlander together with her colleagues from universities in Sweden. Based on the survey result the discussion will continue in the afternoon with a focus on the asymmetric relation in-between the doctoral student and the supervisor. The discussion will focus on common dilemmas in the relation between the doctoral student and the supervisor.

Åbo Akademi University together with University of Turku Graduate School (UTUGS) arrange several trainings for doctoral thesis supervisors in the spring. The training is held in English.

Registration: follow the link

Further information:
Anna Granberg, Pedagogic Developer, Åbo Akademi University, personalutbildning@abo.fi

Documentation of teaching experience in academic portfolio, 28.02.2019 

Time: 28 February, at 10.00-12
Place:  via Zoom (you can take part from your own computer, no video camera or microphone required)

Katarina Winka is Associate Professor at the Centre for Teaching and Learning at Umeå University. She has published several peer-reviewed scholarly articles, chapters in monographs, and conference contributions on pedagogical competence in higher education, teaching portfolios and assessment of pedagogical qualifications both in Sweden and internationally.

Trainer: Katarina Winka, Associate Professor, Pedagogic Developer, Umeå University

Target group: Teachers and doctoral students at Åbo Akademi University and the University of Turku

During the workshop you will get acquinted with how to document your pedagocical qualifications in a portfolio. Based on the content of the workshop you will be able to to create the structure for your own portfolio and to begin to develop some of the documents that you want to include.

Learning goals: after the workshop the participants should be able to:

  • Describe the required content of an academic portfolio
  • Formulate the key aspects of their pedagogic view
  • Proceed to develop their academic portfolio

Registration:on the web

Further information:
Anna Granberg, Pedagogic Developer, Åbo Akademi University, personalutbildning@abo.fi