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Daily Summary

This schedule for the virtual EuroTLC is subject to change and should not be treated as final until notified otherwise. The times indicated are in Central European Time (CET).

Thursday 18th June

Setup, log in and check connection
Welcome and warm-up

Hosts – Heidi Maurer University of Bristol Silviu Piros Institute for European Studies, VUB Brussels Simon Usherwood University of Surrey

Plenary Roundtable 
The Salience of Higher Education in the 21st Online Century: Learning to Think Academically
1A (same as 4C): Curriculum Design
Host – Simon Usherwood

Speaker – Patrick Bijsmans Maastricht University

Curriculum Design in European Studies, International Relations and Politics

1B: Internationalisation
Host and Speaker – Silviu Piros 

Adaptability and Effectiveness of Teaching in the Context of Internationalisation: The European Universities Initiative

1C: Course Design
Host – Heidi Maurer

Speakers – Marina Díaz Sanz & Lucia Ferreiro Prado IE University

Teaching and Learning at the Intersection: Critical IR and Regional Studies

Speakers – Claske Vos & Jamal Shahin University of Amsterdam

Developing a Core Course on Cultures of European Governance in an International Classroom

2A (same as 4B): Designing Learning Experiences
Host – Heidi Maurer

Speaker  Alexandra Mihai IES VUB Brussels

‘Stop Designing Courses, Start Designing Learning Experiences’ – Workshop on Learning Design

2B: Teaching with Simulations and Games
Host - Silviu Piros

Speaker – Viviane Gravey Queen’s University Belfast

Co-decide?! Using an Open-Source, Customisable Board Game to Teach EU Decision Making

Speakers – Sven Ivens Georg-August-Universität Göttingen & Konstantin Kaiser planpolitik

How International Students Simulate EU Politics in an Interactive Web-Environment

2C (same as 5B): Innovative Assessment
Host – Simon Usherwood

Speaker – Christopher Huggins University of Suffolk

Using Multi-Media Assessments in Politics Courses

Speaker – Giovanna Di Mauro Collegium Civitas

Participatory Teaching and Assessing: Student-Made Videos

3A: Teaching with Life Stories
Host – Heidi Maurer

Speaker – Marleen Rensen University of Amsterdam

Teaching with Life Stories (tbc)

3B (same as 4A): Teaching with Case Studies
Host – Silviu Piros

Speakers  Gorana Misic & Margaryta Rymarenko Central European University

Teaching with Case Studies to Include ‘Students as Partners’ in Teaching and Learning

Speaker  Katja Biedenkopf University of Leuven

Teaching Climate Policy with Case Studies

3C (same as 5B): Teaching with Games
Host – Simon Usherwood

Speaker – Natalia Piskunova Moscow State University

Gamification in Teaching Politics: Experience from Russia

Speakers  Saskia Ruth-Lovell Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen & Rebecca Welge University of Basel & Robert Lovell Consultant

A Proof-of-Concept Study of Game Play and Game Development as Teaching Tools in Democracy Education

Friday 19th June

4A: Teaching with Case Studies
Host – Heidi Maurer

Speakers  Gorana Misic & Margaryta Rymarenko Central European University

Teaching with Case Studies to Include ‘Students as Partners’ in Teaching and Learning

Speaker  Katja Biedenkopf University of Leuven

Teaching Climate Policy with Case Studies

4B: Designing Learning Experiences
Host – Simon Usherwood

Speaker  Alexandra Mihai IES VUB Brussels

‘Stop Designing Courses, Start Designing Learning Experiences’ – Workshop on Learning Design

4C: Curriculum Design
Host – Silviu Piros

Speaker  Patrick Bijsmans Maastricht University

Curriculum Design in European Studies, International Relations and Politics

5A: Teaching with Practitioners
Host – Simon Usherwood

Speakers – Giulia Tercovich Vrije Universiteit Brussel

Professors of Practice: Advantages and Challenges of Involving Practitioners in Classrooms

5B: Innovative Assessment
Host – Simon Usherwood

Speaker  Christopher Huggins University of Suffolk

Using Multi-Media Assessments in Politics Courses

Speaker  Giovanna Di Mauro Collegium Civitas

Participatory Teaching and Assessing: Student-Made Videos

5C: Teaching Evidence-Based Policy Analysis
Host – Heidi Maurer

Speaker  Kristin Makszin Universiteit Leiden

Teaching Evidence-Based Policy Analysis

6A: Teaching with Games
Host – Silviu Piros

Speaker  Natalia Piskunova Moscow State University

Gamification in Teaching Politics: Experience from Russia

Speakers  Saskia Ruth-Lovell Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen & Rebecca Welge University of Basel & Robert Lovell Consultant

A Proof-of-Concept Study of Game Play and Game Development as Teaching Tools in Democracy Education

6B: Teaching Critical Thinking
Host – Heidi Maurer

Speaker – Jelena Belic Central European University

The Use of Guided Journals to Promote Critical Thinking Skills in Social Sciences and Humanities

6C: Practice Teaching
Host – Simon Usherwood

Speakers  Jamal Shahin Eimear Magee Toby Gazeley University of Amsterdam

Bursting the Bubble: Bringing Brussels to the Students

Closing Session
What I learnt; What I contributed to learning; One thing I will now try to implement
Vote on best teaching innovation