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Studiegids

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Teaching assistance 2: Town and Country

Vak
2014-2015

Compulsory attendance

Yes.

Admission requirements

Admission to the RMA-programme.

Description

In this course RMA-students will gain experience in various aspects of academic teaching, including assessment, organisation, providing feedback and the development of teaching modules.
Within the track various possible options exist to train these hands-on skills. For example:
(1) assisting in BA seminars such as Ritueel en religie and The Economy of Food in the Ancient Near East;
(2) organising graduate activities, such as the MA-course Debates in Classical and Mediterranean Archaeology, or workshops and symposia that will be organised in 2014-2015.
This course will be put together on an ‘a la carte’ basis, depending on the numbers of students, their interests and the needs and possibilities of Near Eastern and Mediterranean teaching staff.

Course objectives

  • Ability to set up a seminar;

  • Knowledge of editing papers;

  • Experience in coaching students in cooperation with staff;

  • Ability to assess the quality of papers according to a prescribed protocol;

  • Ability to formulate discussion points.

Mode of instruction

Supervision of assistance during the course, on the job training of capacities.

Assessment method

The overall teaching and coaching skills will be evaluated by the track leader on the basis of the overall performance. Students will be expected to write a short report on their activities.

Assessment deadline

Depends on the activities.

Registration

There is no need to register for this course.

Contact information

For more information about this course, please contact prof. dr. P.M.M.G. Akkermans.