Panel Presentation CNT138
Courses and Learning Activities for 21st Century Skills
Date Thursday, Nov 28 Time –
These courses and study programmes provide students with the knowledge, abilities and qualities required to translate competences into the kind of behaviour that is required in societies and workplaces. Speakers will share key success factors of these types of courses and learning activities that teach innovative and creative problem-solving skills, as well as discuss the role of teachers and how they/we can make a greater impact on the professional development of students and their future careers.
Patricia Ibáñez Ibáñez
Global Campus Nebrija (Universidad Nebrija), Spain
Transversal Competences in Virtual Environments. Design and Implementation at Nebrija University
Degree in psycho-pedagogy, Master's degree in Research in Social Sciences (University of Extremadura) and Master's degree in gender equality in public and private sector (University Jaume I). Now PhD student in ICTs and teacher training.
Professor in various professor training courses (Ministry of Education). Research and training scholarship at the National Center for Innovation and Educational Research (CNIIE, Ministry of Education).
Currently, e-learning manager at Global Campus Nebrija department and researcher in the lines of professor training, e-learning and b-learning.
ETH Zurich, Switzerland
Teaching Critical Thinking Skills and Feedback Literacy (Proposed Title)
Dr. Erik Jentges is the educational developer at ETH Zurich’s Department of Management, Technology and Economics (D-MTEC). He consults and works on a range of activities from conceptualizing and re-designing courses to developing feedback and evaluation processes with faculty.
Erik has been a lecturer in Sociology, Political Science, Media Studies and Management at universities in Switzerland and abroad. He has worked for many years with several NGOs on intercultural youth exchanges and adult education across Europe.
Erik completed his PhD in sociology in 2009 at Humboldt University Berlin and holds a diploma in social sciences following studies at Humboldt and at ENS de Cachan in Paris. In 2014-15, he conducted research as the Swiss Scholar in the Global Europe Program at the Woodrow Wilson Center for International Scholars in Washington DC. He is the programme manager of the D-MTEC Teaching Innovations Lab at ETH Zurich.
Fontys Hogeschool and Betterideas.company, Germany
Teaching Creative Problem Solving!
Fabian Girod studied economics and econometrics at the University of Duisburg-Essen (Germany) and was prior to that trained as a banker. He spent several years at banks in Germany, Ireland and New Zealand.
He spent two years as a consultant at a research institute for the energy industry and is since 2006 senior lecturer at Fontys University of Applied Science in the Netherlands.
In the past, he headed the International Office for 2 years and an innovation laboratory at the Fontys Venlo campus for 4 years. Here he gained experience in the development of innovative curricula, new didactics and the conception and management of hackathons with companies, students and lecturers.
Fabian also has extensive teaching experience at Plymouth University (UK) and FOM University in Germany. In the beginning of 2018 Fabian founded Betterideas.company UG (haftungsbeschränkt) with Jan Wijnen and is its managing director.