Teaching in the globalised university - how do we face the challenges of the multicultural classroom? Keynote address

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Changing demographics, internationalisation of higher education, and migration has resulted in much more diverse student cohorts than it has previously been the case in higher education. While this provides new opportunities, many educators also find that there are new challenges to be met. Lecturers realise that what used to work well in the classroom does not necessarily work well any more; they need to change their teaching in order to accommodate new student audiences.
This keynote addresses the questions of how we as lecturers can facilitate the learning of diverse student cohorts, and of how this diversity may affect the quality of our study programmes. How can we make the diversity work to the benefit of all students? And what do we do when it turns out not to work out quite so well? Based on the results of recent research and development projects in this field, Karen M. Lauridsen focuses on the responsibility of the university, the academic staff and the students. In addition, she offers some reflection points as well as some good practice principles that may serve as the point of departure for individual lecturers’ development of their own teaching.
Udgivelsesår8 feb. 2018
StatusUdgivet - 8 feb. 2018
BegivenhedLärarkonferens 2018 - universitetslärare i en föränderlig värld - Stockholms Universitet, Stockholm, Sverige
Varighed: 8 feb. 20188 feb. 2018


KonferenceLärarkonferens 2018 - universitetslärare i en föränderlig värld
LokationStockholms Universitet

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