Teacher Training for the Promotion of Academic Writing

As a writing center, we offer a teacher training for the promotion of academic writing every summer term and a selection of courses every winter term. JGU lecturers may visit either the training as a whole and be awarded a certificate for writing didactics or take part in individual workshops of their choice.

All associated courses are only offered in German.

Target group:

Lecturers at JGU. Please note that all courses are offered in German language.

Aim:

  • widen one's knowledge of methods to improve academic writing skills for class and consultation.
  • exchange over assessment and feedback for academic writing.
  • develop and implement individual teaching styles attuned to one's discipline's specific learning, mentoring and testing needs with regard to academic writing

Duration:

The workshops from the course program take place during winter term.

The certificate program as a whole comprises 56 work units (one work unit equals 45 minutes). The certificate of completion is issued for

  • module 1 with 12 WU (work unit)
  • module 2 courses  amounting to 18 WU of your personal choice und
  • module 3 with 26 WU.

It is possible to visit individual courses of module 1 or 2. However, we recommend to visit module 1 before taking any module 2 courses.

The certificate program is offered by the Center for Quality Assurance and Development as part of the projects LOB: Lehren, Organisieren, Beraten.