Hungary, Budapest

Placing Students in the Center: Student Centered Learning in European Universities

when 26 June 2017 - 30 June 2017
language English
duration 1 week
credits 1 ECTS
fee EUR 380

This course will challenge the participants to debate the benefits, challenges and opportunities raised by the move in higher education towards student centered learning (SCL). The concept has been introduced recently into the European Standards and Guidelines (ESG) but universities and national quality assurance agencies need to chart their own implementation standards and guidelines with very little information about what SCL means and how it can be measured. The course will discuss existing good practices in student centered learning and will provide a space for exchanges of ideas on how student centered universities should and could be. The course aims to bring together representatives of universities, national quality assurance agencies, student organizations, ministries interested in learning how to adopt SCL, as well as experts in the field and representatives of universities that hosted peer-assessment visits within the Peer Assessment of Student Centered Learning (PASCL) project.

Course leader

Pusa Nastase, Yehuda Elkana Center for Higher Education, Central European University, Budapest, Hungary
Matyas Szabo, Yehuda Elkana Center for Higher Education, Central European University, Budapest, Hungary

Target group

Applications are invited from university leaders and managers, faculty, students involved in university governance, representatives of quality assurance agencies and Ministries of Education. Undergraduates without a university degree will not be considered.

Course aim

This course will challenge the participants to debate the benefits, challenges and opportunities raised by the move in higher education towards student centered learning (SCL). The concept has been introduced recently into the European Standards and Guidelines (ESG) but universities and national quality assurance agencies need to chart their own implementation standards and guidelines with very little information about what SCL means and how it can be measured. The course will discuss existing good practices in student centered learning and will provide a space for exchanges of ideas on how student centered universities should and could be. The course aims to bring together representatives of universities, national quality assurance agencies, student organizations, ministries interested in learning how to adopt SCL, as well as experts in the field and representatives of universities that hosted peer-assessment visits within the Peer Assessment of Student Centered Learning (PASCL) project.

Credits info

1 ECTS
Our courses offer ECTS points, which may be accepted for credit transfer by the participants' home universities. Those who wish to obtain these credits should inquire about the possible transfer at their home institution prior to their enrollment. The Summer University Office will send a transcript to those who have fulfilled all the necessary course requirements and request one.

Fee info

EUR 380: for institutions (early bird fee: 340 EUR)
EUR 340: For individuals (early bird fee: 310 EUR.

For students the fee is 310 EUR (early bird fee: 280 EUR)

Scholarships

This summer course is financed through tuition fees and will not be able to offer any scholarships or tuition waivers.