TCC Basic Workshop (TCC I) - Understanding Learning & Planning Teaching

TCC Basic Workshop (TCC I) - Understanding Learning & Planning Teaching - Day 110.10.2016 09:00 - 17:00Dahlem Research School, Hittorfstraße 16, Room 004Dr. Walzik, Sebastian
TCC Basic Workshop (TCC I) - Understanding Learning & Planning Teaching - Day 211.10.2016 09:00 - 17:00Dahlem Research School, Hittorfstr. 16Dr. Walzik, Sebastian

This workshop has been postponed to 16/17 February, 2017. Please register for the February workshop, if you are interested in the topic!


Target Group

Researchers at all postdoctoral stages (postdoctoral fellows, junior research group leaders and junior professors).
No prior teaching experience is required for participation. Please note that this Basic Workshop is required for later participation in the Advanced Workshop of the Teaching Core Certificate (TCC II).


If you participate in this workshop,

  • You will understand basics of how people learn.
  • You will reflect your role as a teacher at a university and develop a professional self-concept of teaching at universities.
  • You will be able to distinguish between working processes and learning processes and design your teaching in a way to evoke and support learning processes of your students purposefully.
  • You will be able to formulate appropriate learning targets and competences
  • You will understand the role of Problems and Cognitive Dissonances for Learning and use concepts of Problem Based Learning (PBL) to design your teaching.
  • Optionally, you will have the opportunity to test your teaching skills in a session with the trainer and the peers and receive valuable feedback.


  • A constructivist model of teaching and learning
  • Target-oriented teaching and learning
  • Confinements of learning
  • Constructive Alignment
  • Working processes vs. learning processes
  • Concept of Competences
  • Bloom’s taxonomy of learning
  • Problem-Based Learning (PBL)
  • A toolbox of teaching methods
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Dr. Sebastian Walzik