Kokemuksia uudesta arviointitavasta matematiikan yliopistokurssilla

”Tämä oli minulle normaalia matematiikan suorittamista huomattavasti motivoivampaa”

Matemaattisten tieteiden kandiohjelman peruskurssille Johdatus yliopistomatematiikkaan suunniteltiin keväällä 2018 kokonaan uusi arviointitapa. Kurssikoe korvattiin jatkuvalla arvioinnilla ja projektityyppisellä lopputehtävällä. Arviointi toimii hyvin ja se on saanut hyvää palautetta opiskelijoilta. Voit lukea lisää matematiikan opetuksen kehittäjien Kumpula opettaa -blogista:

https://blogs.helsinki.fi/kumpulaopettaa/2019/06/12/kokemuksia-uudesta-arviointitavasta-matematiikan-yliopistokurssilla/

Kiinnostaako web-sovelluskehitys, tietoturva tai tekoäly? Avoimet verkkokurssit paikkaavat it-alan osaajavajetta

Yritykset tarvitsevat kipeästi lisää ammattitaitoisia koodareita. Ohjelmistoalan ammattilaisille tuleekin tarjota riittävästi koulutusta, joka parantaa heidän osaamistaan uusimmissa ohjelmistotekniikan menetelmissä. Continue reading

How to take International Students better in to the community

[ENG] The Faculty of Science is facing a new era with the International Students during fall 2019, when the Bachelor’s Programme in Science starts. There has already been an increasing number of International Students at the Kumpula Campus, so supporting them becomes all more important. Continue reading

Osaamistavoitetyöpaja 16.5.2019

Vielä ehdit mukaan osaamistavoitetyöpajaan torstaina 16.5. klo 14-16 Exactumin salissa C323.

Tule kuulemaan ja keskustelemaan osaamistavoitteista ja opiskelijoiden itsearvioinnista sekä laatimaan arviointimatriiseja yhdessä Kumpulan kampuksen muiden opettajien kanssa! Pedagogiset yliopistonlehtorit Jokke  Häsä ja Liisa Myyry sekä yliopistonlehtori Johanna Rämö antavat  käytännön vinkkejä osaamistavoitteiden määrittelystä sekä itsearvioinnin  toteuttamisesta. Continue reading

[FI] Yliopistopedagogiikan kursseja Kumpulassa ja muilla kampuksilla [SE] Kurser i universitetspedagogik också på svenska [EN] Several courses in University Pedagogy offered in English

[FI] Tulevana lukuvuonna on runsaasti yliopistopedagogiikan kurssitarjontaa suomeksi, ruotsiksi ja englanniksi.
[SE] Kurser i universitetspedagogik har nu publicerats, two på svenska.
[EN] Four courses in University Pedagogy offered in English next autumn.

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Teaching and studying in a multilingual environment – Case of the new Bachelor’s programme in the Faculty of Science

English is emerging as the lingua franca of both university teaching and communication. The University of Helsinki acknowledges its obligation to protect national languages, but simultaneously actively promotes the use of English as an asset in the increasingly international and multicultural operational environment. The new Bachelor in Science programme, starting in Autumn 2019, is a good example of the practical ways in which the demand for teaching and learning in English is addressed. Continue reading

Online lecture series on Chemicals and legislation produced as a joint effort with the Chemical Industry Federation of Finland (Kemianteollisuus ry)

[EN] The lecture series Chemicals and legislation concentrates on legislation and good work practices in the handling of chemicals. Now these lectures are available to all users through the website of the Department of Chemistry at the University of Helsinki. Continue reading

Funding for development of teaching and learning / Avustusta opetuksen ja oppimisen kehittämiseen

[EN] Better teaching and learning – funding to apply for!
[FI] Opetuksen ja oppimisen parhaaksi – avustusta haettavana!

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Senior lecturers of university pedagogy speak about their inspiration

University pedagogy draws on wide multidisciplinary fields. Two senior lecturers in university pedagogy speak here what inspires them in pedagogy. DocSocSci Liisa Myyry and PhD Leena Ripatti-Torniainen support teachers at the Faculty of Science. Giving pedagogical training and supporting the Faculty and degree programs in pedagogical development are the main part of our job. Continue reading

New Fellows in Teachers’ Academy: Olli Ruth and Jokke Häsä

[EN] Since the beginning of 2019, the Faculty of Science has two newly appointed fellows in the Teachers’ Academy of the University of Helsinki: university lecturer Olli Ruth and postdoctoral researcher Jokke Häsä.

The Teachers’ Academy is a network of distinguished university teachers, the only of its kind in Finland. Appointment to the Teachers’ Academy signifies special recognition for teaching merits and scholarship in the field of teaching. Continue reading

Kumpula jaksaa, vai jaksaako? Mental health and stress in studies — Save the date: 15 April 2019

[For English, see below]

Kumpula jaksaa, vai jaksaako?

Tervetuloa kuuntelemaan ja keskustelemaan mielenterveydestä ja jaksamisesta opinnoissa.

Maanantaina 15.4.2019 Kumpulan kampuksella, Physicumin aulassa järjestetään tapahtuma, johon toivotamme tervetulleiksi niin opiskelijat, jatko-opiskelijat kuin henkilökunnan. Continue reading

Significant growth in student applications to the Faculty of Science

The Faculty of Science received 1149 student applications in its 2019 call to international master’s programmes. The number of applications increased significantly, by 45% over the 794 applications received in 2018, which in turn showed 76% increase from 2017. Continue reading

Experiences from teacher exchange: Helsinki–Milan

Data Science, Statistical Learning, Helsinki–Milan

Text and photo: Teemu Roos

Data Science is a young discipline. Using data in innovative ways has of course been practiced, well, forever, but “data scientist” has become the sexiest job only in the 21st century. Our own data science Master’s programme started in 2017.

About a year ago, I met Professor Guido Consonni from the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuorein Milan, Italy. Continue reading

New international Bachelor’s programme in Science

The Faculty of Science launches a new Bachelor’s programme in Science at the University of Helsinki in the fall of 2019. The programme will be taught fully in English, offering the opportunity to the students from outside of Finland to join the high-level education in Science right after the high school. In addition, those students who completed their school education in English within Finland may also find this new opportunity very attractive. Continue reading