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

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

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 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

Fysikaalisten tieteiden kandiohjelman digiloikka

Fysiikan kandiohjelma osallistui yliopiston ”Opetuksen toteutuksen digiloikka” -projektiin lukuvuonna 2017-2018. Digiloikan toteuttamisessa keskityttiin hyviksi todettujen laskuharjoituskäytäntöjen vahvistamiseen sähköisillä työvälineillä.

Työkaluksi valikoitui Moodle-alustalla toimiva järjestelmä STACK, joka mahdollistaa interaktiivisten, palautetta antavien ja automaattisesti tarkistettavien matemaattisten tehtävien luomisen. Continue reading