Educating Scientists. Philosophy and Practice of University Pedagogy
2017 (English)In: Academia, ISSN 2241-1402, Vol. 8, 35-75 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
A large number of people are educated every year in universities and higher education institutions allover the world to gain competencies, skills and knowledge, with a view to contributing after graduationfrom several important positions, to the proper functioning of society and the improvement of itsproduction and reproduction base. All of them come into contact with teachers in various roles; some ofthem delivering lectures or seminars, coordinating or helping them in laboratory activities, orsupervising undergraduate and graduate course work and as examiners of their performance andknowledge. It is of immense interest to probe what kind of skills and competencies a university teachershould possess. This paper focuses on the role of the University as a knowledge producer, as well as anenvironment for education and training, based on sound scientific research and reflective experience.Thereafter, a particular understanding is delineated on the academic disciplines of Pedagogy andDidactics, in an effort to draft a philosophical framework of the University Pedagogy, concluding with apresentation of specific teacher training practices of faculty members applied in Sweden.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
University of Patras, 2017. Vol. 8, 35-75 p.
University Pedagogy, Teaching and learning in Higher Education, Professionalism, Teacher Education, Teaching Competencies
Research subject Educational Science
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:su:diva-140921OAI: oai:DiVA.org:su-140921DiVA: diva2:1083892