The Maastricht University Library is in the midst of a rapidly changing information landscape. We are looking for an enthusiastic colleague who wishes to contribute. Read all about this vacancy here.
Since 21 August Stefan Jongen swells the ranks as the new UM Library specialist for scientific information for the Faculty of Psychology and Neurosciences.
Are UM students information literate? And does this mean that they know the pitfalls and downside of general search engines as opposed to e.g, databases and other academic resources?
You want to actively engage your students in the subject matter after they leave the PBL session? Do you consider using peer feedback scenarios? Start adding FeedbackFruits assignments to your course!
How to arrange peer feedback scenarios? What are obstacles and success indicators? How to guarantee students feel save and can gain from giving and receiving feedback?
On 17 July the fourth (and last) call of the incentive scheme for open and online education has been opened for higher education institutes.
Are you interested in the use of video in your education at UM? Would you like to hear about experiences of other teachers? Curious about the new VideUM portal? Come to our event. There are still places available.
Members of UM teaching staff, who would like to use video in their education, now have a one stop portal for video recording, uploading and sharing: VideUM. This portal provides information on video production, didactics, copyright, and good practices.
As a UM staff member interested in video education, you are invited to join an event on the use of video from a didactical perspective on Wednesday 14 June.
As a teacher you may wish to implement a student response tool for your lectures. You might also want to increase your students’ motivation and give them a concentration boost. Use GoSoapbox, a web-based clicker tool.