Departments' graduate courses

Course start and periodicity may vary. Please see details for each course for up-to-date information. The courses are managed and administered by the respective departments. For more information about the courses, how to sign up, and other practical issues, please contact the examiner or course contact to be found in the course information. 

Pedagogic support for new PhD students

  • Course code: FTME175
  • Course higher education credits: 1.5
  • Course is normally given: The course is given study period 2, and study period 3.
  • Language: The course will be given in English
Learning objectives:
Having passed the course, the PhD student should be able to:
  • Manage nervosity, stage fear, and problem solving in higher education teaching.
  • Plan teaching activities.
  • Adapt teaching activities to different educational levels and background of students.
  • Show practical skills in teaching regarding the use of body-, spoken, and written language, and the structure of a teaching activity.
  • Adapt teaching activities to the use of digital tools.
  • Assess a teaching activity based on set learning outcomes.
  • Learn from mentor.
Course organisation:
The course is organised around
  • Lectures, incl. video-recorded material.
  • Presentation of an individual assignment at a seminar.
  • Oral auscultation (/review) of another course participants individual assignment in class at a seminar.
  • Auscultation (/review) report of another course participants individual assignment.
The contents of the course will be adapted to participants previous experience. Subjects covered in the course include for example management of:
  • Stage fright
  • Different audiences, cultural differences
  • Digital tools in teaching
  • Speech
  • Body language and voice
  • Feedback technique
Course requirements and credits:
Successful completion of the course requires approved performance for:
  • Planning, performing the teaching activity; and
  • Review of another's teaching activity
The course is graded: U-G. (i.e. Failed (U)-Passed (G)) and represents 1.5 HEC.
Race, P. 2019. The lecturer’s toolkit: A Practical Guide to Assessment, Learning and Teaching, 5Edn, Routledge.

Lecture handouts
Contact: Henrik Ringsberg, M2, e-mail: for further information and course registration.
More information
Contact M2 Forskarutbildning for further information and course registration.

Page manager Published: Wed 10 Feb 2021.