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Corporate Academy

Microlab - How to lecture with impact

Have you always wanted to increase the attention and motivation of your students during your lecture? Then join this MicroLab! In this short blended course you will learn what type of teaching & learning activities you can use to make sure your lectures will have an impact on the students’ learning process. A lot of research has been done in the field of brain learning, in this module we will share the latest outcomes with you. For example: how to stimulate students to write effective notes during your lecture. We will also answer the question on how to structure your lecture with a variety of activities and how to implement your plan into practice. The workshop really focuses on preparing you to try out an activity in one of your own lectures.


Asynchronous activities: 21 October 2021 till 4 November 2021
Synchronous session: 4 November 2021 (9.30-12.30)

Target group

The MicroLab is intended for lecturers who would like to lecture with more impact on the students’ learning process. The MicroLab is designed in such a way that it is valuable for any number of students you will teach (small or large groups).

Study load

Asynchronous activities: 3 hours
Synchronous session: 4 hours

Main language English
Price 300 EUR

Participants can choose:

  • Handing in the assignment(s) for assessment and receiving a certificate of competence if sufficient
  • Receiving a certificate of participation

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of this module you are able to:

  • Select active teaching and learning activities that match the objectives of your lecture, target group and group size;
  • Develop a lesson plan for your lecture which consists of a variety of teaching and learning activities;
  • Implement a teaching activity in one of your lectures;
  • Reflect upon your strengths and improvement points in lecturing.

Last modified:19 July 2021 12.20 p.m.