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Expertise

Expertise

The IIS implements innovative education projects on behalf of higher education institutions, focused on interdisciplinary learning and teaching. It acts as a teaching lab where experiments, publications, workshops, handbooks and methods for interdisciplinary education are shared.

The institute has expertise in: 

  • Course development and interdisciplinarity
  • Curriculum development and associated organisational development
  • Professional training to lecturers in the field of interdisciplinarity

Activities

The Teaching Lab can address various operational and strategic issues, and can provide project management, market research, research and evaluation, consultancy, training, coaching, process guidance or interim services. Activities can range from redesigning and evaluating organisational structures for interdisciplinary education, to ensuring quality standards for study programmes or developing teaching instruments. 

As well as advising on and developing interdisciplinary education, the Teaching Lab also organises workshops for lecturers and programme directors, by request. 

Costs

The Teaching Lab can address various operational and strategic issues, and can provide project management, market research, research and evaluation, consultancy, training, coaching, process guidance or interim services. Activities can range from redesigning and evaluating organisational structures for interdisciplinary education, to ensuring quality standards for study programmes or developing teaching instruments. 

As well as advising on and developing interdisciplinary education, the Teaching Lab also organises workshops for lecturers and programme directors, by request. 

Develop project-based education with an IIS grant

Do you want try out new forms of project-based education or are you already in the process of doing so? Are you interested in teaching your students transferable skills and would you like to spend more time on further developing these ideas? Have you been triggered by an existing educational concept and would you like to implement it in your own programme or course? If any of this applies to you, then these funds from the IIS (Institute for Interdisciplinary Studies, UvA) could offer you the chance to put your ideas into action.

Read more about IIS grant