Augasse 2-6, 1090 Wien, Austria

The ICA- Network for Innovation in Higher Education in the Life Sciences - colloquium will provide space for the exchange of ideas and discussion !

Discussion of specific challenges in preparing our life science graduates for careers in Europe and intenationally:
(1) challenges of the intercultural classroom,
(2) tools for enhancing the learning experience,
(3) bridging education and practice,
(4) innovation in curriculum development and delivery

The colloquium will give you new ideas for developing innovative approaches in your teaching and your student‘s learning opportunities – techniques and methods specifically used in the life sciences.  The colloqium will not be a series of lectures, but comprise very short discussion openers, in depth excanage of experience and the development of new initiatives.

You are invited to exchange your experience and ideas for teaching the interdisciplinary life science topics (e.g. problem based learning, teaching in modules, team teaching, intercultural classroom, virtual training for fieldwork, internships .... )

You are invited to submit an abstract for a short 5 slide powerpoint both as a discussion opener and as a poster of that presentation on one of the above themes (more details on the website).  These presentations and poster will provide a basis for the in depth disucssions under each of the themes.

For further information see the website and follow the link to ICA-Edu Colloquium 2015 for the scope of each of these themes.

registration: 15th January 2015 – 25th February 2015
submission of abstracts for short presentations: deadline 10th February 2015
conference fee: 200 Euro (incl. coffee breaks, lunches and colloquium dinner)