In recent years the paradigm of teaching and learning is changing. Among the changes we see a shift from content oriented teaching to a skills oriented teaching, student effort measuring credits and the stress on professional skills. But all these changes scarcely take place in lecturer training programs. This paper presents a research conducted in a technical university to conceive a lecturer training program based on the essential skills to have as a lecturer. Work began in 2011 and has been developed with the action-research method. First we determine the skills required to be a lecturer. This was followed by the implementation of a training program and a critical analysis of the first semesters of the program, as well as a proposal of improvement actions. Here are the steps taken and lessons learned in this process.
CitationLópez, D., Adam, A., Delgado, M.J., Mayol, E., Alier, M. A design pattern for skills based lecturer training programs. A: Research in Engineering Education Symposium. "Proceedings of the Research in Engineering Education Symposium 2015: Dublin, Ireland". Dublin: 2015, p. 1-9.
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