EDUneighbours Workshop

 Innovative Learning Environments


Teaching Methods

 Thursday 14 December 2017

K103 Auditorium, Linna Building, University of Tampere, Finland

 Workshop registration by 5 December (2 pm):


10.00-10.15 Opening of the workshop Antti Lönnqvist, Dean, Faculty of Management, University of Tampere; Sirke Mäkinen, EDUneighbours project, University of Tampere.

 Session 1

Innovative teaching methods I

10.15-10.45 Heidi Maurer, London School of Economics: How to use problem based learning to engage students before they learn

10.45-11.15 Jyri Linden and Johanna Annala, University of Tampere: Creating connections between research and teaching

11.15-11.45 Dmitry Levi, St. Petersburg State University: Active methods of teaching EU-Russian relations

11.45-12.15 Discussion (Discussant: Elina Kestilä-Kekkonen, University of Tampere)


12.15-13.30 Lunch Break


Session 2

Innovative teaching methods II

13.30-14.00 Larisa Deriglazova, Tomsk State University: Site-visits in the teaching of International and European policy on human rights

14.00-14.30 Laura Asarite-Schmidt, Europa-Universität Flensburg (EUF): European studies through the camera lens: teaching through movie making (presentation through videoconferencing)

14.30-15.00 Viviane Gravey, Queen’s University Belfast: Theoretical Theatre

15.00-15.30 Discussion (Discussant: Tarja Seppä, University of Tampere)


15.30-16.00 Coffee and tea

Session 3

Interdisciplinarity, transnationalism and learning environments

16.00-16.30 Katalin Miklossy, University of Helsinki: Multiple complexity in teaching social sciences

16.30-17.00 Katja Keisala, University of Tampere: Teaching controversial topics: How to promote learning in emotionally charged situations?

17.00-17.30 Pauliina Alenius, University of Tampere: Teaching in transnational learning environments

17.30-18.00 Discussion (Discussant: Tapio Juntunen, University of Tampere)


18.00-18.15 Closing of the workshop


The workshop is part of the project ‘Towards Good Neighbourliness with Higher Education Cooperation’, EDUneighbours

funded by the Kone Foundation, hosted by the Faculty of Management

For further information: Sirke Mäkinen, PI, EDUneighbours project,