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Benjamin Schiller and prof. Liudvika Leišytė present at the XVII Triple Helix Conference 2019, Cape Town, South Africa

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07.08.2019 – Liudvika Leišytė and Benjamin Schiller (PhD student of the chair) will present their paper "Study program innovation in the Triple Helix context" at Triple Helix Conference 2019. In their talk, they will refer to the case of cooperative study programs at a German university of applied science.


Prof. Liudvika Leišytė presents at the CHER 2019 Conference, Kassel, Germany

CHER 2019 conference

05.08.2019 – Liudvika Leišytė will participate in the conference of the Consortium of Higher Education Researchers (CHER), organized this year by INCHER-Kassel. On August 29 she will present the results of her research on the influence of the Bologna reforms on the Lithuanian higher education system. Her presentation is a part of the track "Governance Models and Translation Processes".


Seminars for the winter semester 2019/2020

We want you!

28.06.2019 – Dear students, applications for seminars in the winter semester are coming up! You can find all information regarding the seminars of the Professorship of Higher Education on our teaching website.
We are looking forward to your applications!


Gender in European research policy – a new contribution by Liudvika Leišytė

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19.06.2019 – Gender inequalities in science persist across the EU member states with the underrepresentation of women in the top echelons of scientific hierarchies. With what policy did the EU try to address this problem in the past two decades? What are the challenges that still persist today?
Read more in: Leisyte, L. (2019). Gender in European research policy. In D. Simon, S. Kuhlmann, J. Stamm, & W. Canzler (Eds.), Handbook on science and public policy (pp. 284-315). Cheltenham, Northampton: Edward Elgar.


Dr. Mehwish Waheed presents the results of her project funded by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation at MIT

Dr. Mehwish Waheed

05.06.2019 – Our team member Dr. Mehwish Waheed will attend the Learning International Networks Consortium conference at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, USA, from 17-20 June, where she will present her findings from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation funded project LeDLe. Her presentation focuses on the question: "Does interaction quality impact students' learning in the digital learning environment? Swedish students' perspective" and the paper is co-authored by prof. Liudvika Leišytė. Her presentation is sponsored by the MIT LINC organizational committee. Specifically, she will discuss the quality of interaction in digital learning environment and its impact of students' learning.


Smart University and online learning environments presented at TU Dortmund Digital Lunch by Prof. L. Leišytė and Dr. M. Waheed

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05.06.2019 – The TU Dortmund Digital Lunch meeting will be hosted by prof. Leišytė at zhb and take place on Thursday, 6 June, 12-13 in the CDI Building, Room 114, Vogelpothsweg 78. Prof. Liudvika Leišytė and Dr. Mehwish Waheed will talk about Smart University and the evaluation of digital teaching and learning tools in Sweden and Germany from a student perspective. The presentation is partly based on the results of the Humboldt Foundation funded project conducted by Dr. Waheed. In this project she investigated the satisfaction of Swedish and German students with digital teaching and learning environments in English language master's programmes.


New book chapter by Prof. Liudvika Leišytė and Anna-Lena Rose in "Handbuch Innovative Lehre"

Handbuch Innovative Lehre

29.05.2019 – How can creativity and entrepreneurial thinking be combined? The authors present a creative teaching and learning concept in engineering, and business administration at the TU Dortmund University that takes into account not only process-oriented areas but also student characteristics.
Read more in: Haertel, T., Terkowsky, C., May, D., Wissemann, S., Leisyte, L., & Rose, A.-L. (2019). Kreativität und Entrepreneurship in der Hochschullehre: personen- und prozessorientierte Lerninhalte. In S. Kauffeld & J. Othmer (Eds.), Handbuch innovative Lehre (pp. 441-451). Wiesbaden: Springer.


Invited talk by prof. Liudvika Leišytė at the Royal Holloway College, University of London, UK

Prof. Dr. Liudvika Leisyte

16.05.2019 – Liudvika Leišytė will give an invited talk on "Organizational learning at a German university: towards an inclusive university" at the Royal Holloway College on May 20. She will present and discuss the findings from the DoProfiL project.


DoProfiL: Announcement of the 4th World Café of Measure 3 – Reflection and Prospects

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09.05.2019 – The 4th DoProfiL World Café will take place on June 25, 2019, from 13.30 - 18.30 in the International Meeting Centre (IBZ), Emil-Figge-Straße 59, 44227 Dortmund.
This World Café brings all project participants together once again to reflect on DoProfiL project experiences and to appreciate what has been learned so far. The aim of the World Cafe is also to discuss the knowledge transfer and continuity of the project. We are honoured that Prof. Kalwant Bhopal from the University of Birmingham will give an impetus for discussions through her keynote address on "Black and minority ethnic experiences in higher education: social justice, inclusion and white privilege".


Just published: New book "Higher Education System Reform" now available

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17.04.2019 – Liudvika Leišytė is co-editor of the new publication "Higher Education System Reform: An International Comparison after Twenty Years of Bologna". The Bologna Declaration started the development of the European Higher Education Area. The ensuing Bologna Process has run for already 20 years now. In the meantime many higher education systems in Europe have been reformed – some more drastically than others.


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Higher Education Research Colloquium Series

We regularly offer higher education research colloquiums.
Further information (topics and dates) can be found » here

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