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Monthly Archives: May 2022

bioCEED and BIO receive the University of Bergen Work Environment Award for the initiative with digital teachers’ meetings

University for Bergen’s Work Environment Award is an annual price honoring initiatives that promote good working environments. bioCEED and the Department of biological sciences (BIO) received this award for their digital teachers’ meetings. The digital teacher meetings were initiated during the pandemic lockdown as a response to challenge arising during the sudden shift to online…

Say hello to our bioBEES

My name is Lars Martin Myhre and I have been a bioBEE since October 2020 while taking my master’s in marine biology. I will be leaving bioCEED this June and could not have asked for a better part-time job to have during my masters. I have gained a lot of general experience and learnt plenty…

Læringsfestivalen 2022 – bioCEED was there, of course…

In May, bioCEED went to Trondheim to participate in Læringsfestivalen 2022. Specifically, Lars Martin and Jørund presented on creative meaningful student partnerships, and Sehoya delivered, along with our UPED colleague  and Friend of bioCEED Yael Harlap, a keynote address on “Ensuring quality assessment practices under the two-evaluator law.» In our address, we introduced the recent decision,…

“Leading Educational Change – through SOTL”, final session at UNIS

The “Leading Educational Change—Through SoTL” course (LEC) met for its fourth and final course session at UNIS 20 April. The final day of the course largely involved course teams presenting updates on their course projects, initiated in the Fall at our first session in Bergen. Several presentations, manuscripts, and follow-up projects have been initiated during…

3D-printed vs. real pollen grains at OPPLEV Marineholmen

At the stand visitors could get knowledge on how past vegetation can be inferred by using different palaeoproxies, and also understand how these data can tell about climate change over thousands of years. They could look at real pollen grains in the microscope and see all the great details and variations in pollen morphology by…

Educational Escape Room at OPPLEV Marineholmen

At Marineholmen during OPPLEV on the 23rd of April, surrounded by high-tech gaming equipment, LEGO-robots and big TV-screens bioCEED showed up with only 3 cardboard boxes on a table. Where we could not compete in technology, we certainly won in mystery, creativity, and fun! For the cardboard boxes contained not only air, but also a…

Teaching assistant course at UNIS runs for the second time!

The 25 hours hands-on Teaching Assistant course was successfully run for the second time in March 2022. The course was run in collaboration with iEarth and led by Ivar Nordmo and teachers from UNIS. It consisted of four parts focusing on central theories and concept of learning and teaching, presenter vs. facilitator role in classroom,…