"Advanced Data Information and Literacy Track" (ADILT)
Across all disciplines and study programmes, students get essential training on data and information literacy with a strong focus on reflecting on social aspects of digitalization in the "Advanced Data Information and Literacy Track" (ADILT) at the University of Konstanz.
The new course is part of the comprehensive e-science strategy in the institutional concept "University of Konstanz – creative.together", which is funded under the Universities of Excellence funding line of the German Excellence Strategy.
"Digital skills" in the area of transferable skills
The new focus area "Digital skills for studies and career" for courses offered by the Centre for Transferable Skills reflects the e-science strategy of the University of Konstanz.Digital teaching and learning environments as well as cross-disciplinary courses promote key competencies in the area of digitalization, make teaching more varied and provide more flexible learning options for students.
edu 4.0 Digitalization in Teacher Education
The BiSE project "edu 4.0 – Digitalization in Teacher Education" promotes digital transformation at secondary and vocational schools.
It has been awarded funding from the Federal Ministry of Education and Research in the framework of the joint “Qualitätsoffensive Lehrerbildung” of the federal and state governments, a quality enhancement campaign in teacher education, for the duration of the project (2020-2023).
Digitally enhanced teaching and the e-learning team
The University of Konstanz’s e-learning team provides cross-divisional services on the topic of e-learning to all university teaching staff. It is a joint service by Academic Staff Development (ASD), the Division of Student Affairs and Teaching, and the Communication, Information and Media Centre (KIM).
Teaching Innovation Fund
Applications for teaching projects that require student assistants and material resources can be submitted quarterly. Funding for these items is provided by the university’s e-science strategy in the context of the Excellence Strategy.
Eligible projects include new, innovative teaching formats that support research-oriented, digitally enhanced or online teaching/learning, or are transfer-oriented and thus contribute to promoting critical thinking and active student involvement. Professors, junior professors and teaching staff may apply for funding. In jointly submitted applications, other staff members with teaching duties may also be involved.