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Report
Program
Peter Gudmundson
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Introduction
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Administrative Assessment Exercise (AAE)
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Ranking, Bibliometry
Eva Malmström Jonsson
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Internationalization
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E-learning
Sophia Hober
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Faculty appointment process
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Election of Faculty Council
Per Berglund
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Pedagogic development
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Freedom of choice in Curricula
Administrative Assessment Exercise 2014
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14 processes – one panel for each process
Self evaluations, spring 2014
Panel visits, 4-5 juni
Panel reports finished - 18 augusti
Panel chairmen presentations - 29 augusti
Priorities, activity plan – fall 2014
Final report – University board December 2014
15/11/2013 KTH RO
Ranking 2013
Times Higher Education
2011
2012
2013
University ranking - global
187
140
117
Engineering & Technology
QS
34
2011
2012
2013
University ranking - global
180
142
118
Engineering & Technology
53
43
27
THE ranking Engineering & Technology
Europe 2013
2013
6
University of Cambridge
7
University of Oxford
8
ETH Zürich
9
Imperial College
15
EPFL Lausanne
23
TU Delft
26
TU München
34
KTH
34
DTU
36
KU Leuven
37
University of Manchester
39
RWTH Aachen
Recent decisions and plans
Faculty appointments
• Plans for strategic faculty development
• Sharper requirements on long term funding
Bibliometric indicator for resource allocation
• Previously: Field normalized citations (5 years back)
• 2015- : Field normalized publication impact
Internationalization – student perspective
Prepare for a global working market
• Masters programs taught in English
• Exchange students – closer to balance
• Increase electible course to give room
• Promote internally during KTH Global (22-26/9)
Internationalization – student perspective
Recruit fee-paying students
Maintain volume for competitive education
Goal: 400
Scholarship schemes
• IPK funding
• Erasmus Mundus, EIT KIC
• SI, SwB
• Need more!
Facilitated by new legislation; two queues
Study abroad program
E-learning
E-learning should be an integral part of KTH's education
Steering group established
• A vision is formulated
• Teacher survey conducted
• One platform
• Many anticipate more than BILDA or Social supports
• E-learning project is planned to be launched 2015
• Integration from one platform
• CANVAS (pilot)
• Facilitate recording of movie and sound / Dreambroker
• Management object is currently being set-up
Election to FR 2014
Next term 2015-04-01—2019-03-31
The role of the Faculty Council (FR)
According to the rules of KTH
• Represent the Faculty
• Responsible for the
• quality of education (undergraduate, postgraduate and
doctoral level),
• quality of research and
• quality of co-operation
• Advisory body to the President
• Overall responsibility for discussion and approval among
the faculty at KTH
2014-05-05
Composition of the Faculty Council
Thirteen members:
• Seven of the members should have a faculty position at
KTH (one of which is president (dean of faculty))
• Three external members who are not employed by KTH
• Students have the right to be represented by three
members
• Three representatives from the trade unions have the right
to attend and speak at Faculty Council meetings.
2014-05-05
Nomination committee
• Presents a proposal on members of the Faculty
Council, both representatives of the teachers,
and external members
• Suggests which of the members is to be the
dean and vice dean.
2014-05-05
Nomination committee
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Bengt Lund Jensen, SCI, chair
Tina Karrbom Gustavsson, ABE
Jan Linnros, ICT
Martin Törngren, ITM
Susanna Wold, CHE
Student representative
2015-07-15
Time schedule
Sept
Electoral rolls to schools for review
Rector establishes the list of voters
Oct
Nomination committee presents its proposal
14-days period of free nominations
Nov
Information about the proposal and the additional
nominees
Dec
Election (computer based)
April
The new faculty council starts 2015-04-01
2014-05-05
Development of the process for
recruitment of faculty
To develop a more efficient process
Seamlessness:
Integration of the search committee and TFN
Project with defined time plan
More focus on the applicants (CV and gender)
Well-defined information about expectation from the school
Planned use advertising tools
Training/education of RN
Anders Karlström (ABE, FR)
Pontus Johnson (EES, AU)
Anders Forsgren (SCI, FFA)
Department
TFN
Decision
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2. Increase local
participation
Department
TFN
Decision
1. Integration of search and
recruitment committee
Short list
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3. Development of
the use of the short
list
Recruitment committee, RN
Composition:
RN consists of a number of faculty representatives
nominated by FR
RN consists of a number of representatives of the
business (prefects/PIs and others)
For each case RN appoints a chairperson
Recruitment committee, RN
Project plan
Initiation by the dean of the school
A project plan is made for each case in connection with
the proposal to FR
An administrator at the UF / LT follows each case (as
before)
Schools should have an FFA officer who represents
administrative support to the FFA and RN
The different roles are to be clarified (highlighted in AAE)
Duties of the RN
• Preparation of all information needed for the request to the FR
(to the dean of the school)
• Potential applicants should be identified. Both women and men
should be included
• Gender profile of the subject should be documented.
Comparison within the specific environment (Research Fields)
• Suggestion of experts
• Decision about who to interview
• Interview and ranking of proposals/primary candidate
Advertisement of an employment is closed actively by the
FFA/dean of school
Education of RN
A subcommittee (under AU) will be established which
is responsible for the development of the recruitment
process, including education of RN.
• The framework for the work of the committee, laws
and regulations
• Equality
• How to interview
• How to read and understand expert opinions
• Assessment of management skills
• Assessment of pedagogic skills
Questions?
Educational developers &
Freedom of choice in curricula
Per Berglund, Professor, Vice Dean of KTH
Responsible for educational structure and content
From KTH’s Development Plan 2013-2016
KTH strives to be a leader in the development of engineering
education.
Educational development is a natural part of KTH’s activities
and of the individual teacher’s career.
Educational development is supported by an established
research environment in teaching and learning in engineering
science.
[email protected]
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Educational Developers at the Schools
Goal: “to stimulate and facilitate for the teaching staff, teaching
teams and programs to manage and implement educational
development”
Task to the ECE school:
• Develop the concept
• Act as process support
• Provide pedagogical expertise
• Project leaders: Ann-Sofie Henriksson & Dan Borglund
Reports to the Education Committee
(President’s decision UF-2013/0361)
[email protected]
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Appointed developers at the schools 2014
Maria Håkansson
Stefan Larsson
Sara Vall
Olof Emanuelsson
Magnus Bergström
Karin Odelius
Emma Strömberg
Björn Hedin
Viggo Kann
Björn Kjellgren
Juliette Soulard
[email protected]
ABE
ABE
ABE
BIO
CHE
CHE
CHE
CSC
CSC
ECE
EES
Magnus Andersson
ICT
Hannu Tenhunen
ICT
Anders Berglund
ITM
Hans Havtun
ITM
Anna Jerbrant
ITM
Hans Johansson
ITM
Lasse Wingård
ITM
Ulf Carlsson
SCI
Ninni Carlsund
SCI
Ulrich Vogt
SCI
Massimiliano Colarieti-Tosti STH
Niclas Hjelm
STH
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“Science Education Initiative” at Univ
British Columbia and Univ Colorado
• Local specialists – the department in focus
• Data are necessary to convince the faculty to teach
differently
• More efficient teaching methods are not necessarily more
expensive
Carl E. Wieman
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Wieman, Perkins, Gilbert (2010). Transforming Science Education at Large Research
Universities: A Case Study in Progress. Change –The magazine of higher learning.
Wieman (2007). Why not try a scientific approach to science education? Change, 39:5.
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Tasks for the developers at KTH
Together with teachers, PA, GA…:
• Create communities of practice to stimulate dialogue
around learning and development
• Create possibilities to develop learning environments at
KTH aiming at higher quality in student learning and
performance/through put
• Act to scientifically document and share educational
development at KTH through conferences and journals
(scholarship of teaching and learning)
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Freedom of choice in curricula
From KTH’s Development Plan 2013-2016
The goal is that every Master of Science in Engineering
degree program has individual freedom of choice of 30 hp.
These 30 hp can, for example, be international tracks with
language courses or specialization.
(15 hp basic level + 15 hp advanced level)
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Challenges
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Meet degree regulations
Meet program learning outcomes
Required courses for certain Master’s programs or tracks
Exchange studies
Fit elective courses within the program plan (300 hp)
Schedule (language courses, Open Lab etc.)
Modulschema
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