Teaching methods

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Six Thinking Hats

Discussino/debate Creative methods MMag. Nadine Shovakar This method is best used to solve complex problems as it aims at looking at problems from...... read more

Station Talk

Brainstorming Creative methods MMag. Nadine Shovakar This method helps developing new ideas for different topics in a structured way. Students work in...... read more

Open Space Technology

Discussino/debate Creative methods MMag. Nadine Shovakar Open Space Technology (OST) is a framework for self-organised meetings. Contrary to traditional...... read more

3x7=21

Discussino/debate Creative methods Creative methods DI Dr. Gilbert Ahamer Structure of the teaching method: Students write and review papers according to the following...... read more

Philosophical Dialogue

Discussino/debate Creative methods Creative methods Mag. Dr.phil. Dr.h.c. Daniela G. Camhy, Anja Lindbichler Der sokratische Dialog als gemeinsames Argumentieren, als gemeinsame Wahrheitssuche ist ein...... read more

Integrale Lehre

Simulation Bernhard König Eine zunehmend komplexer werdende Welt verlangt auch in der Lehre nach umfassenden und...... read more

Transparent Poly Pocket

Game MMag. Dr. Elke Lackner Students should be able to check their knowledge on the basis of prepared tasks and quizzes and...... read more

Hot Seat

Simulation Creative methods MMag. Dr. Elke Lackner The method Hot Seat requires students to assume a range of roles and perspectives on a studied...... read more

Think – Pair – Share

Brainstorming Discussino/debate Creative methods MMag. Dr. Elke Lackner Using this method, different topics are worked out cooperatively by learners who individually...... read more

Sustainability Bingo

Game Competition Creative methods MMag. Dr. Elke Lackner A modification of the well-known Bullshit or Buzzword Bingo is presented as a method to increase...... read more

Lie to them once!

Game Competition Creative methods MMag. Dr. Elke Lackner A round of introductions at the beginning of a seminar is not always effective. A fun technique...... read more

Graz Model for Integrative Development

Creative methods Prof. Dr. Clemens Mader The Graz Model for Integrative Development (Mader, C., 2009, 2012) assesses development processes...... read more

iooi method (Input – Output – Outcome – Impact) by Bertelsmann Stiftung

Creative methods Mag. Marlene Mader The iooi method deals with impact assessment of corporate social commitment. iooi stands for...... read more

Storytelling

Discussino/debate Creative methods Mag. Marlene Mader Stories can impart knowledge, facts, experiences and values, which stimulate us to creative and...... read more

World Café

Brainstorming Discussino/debate Mag. Marlene Mader The World Café is an interactive and problem-solving-oriented brainstorming methodology. It aims...... read more

S.E.E. the links (a dice game to connect sustainability dimensions)

Game Mag. Marlene Mader 'S.E.E. the links' is a dice game to demonstrate the relations between the three sustainability...... read more

Dyade

Brainstorming Creative methods Creative methods Jonas Meyer MSc The Dyade is a conversation between two persons using pre-defined questions. The same questions...... read more

Methods for a qualitative spatial analysis

Creative methods Creative methods Mag. Dipl.-Ing. Dr. Manfred Omahna The building block “Methods of qualitative spatial analysis“ presents the basics of qualitative...... read more

Role Play „Scientific Conference – Panel Discussion“

Discussino/debate Mag. Dr. Renate Renner The role play "Scientific Conference - Panel Discussion" encourages the participants to discuss...... read more

Microtraining

Discussino/debate Creative methods Dipl.-Ing. Dr. Ulrike Seebacher MSc Micro training is a way to inform people in a short period of time and to support informal...... read more

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03.12.2012

Six Thinking Hats

This method is best used to solve complex problems as it aims at looking at problems from...

04.12.2012

Station Talk

This method helps developing new ideas for different topics in a structured way. Students work in...

04.12.2012

Open Space Technology

Open Space Technology (OST) is a framework for self-organised meetings. Contrary to traditional...

20.12.2012

3x7=21

Structure of the teaching method: Students write and review papers according to the following...

06.12.2012

Philosophical Dialogue

14.05.2013

Integrale Lehre

Eine zunehmend komplexer werdende Welt verlangt auch in der Lehre nach umfassenden und...

12.12.2012

Transparent Poly Pocket

Students should be able to check their knowledge on the basis of prepared tasks and quizzes and...

12.12.2012

Hot Seat

The method Hot Seat requires students to assume a range of roles and perspectives on a studied...

12.12.2012

Think – Pair – Share

Using this method, different topics are worked out cooperatively by learners who individually...

12.12.2012

Sustainability Bingo

A modification of the well-known Bullshit or Buzzword Bingo is presented as a method to increase...

12.12.2012

Lie to them once!

A round of introductions at the beginning of a seminar is not always effective. A fun technique...

03.12.2012

Graz Model for Integrative Development

The Graz Model for Integrative Development (Mader, C., 2009, 2012) assesses development processes...

03.12.2012

iooi method (Input – Output – Outcome – Impact) by Bertelsmann Stiftung

The iooi method deals with impact assessment of corporate social commitment. iooi stands for...

04.12.2012

Storytelling

Stories can impart knowledge, facts, experiences and values, which stimulate us to creative and...

04.12.2012

World Café

The World Café is an interactive and problem-solving-oriented brainstorming methodology. It aims...

17.12.2012

S.E.E. the links (a dice game to connect sustainability dimensions)

'S.E.E. the links' is a dice game to demonstrate the relations between the three sustainability...

03.12.2012

Dyade

The Dyade is a conversation between two persons using pre-defined questions. The same questions...

06.12.2012

Methods for a qualitative spatial analysis

The building block “Methods of qualitative spatial analysis“ presents the basics of qualitative...

05.12.2012

Role Play „Scientific Conference – Panel Discussion“

The role play "Scientific Conference - Panel Discussion" encourages the participants to discuss...

05.12.2012

Microtraining

Micro training is a way to inform people in a short period of time and to support informal...

03.12.2012

Fishbowl-Discussion

Democratic decision making can be simulated in a fishbowl discussion. Since the majority of the...

03.12.2012

Interactive Backcasting

In this method one starts with defining a desirable scenario for the future and then the group...

04.12.2012

6-3-5 Brainwriting

6-3-5 Brainwriting is the most common form of brainwriting – a variation of brainstorming which...

04.12.2012

More Than Words

The method “More than Words” uses objects as symbols to express one’s feelings about a certain...