This open online five week introduction to teaching in higher education aims to
* Introduce new lecturers and aspiring lecturers to teaching and professional development in higher education
* Promote, develop and improve open academic practice within higher education
* Develop and practice skills in distributed-collaboration, social citation and professional reflection in the international educational development community.
This course has been designed around the key principles of autonomy, diversity, openness and interactivity, and attracts participants from across the world.