"University for the future - Creating a competitive environment for engineering students "


08:30 Registration and coffee

09:00 Welcome by Vice Rector Tor Hemmingsen

09:10 Introduction 
          " University for the Future-
          the importance of a scholarly approach to teaching and learning"
Thomas Olsson, Senior lecturer, Academic Development, Lund University

09:30 Session I  "The University facing the digital student?"
Chair: Anders Axelsson, Dean Faculty of Engineering, Lund University

          "Foreign education and MOOCs in the Nordic countries" 
           Sebastian Stålfors, for the Nordic Council of Ministry
          "Good practices regarding eLearning
          Alan Davidson, Dean, Robert Gordon University
          "Time for MOOCs"
          Berit Kjeldstad, Pro rector NTNU, Leader of the Norwegian official "Mooc" committee

10:30 Coffee break

11:00 Session I  continues
          "The Digital Student facing the university
          Rasmus Lundgaard Christensen, Aalborg University  
          Representative from the NORDTEK Student Network
          "Web-assisted and personalized education in the mathematic class"  
Gunnar Stefansson, professor, University of Iceland  
"Flipped Learning in engineering courses- a case from Aalborg University"
Dorina Gnaur, Assistant professor, Aalborg University

12:00 Break out session
The university facing the digital student
          The digital student facing the university

12.30 Lunch

13:30 Wrap up
Eskild Holm Nielsen, Dean, Aalborg University  

14:00 Session II - "Strategies"
 Chair: Per Michael Johansen, Rector Aalborg University

          "Digitizing the Swedish society and its impact on higher education
          and life long learning"
          Jan Gulliksen, Dean, Royal Institute of Technology,
          Chairman of the Committee for Digitization, Swedish Government         

14:30  Coffee break

14:45 Session II continues
            "Adaptive learning and the need for simplifying content"
 Henrik Sunde, Zoaring
           " Rewarding Excellent Teaching- experiences from Lund University"
Thomas Olsson, Senior lecturer, Academic Development, Lund University 

15:45  Break out session 
Components of the digital University  

16:15  Wrap up 
Øystein Lund Bø, Dean, University of Stavanger

16:45 Conclusions&proposals
Is there a new type of competition?
           What strategies is needed?
           Nordic advantages
           Cooperation, a competitive strategy

17:00 End


18:45  Meet at Skagen Kaien ( Vågen) 
map/ Stavanger city map

19:00 Departure by boat ( 20 minutes boat trip)  to South-Hidle/
and Flor og Fjære  & "The tropical island of Rogaland"
You will be welcomed with a guided tour through the garden before dinner.