With the change to digital courses, even experienced presenters face an unfamiliar situation. In the following article, we have compiled several tips for you so that you can succeed in holding your online presentation.
This semester, courses will be held in a digital format, as far as possible. This also means that the exchange that would usually take place in the lecture hall, takes place digitally now. The following tips support you in settling in at the University digitally.
“Numismatics? And what is that? – This is the reaction I get most of the time when somebody asks me what I am interested in and what I want to specialise in during my master’s studies. Simply put, numismatics is the study of the history of coins and money. Anyone who thinks of ‘grandfather’s old … Continued
“Before I started the Gender Studies master’s programme, I studied media cultural studies. I was asked the question what I exactly do in my studies so many times that it seems like umpteen times. If I would receive one euro every time I hear this question, I must not work anymore beside my studies. But … Continued
“Giving tutorials from home wearing my pyjamas and slippers is something I could have hardly imagined a few months ago. When I was asked, two years ago, if I would like to work as tutor for an introductory course (STEOP), my university life has turned by 180 degrees. Having graduated from an academic secondary school … Continued
Less manager positions, less board seats: Anita Györfi is a PhD candidate at the Vienna Graduate School of Economics (VGSE). In her research, she focus on the “glass ceiling effect” for women and investigates possible roots.
How ethnographic research in Tanzania from afar was possible: In order to complete her joint master’s programme in Urban Studies, Lisbeth Huber would have traveled to Tanzania. Due to Covid-19 she had to find methods to collect relevant data even from a distance.
“My educational journey into Cognitive Science shattered beliefs and made me stumble into a crisis about what science even is. But ultimately, my Master’s degree in Cognitive Science was the most rewarding experience I could have wished for and fundamentally reconceptualized how I see the world. I was already reading books on cognitive psychology during … Continued
You are facing an oral exam and you do not really know what to expect? The Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) has compiled some tips to help you succeed in your exam.
Most of you will know the dreaded sensation of staring at a blank page at the beginning of a writing assignment. However, if the blank page stares back at you for days or even weeks, it becomes a problem. The Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) has compiled some tips on how to overcome writer’s block.
Procrastination or putting things off – these are terms that you know too well? The Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) gives advice on strategies with which you can get the ‘I’ll do that tomorrow’ problem under control.