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Pedagogical Prizes Uppsala University 2010

The event was sadly rather poorly attended, eight people and six speakers, plus Pro-rektor Kerstin Salén. The videos of the speaches are available on the web. Gunnel Cederlöf Presentation on the history of development of knowledge and the challenges of internationalisation in our education. Interesting view of the benefits and challenges of cultural diversity for education in our times. Worth going to the web and listening to. Jakob Johansson Talked about goals and the learning map and pathways that are established in a course. The model presented is drawn from Stanford, USA and appears to be closely connected to and inspired by Biggs work on Constructive Alignment. Ingrid Arnesjö DiaNa, Dialog för Naturvetare: Diolog for Natural Scientists. The model is driven by a competency based approach to learning and developing skills and knowledge. Inspiration from the educational model of Alverno College in the USA. However, the Alverno model also seems to have its roots in