It’already day 3 and the conference has not even slightly lost any of its charm for me. Today, for instance, the plenary talk about social justice was especially interesting as I honestly never really thought about that topic at all.
The first talk I wanted to visit about empathy was unfortunately already full so I just went to the next room. Well, I had absolutely no idea what kinda session this would be. I discovered that the session was about customising feedback for different learning styles which was surprisingly good. The key idea was that combining modalities leads to a higher possibility to suceed in teaching certain topics.
The follow up session ,which was about feedback as well, was also very interesting. Next I visited the session ” teaching our students to be global explorers” where I learned that people get payed to dress as pandas and test them on their survival skills in a panda bootcamp.
After that we kinda decided to visit the University and I by the love of god I swear that they could have filmed all the harry potter movies in there. The moment you walk in there the hogwards theme gets stuck in your head it’s great!
After that we visited a big cemetry on a hill which had impressive statues and a marvelous view on the city