Teaching Responsible Research and Innovation in Higher Education
Year of study
Not part of a study programme.
Learning outcomes (LO)
On completion of this course participants will be able to:
- formulate their understanding of responsible research and responsible innovation;
- discuss approaches to promote RRI with regards to their applicability in research and innovation (R&I) processes;
- and to adapt strategies and approaches for teaching and learning on RRI and propose concrete teaching activities for promoting RRI in higher education.
Asessment methods and criteria
Prerequisites and co-requisites
Participants should have a basic knowledge of philosophy of science, science technology studies, sociology of science, or similar. Furthermore, they should have experience in research or innovation processes as well as in higher education teaching.
Mode of delivery
This course is an online course providing different materials (e.g. articles, texts, videos, links) and interactive elements (online forum and chat).
Planned learning activities and teaching methods
The course requires a high level of motivation and autonomous work by the participants. They have to read and comprehend the given texts, linked documents, and articles as well as case examples in defined time periods. The course participants have to actively engage in several online forum and online chat activities at specific points during the online course. They have to write entries answering to defined questions, comment on entries by others, and engage in discussions on RRI and related issues.