The Future Learning Initiative (FLI) leverages and builds upon our existing strengths in secondary and higher education to develop the world’s leading centre for research in the science of learning and advance ETH’s reputation as the globally leading learning institution.
FLI brings together more than 20 professors from 10 departments with the goal of synergizing existing expertise, while simultaneously accelerating impact through coordinated inter-departmental and inter-disciplinary collaboration.
Our goal is to transform the higher education system by:
The initiative seeks to advance the science of learning through:
To enable robust exchange of ideas, all members of the FLI regularly attend a monthly colloquium, where doctoral students, post-docs as well as visiting scholars present ongoing work of their projects. Regular exchange of this kind is important for developing boundary-crossing projects and a joint scientific identity.
Starting from September 2021, the FLI Colloquia will be part of the ETH course catalogue. Students will be able to attend the FLI Colloquium for 0.5 ECTS credits for each semester. In order to get their credits, students have to either present their research in a 30min talk followed by 15min Q&A or critically evaluate one or more talks in the form of a short essay.
FLI colloquia take place on the last Fridays of the month during spring and autumn semesters and are hosted by Prof. Manu Kapur. Due to Covid-19 restrictions, the FLI Colloquia will be held virtually on Zoom.
Dates and content:
24th September 2021
29th October 2021
26th November 2021
17th December 2021
Time: 4 – 6pm (s.t.)
Zoom link: will be provided after registration. Please contact Sara May (firstname.lastname@example.org) for a registration without earning the 0.5 ECTS credits.
More information on the FLI colloquium can be found in the . If you have any questions, please contact Sara May.
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