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Best practices in HPC training

28 Sep 2023 @ 09:00 - 29 Sep 2023 @ 12:00 CEST

This instructor training workshop is focused on helping competent practitioners and experts in various fields teach their knowledge to others. It also serves a kickstart to teaching ENCCS lessons. The two-half-day online workshop will present best practices in teaching technical topics both online and in-person and is based on past experiences from both ENCCS and well-known educational initiatives like The Carpentries and CodeRefinery. It will include a brief tour of the following topics:

  • Science and philosophy of teaching
  • How to teach interactive, hands-on workshops
  • How to design interactive, hands-on lessons
  • How ENCCS runs workshops
  • How ENCCS has taken the best advantage of online teaching

This workshop is organised by ENCCS, NCC Lithuania and CASTIEL.

After attending a workshop covering this material, learners should:

  • Have increased confidence in teaching interactive workshops in online and in-person settings. 
  • Be familiar with important pedagogical concepts and scientific findings about how people learn new skills.
  • Appreciate the importance of frequent hands-on practice in building skill.
  • Understand how learning can be improved by following certain best practices in interactive teaching.
  • Know how to backwards-design training material based on intended learning outcomes.
  • Know about important differences between online and in-person training and how inherent challenges in online training can be overcome.
  • Be familiar with a technical approach to collaboratively developing open source lessons based on a template.


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