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Pauline Mattsson

Senior lecturer

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Teaching

Teaching philosophy 

My underlying view is that knowledge and understanding are based on experience and not objective and independent from the learner’s environment. From a teaching perspective, this implies that the learning is focused towards integrating knowledge to already existing understanding and perceptions. Thus, my role as a teacher is to facilitate the sense making and not focus on how students can best memorize concepts and theories based on earlier knowledge. Instead, existing concepts and theories should be connected to student’s prior understanding by encouraging debate and critical thinking. I do this by using mixed methods such as case studies, breakout groups, simulations and regular lections. I am also trying to mix electronic online lectures, and videos. To achieve deep learning I try to give both formative as well as peer feedback and use concepts and theories in different settings.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

UKÄ subject classification

  • Business Administration

Free keywords

  • Research and Innovation Policy
  • knowledge transfer
  • Life Sciences
  • knowledge generation
  • international collaborations

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