International Summer Schools in the Time of Corona

During the worldwide Sars-CoV-2 pandemic, teaching at universities changed fundamentally within a few days. Lectures are recorded and uploaded to course management platforms, seminar talks are given online, and computer-based courses are held using teleconference software. The current situation becomes a worldwide experiment in distance teaching and learning, servers are upgraded in no time, and teachers and students learn how to use new software tools that they have never heard of before. Continue reading “International Summer Schools in the Time of Corona”

Online Summer School on “Trends, Rhythms and Events in the Earth’s Climate System – Past, Present and Future”

The Volkswagen Foundation is funding our 5th summer school on “Trends, Rhythms and Events in the Earth’s Climate System – Past, Present and Future” in 2021. After summer schools in Africa and Europe, this one will be taught entirely online. Continue reading “Online Summer School on “Trends, Rhythms and Events in the Earth’s Climate System – Past, Present and Future””