851-0371-00L  Coaching Students

SemesterSpring Semester 2021
LecturersB. Volk, R. P. Haas, S. Pedrocchi
Periodicityevery semester recurring course
Language of instructionEnglish


851-0371-00 SCoaching Students12s hrsB. Volk, R. P. Haas, S. Pedrocchi

Catalogue data

AbstractThe course “Coaching Students” enhances Student Teaching Assistants and other participants in their roles as student coaches, acquiring basic knowledge about coaching methodology and the mindset of a coach. The course is focusing on participants that are coaching student groups or teams or individuals with open tasks without model solution, where nondirective support plays an important role.
ObjectiveParticipants will
• understand the basics of coaching and the roles as student coach.
• develop the mindset of a coach and reflect on their attitude towards guiding student learning processes (individuals and teams).
• acquire coaching skills and build knowledge and know-how about coaching methods.
• analyse learning scenarios and team situations by developing and verifying hypotheses.
• design coaching session and feel confident to use coaching methods.
• give and get feedback from peers and self-reflect on their coaching practice.
ContentAfter the online phase students improve their theoretical knowledge, methods expertise and coaching skills in five double lessons with in-class activities.

Here is the schedule with dates and topics
The Zoom-Link is published in the Moodle Course:

• 8 March 2021: Kick-off (Roles, Active listening, Feedback)
• 15 March 2021: GROW model and Asking questions
• 22 March 2021: Hypothesis and Motivation
• 12 April 2021: 1:1-Coaching
• 26 April 2021: Team building & Psychological Safety
• 3 May 2021: Facilitating Conflicts
• 17 May 2021: Reflexivity and Case studies

For each live session preparatory material is provided on Moodle, enabling participants to start these sessions well equipped.

Performance assessment

Performance assessment information (valid until the course unit is held again)
Performance assessment as a semester course
ECTS credits1 credit
ExaminersB. Volk, R. P. Haas, S. Pedrocchi
Typegraded semester performance
Language of examinationEnglish
RepetitionRepetition only possible after re-enrolling for the course unit.

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