Teaching (autumn 2021)

On this page, you can find information for teachers at Natural Sciences and Technical Sciences about teaching in the autumn semester of 2021. This includes guidelines regarding COVID-19 and inspiration for online teaching.  

Aarhus University’s campuses have reopened completely, and all employees and students are free to come to campus on condition that they comply with the COVID-19 prevention public health guidelines.

Advice and guidelines regarding COVID-19

Inspiration for your online teaching

Inspiration for online teaching

’Teaching Online’ is an online course in Brightspace that provides concrete examples and guides on how online teaching and examinations can be organized at NAT TECH– including independent online study, dialogue, feedback, lectures, small-class teaching, supervision, and more. You follow the course as an independent study, and go through the materials and activities as needed.  

Get started now:

  1. Log on to Brightspace as usual
  2. Access the course page via this link
  3. "Enrol" in the lower-left corner

On AU Educate, you can get inspiration for your online teaching (only in Danish at the moment). Read about motivating students online, find suggestions for activities in your teaching, and get technical guides for digitals tools.

Workshops on online teaching

Centre for Educational Development offers workshops on online small class teaching, online lecturing, and teaching online students and on-campus students simultaneously.

Registration for workshops.

Get individual counselling on online teaching by contacting an employee at Centre for Educational Development or by writing to ced@au.dk.

Four models for teaching during the Covid-19 pandemic

On the page, you will find suggestions and guidance on how to successfully manage the conversion from traditional classroom teaching to other forms of teaching and learning formats that comply with the Ministry of Higher Education and Science’s guidelines. You will also find inspiration for Nat and Tech teachers.

Online start of studies

Many factors contribute to a good start at the university for new students. The sense of belonging, both socially and academically, is important for student well-being and retention. Facilitating a good start can be an additional challenge in an online environment.

On AU Educate, you can find inspiration for helping your students to a good start.


Regarding page content

Contact Kim Kusk Mortensen, Head of Studies Administration, at kkm@au.dk

Regarding online teaching

Get individual counselling on online teaching by contacting an employee at Centre for Educational Development (link only in Danish) or by writing to the centre at ced@au.dk.