National Forum Focused Research Project Reports 4

This project reports on a systematic survey of existing qualitative data on student non-completion gathered by 16 Irish higher education institutions, including Universities, Institutes of Technology and HECA Colleges. The findings of the current qualitative study identified five core themes which are significant in terms of student non-completion: course, personal, financial, medical/health and family. Of…

National Forum Focused Research Project Reports 1 & 5

Project 1 This report provides a considered account of some of the key issues which influence the sharing of open educational resources. These include questions of awareness and understanding of open educational resources at individual as well as institutional level, and the value placed on openness as a positive incentive for academic engagement. Acknowledging the complex interplay between…

Technology Enhanced Learning Report

Surrounded as we are by technologies, in almost every aspect of our lives, it is important that we are able to make sensible decisions about what works and what doesn’t work, about what facilitates and what encumbers and, importantly, about what inspires and encourages learning and creativity. This survey provides invaluable information about the current…

June 2015 Bulletin

Teaching & Learning Enhancement Fund 2014 The National Forum for Teaching and Learning will host an open session on June 23rd next (09.45 until 17.00, Wood Quay Venue) to showcase outcomes from the projects funded under Phase 1 of the Teaching and Learning Enhancement Fund, initiated in 2014. 20 institutions successfully secured almost €2 million…

Teaching Expert Awards Information Webinar

The National Forum will host an information webinar on the awards process on June 18th from 12:30pm – 1:30pm. To access the webinar click on the following link: https://teachingandlearning.adobeconnect.com/r8vs498lj14/ If you have any queries on this call please submit your question/s to info@teachingandlearning.ie. All queries will be responded to within 24 hours and replies will…

Teaching and Learning Enhancement Fund 2015 – Call for Proposals is now Open

Teaching and Learning Enhancement Fund (Driving Enhancement of Digital Capacity for Impact in Irish Higher Education) The online submission process is now open. Please visit Call for Proposals—Phase 2—2015 to learn more. The deadline for submission of proposals is 17:00 on Wednesday 9th September. The online application system will not accept proposals submitted after this…