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Difficult Events, Different Narratives: Strategies and Capacity Building for Teaching, Learning and Assessing Contested Issues in Modern Languages, Applied Linguistics and Journalism

30th April 2020 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Learning Outcomes:

  • Identify key issues that impact upon teaching, learning and assessment in Higher Education when engaging with contested events and narratives in the fields of Modern Languages Applied Linguistics (MLAL) and Journalism
  • Explore strategies used within and across disciplines towards the pursuit of best practice in the teaching, learning and assessment of contested events and narratives
  • Establish the areas where further professional development is required and amendments to current practice could be implemented
  • Experiment with teaching, learning and assessment innovations and analyse their appropriateness for specific (contested) topics of study
  • Participate in a cross-institutional and cross-disciplinary network for the development of strategies and capacity building in teaching, learning and assessment of contested events and narratives

Venue

University of Limerick
Ireland

Organizer

Muireann Prendergast
Email:
muireann.prendergast@ul.ie