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February 2020

“If Competency is the Answer…Have we Asked the Right Question(s)?”

12th February 2020 @ 10:00 am

Learning Outcomes Discuss a range of different perspectives on ‘competency’ Discuss the construct of personal development as a core competency Explain the principles of emotional intelligence as a tool for enhancing self understanding Explain how emotional intelligence ‘style’ influences personal and professional behaviours and outcomes Discuss the principles of effective conflict management and resolution and discuss how one's own personal conflict management style may serve as a barrier and/or a facilitator to more effective interpersonal relationships

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Academic Developers on Theories of Change

13th February 2020

Learning Outcomes: Participants will have the opportunity to reflect on networks that influence, or have influenced, their teaching and learning practice and evaluate how conducive these are to change in practice Participants will consider and discuss sociocultural perspectives in higher education, such as culture, organisational learning, communities of practice and leadership in a competing values framework Participants can review their experiences of academic development activities and analyse these in relation to theories of change Participants will have the opportunity to…

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Using Games to Teach: Gamification and Game-Based Learning in Higher Education

13th February 2020 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

Learning Outcomes Explain the pedagogic rationale for using games to teach and identify when and how to apply a gamification strategy; Define the terms used in educational games, such as GBL, gamification, serious games, playful learning, and the various game elements that make a game for learning; Observe how HE practitioners have implemented games and gamification in their teaching, and the outcomes of such approaches; Share your own experiences of gamification in HE; Participate in one of two practical workshops, in which…

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ePortfolio: From the National Context to Your Individual Institution

20th February 2020

Learning Outcomes: Participants will gain an understanding of current ePortolio levels and practices across Irish Higher Education institutions Participants will recognise the value of ePortfolio practice as a component of different pedagogies and across different contexts to enhance the quality of learning and teaching across an institution Participants will connect with peers and the wider ePortfolio Ireland Community to build connections to support further ePortfolio development for curricular and co-curricular activities

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Enhancing Creative Curriculum Design and Assessment in STEM

20th February 2020 @ 10:00 am

Learning Outcomes Discuss concepts, theories and philosophies of creativity as applied to STEM teaching and learning in Higher Education Discuss the principles, purposes and challenges of creative curriculum design and assessment in STEM Develop and apply effective creative curriculum design and assessment strategies to promote student learning and development of graduate attributes in STEM

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March 2020

Design in Health – An Emerging Discipline?

3rd March 2020 @ 10:00 am
Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, 123 St Stephens Green, Dublin 2
Dublin, Dublin Ireland

Learning Outcomes Appreciate the role of design based approaches in enhancing health professions education Describe approaches that used to include design based approaches in health professions education Evaluate the benefits and challenges of developing design based modules/programmes in health professions education Discuss the epistemological and pedagogical considerations relevant to design in healthcare Identify how to select appropriate teaching and learning approaches for design in healthcare and evaluate their impact

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The ‘What’, ‘Why’ and ‘How’ of Technology-Enhanced Assessment

5th March 2020 @ 9:30 am

Learning Outcomes Express an understanding of technology enhanced assessment Critically identify reasons for utilising technology enhanced assessment in participant's own practice Illustrate practical steps for embedding technology enhanced assessment in participant's own practice Develop digital rubrics and marking schemes for use in a virtual learning environment

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Developing Culturally Responsive Assessment in Higher Education

6th March 2020

Learning Outcomes Reflect on own cultural identity and intercultural awareness Recognise the impact of culture on learning and assessment Examine relevant concepts and issues related to designing culturally responsive assessment e.g. multicultural validity, construct validity, intercultural education Explore and evaluate a range of culturally responsive approaches to assessment Identify opportunities to support the development of culturally responsive assessment in own disciplinary and institutional contexts

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Diverse Learning Environments: Creating a Campus Climate for Student Success

31st March 2020 @ 10:00 am

Learning Outcomes Identify the different perspectives about student success how it is viewed by students and universities Reflect on the needs of diverse undergraduate student cohorts and how they are currently supported Consider the elements /dimensions of campus climate that contribute to and inhibit success in an diverse learning environment Develop strategies to promote campus climate that will enhance student success for all learners

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June 2020

Exploring the Role of Contemplative Pedagogy in Inspiring Education Practice and Student Engagement – Educator and Student Perspectives

15th June 2020 @ 9:30 am
TU Dublin, Tallaght United States

Learning Outcomes Appraise a variety of ways in which contemplative pedagogy can be introduced into the classroom to initiate and sustain enquiry, promote creative and engaged student learning and the exploration of interiority and nurturing wholeness to foster a sense of student wellbeing Engage with contemplative methods and explore possible practical applications within subject areas Differentiate between current pedagogy and the potential of contemplative pedagogy in Higher Education from the educator’s perspective Appreciate the role of contemplative pedagogy in the…

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