Self-study in Action: Responding to the Disciplinary Excellence in Learning Teaching and Assessment (DELTA) Framework

Mary Immaculate College

Learning Objectives • To support and generate evidence-based approaches to teaching and learning in teacher education that are a) informed by feedback, participation and involvement from various stakeholders, b) implemented using a “students as partners” approach and c) facilitated through peer-led discussions of self-study methodologies with a focus on data sources • To provide a…

Re-imagining Impact as Evidencing Value in Teaching and Learning

University of Limerick

Learning Objectives Discuss the value of developmental activities within the wider context Conduct a benefit/loss analysis of the activities Identify both intended and unintended consequences of educational and/or professional development Plan for future developments to increase value and recognition of educational development

Constructive Alignment and Assessment Rubrics in Interprofessional Education

Learning Objectives Identify the contribution of constructive alignment to IPE assessment of/as/for learning Identify the contribution of assessment rubrics to IPE assessment of/as/for learning Appraise the level of constructive alignment within current IPE activities and associated assessments Formulate sample rubrics items for IPE assessments Reflect on the application of constructive alignment and assessment rubrics to…

Promoting Inclusivity through Universal Design for Learning (UDL)

Learning Objectives Identify the fundamental principles of universal design for learning (UDL) Explore the value of UDL in blended learning programmes in the post-COVID classroom Consider the potential of UDL as a framework to promote inclusivity in all areas of campus life Explore the contribution of the UDL framework to other areas, such as anti-racist…

Design a better 2022 – enhancing digital productivity and wellbeing for early career academics

Learning Objectives Engage in purposeful and critical reflection on everyday digital working practices as they relate to professional development and wellbeing Participate in interdisciplinary peer dialogue and cultivate a professional network that seeks to enhance digital wellbeing in the context of academic teaching and learning Identify key innovations in digital technologies to enhance learning, teaching…

Using Student Feedback and Learning Analytics in your Professional Development

Learning Objectives Participants will amend or modify teaching/curriculum considering student evaluations Participants will amend or modify teaching/curriculum considering learning analytics Participants will consider how to close the feedback loop Participants will consider how to incorporate student feedback and learning analytics in their professional development

Active Learning Strategies – A Travel and Tourism Programme Perspective

Learning Objectives To give an overview of the the current travel and tourism programmes available in Ireland To assess the viability of delivering a travel and tourism programme fully online in Ireland To recognise if there is demand to deliver such a programme in Ireland To ascertain the skill set required to teach a travel…

Building UNESCO Sustainability Goals into the Law Curriculum

Learning Objectives To identify practical strategies for embedding the UNESCO Sustainable Development Goals into the law curriculum To share good practice and experience in using the UNESCO SDGs to inform and shape teaching and learning To explore strategies for enhanced student success and the development of graduate attributes through community outreach initiatives grounded in SDGs…

Crossing Boundaries 2: Teaching for an Ethnically & Religiously Diverse Ireland

  Learning Objectives To explore how to bring minority and diverse voices into educational spaces in a safe, learning environment To inform professional practice about the diversity of religious beliefs in Ireland and support educators to engage in reflective practice as they address the needs of belief diverse learners Foster open, respectful dialogue, to create…

Amplifying the Upside to Academic Life

Learning Objectives Engage in interdisciplinary peer dialogue and cultivate a professional network that seeks to enhance teaching, learning and scholarship Clarify their values, interest, strengths and skills as they relate to teaching, learning and scholarship with an emphasis on strengths based learning Become aware and articulate the position of teaching and learning in the context…