Realigning teaching, learning and assessment: Integrating assessment for learning in challenging times

Cork Cork, Cork

Learning Outcomes: Participants in this seminar will: Reflect upon the relationship between teaching, learning and assessment for learning Consider the challenges of effective management of assessment from an institutional, teacher/lecturer and student perspective Reflect on how assessment design, integration with the curriculum, marking and feedback could best be supported Discuss, share good practice and consider…

How Good Conflict Can Develop Creative Learning Communities

Cork Institute of Technology

Learning Outcomes Understand the nature and importance of conflict in developing creative learning communities Be familiar with the Thomas Kilmann Conflict Mode Instrument Become more aware of your own preferred approach mode Explore and practice alternative conflict modes with peers Examine how different approaches to conflict can be harnessed to improve the learning environment for…

Mission Critical: Using ‘Critical Moments’ not ‘At Risk’ Students to Flip our View of Student Success using Transitions Pedagogy

Cork Institute of Technology

Learning Outcomes Understand and explore the concept of ‘critical moments’ for students across the lifecycle in your institution Reflect on how your institution’s knowledge and support of critical moments contrasts across European HE settings Be introduced to the Transitions Pedagogy model to consider critical moments in the holistic design of curricula as well as student…

Early Bird Event: Universal Design for Learning- Accessibility & Inclusive Assessment and Feedback (Online)

Cork Institute of Technology

This online workshop is an early bird National Seminar Series 2020/21 event, our full 2020/21 series calendar will launch on 1 October 2020. Learning Outcomes • Identify and understand the principles of Universal Design for Learning (UDL) • Learn how to ensure resources created for students are accessible • Gain insight into the practical application…

Universal Design for Learning: Accessibility and Inclusive Assessment and Feedback

Cork Institute of Technology

Learning Objectives • Identify and understand the principles of Universal Design for Learning (UDL) • Learn how to ensure resources created for students are accessible • Gain insight into the practical application of UDL principles in both face-to-face and remote educational settings and in particular to assessment and feedback practices • Learn how to transform…

Plagiarism and Collusion – Myth or Reality? Assessment for Future Needs

Cork Institute of Technology

Learning Objectives • Enhance awareness amongst all those who teach of the types of plagiarism and collusion that are most prevalent • Enable debate on the evidence surrounding plagiarism, collusion and contract cheating • Encourage re-design of assessment practices to support learning and reduce possibilities for plagiarism and collusion • Embed self-reflection and create awareness…

Redesigning Assessment and Developing Staff and Student Feedback Literacy

Cork Institute of Technology

Learning Objectives • Elaborate on the meaning of feedback and distinguish between general feedback and feedback on assessment • Examine assessment strategies and consider how we can redesign assessments to provide opportunity for students to engage with and incorporate the feedback in subsequent assessments • Empower students as confident and competent evaluators of their own…

Working On Reflection – Supporting Students to Reflect on Work Placement

Cork Institute of Technology

Learning Objectives • Discuss the importance of using reflective practices for work based learning and assessment • Conduct a workshop for students pre-placement and during placement on reflective processes and methods • Provide feedback for students on their reflections • Assess reflections for work based learning

Relational Pedagogy and Whole-class Engagement – Can it Really be Done?!

Cork Institute of Technology

Learning Objectives • Understand and explore the concept of relational pedagogy in a face-to-face and online environment • Reflect on how your own experience in ‘whole-class’ engagement practices contributes to an engaged learning environment • Consider how our own understandings and definitions of student engagement, partnership and co-creation impact our professional practice • Identify and…

Developing Engineering Competencies in Industry for Undergraduates

Cork Institute of Technology

Learning Objectives • Developing “culturally fit” graduates matching national employability criteria (core technical engineering competencies and deep skills) • Structuring learning outcomes of industrially hosted modules to enable successful completion by the student, independent of the sector, and assessed in a manner, which is tailored to the needs of student outputs at an advanced level…