The Fusion of Theory and Practice: Reflection on the Early Years & Childhood Studies Professional Practice Placement as a Community of Practice Experience – Part 2

Learning Objectives To develop a community of practice exploring the triquetra relationship among student, placement supervisor and placement mentor with a focus on student well-being and student success To discuss the fusion of theory and practice, of the interdisciplinary degree, identifying the key components that assure student well-being and student success during professional practice placement…

Clinical Legal Education – Empowering Students to Explore the Law in Practice

Learning Objectives Interrogation of teaching approaches and impact on student learning Exploration of design and assessment approaches Exposition of student experience through dissemination of qualitative feedback Demonstrate application of Universal Design for Learning to embed accessible pedagogy Exhibit capacity for student contribution to civic engagement

Enhancing Teaching and Learning Using Virtual and Immersive Technologies

Learning Objectives Consider the benefits and potential of VR in education in enhancing learning, teaching, and overall digital capability Identify possible VR applications for their own teaching and learning Understand the resources and requirements needed for using VR in educational contexts Consider the enhancements to the interdisciplinary learning experience using virtual and immersive technologies Click…

The Fusion of Theory and Practice: Reflection on the Early Years & Childhood Studies Professional Practice Placement as a Community of Practice Experience – Part 3

Learning Objectives To develop a community of practice exploring the triquetra relationship among student, placement supervisor and placement mentor with a focus on student well-being and student success To discuss the fusion of theory and practice, of the interdisciplinary degree, identifying the key components that assure student well-being and student success during professional practice placement…

From Surviving to Thriving – Negotiating the Post-Zoom Landscape

Learning Objectives To reflect on the language learning experience students have had since March 2020 To consider how best to use the teaching and learning experience gained since March 2020 To explore challenges facing staff and students as we return to onsite teaching, learning and assessment To discuss best practice in terms of a return…

Supporting the Student Journey from Classroom to Workplace

Learning Objectives To develop a greater awareness of teaching and learning methods employed in placement preparation nationally To explore innovative practices in placement preparation To discuss good practice in supporting students’ placement preparation journey To consider challenges of digital engagement in placement preparation Click here to register

Curricular Approaches to Wellbeing in Higher Education

Learning Objectives To describe the main recommendations of the National Forum USI "Embedding Wellbeing in the Curriculum" report To describe key components of selected initiatives being showcased during the seminar To identify opportunities that exist within current curricular offerings to incorporate wellbeing Click here to register

The Fusion of Theory and Practice: Reflection on the Early Years & Childhood Studies Professional Practice Placement as a Community of Practice Experience – Part 4

Learning Objectives To develop a community of practice exploring the triquetra relationship among student, placement supervisor and placement mentor with a focus on student well-being and student success To discuss the fusion of theory and practice, of the interdisciplinary degree, identifying the key components that assure student well-being and student success during professional practice placement…

Utilising the Irish Sagas Online Website as a Teaching Tool

Learning Objectives On successful completion of this workshop, particpants should have familiarised themselves with the range of sources and methodologies in use on the Irish Sagas Online website Participants should better understand the potentialities of the Irish Sagas Online website as a teaching resource They should be in a position to use the website and…