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January 2020

BOLD Creativity: Visual Literacy and Student Engagement

31st January @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Learning Outcomes Develop an understanding of the impact of visual literacy Develop an appreciation of active learning methodologies in creating meaningful learning experiences Apply creative approaches to teaching, learning and assessment to enhance student engagement

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February 2020

Internationalisation For All Through ‘Internationalisation @ Home’. Session with Professor Catherine Montgomery, University of Durham and Dr Don O’Neill, Waterford Institute of Technology.

17th February @ 10:00 am

Learning Outcomes Appraise how 'internationalisation at home' can support student success in and through their studies Evaluate current approaches to 'internationalisation at home' used globally Identify new approaches to 'internationalisation at home' suitable to the Irish Higher Education context Plan for the integration of selected approaches to curriculum design

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March 2020

What Lies at the Heart of Education?

14th March @ 9:30 am - 1:30 pm

Learning Outcomes: Consider fresh perspectives on what it means to be fulfilled and engaged as a teacher and educational leader in contemporary Ireland Examine the role of teachers and educational leaders in creating positive learning environments for their students both within and outside of the classroom Debate and question what lies at the heart of teachers’ and educational leaders’ values and ethos and how this informs their professional practice Reflect on how teachers and educational leaders could enhance their teaching…

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Using Digital Storytelling for Learning Engagement

19th March @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Learning Outcomes: Recognise key objectives in creating digital stories Reflect on video games as an intersectional form of media Understand how digital story techniques can be applied to technical and non-technical disciplines to create innovative learning materials Create links between staff of the Department of Computing & Mathematics and other faculties Record and publish a podcast as a teaching/learning resource

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April 2020

Building Research Capacity in Teaching and Learning in Higher Education

2nd April @ 9:30 am

Learning Outcomes Discuss what HEIs can do to facilitate research in teaching and learning Explore the motivations of lecturers to engage in research in teaching and learning Compare and contrast viable initiatives that HEIs can offer to lecturers to encourage engagement in research in teaching and learning Evaluate how structures and processes can be developed in HEIs to promote research in teaching and learning

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June 2020

Múineadh na Gaeilge ar an tríú leibhéal

9th June @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Learning Outcomes Iniúchadh a dhéanamh ar mhódhanna múinte na Gaeilge ar an tríú leibhéal Anailís a dhéanamh ar na modhanna is oiriúnaí do scileanna éagsúla teanga (labhairt, éisteacht, léamh agus scríobh) Deis a thabhairt do na rannpháiritithe machnamh a dhéanamh ar a dtaithí agus ar a straitéisí féin Nasc a dhéanamh idir múineadh na Gaeilge ar an tríú leibhéal agus an Fráma Tagartha Comónta Eorpach do Theangacha

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The CEFR in Language Teaching

10th June @ 4:00 pm - 11:59 pm

Learning Outcomes: Consider the benefits of the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) for Languages in language teaching and learning Assess the potential and the benefits of the CEFR in teaching languages Reflect on the lecturer's/teacher's own language teaching practices in light of the CEFR Share good practice and experience in using the CEFR in teaching and learning Explore the benefits of the CEFR in student engagement

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