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April 2021

Exploring IT Supports for Successful Work Placement Processes

23rd April @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Learning Objectives • Identify technologies/software solutions used to support work placement and work based learning in Irish Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) • Investigate current good practice in HEIs regarding use of technologies to meet academic and institutional requirements, including; managing processes, compliance with regulations and engaging with employers • Explore the potential for use of technology to improve the student experience and student outcomes regarding work based learning / work placement • To evaluate and consider the challenges regarding using…

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Social Action Models of Teaching and Learning for Social Enterprise Development

23rd April @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Learning Objectives Explore the relationship between social enterprise and social change Identify and discuss implications for teaching and learning in different contexts Examine opportunities for social enterprise education

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Teaming Up for Student Success in the Undergraduate Dissertation

27th April @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Learning Objectives • Articulate one's own approach to undergraduate dissertation supervision as a teacher and/or as a researcher • Describe the advantages and disadvantages of different models Identify ways in which a team approach can be applied to one's own supervision activities • Devise an action plan to implement this team approach in an online/remote/blended context

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Developing the Concept of “Good” Teaching

29th April @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Learning Objectives • Explore the perceptions of new teaching academics on student engagement • Examine the concepts of ‘good teaching’ in light of the student voice • Discuss the variety of approaches that can enable increased student engagement • Evaluate the approaches that can be applied to improve the efficacy of your teaching practice *This event was deferred from the 2019/20 National Seminar Series

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May 2021

Creating Better Digital Video for Recorded and Live Streamed Classes

Learning Objectives • Identify elements of high quality video • Recognise the many competing considerations in creating high quality video • Discuss the requirements for creating single and multi-camera live and recorded video • Compare different equipment and setups for creating video for online teaching

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Re-imagining Impact as Evidencing Value in Teaching and Learning

11th May @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

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

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Design in Health – An Emerging Discipline?

12th May

Learning Objectives • 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 *This event was deferred from the 2019/20 National Seminar…

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The Self in the Professional Development Framework

Learning Objectives • Reflection and exploration of what Professional Development (PD) is and how it happens in the context of the Professional Development Framework for all Staff who Teach • Understanding of formal and informal learning and how PD can be part of normal working life • Discuss and debate the Self in Professional Development and the approaches we can use to discover Self (values exploration, reflection on learning and philosophy statements) • Guidance on creation of Library and Teaching…

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Connecting the DOTS – Developmental Opportunities in Transitions for Students

20th May

Learning Objectives • Understand brain development in the context of current undergraduate students in higher education settings • Consider the risks and opportunities of contemporary socio-cultural contexts relating to student learning and life • Identify practical strategies for enhanced student success and the development of graduate attributes through consideration of developmentally appropriate scaffolding in curriculum design, learning, teaching and assessment and student support services *This event was deferred from the 2019/20 National Seminar Series

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Professional Development Framework: Digital Portfolios and Communities of Practice

Learning Objectives • Identify international and national trends relating to professional development in higher education • Demonstrate the embedding of professional development into the GMIT curriculum • Showcase GMIT/Sligo IT professional development digital portfolios • Explore strategies for the further expansion of a ‘community of practice’ centred around the National Forum’s professional development framework

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