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Demystifying research writing

Learning Objectives At the end of this session, students will be able to:  Reflect upon ways of developing complex, conceptual, critical, clever and confident research writing Identify the characteristics of confident, critical writing Apply strategies for refining their writing

Múineadh na Gaeilge ar an tríú leibhéal

Waterford Institute of Technology , Ireland

Learning Objectives • 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…

Successful Transitions to Employment for Nursing Students who have a Disability

University College Dublin , Ireland

Learning Objectives • Understand the importance of maintaining mental wellbeing while studying to be a nurse or midwife • Provide flexibility in accommodating students on work placements - the ‘what’ versus ‘how’ • Understand that students learn in different ways through the application of the principles of universal design • Enable students who disclose their…

The CEFR in Language Teaching

Waterford Institute of Technology , Ireland

Learning Objectives • 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…

Accomplishing Change in Teaching and Learning Regimes

Athlone Institute of Technology , Ireland

Learning Objectives • To facilitate participants’ understandings of their own contexts of teaching and learning as a nexus of practices situated in a teaching and learning regime • To enhance participants’ skills as change agents by developing their practice sensibilities • To configure enhancement aspirations into a realistic appreciation of effective implementation processes, particularly in…

Exploring the Role of Contemplative Pedagogy in Inspiring Education Practice and Student Engagement – Educator and Student Perspectives

Learning Objectives • Appraise a variety of ways in which contemplative pedagogy can be introduced into the classroom to initiate and sustain enquiry, promote creative and engaged student learning and the exploration of interiority and nurturing wholeness to foster a sense of student wellbeing • Engage with contemplative methods and explore possible practical applications within…

Cohort-based PhD Programmes in Ireland: Reflections, Learnings, and the Future

University College Dublin , Ireland

Learning Objectives • Understand the unique characteristics of cohort-based PhD programmes • Implement best-practice in cohort-based PhD training • Contribute to the design of cohort-based PhD programmes • Add to the conversation around student success in cohort-based PhD learning

Showcasing a Tiered Public Health Occupational Therapy Approach to Supporting Student Participation, Health, Wellbeing and Success in Higher Education

University College Cork , United States

Learning Objectives • Understand the role of occupational therapists in higher education settings • Understand the Healthy Campus Charter • Understand the tiered public health occupational therapy approach to supporting student participation, health, wellbeing and success *This event was deferred from the 2019/20 National Seminar Series

Re-imagining Impact as Evidencing Value in Teaching and Learning

University of Limerick , Ireland

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

Intensive Writing Camps as a Key Support for Doctoral Student Success

Learning Objectives Create and advocate for writing supports for doctoral students in your institution Identify the management and implementation issues involved in introducing writing programmes to support doctoral students Provide advice on writing strategies to doctoral students Explain the links between writing support, student mental resilience and timely completion