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October 2021

Constructive Alignment and Assessment Rubrics in Interprofessional Education

19th October @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Learning Objectives Identify the contribution of constructive alignment to IPE assessment of/as/for learning Identify the contribution of assessment rubrics to IPE assessment of/as/for learning Appraise the level of constructive alignment within current IPE activities and associated assessments Formulate sample rubrics items for IPE assessments Reflect on the application of constructive alignment and assessment rubrics to IPE

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Building a Shared Culture of Academic Integrity

20th October @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Learning Objectives Understand what is meant by a ‘culture of academic integrity’ Relate the steps taken in another jurisdiction to build a culture of academic integrity to the Irish context Appreciate the student perspective of academic integrity Plan to adopt and adapt the approaches shared within one’s own institution or context

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Part 1 – Reframing Academic Integrity Perspectives

21st October

Learning Objectives Empower delegates to understand the difference between unintentional and intentional academic impropriety and some of the newer and more complex challenges to academic integrity in the 21st century such as essay mills and fake news Provide delegates with an overview of institutional initiatives and pedagogical approaches to preventing unintentional academic impropriety Provide delegates with an understanding of how staff across academic institutions can work in partnership with students to prevent unintentional academic impropriety Explore how educating students about…

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Virtual Learning Agreements and their use in Blended Learning Models of Delivery

21st October @ 11:00 am - 12:15 pm

Learning Objectives Developing and applying virtual learning agreements Exploring issues that directly affect student engagement in a mixed model of online and in person delivery Apply appropriate teaching and learning techniques to enhance student engagement and participation

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Creating Better Digital Video for Recorded and Live Streamed Classes

26th October @ 9:00 am - 1:30 pm

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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Antiracism and UDL in the Irish Higher and Further Education Setting

27th October

Learning Objectives Explore how UDL principles can be applied to anti-racist teaching practice in the Irish Higher and Further Education context Grow their awareness of how to acknowledge, value and honour diversity in the learning environment Reflect on the diversity of learners in your institution and how to move from diversity to inclusion in your setting

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UCD LEAP: Engagement Monitoring & Remote Support Delivery in Online Environments

27th October @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Learning Objectives Increase understanding of available domains where engagement insights can be made in an online environment Increase understanding of how the above differ from traditional insights available from face-to-face interactions Increase understanding of how to design VLE environments in a way which enables engagement Increase understanding of how to pull actionable data out of the VLE and apply it in a manner which facilitates support interventions

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November 2021

Strategies for Promoting Student Self Efficacy in Higher Education

3rd November @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Learning Objectives Participants will acquire an understanding of definitions/theories pertaining to student self-efficacy in the context of higher education Participants will gain knowledge of the literature/key studies pertaining to student self-efficacy Participants will learn how to apply pedagogical approaches and other strategies to foster student self-efficacy to enhance the teaching and learning experience Participants will discuss the challenges, opportunities and benefits associated with the fostering of self-efficacy Participants will explore how student self-efficacy can be developed in partnership with students

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Sustainability in Bio-Pharmaceutical Sectors – asking the right questions?

3rd November @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Learning Objectives Demonstrate transformation in sustainability literacy as related to the Bio-Pharmaceutical Sector Explore exemplars of curriculum design, pedagogical approaches and assessment strategies for sustainability in Life Sciences Explore fundamental questions about the purpose of higher Education in building embedded pathways for lifelong sustainability

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Developing an Ethos of Authentic Assessment

4th November

Learning Objectives To assess the role of authentic assessment in fast-moving disciplines To review the systemic supports required institutionally to support authentic assessment To capture the the student voice in design and deployment of authentic assessment

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