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January 2021

Using TEL to Personalise the Student Learning Experience in Large Classes

13th January 2021

Learning Objectives • Demonstrate how best to engage students, in an inclusive way, in large classes resulting in greater interaction and engagement • Recognise the importance of personalising the student learning experience • Identify the TEL opportunities which can increase the personalisation of the student learning experience in large classes

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Resilience Building for Students and Educators

14th January 2021

Learning Objectives • Awareness of the neuroscience underpinning resilience, and its educational benefits • Evidence-based techniques to support the development of resilience • Mindset analysis and evaluation of stress responses • Application of tools and techniques to promote resilience and successfully manage challenges

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The Impact of COVID19 on the Learning and Teaching of Human Anatomy in Ireland

15th January 2021

Learning Objectives • Developed an understanding of how Covid-19 has negatively impacted student learning and the teaching of anatomy in Ireland • See how individual institutions in Ireland have responded to these challenge of Covid-19 to continue anatomy education • Build an awareness of the pedagogical approaches and frameworks that can be used to support the learning and teaching of anatomy in virtual learning environments • Understand how the challenges of Covid-19 have created new opportunities for teaching and learning…

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Exploring Ethical Concerns in Electronic and IT Engineering Education

18th January 2021

Learning Objectives • Gain industry perspective on ethical issues arising in practice in the IT and electronic engineering sector • Align instructional strategies in IT and electronic engineering education with the realities encountered in professional practice • Share examples of best practice in the inclusion of ethical concerns related to privacy and security in the curriculum of IT and electronic engineering programmes • Develop new teaching instruments and initiatives incorporating ethical concerns for IT and electronic engineering education • Foster…

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The Future of Clinical Legal Education in Ireland

18th January 2021

Learning Objectices • For those in legal education in Ireland to learn about new strategies for encouraging student success in clinical legal education modules • To assist in the creation of a community of those working in clinical legal education in Ireland, to foster a spirit of collegiality across the institutions and to share resources • To discuss the future of clinical legal education in Ireland given the recent move to online and blended delivery methods • To consider and…

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‘Presence’ in an Online Teaching Environment

20th January 2021
Institute of Technology Tralee, Tralee
Kerry, Ireland

Learning Objectives • Participants will be appraised of the concept of presence in an online environment • Identification of challenges in creating online presence and provide examples of appropriate strategies • The opportunity for participants to share experiences of online presence • The production of a collectively curated Open Educational Resource (OER) incorporating ‘presence’ into online teaching practice

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Communicating Scientific Research

28th January 2021

Learning Objectives • Identify your own communication and presentation style • Develop a new strategy for discussing your research • Develop a new perspective about career prospects and options available to you • Recognise the need and benefits to science communication

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Scalable Assessment Strategies for Digital Contexts

28th January 2021

Learning Objectives • Enable academic staff and those supporting teaching and learning to identify high-impact yet sustainable assessment strategies for use in a newly digital context of teaching and learning without increasing workload • Enable audience to appraise critically the value of open-book assessment in a context of (partially) digital delivery of teaching and learning • Develop attendee insight into principles and practices of effective open-book assessment

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Developing Engineering Competencies in Industry for Undergraduates

29th January 2021

Learning Objectives • Developing “culturally fit” graduates matching national employability criteria (core technical engineering competencies and deep skills) • Structuring learning outcomes of industrially hosted modules to enable successful completion by the student, independent of the sector, and assessed in a manner, which is tailored to the needs of student outputs at an advanced level • Demonstration of best practise on the delivery of industrial hosted modules from execution, mentoring and assessment of same ensuring student success based on continuous…

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Exploring Ways to Embed the Sustainable Development Goals into the Curriculum

29th January 2021

Learning Objectives • Introduce the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and their applicability in a Higher Education context • Critically evaluate how Higher Education Institutes can advance and lead the implementation of the SDGs • Explore the synergies between existing sustainability initiatives e.g. Green Campus, Health Campus programmes, community engagement etc., and the SDGs • Explore opportunities to embed the SDGs across the curriculum and beyond

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