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October 2019

Developing the Entrepreneurial Mindset through Teaching, Learning and Assessment

29th October @ 10:00 am

Learning Outcomes Explore best practices in teaching, learning and assessment in Entrepreneurship Education Debate how best to embed entrepreneurship in non business disciplines Share practice in teaching, learning and assessment that develops the entrepreneurial mindset

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Infusing Critical Thinking into Undergraduate Business Programmes

29th October @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Learning Outcomes Explore the relationship between critical thinking, reflective practice and writing Share experiences of critical thinking in action across business disciplines Develop ideas for infusing critical thinking into the undergraduate Business curriculum and learn how to integrate it into classroom and online teaching Apply critical thinking in the process of programme level assessment Appraise the scholarship supporting this necessary skill

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Assessment and Feedback at the Module and Programme Level

31st October @ 10:00 am

Learning Outcomes Identify key concepts underpinning Programme Focused Assessment (PFA) that draw upon key findings/recommendations from the UK TESTA project www.testa.ac.uk and the TU Dublin LEAF Teaching Fellowship (Leading Enhancement of Assessment & Feedback) Review and rethink programme based assessment and Feedback strategies at institutional, programme and module level, taking into account current research findings within the context of existing institutional subject disciplinary practices Identify key assessment and/or feedback challenges/issues as a collaborative enterprise and work together to develop a…

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November 2019

Embedding Creativity in the Curriculum

4th November @ 12:00 am

Learning Outcomes Comprehend the importance of creativity in higher education Understand the principles of creativity in teaching in higher education Be equipped to embed practices that enhance student creativity in their teaching Enhance interdisciplinary thinking to support creativity in the curriculum Explore how to incorporate creativity to better engage students in the learning process

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Thinking and Learning Across Disciplines in Doctoral Education

22nd November @ 10:00 am

Learning Outcomes Participants will have an opportunity to meet and create networked relationships across the disciplines amongst existing and aspiring doctoral educators Participants will appraise the key considerations and challenges when developing doctoral programmes that enable students to think beyond their own discipline Participants will evaluate key trends and developments in creating opportunities for students to communicate across traditional disciplinary divides Participants will be able to assess and critique different approaches to the development of new and different skills and…

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December 2019

Translation in Language Teaching: Rethinking the Role of Translation in Third-level Language Learning

9th December @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Learning Outcomes To consider the plethora of concepts, terms and approaches related to translation in language teaching (TILT) and how these may be connected with the reconceptualization of translation in language pedagogy To develop teaching and learning pedagogies that employ audio visual translation to exploit the increasingly multilingual repertoires of students in order to foster their plurilinguistic competency and appreciation To consider ways in which we can develop translation pedagogies for third level language instruction that develop learners’ communicative and…

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Enhancing Student Engagement: Implementing Active Learning Strategies

10th December @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Learning Outcomes Develop and produce a personal definition of Active Learning Hand pick a selection of Active Learning Strategies to utilize in your own Practice Produce an action plan for implementing at least one Active Learning Strategy for one of your own subjects/topics or lesson Construct a clear path to achieving the learning outcomes for your selected subject/topic or lesson using your chosen Active Learning Strategy Outline a method of evaluating/measuring the effectiveness of your Active Learning Strategy for achieving…

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The importance of considering a strategic approach in pursuing cross-disciplinary activities both within and between HEIs

16th December @ 10:00 am

Learning Outcomes Develop an appreciation for the importance of strategic cross disciplinary activities Demonstrate a level of understanding of the broad nature of departmental and institutional goals in pursuing cross disciplinary activities Have experience of group networking and mentoring opportunities in developing strategic priorities for inter disciplinary activities across HEIs Target Audience Senior Managers and Academics who have an interest in developing institutional level or departmental level strategic priorities and capacity building across disciplines. Format Workshop

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Making the Most of Interprofessional Learning – A Professional Development Seminar for Academic and Clinical Staff

17th December

Learning Outcomes Identify the challenges associated with the Interprofessional Learning (IPL) development and facilitation for teachers and staff Engage in interprofessional thinking and planning for IPL academic institutions Reflect on the principles of IPL to develop students' interprofessional and clinical skills Practice new skills developed in IPL facilitation and assessment of/as/for learning Explore ways in which research can be conducted about how IPL education can impact on IPL practice

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January 2020

Assessing Your Stress – Connecting Wellbeing and Assessment

9th January 2020 @ 9:30 am

Learning Outcomes Describe and understand the common factors around assessment that negatively impact on lecturers’ and students’ wellbeing Identify approaches and strategies to mitigate these factors and to enhance lecturers’ and students’ wellbeing in the context of assessment Perform actions to attend to one’s own wellbeing and that of students in the context of assessment Plan and implement practical steps to enhance one’s own assessment practices to ensure good wellbeing

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