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January 2020

Assessing Your Stress – Connecting Wellbeing and Assessment

30th January @ 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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BOLD Creativity: Visual Literacy and Student Engagement

31st January @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Learning Outcomes Develop an understanding of the impact of visual literacy Develop an appreciation of active learning methodologies in creating meaningful learning experiences Apply creative approaches to teaching, learning and assessment to enhance student engagement

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February 2020

Writing Key Policy Theories and Concepts in 1000 Words

4th February

Learning Outcomes: Participants will be able to demonstrate an appreciation for the importance of having short readings of topical issues Participants will be able to demonstrate an ability to write short summary pieces of important issues for students to read as an additional resource and publish short blog posts (500 word 'take home' posts; 1000 word blog post series) Participants will have an opportunity to network with other academics who share an interest in this technique

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Engaging Staff in Meaningful Change in Assessment Practice

11th February @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Learning Outcomes Explore the benefits of programme approaches to assessment Define the challenges of implementing change in assessment practices at Institutional level Discuss enablers to engage staff to change assessment practices

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Pedagogic Research in Higher Education

11th February @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Learning Outcomes Explore where pedagogic research sits in higher education Explore pedagogic research in relation to the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Reflect on why pedagogic research is not as valued as other forms of discipline research Challenge how we can add value as pedagogic researchers

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Academic Developers on Theories of Change

13th February

Learning Outcomes: Participants will have the opportunity to reflect on networks that influence, or have influenced, their teaching and learning practice and evaluate how conducive these are to change in practice Participants will consider and discuss sociocultural perspectives in higher education, such as culture, organisational learning, communities of practice and leadership in a competing values framework Participants can review their experiences of academic development activities and analyse these in relation to theories of change Participants will have the opportunity to…

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Using Games to Teach: Gamification and Game-Based Learning in Higher Education

13th February @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

Learning Outcomes Explain the pedagogic rationale for using games to teach and identify when and how to apply a gamification strategy; Define the terms used in educational games, such as GBL, gamification, serious games, playful learning, and the various game elements that make a game for learning; Observe how HE practitioners have implemented games and gamification in their teaching, and the outcomes of such approaches; Share your own experiences of gamification in HE; Participate in one of two practical workshops, in which…

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Embedding Creativity in the Curriculum

14th February @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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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Developing the Entrepreneurial Mindset through Teaching, Learning and Assessment

17th February @ 10:00 am

**Please note change of date** 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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Enhancing Creative Curriculum Design and Assessment in STEM

20th February @ 10:00 am

Learning Outcomes Discuss concepts, theories and philosophies of creativity as applied to STEM teaching and learning in Higher Education Discuss the principles, purposes and challenges of creative curriculum design and assessment in STEM Develop and apply effective creative curriculum design and assessment strategies to promote student learning and development of graduate attributes in STEM

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