Computer Science Support Centres in Ireland: A Review (2nd Annual Workshop)

Learning Objectives Knowledge sharing between support centre coordinators, staff, and other educators Update on last year from speakers (COVID responses) and how the first semester fully back on campus went in terms of rebuilding centres, and rebuilding a rapport with students Outlining results from a paper reviewing the state of Computer Science and Programming support…

Building UNESCO Sustainability Goals into the Law Curriculum

Learning Objectives To identify practical strategies for embedding the UNESCO Sustainable Development Goals into the law curriculum To share good practice and experience in using the UNESCO SDGs to inform and shape teaching and learning To explore strategies for enhanced student success and the development of graduate attributes through community outreach initiatives grounded in SDGs…

The Future of Clinical Legal Education in Ireland

Learning Objectives 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…

Difficult Events, Different Narratives: Strategies and Capacity Building for Teaching, Learning and Assessing Contested Issues in Modern Languages, Communications and Journalism

Learning Objectives Identify key issues that impact upon teaching, learning and assessment in Higher Education when engaging with contested events and narratives in the fields of Modern Languages Applied Linguistics (MLAL) and Journalism Explore strategies used within and across disciplines towards the pursuit of best practice in the teaching, learning and assessment of contested events…

Teaching and Research in the UK Higher Education Sector during the last 30 years

Learning Objectives Gain a professor’s view of people and processes, and how to work in HE as an early or midcareer academic Explore the set-up and development of an international research group within a teaching-led University and how research can complement teaching Develop an appreciation for the role that metrics (student satisfaction, research excellence framework…

Innovative Assessment and Feedback Mechanisms for Placement

Learning Objectives Discuss innovation assessment and feedback mechanism options for placement Analyse a series of practical interventions conducted across different colleges Identify a list of potential strategies for assessment and feedback on your own placement Gain more connections across placement to act as a sounding board for placement queries Click here to register

Curricular Approaches to Wellbeing in Higher Education

Learning Objectives To describe the main recommendations of the National Forum USI "Embedding Wellbeing in the Curriculum" report To describe key components of selected initiatives being showcased during the seminar To identify opportunities that exist within current curricular offerings to incorporate wellbeing Click here to register

Enhancing Teaching and Learning of Physical Activity in Irish Medical Curricula

Learning Objectives To enable those attending to understand the national picture for teaching and learning in this area, by describing existing physical activity teaching and assessment in medical curricula in Ireland To promote sharing of experiences between staff, students and recent graduates, and identify examples of best practice and innovation in physical activity leadership, teaching…