Loading Events

Upcoming Events › Teaching and Learning Enhancement Within and Across Disciplines

Events Search and Views Navigation

Find Events

Event Views Navigation

Events Search

April 2021

Building Research Capacity in Teaching and Learning in Higher Education

Learning Objectives • Discuss what Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) can do to facilitate research in teaching and learning • Explore the motivations of lecturers to engage in research in teaching and learning • Compare and contrast viable initiatives that HEIs can offer to lecturers to encourage engagement in research in teaching and learning • Evaluate how structures and processes can be developed in HEIs to promote research in teaching and learning *This event was deferred from the 2019/20 National Seminar…

Find out more »

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

22nd April

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 and narratives • Establish the areas where further professional development is required and amendments to current practice could be implemented • Experiment with…

Find out more »

May 2021

Design in Health – An Emerging Discipline?

12th May

Learning Objectives • Appreciate the role of design-based approaches in enhancing health professions education • Describe approaches that used to include design-based approaches in health professions education • Evaluate the benefits and challenges of developing design-based modules/programmes in health professions education • Discuss the epistemological and pedagogical considerations relevant to design in healthcare • Identify how to select appropriate teaching and learning approaches for design in healthcare and evaluate their impact *This event was deferred from the 2019/20 National Seminar…

Find out more »

Engineering an Ethical Reboot: Embracing the Social Dimension of Engineering

13th May

Learning Objectives • Demonstrate an understanding of how the technical work of engineers is inherently social and political • Consider pedagogical approaches that might foster a deeper and more holistic student appreciation of social responsibility in the context of engineering practice • Develop an appreciation of how, as educators, we might empower students to make a positive contribution in support the reshaping of the social, economic and legal contexts of engineering practice *This event was deferred from the 2019/20 National…

Find out more »

The Self in the Professional Development Framework

Learning Objectives • Reflection and exploration of what Professional Development (PD) is and how it happens in the context of the Professional Development Framework for all Staff who Teach • Understanding of formal and informal learning and how PD can be part of normal working life • Discuss and debate the Self in Professional Development and the approaches we can use to discover Self (values exploration, reflection on learning and philosophy statements) • Guidance on creation of Library and Teaching…

Find out more »

Pedagogy as a Health Intervention

Learning Objectives • Foster interdisciplinary collaborative engagement and enquiry regarding the role of schools in affecting health behavioural change • Identify and consolidate good health promoting practices across subject disciplines • Investigate pedagogical approaches which address sustainable health behaviours in adolescents • Explore interventions that can provide cognitive, affective and behavioural learning opportunities • Develop a network of stakeholders, university and teacher-researchers focused on the encouragement and establishment of positive health choices, self-efficacy and resilience in adolescents

Find out more »

Self-study in Action: Responding to the Disciplinary Excellence in Learning Teaching and Assessment (DELTA) Framework

26th May

Learning Objectives • To support and generate evidence-based approaches to teaching and learning in teacher education that are a) informed by feedback, participation and involvement from various stakeholders, b) implemented using a “students as partners” approach and c) facilitated through peer-led discussions of self-study methodologies with a focus on data sources • To provide a platform and workshop approach to the dissemination of the scholarship of teaching and learning within teacher education through self-study researcher sharing • To explicitly and…

Find out more »

June 2021

Múineadh na Gaeilge ar an tríú leibhéal

Learning Objectives • Iniúchadh a dhéanamh ar mhódhanna múinte na Gaeilge ar an tríú leibhéal • Anailís a dhéanamh ar na modhanna is oiriúnaí do scileanna éagsúla teanga (labhairt, éisteacht, léamh agus scríobh) • Deis a thabhairt do na rannpháiritithe machnamh a dhéanamh ar a dtaithí agus ar a straitéisí féin • Nasc a dhéanamh idir múineadh na Gaeilge ar an tríú leibhéal agus an Fráma Tagartha Comónta Eorpach do Theangacha *This event was deferred from the 2019/20 National Seminar…

Find out more »

The CEFR in Language Teaching

Learning Objectives • Consider the benefits of the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) for languages in language teaching and learning • Assess the potential and the benefits of the CEFR in teaching languages • Reflect on the lecturer's/teacher's own language teaching practices in light of the CEFR • Share good practice and experience in using the CEFR in teaching and learning • Explore the benefits of the CEFR in student engagement *This event was deferred from the 2019/20 National…

Find out more »

Accomplishing Change in Teaching and Learning Regimes

Learning Objectives • To facilitate participants’ understandings of their own contexts of teaching and learning as a nexus of practices situated in a teaching and learning regime • To enhance participants’ skills as change agents by developing their practice sensibilities • To configure enhancement aspirations into a realistic appreciation of effective implementation processes, particularly in the areas of student engagement and blended/online teaching and learning processes • To take into account the significance of disciplinary context in relation to the…

Find out more »
+ Export Events