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10:00 am

Valuing Teaching and Learning about sacred artefacts from the World’s major religions in Higher Education

11th November @ 10:00 am - 1:30 pm

This innovative and collaborative National Forum one day seminar proposes a dialogical framework involving educational, cultural and religious experts as they explore the role of religious artefacts in creative teaching and learning environments. For this event Mary Immaculate College would partner with the Chester Beatty Library, Dublin City Interfaith Forum and the MidWest Interfaith Network…

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11:00 am

Celebration and launch of the CUA DigitalEd Case Study Collection Publication

11th November @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

This special VITAL event will celebrate the launch of the DigitalEd Case Study Collection. The DigitalEd Case Study publication will showcase exemplars of online and blended course design outputs produced in GMIT, IT Sligo and LYIT including; reflections from the digital champion experience; Universal Design for Learning (UDL) in the digital world; the DigitalEd transformation journey and…

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Inter-Institutional Hybrid Classrooms: A CHARM European University Perspective

11th November @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

The European Universities initiative offers joint curricula across multiple university campuses using an innovative, challenge based, and student-centered approach. Teaching and learning practices for these universities of the future need to be aligned with a technology enhanced, transdisciplinary approach across multiple European locations. A major challenge is how to deliver inter-institutional modules across locations at…

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11:30 am

Reimagining a Climate Action University in 2030

11th November @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
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One event on 16th November 2021 at 11:30am

GMIT Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology, GMIT Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology
Galway, Galway Ireland

This workshop will be facilitated by Dr. Mark Kelly (Head of Centre for Sustainability), Declan Feeney (IT Sligo) and Fiona Britton (Sustainability Officer, IT Sligo) who will moderate a series of breakout sessions for staff and students to explore the opportunities inherent within the Climate Action University concept. The workshops on the 11th and 16th are…

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12:00 pm

A celebration of excellence in Teaching & Learning

11th November @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Dublin City University Dublin Ireland

Dublin City University (DCU) is committed to a transformative student learning experience, specifically cultivating an environment that values and recognises the importance of teaching. Accordingly, DCU is a member of Advance HE and in 2021 launched the first supported (online) journey to Fellowship which recognises excellence in teaching and learning. DCU now has over 50…

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11th November @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
University College Cork United States

ELEVATE was a national forum SATLE funded project focused on the creation of bespoke, spatially immersive, Virtual Reality, 3D environments where students could physically and conceptually interact with cellular and molecular biology components to enhance their understanding of same. In the panel session members of the interdisciplinary ELEVATE team will discuss the influence of pedagogical…

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12:30 pm

Scholarship Hour No. 4 (Stage 4 of the Gasta Marathon)

11th November @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Chaired by National Forum board member, Professor Jacqueline McCormack (Vice President of Online Development at IT Sligo), the fourth Scholarship Hour will open with National Forum Teaching and Learning Research Fellow, Professor Chris Lynch (UCC), sharing his initial research findings on findings from his research into Working with Higher Education Institutions and Professional and Regulatory…

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1:00 pm

Using Images in Teaching to Engage Student Learning

11th November @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Doctoral candidate Cliona Flood (lecturer in Applied Psychology) will share her research and practice regarding the use of imagery in lectures to inspire and engage students. Cliona teaches Organisational Psychology, Abnormal Psychology and is a key member of the Cyber Psychology team. Registration https://www.eventbrite.com/e/using-images-in-teaching-to-engage-student-learning-tickets-201737390967

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1:30 pm

Enabling Student Success by Enhancing Digital Teaching and Learning

11th November @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
University College Cork United States

Clíodhna O’Callaghan hosts an online roundtable discussion with staff and students to demonstrate the ways in which the student voice can inform, underpin and shape staff digital education training initiatives. Focus of event: Discussion with staff on students as partners in learning Registration https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/enabling-student-success-by-enhancing-digital-teaching-learning-tickets-200912965087?aff=ebdsoporgprofile

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2:00 pm

Developing a Best Practice Framework for Engaging External Practitioners and Tutors (online event)

11th November @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Challenges exist in engaging external/practitioner tutors to teach in HEIs, i.e. those experienced industry or professional services experts who are contracted by the HEI, to deliver modules, particularly on professional education programmes. The BLASST framework (Harvey, 2014) is a set of national (Australian) benchmarking standards to systematise good practice for learning and teaching with part-time…

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Thinking with Things: harnessing Creativity for Teaching and Learning

11th November @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
University College Cork United States

This workshop will incorporate hands-on and arts-based/maker approaches to teaching and learning. The workshop will be facilitated by Dr Briony Supple, Senior Lecturer, Design Thinking Pedagogy and Praxis, School of Education, in collaboration with a number of artists, faculty members and students from the PG Diploma in Innovation through Design Thinking program at UCC. Hands-on,…

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3:00 pm

Valuing and enhancing the teaching of external practitioner tutors in HEIs (online event)

11th November @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Specific challenges exist in developing the essential skills of external tutors new to teaching and moderating online. External/practitioner tutors are those who have come into HEI teaching environments from industry or professional positions and are contracted by the HEI, to develop and deliver modules, particularly on professional education programmes. This presentation discusses the discusses the…

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Launch of the Digital Badge in Autism Awareness for Staff

11th November @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
University College Cork United States

Join us for this one hour online event on Thursday November 11th, as part of Valuing Ireland’s Teaching & Learning (VIT&L) Week 2021. We will be launching the new Digital Badge in Autism Awareness for Staff (UCC), developed as part of the Autism Friendly University Initiative at University College Cork. Attendees will hear perspectives on…

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4:00 pm

Virtual Laboratories in Higher Education

11th November @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
University College Cork United States

Eric Moore facilitates a workshop on virtual laboratories in higher education. Workshop on using virtual Laboratories in higher education as an innovative pedagogical tool to improve student engagement and learning and to teach enterprise relevant transversal skills. Focus of event: Virtual laboratories as a pedagogical tool Registration https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/vital-week-virtual-laboratories-tickets-200928993027?aff=ebdsoporgprofile

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6:00 pm

VIT&L Week Virtual International Winter School (November 8th – 12th)

11th November @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 6:00pm, repeating until 12th November 2021

Marino Institute, Griffith Ave
Dublin 9, Ireland

Following on from the success of the inaugural MIE Virtual International Winter School in 2020, the VIT&L Week Virtual International Winter School will celebrate teaching and learning in Ireland and around the globe. Contributions from Irish and international guest speakers during the five day Winter School will afford participants an opportunity to engage with topics such as…

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