National Forum Open Licensing Toolkit Published

Today the National Forum publishes its Open Licensing Toolkit to support the use, creation and sharing of open educational resources (OER). The toolkit is the first in a series of resources and planned events by the National Forum to support open educational resources and practices, as outlined in the recent Insight: Supporting Open Education in…

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NStEP: Vacancy for National Student Engagement Programme Manager

Call for Applicants for National Programme Manager Role The partners supporting the National Student Engagement Programme now seek applications for the post of Programme Manager on a fixed-term contract until 31 December 2021. Deadline for receipt of applications is 12 noon, Tuesday 14 May 2019. The National Student Engagement Programme (NStEP) was launched in 2016 to develop…

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May 2019
22 May 2019

Delivery of the Digital Badge in Postgraduate Research Supervision

Learning Outcomes: Identify key regulations and policies around the education of research postgraduates, and clarify roles and responsibilities of supervisors Apply regulations and policies in response to a number of case studies/scenarios Review video or paper resource and reflect on your own supervisory approach based on this Identify key actions from this learning for your…

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22 May 2019

Evaluating student success in widening access initiatives: How do we know what works?

Learning Outcomes: Participants will have the opportunity to: Explore the concept of student success Examine approaches to evaluating student success Critique the data sources supporting the evaluation of student success in the context of widening participation Consider the challenges in determining 'what works' in terms of widening access within your institutional context Explore approaches to…

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23 May 2019

Evolving identities: Collaboration to enhance student success.

Learning Outcomes: Understand how working on cross disciplinary collaborative initiatives builds capacity and contributes to student success Learn how collaborative and reciprocal learning takes place between academic and professional staff and students Identify and create opportunities for cross disciplinary, collaborative projects  

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24 May 2019

Developing Wikipedia as an innovative teaching tool in medieval and early modern studies in Ireland

Learning Outcomes: Facilitate knowledge exchange about the use of Wikipedia in the university classroom Identify best practice of integrating Wikipedia as an assessment, learning and teaching tool Develop a network dedicated to teaching and learning for scholars of medieval and early modern studies in Ireland Eventbrite registration link will be available soon, in the interim…

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24 May 2019
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Global connections – support strategies for international placements

Learning Outcomes: Identify structures and scaffolds available to support International students to successfully undertake work placement in Ireland and support Irish students who undertake placements abroad Develop good practice in relation to preparing International/ non-EU students to achieve a work placement in Ireland Evaluate the advantages and challenges of international placements for Irish students, with…

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24 May 2019

Higher education on your doorstep, bridging the gap

Learning Outcome Analyse how student success is defined and supported within their own institution/school/organisation Outline how a programme similar to WIT’s LJAP could be replicated in their own institution/school/organisation Identify the benefits of and potential barriers to implementing such a programme Identify areas of outreach collaboration and potential stakeholders within their own institution and with…

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29 May 2019

Giving online a go: Reflections on developing a new academic discipline programme using technology – enhanced learning, teaching and support

Learning Outcome Acquire insights into persuading colleagues with traditional teaching and learning experiences to agree to and transition to a new discipline programme and a new technology led delivery model Recognise the external and internal alliances and partnerships required to establish successful blended, online and technology enhanced programmes Consider the steps to creating an effective…

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30 May 2019

Students as self regulating partners in assessment. Design, development, implementation and evaluation.

Learning Outcomes: Critique evidence of the benefits of learners engaging in self regulation through peer review Critically reflect on the enablers to peer review Discuss and synthesise the links between self regulated learning and peer review learning Explore how peer review can be implemented in practice within academic settings Design a template for implementation which…

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June 2019

The Impact and Experiences of Delivering a Programme using Team – Based Learning (TBL)

Learning Outcomes: Explain the essential elements of a TBL unit Discuss your experience of TBL as a participant Explain how TBL can be used as a driver for change in the assessment culture in higher education Describe some of the benefits and challenges of using TBL particularly across an academic programme Reflect on how TBL…

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05 June 2019

Key Digital Teaching and Learning Strategy, Policy and Practice Considerations for Higher Education

Learning Outcomes: Participants will appraise the key considerations and challenges when developing blended or on-line programmes Participants will evaluate their current strategy and policy considerations regarding blended and on-line delivery Participants will be able to assess and critique different strategic approaches to technology enhanced learning Participants will articulate and share their key questions/concerns and challenges…

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