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December 2019
16 December 2019

The importance of considering a strategic approach in pursuing cross-disciplinary activities both within and between HEIs

Learning Outcomes Develop an appreciation for the importance of strategic cross disciplinary activities Demonstrate a level of understanding of the broad nature of departmental and institutional goals in pursuing cross disciplinary activities Have experience of group networking and mentoring opportunities in developing strategic priorities for inter disciplinary activities across HEIs Target Audience Senior Managers and…

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17 December 2019

Making the Most of Interprofessional Learning – A Professional Development Seminar for Academic and Clinical Staff

Learning Outcomes Identify the challenges associated with the Interprofessional Learning (IPL) development and facilitation for teachers and staff Engage in interprofessional thinking and planning for IPL academic institutions Reflect on the principles of IPL to develop students' interprofessional and clinical skills Practice new skills developed in IPL facilitation and assessment of/as/for learning Explore ways in…

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January 2020

Developing Teaching Portfolios

Learning Outcomes: Examine how Teaching Portfolios can play a key role in constructing your Professional Identity Identify the resources and approaches used in creating a Teaching Portfolio Discuss approaches on how to incorporate Teaching Portfolios into your teaching practice to become a critically reflective teacher Outline some tools and resources used for creating and developing…

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08 January 2020

How Good Conflict Can Develop Creative Learning Communities

Learning Outcomes Understand the nature and importance of conflict in developing creative learning communities Be familiar with the Thomas Kilmann Conflict Mode Instrument Become more aware of your own preferred approach mode Explore and practice alternative conflict modes with peers Examine how different approaches to conflict can be harnessed to improve the learning environment for…

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09 January 2020

Mission Critical: Using ‘Critical Moments’ not ‘At Risk’ Students to Flip our View of Student Success using Transitions Pedagogy

Learning Outcomes Understand and explore the concept of ‘critical moments’ for students across the lifecycle in your institution Reflect on how your institution’s knowledge and support of critical moments contrasts across European HE settings Be introduced to the Transitions Pedagogy model to consider critical moments in the holistic design of curricula as well as student…

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10 January 2020

Action in Architecture – Teaching for Climate Change, Teaching for the Future

Learning Outcomes Enabling those attending to understand the context in which their teaching practice and methods can develop to tackle the issue of climate change with reference to the perspectives of the case studies shown and through round table discussions Enabling those attending to learn from each other, share experiences and draw strength from a…

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Practical Universal Design for Educators

Learning Outcomes: Practical application of the principles of Universal Design for Learning (UDL) to digital, blended and classroom-based learning Evaluation of current teaching practices from a UDL perspective The synthesis of more inclusive teaching supports and approaches, incorporating the principles of UDL

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22 January 2020

Student Success is Everybody’s Business: Developing a Student Success Strategy at MIC

Learning Outcomes Illustrate best practice in the field of student success Examine current professional service and academic practices which impact upon Student Success at MIC Explore how MIC could best use learner data as an evidence base to inform and enhance student success Explore steps and approaches needed to develop a holistic student success strategy…

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The Self in the Professional Development Framework

Learning Outcomes 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 Discussion and debate on the Self in Professional Development and the…

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23 January 2020

Teaching Online is Different

Learning Outcomes Participants will be able to demonstrate an increased awareness of online teaching best practice Participants will be able to reflect on their own teaching practice and consider how this translates to the online environment Participants will be able to design a professional development plan to support online teaching in their institutions

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