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November 2020
27 November 2020

Meeting Academic Professional Development Needs

Learning Objectives • Map specific Continuing Professional Development (CPD) areas that meet academics immediate needs and experiences • Explore the levels of personalisation of CPD that can be achieved • Identify professional development pathways preferred by academics • Align CPD provision with the Professional Development Framework

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27 November 2020

Remote Mini Ed-Hackathon

Learning Objectives • Identify digital technologies that can enhance learning and the student experience • Implement a challenge-based approach such as an educational hackathon in their module delivery • Critically consider the factors that promote remote engagement and learning

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27 November 2020

Teaching and Learning Open Research in Higher Education

Learning Objectives • Understand and be able to describe what open research is • Understand and be able to describe the role and importance of open research in higher education • Recognise approaches to incorporating open research into their teaching and research supervision • Understand how to incorporate approaches to teaching open research in their…

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December 2020
01 December 2020

MoodleMunch Lunchtime Webinar Series

Lunchtime webinar series showcasing digital learning and teaching practices Serving you the second course MoodleMunch returns in late 2020 serving you a second course of delicious tips, fulfilling insights, meaty case studies, nutritious good practices and more. Series 2 schedule (2020/2021) Tuesday 1 December 2020 13:00-14:00 (Timezone: Dublin/Europe) In this webinar, Dublin City University and…

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04 December 2020

Building Resilience into Practice Education for Health Science Students

Learning Objectives • Understand how high standards of practice education can be achieved using a blended approach in a healthcare environment changed by Covid-19 • Explore pedagogically-appropriate techniques to facilitate effective feedback and assessment between students and clinicians throughout practice education in a healthcare environment changed by Covid-19 • Explore emotionally-literate approaches to addressing challenges…

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04 December 2020

Communities of Practice: Challenges and Opportunities for Educators

Learning Objectives • Define the various types of communities of practice • Introduce some existing communities of practice and highlight best practice • Share the benefits and opportunities of communities of practice • Identify challenges and gaps in Ireland • Explore next steps with participants

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NutriPD Seminar: Empowering Leaders in the Nutrition Profession-with a focus on competency-based assessment in nutrition education

Learning Objectives  Critically discuss the use of competency based assessment in nutrition and nutrition-related courses Analyze the findings of the nationwide survey on competency based assessment Reflect and implement learnings from competency-based assessment in Dietetic-based programmes

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January 2021

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…

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Enhancing Student Engagement Through Technology Enhanced Learning

Learning Objectives • Provide an overview of the opportunities afforded for student engagement through Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL) • Present research findings which demonstrate the relationship between positive integration of technology enhanced learning and student engagement • Facilitate a self-evaluation audit for staff of their own current capacity around the use of TEL and Virtual…

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12 January 2021

Relational Pedagogy and Whole-class Engagement – Can it Really be Done?!

Learning Objectives • Understand and explore the concept of relational pedagogy in a face-to-face and online environment • Reflect on how your own experience in ‘whole-class’ engagement practices contributes to an engaged learning environment • Consider how our own understandings and definitions of student engagement, partnership and co-creation impact our professional practice • Identify and…

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