Open Call for Funding under Teaching and Learning Enhancement Fund 2018

On 25 September, 2018, Dr Terry Maguire hosted an informational webinar and Q&A session for those interested in applying for project funding under the Teaching and Learning Enhancement Fund. A recording is available here (Download Slides) Online Submissions Interface Click here for online registration and submissions Proposal Submission Date Deadline 25 October, 2018 at 5pm. Downloads…

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Call for Applications for 2018-2019 National Seminar Series

The National Forum for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning announced today (Wednesday 6 June 2018) that applications are open for the 2018-2019 National Seminar Series.  The deadline for receipt of applications is Thursday 11 October 2018.  The Seminar Series is a particularly successful initiative of the National Forum, providing funding to projects nationwide that…

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ILTA Launch Special Edition Journal on Virtual Learning Environments in Ireland

The National Forum extends its congratulations to the Irish Learning Technology Association (ILTA) on the launch of their journal, ‘Special Issue on Virtual Learning Environments in Ireland’. Launched at EdTech 2018, the ILTA annual educational technology conference, this special issue reports on a 10 year project examining student and staff use of the Virtual Learning Environments…

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PRESS RELEASE: Dr Terry Maguire Appointed Director of Ireland’s Advisory Body on Teaching & Learning in Higher Education

The National Forum for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning are delighted to announce that Dr Terry Maguire has been appointed as Director for a second term. Dr Maguire led the Forum from its inception in 2013, establishing the body to drive a collaborative strategy for enhancing teaching and learning across Ireland’s higher education sector.…

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October 2021
01 October 2021

Teaching Critical Thinking through Literature

Learning Objectives To share the pedagogical potential of modern literature to facilitate critical thinking and critical consciousness in third level education To stem the growing tide of 'aliteracy' and engage students in reading To foster a curriculum of consciousness using literature as a too  

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01 October 2021

Science Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE) 2021 Online Conference

The National Forum is delighted to support the Science Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE) 2021 Conference, to be hosted online on 01 October by Athlone Institute of Technology, Dundalk Institute of Technology and Waterford Institute of Technology. This is the fourth in a series of SURE Conferences. Students from throughout Ireland who are completing their final…

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01 October 2021

Models of Engaged Learning and Thinking (MELT)

Learning Objectives Clarify and state the central purpose for learning and teaching Have a heightened awareness of factors that engage students in learning Collaboratively create their own model of engaged learning and teaching Critically analyse the MELT

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06 October 2021

Seven Cs for Embedding Student Success: A Toolkit for Higher Education Institutions

The National Forum for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education in partnership with the Higher Education Authority invites you to the online launch of a new resource ‘Seven Cs for Embedding Student Success: A Toolkit for Higher Education Institutions’ designed to support the sustainable enhancement of student success across the sector. We are delighted that…

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07 October 2021

Fundamentals of Postgraduate Research Supervision

Learning Objectives Demonstrate a critical understanding of regulatory frameworks associated with research and development Select concepts and models of supervision pedagogy and identify new and emergent issues in research supervision within disciplinary, institutional, national and international contexts Critically reflect on the knowledge, skills and competencies developed in this workshop and identify the implications for teaching…

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07 October 2021

Mapping a Social Economy Eco-system – The HEI perspective

Learning Objectives Understand the principles of building a sustainable Social Economy eco-system Comprehend the benefits and challenges of building an Social Economy eco-system Enhanced awareness of Social Economy eco-system educational tools Understand the Social Economy Canvas as an educational/active learning tool Capacity to map a Social Economy Canvas

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08 October 2021

Designs on the Future: Applying the ABC Learning Design Framework Online

Learning Objectives Identify what ABC Learning Design is and how it has evolved internationally in recent years Adapt and apply the DCU approach to online ABC Learning Design at own institution Access practical guidance for planning and facilitating this online workshop

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14 October 2021

Engaging Students through Student-Staff Partnership

Learning Objectives Consider the nature and values of student-staff partnerships Examine case studies of student-staff partnerships in learning & teaching Identify opportunities for potential student-staff partnership

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15 October 2021

Intensive Writing Camps as a Key Support for Doctoral Student Success

Learning Objectives Create and advocate for writing supports for doctoral students in your institution Identify the management and implementation issues involved in introducing writing programmes to support doctoral students Provide advice on writing strategies to doctoral students Explain the links between writing support, student mental resilience and timely completion

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19 October 2021

STEM Passport for Inclusion Project – Addressing the STEM Gender Gap

Learning Objectives Outline the project aim and industry partnerships supporting the deliverables Present the findings of STEM research carried out by Dr O'Sullivan and Dr Marshall in relation to gender and intersectionality Explore the challenges of the STEM gender gap Outline the plan for sustainability of the project beyond the project funding

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