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Limerick

January 2019

Towards digital literacy for language teaching and learning: Approaches and practices

29th January

Learning Outcomes Higher expertise amongst participants on the practical skills necessary for the successful implementation and integration of digital tools and resources The ability to access and work with training modules and templates to facilitate the integration of tools to work on language skills A repository of activities for the teaching and learning of languages based on the newly explored framework Increased synergies between language teaching strategies adopted at secondary and third levels Direct positive impact on participants’ teaching practices

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Street Law

31st January

Learning Outcomes Develop knowledge of Street Law as a teaching technique in university education Appreciate how Street Law empowers and engages students to become better learners and how it is an “assessment AS learning Understand the learner-centred teaching methods that are used in Street Law Gain a deeper understanding of their own thought processes and self-reflect on their teaching practice Be prepared to introduce Street Law, or similar discipline-specific, teaching methods into their own teaching

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February 2019

Revisiting “research-led teaching”: Integrating teaching and research activities with open science framework

19th February @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Learning Outcomes Explore definitions of “research-led teaching” and examine one’s own teaching activities through the lens of research (and vice versa) Identify programme-level opportunities for integration of teaching and research within one’s own discipline(s), including opportunities for inter-institutional collaboration Demonstrate basic proficiency with key features of Open Science Framework mapped on to core research skills acquired at undergraduate level (e.g., development of a research question and/or hypothesis, conducting literature reviews, and dissemination activities).

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May 2019

Programmatic assessment in physiotherapy education; exploring a new approach to student assessment in the clinical workplace

8th May

Learning Outcomes Be able to describe what is meant by programmatic assessment Be able to differentiate between “assessments of learning” and “assessments for learning in their current physiotherapy curricula Critically appraise current methods of assessment used in their physiotherapy education programmes Consider the need for programmatic assessment in current physiotherapy curricula by debating it pros and cons Discuss the feasibility of programmatic assessment in current physiotherapy curricula nationally

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Supporting students towards successful language careers: Developing transferable academic & professional skills through translation

30th May

Learning Outcomes: Upon completion, participants will: Have obtained a deeper awareness of current academic and professional perspectives on the interface between translation study and practice Have reflected critically upon the role of translation in their own undergraduate language studies programmes Have developed a set of actual and desirable transferable skills acquired by students through translation activities Have developed a greater shared understanding of how the identification of such transferable skills can be used to attract more students into language studies…

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