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October 2019

Professional Supervision for Social Workers

18th October 2019 @ 10:30 am
University College Cork United States

Learning Outcomes To understand the principles, functions and purposes of supervision To understand the components of, and be able to negotiate, a viable supervision contract To understand and be able to apply the Morrison and Clare’s reflective practice cycle as a problem solving model in supervision To review and develop supervisory core competencies

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November 2019

Nurturing our Ethical Sensibilities as Learners, Teachers, Researches and Supervisors

8th November 2019 @ 9:45 am - 3:30 pm
University College Cork United States

Learning Outcomes To share good practice on how we nurture our own and our students' ethical sensibilities To acquire skills of reflection and practical tools for ethical thinking, reflection and analysis useful for our fields of teaching, research and student support To explore understanding of the 'every day' ethics generated by different kinds of research, much of which does not require ethical review To appreciate the ethical challenges posed by emerging kinds of research including technologically based research methodologies, ethical…

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How can Educators Inspire Authentic Online Engagement?

12th November 2019 @ 9:30 am
University College Cork United States

Learning Outcomes Define “authenticity” in online engagement Discuss the benefits and challenges of instructor presence Appraise the value of a social and cognitive presence Assess the uses of appropriate technologies to meet learning outcomes Plan authentic activities to engage with performances of learning outcomes

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December 2019

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

17th December 2019 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
University College Cork United States

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 which research can be conducted about how IPL education can impact on IPL practice

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February 2021

Global and Environmental Education in Professional Education

26th February
University College Cork United States

Learning Objectives • To understand how educators approach the issue of global and environmental education in their teaching on professional courses • To explore how global environmental issues can be introduced more effectively and comprehensively to the curricula of professional training programmes (particularly Social Work, Youth Work & Community Development, and • Nursing/Midwifery)To establish a network of professional educators with an interest in global and environmental education issues.

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March 2021

Anti-racist social work: From “post-race” to decolonial perspectives

2nd March
University College Cork United States

Learning Objectives • Informing a critical approach which encourages practice teachers' curiosity • Exploring interactive teaching methods to challenge assumptions • Incorporating this critical approach and curiosity into Social Work Practice and Teaching *This event was deferred from the 2019/20 National Seminar Series

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Online Assessment in Health Professions Education: Opportunities and Challenges

4th March @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
University College Cork United States

Learning Objectives • Critically reflect on key opportunities and challenges of online assessment from the perspectives of teachers and learners • Select potentially suitable methods of online assessment for a range of situations in Health Professions Education (HPE) • Consider the potential of novel methods of online assessment in HPE • Appreciate the implications of online assessment for student learning • Explore ways to critically evaluate and conduct research in online assessment

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Going all Online – Teaching Practice, Learning Design and Assessment

18th March
University College Cork United States

Learning Objectives • Discussion of challenges and opportunities of online teaching and learning • Design of feedback and assessment tools in a virtual environment • Demonstration of best practice in mathematics/machine learning • Professional development of teaching staff

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Teaching and Learning Open Research in Higher Education

23rd March @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
University College Cork United States

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 own practice

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April 2021

Exploring IT Supports for Successful Work Placement Processes

23rd April @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
University College Cork United States

Learning Objectives • Identify technologies/software solutions used to support work placement and work based learning in Irish Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) • Investigate current good practice in HEIs regarding use of technologies to meet academic and institutional requirements, including; managing processes, compliance with regulations and engaging with employers • Explore the potential for use of technology to improve the student experience and student outcomes regarding work based learning / work placement • To evaluate and consider the challenges regarding using…

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May 2021

Connecting the DOTS – Developmental Opportunities in Transitions for Students

20th May
University College Cork United States

Learning Objectives • Understand brain development in the context of current undergraduate students in higher education settings • Consider the risks and opportunities of contemporary socio-cultural contexts relating to student learning and life • Identify practical strategies for enhanced student success and the development of graduate attributes through consideration of developmentally appropriate scaffolding in curriculum design, learning, teaching and assessment and student support services *This event was deferred from the 2019/20 National Seminar Series

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Discussions on Successful Work Placement Processes – Sharing Innovative Strategies

21st May @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
University College Cork United States

Learning Objectives • To identify the structures and scaffolds available across central units and academic departments to support students in securing internships or work placements • To explore and develop good practice in relation to working across central units and with academic departments to support students on an internship/placement • To explore and develop good practice in relation to working with external partners such as employers or professional bodies on internship or placement initiatives with students • To evaluate and…

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June 2021

Showcasing a Tiered Public Health Occupational Therapy Approach to Supporting Student Participation, Health, Wellbeing and Success in Higher Education

17th June @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
University College Cork United States

Learning Objectives • Understand the role of occupational therapists in higher education settings • Understand the Healthy Campus Charter • Understand the tiered public health occupational therapy approach to supporting student participation, health, wellbeing and success *This event was deferred from the 2019/20 National Seminar Series

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