The CEFR in Language Teaching

Waterford Institute of Technology , Ireland

Learning Objectives • Consider the benefits of the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) for languages in language teaching and learning • Assess the potential and the benefits of the CEFR in teaching languages • Reflect on the lecturer's/teacher's own language teaching practices in light of the CEFR • Share good practice and experience in…

Múineadh na Gaeilge ar an tríú leibhéal

Waterford Institute of Technology , Ireland

Learning Objectives • Iniúchadh a dhéanamh ar mhódhanna múinte na Gaeilge ar an tríú leibhéal • Anailís a dhéanamh ar na modhanna is oiriúnaí do scileanna éagsúla teanga (labhairt, éisteacht, léamh agus scríobh) • Deis a thabhairt do na rannpháiritithe machnamh a dhéanamh ar a dtaithí agus ar a straitéisí féin • Nasc a dhéanamh…

Visual Thinkery: Simple Techniques to Improve Visuals in TEL

Waterford Institute of Technology , Ireland

Learning Objectives • Gain an understanding of the significance/impact of visuals in technology enhanced learning • Learn some simple techniques to improve visuals in Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL) • Become familiar with resources to enhance visuals and improve learner engagement • Network and connect with others who share the same interest in visual engagement

Implementing ‘Internationalisation at Home’ for Student Success

Waterford Institute of Technology , Ireland

Learning Objectives • Assess the possibilities for the enhancement of student success in their learning through ‘internationalisation at home’ • Present a case study on the successful implementation of ‘internationalisation at home’ • Identify the challenges and successes associated with the implementation of ‘internationalisation at home’ • Reflect on how these successes and challenges might…

Dr Doug Belshaw – Getting Started with Digital Badges

Waterford Institute of Technology , Ireland

Learning Objectives • An introductory understanding of the history and usage of Digital/Open Badges • Exposure to examples of current national and international practice • Examination of the potential uses of digital badges as alternative or micro-credentials • Consideration of how participants might implement an organisational badging infrastructure

Where are all the Migrant Women in Higher Education?

Waterford Institute of Technology , Ireland

Learning Objectives • Engage effectively with migrant women and promote opportunities for them and their families to access Higher Education • Identify the key agencies and support services who support migrant women and their families in accessing Higher Education • Identify the crucial supports needed by migrant women and their families to integrate and succeed…

Digital Storytelling in the Curriculum

Waterford Institute of Technology , Ireland

Learning Objectices • Examine a range of applications for digital storytelling in teaching • Consider the value of digital storytelling as a reflection tool in the Health Sciences and the Arts • Analyse the effectiveness of digital storytelling projects in challenging barriers to healthcare and social justice • Identify the potential of digital storytelling for…

The New Normal: How to Achieve Effective Remote Working

Waterford Institute of Technology , Ireland

Learning Objectives • Demonstrate the ability to apply virtual/remote work practices in order to enhance learning and teaching delivery • Identify the environmental problems associated with virtual/remote working, and engage in problem solving strategies to provide suitable solutions • Demonstrate the ability to evaluate, integrate, and apply appropriate virtual work practices into learning and teaching…

An Introduction to Universal Design for Learning (UDL) – Moving from Emergency Remote Teaching to Intentional Design

Waterford Institute of Technology , Ireland

Learning Objectives • Reflect on the diversity of learners on their modules and/or in their institutions • Gain an introductory understanding of the Universal Design for Learning framework and how it can support diverse learners • Consider how they can align changes in their practice with a UDL approach • Consider undertaking the National Forum…

Internationalisation For All Through ‘Internationalisation @ Home’. Session with Professor Catherine Montgomery, University of Durham and Dr Don O’Neill, Waterford Institute of Technology.

Waterford Institute of Technology , Ireland

Learning Outcomes Appraise how 'internationalisation at home' can support student success in and through their studies Evaluate current approaches to 'internationalisation at home' used globally Identify new approaches to 'internationalisation at home' suitable to the Irish Higher Education context Plan for the integration of selected approaches to curriculum design

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