A focus on teaching learning and assessment for academics

Posted by rmt22 at Mar 22, 2016 12:30 PM |
A new series of sessions which give an insight into the current restructuring of our curriculum have been announced for academic colleagues.

Running between 12 and 14 April, the day-long sessions focus on specific areas of change and improvement, and colleagues are encouraged to book their place early. You can either attend the entire day or select specific sessions of interest.

Focus on Assessment and Feedback

Tuesday 12 April 9.30am-4.30pm: Ogden Lewis Seminar Suite (Fielding Johnson Building South Wing)
This will include workshops on assessment design and explore different ways of assessing large groups of students.

Launch of Lecture Capture ‘RefLect’

Wednesday 13 April 9.30am-4pm: Peter Williams Lecture Theatre and the Ogden Lewis seminar suite (Fielding Johnson South Wing)

The day will include case studies on the use of our lecture capture system and will also look at the student experience of lecture capture while considering of different ways of using it to enhance teaching.

Core Maths Qualification: reforms and the implications for Higher Education

Thursday 14 April 10.30am-12noon: Peter Williams Lecture Theatre.  Lunch will be provided in the Ogden Lewis seminar suite at 12noon and there will be the opportunity for further discussions.

This talk, given by Professor Paul Glaister, from Reading University, will look at these new qualifications and the implications for higher education. This is particularly important for colleagues teaching in STEM disciplines but also in other quantitative disciplines such as Economics.

Pathways: supporting academic transitions for students on flexible pathways

Thursday 14 April 2-4pm: Ogden Lewis Seminar Suite (Fielding Johnson Building South Wing)

Roger Dickinson, Academic Director of the College of Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities and Steve Rooney from the Leicester Learning Institute will lead this session titled “How strange the change from major to minor? Supporting academic transitions for students on flexible pathways.”

You can find full details of all the events and book your place here.

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