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As part of Science and Engineering’s 2016 Learning and Teaching awards, staff are invited to an event showcasing the work of this year’s nominees.
The showcase event is open to all faculties and is a chance for staff to find new insights in learning and teaching. The event will take place on Wednesday 27th April between 2pm – 4.50pm at Flexible Teaching Space, Ground Floor, Central Teaching Laboratory.
Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Science and Engineering, Professor Ken Badcock said “The Faculty of Science and Engineering is proud to be running an event showcasing its Learning and Teaching award nominees.
Examplars of excellence include several outreach initiatives, an improved pastoral support scheme for students and a new electronic system for conducting in-class surveys and registering attendance. This event reflects the Faculty’s commitment to enhancing learning, improving student experience and developing the next generation of leaders in teaching and learning.”
The Faculty of Science and Engineering have provided an itinerary for the afternoon below. If you wish to attend the event please contact Pauline Parker at: firstname.lastname@example.org
2pm Introduction and overview
Pro-Vice-Chancellor Professor Ken Badcock
Part A: Delivering Research-led Teaching and Enhancing Outreach
2.10pm Teaching Palaeontology with a research focus
Charlotte Jeffery, Earth, Ocean and Ecological Sciences
2.25pm Jelly, syrup and volcanoes: experiments in research-led teaching
Janine Kavanagh, Earth, Ocean and Ecological Sciences
2.40pm Engaging with outreach
Joel Haddley, Mathematical Sciences
2.55pm Embedding outreach in the undergraduate Chemistry curriculum
Helen Aspinall, Chemistry
Part B: Supporting and Enhancing Learning
3.30pm An apple a day… Supporting Independent Study
Terry Payne, Computer Science
3.45pm Identification and resolution of student problems through a pastoral scheme Debbie Hitchell, Chemistry
4pm NELL – Network Enhanced Learning in Lectures
Dave Jackson, Computer Science
4.15pm Teaching chemical skills using gap-handouts
Rick Cosstick, Chemistry
4.30pm Plenary: ‘Potential for wider Faculty roll-out’
Panel including Pro-Vice-Chancellor Ken Badcock
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