Teaching and Learning Seminars at WIT

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Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) has announced details of seven forthcoming Teaching and Learning seminars funded by the National Forum for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education as part of the 2018-2019 National Seminar Series.

The seminars will take place in the institute from February to June 2019 and cover a range of topics from ePortfolios to Educational Leadership.

International experts

“We are delighted to be bringing such a wide range of internationally recognised Teaching and Learning experts to the institute to facilitate these seminars in collaboration with WIT staff,” said Dr Helen Murphy, Head of School of Lifelong Learning and Education in WIT and one of the designated institute associates for the National Forum for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning.

Some of the guest speakers of the seminars include Professor Elspeth Jones (Emerita Professor of the Internationalisation of Higher Education, Leeds Beckett University); Professor Meg Benke (Empire State College, New York) and Dr Naomi Winstone (Director of the Surrey Assessment and Learning Lab at the University of Surrey).

Teaching and Learning Seminars

Laura Widger, Head of the WIT Centre for Technology Enhanced Learning and also a designated institute associate for the National Forum for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning, indicated that WIT was really successful in this funding call and is hosting the second highest amount of seminars nationally.”

She continued, “The seminars will provide an opportunity for colleagues across WIT who submitted the successful funding applications to work collaboratively with international experts and lead the continuing national discussions on evolving approaches to teaching and learning in higher education.

Further details of the seminars including confirmed dates and booking information will be circulated in the coming weeks and will be available at www.wit.ie/events as soon as the booking details are available.

Upcoming Events

Monday, 18 February: First steps to introducing ePortfolios

Convenor: Dr Suzanne Denieffe, School of Humanities

Friday, 22 February: Exploring Dimensions of Educational Leadership in Times of Continuous Change

Convenor: Dr Anne Graham Cagney, School of Lifelong Learning & Education

Friday, 5 April: Internationalising the curriculum for student success

Convenor: Don O’Neill, School of Humanities

Friday, 1 May Peer Coaching for the Improvement of Teaching and Learning

Convenor: Corina Power, Human Resources

Wednesday, 8 May Developing Engagement with Feedback

Convenor: Dr Fionnuala Brennan, School of Humanities

Friday, 24 May Higher education on your doorstep, bridging the gap

Convenor: Peggy Mc Hale, Library

Wednesday 5 June Evaluating key Digital Teaching and Learning policy considerations

Convenors: Dr Helen Murphy and Laura Widger, School of Lifelong Learning & Education

Read more about these events here.


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