Inspiring Learners through Inspirational Teaching (2009, Jun 24, Scotland)


“Inspiring Learners through Inspirational Teaching” Learning & Teaching Conference 2009

Draft Programme

MORNING CONFERENCE 09.00    09.25    Registration in D145. Tea/Coffee available and Poster Exhibition 09.25    09.35    P118, Welcome from Professor Seamus McDaid, Principal, UWS 09.35    10.10    P118, KEYNOTE Ms Gill Troup, Depute Principal and Vice Principal, Strategy, UWS and Dr Judith Vincent, Vice Principal (Learning and Teaching) UWS 10.10    12.00    Parallel workshops: (Tea/coffee available at 11am)

Workshop 1: Graduate Attributes for the 21st Century

1.    ‘Using transdisciplinary research to drive graduate-attribute-focused curriculum’. Associate Professor Les Kirkup, Department of Applied Physics, University of Technology, Sydney.

2.     ‘Team Writing for Television: Evaluating the Student Experience in Higher Education Peer Screenwriting Groups’. Mr Stuart Hepburn, Lecturer in Script Writing and Performance, UWS and Mr John Quinn, PhD Researcher, MLM, UWS.

Workshop 2: Blended Learning

1.    ‘Inspiring Learning through Blended Learning Approaches using an Integrated VLE in Teaching’. title tbc Dr Tim Linsey, Head of e-learning, Academic Development, Kingston University.

2.    e-Learning tools including: Tablet PCs and Clickers. title tbc Mr Neil McPherson, Lecturer in Sociology, UWS and student tbc.

Workshop 3: Interactive Teaching and Learning

1.    Using SMARTBOARD Technology to Inspire Learning. SLESJEL Ltd

2.    SMARTBOARDs. Ms Sandra McKechan, Lecturer in Education, UWS and student tbc. 12.00    12.50    D145 and D147 Lunch and Poster Exhibition

AFTERNOON CONFERENCE 12.00        Registration in D145 12.00    12.50    D145 and D147 Lunch and Poster Exhibition 12.50    1.40    P118, KEYNOTE “Inspiring People – A UK-wide Perspective” Professor Rob Cuthbert, Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Deputy Chief Executive at the University of the West of England, Bristol. 1.40    3.30    Parallel workshops: (Tea/coffee available at 2.15)

Workshop 1: Graduate Attributes for the 21st Century

1.    ‘Using transdisciplinary research to drive graduate-attribute-focused curriculum’. Associate Professor Les Kirkup, Department of Applied Physics, University of Technology, Sydney.

2.     A Staff Member’s Experience of PDP. title tbc Ms Liz Howie, Midwifery Lecturer, HNM, UWS and student tbc

Workshop 2: Blended Learning

1.    ‘Inspiring Learning through Blended Learning Approaches using an Integrated VLE in Teaching’. Dr Tim Linsey, Head of e-learning, Academic Development, Kingston     University

2.    “Improving Understanding Through Use Of Interactive Audience  Response Tools” Mr Alan Simpson, Lecturer in Engineering and Science, UWS and  student tbc

Workshop 3: Interactive Teaching and Learning

1.    Using SMARTBOARD Technology to Inspire Learning. SLESJEL Ltd

2.   Interact – an Interdisciplinary Interactive Design Exercise. Mr Callum Tooth, Lecturer in Engineering and Science, UWS and    student tbc. 3.30    4.15    P118, Feedback from Workshops, Panel Q&A and Presentation of Poster Prize 4.15        CLOSE