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Evaluating academic development in Higher Education

Thu25 May1.00 pm

CAPD Educational Research Seminar 25 May 2017, Room 0.15 Scape East, 438-490 Mile End Road, E1 4GG Evaluating academic development in Higher Education Dr Jennie Winter, Educational Developer, University of Plymouth Register Abstract Increasing emphasis on the professionalisation of university teaching has brought into sharp relief the need to know how ‘good’ teaching and learning evolve . . . Read the full article

Retirement Planning Workshop

Tue16 May10.00 am

This year’s Planning for Retirement course has been scheduled on the 16th and 17th May 2017. Any member of staff who is starting to think about when they might want to retire is welcome to attend the session. The aim of the session is to help participants plan for a healthy, enjoyable and financially stable retirement and to start . . . Read the full article

Defining and demonstrating teaching quality and impact – what we learned from the literature

Thu27 Apr1.00 pm

CAPD Educational Research Seminar 27 April 2017, Room 0.15 Scape East, 438-490 Mile End Road, E1 4GG Defining and demonstrating teaching quality and impact – what we learned from the literature Dr Julie Belanger, Research Leader, RAND Europe Register Abstract While the assessment of ‘quality teaching’ and its impact in higher education has historically been neglected . . . Read the full article

Ipsative assessment: motivating students through recording feedback and progress over time

Thu16 Mar1.00 pm

CAPD Educational Research Seminar 16 March 2017, Room 0.15 Scape East, 438-490 Mile End Road, E1 4GG Ipsative assessment: motivating students through recording feedback and progress over time Dr Gwyneth Hughes, Reader in Higher Education, UCL Institute of Education Register Abstract Ipsative assessment is a powerful and under-used approach that provokes a radical rethink of the . . . Read the full article

Managing Competing Agendas in a Transformed HE Landscape: the case for critical engagement with employability and graduate attributes

Thu16 Feb1.00 pm

CAPD Educational Research Seminar 16 February 2017, Room 0.15 Scape East, 438-490 Mile End Road, E1 4GG Managing Competing Agendas in a Transformed HE Landscape: the case for critical engagement with employability and graduate attributes Dr Finola Farrant, Senior Lecturer (Criminology), University of Roehampton Register Abstract Higher education in the UK is going through significant . . . Read the full article

Administration Network Meeting

Fri16 Dec3.00 pm

The Administration Network provides online and face-to-face networking opportunities for QMUL colleagues in roles largely focused on administration, which could include those working as PAs, EAs or administrators of any type or grade in both the faculties and central Professional Services departments. This is the group’s first meeting of 2016-17 and its schedule will cover: running the group . . . Read the full article

Internationalising HE: strategic aims and pedagogical practice

Fri16 Dec1.00 pm

CAPD Educational Research Seminar Friday 16 December 2016, Room 0.15 Scape East, 438-490 Mile End Road, E1 4GG  Internationalising HE: strategic aims and pedagogical practice Dr Claudia Bordogna, Senior Lecturer, and Dr Halina Harvey, Academic Skills Tutor, University of Huddersfield Register Abstract The internationalisation of higher education is a complex phenomenon. So how are universities reacting . . . Read the full article

Returning to Work as a Parent Workshop (Pilot)

Mon21 Nov1.00 pm

This pilot session of a new workshop is aimed at members of staff who have taken at least six months of parental, maternity or adoption leave before returning to work within the last six months. The aim is to enable participants to: return to work feeling confident and supported develop a set of practical skills . . . Read the full article

The Research Excellence Framework: What’s it all about?

Mon21 Nov1.00 pm

Our next Academic Progressions Webinar: The Research Excellence Framework: What’s it all about? Taking place Monday 21 November 2016 – 13:00-14:00 This webinar will cover the basics of how the REF assessment works, the potential benefits and costs at an institutional and individual level and the likely changes to be implemented following the recently published . . . Read the full article

Understanding the spatiality of student support and belonging: An exploration of commuter-students’ experiences at an English University

Thu17 Nov1.00 pm

CAPD Educational Research Seminar 17 November 2016, Room 0.15 Scape East, 438-490 Mile End Road, E1 4GG Understanding the spatiality of student support and belonging: An exploration of commuter-students’ experiences at an English University Dr Kirsty Finn, Lecturer in Higher Education, Lancaster University Register Abstract The paper will draw on empirical research with undergraduate and postgraduate . . . Read the full article