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Professional Development December 2016 Newsletter

Welcome to our monthly email identifying the development opportunities on over the next few months. Please circulate this email to colleagues working in professional service roles in your department, institute or school and anyone else who may be interested in the opportunities we offer. This month’s update covers: The Admin Network first 2016-17 meeting Retirement . . . 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

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

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

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

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

Engaging Large Audiences: Tips and Tricks

Thu13 Oct1.00 pm

CAPD Educational Research Seminar 13 October 2016, Bancroft Road 3.01, Bancroft Road, E1 4DH Engaging Large Audiences: Tips and Tricks Dr Ian Turner, Head of Forensic Science, University of Derby Register Abstract Cast your mind back to your days as an undergraduate student can you actually recall all those session you sat in? Chances are they . . . Read the full article

Patricia and TomAcademic Progressions: Research Mentoring in Higher Education: pros and cons, rights and wrongs?

Wed01 Jun2.00 pm

Mentoring schemes are becoming a common means of supporting developing researchers in higher education. Here at QMUL, a variety programmes are running or being piloted in our Schools and Institutes, aimed at all levels from students, to early-career researchers, to new academic staff. The approaches used vary from peer-based mentoring, to offline mentoring across departments. . . . Read the full article

Dr Caroline HargreavesAcademic Progressions: Doctoral alumni views with hindsight, ‘if I could go back and do it now’…

Wed04 Nov2.00 pm

The topic for the next Academic Progressions seminar is Doctoral alumni views with hindsight, ‘if I could go back and do it now’: advancing the support and development of doctoral researchers’ professional trajectories. The speaker will be Dr Caroline Hargreaves, a Senior Teaching Fellow and Cohort Coordinator at Imperial College London. Doctoral researchers often miss . . . Read the full article