learning and development
Communicating and Learning: an Introduction to Teaching in Higher
- Date: 13 June 2012
- Time: 10.00am - 4.00pm
- Location: 4SB.5.3
- Target group: Second year and subsequent year doctoral
Session: This workshop is an introduction to teaching for those postgraduate
students or researchers who have an interest, but are not currently teaching
within their role at the university. It aims to provide participants with a
greater understanding and awareness of the teaching role, and the skills
required of a teacher in higher education.
Over the day we will consider:
- The teaching and learning environment in Higher
- Individual differences in learning;
- The characteristics of good and bad teachers;
- Planning for teaching and learning;
- Communicating in a learning environment;
- Assessing, marking and giving feedback;
- Personal strengths and weaknesses.
By the end of the workshop participants will have:
- Developed their understanding of the role of a teacher
in Higher Education;
- Practised communication and marking exercises;
- Identified good and bad teaching characteristics;
- Spoken to a group of learners;
- Identified personal strengths and weaknesses.
"Very good overview and introduction to the topic. Practical presentations were confidence building."
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