Thursday, 1 November 2018

Fwd: PedRIO conference 29th November 2018





Hi all,

The programme is now available online for our November conference, which remains free to external participants. Please register using the link below if you are interested in attending, and do forward to colleagues who might be interested. With a keynote from Louis Coiffait, Associate Editor at WonkHE, and a wide range of contributed papers and workshops, it should be a good day.

Best wishes,

Debby

PedRIO Conference: 'What is Institutional and Subject Excellence?'

University of Plymouth, 29th November 2018

https://www.plymouth.ac.uk/whats-on/pedrio-conference-what-is-institutional-and-subject-excellence

An increasing focus on Institutional Excellence in Higher Education has led to a proliferation of 'excellence' agendas (REF, TEF and, most recently, KEF). Pedagogic research crosses the boundaries between research and teaching and has strong implications for the knowledge exchange agenda and thus is perfectly situated to support (and critique) the excellence agendas. In this context, the Pedagogic Research Institute and Observatory (PedRIO) is delighted to announce an upcoming conference entitled 'What is Institutional and Subject Excellence?'.

Aimed at bringing together leading academics from across the UK and beyond, the conference themes include:

         Demonstrating institutional and subject excellence

         Impact and evaluation – linking teaching and research

         Institutional excellence and policy development

         Public Engagement and Pedagogic Research for impact

         Widening participation and institutional excellence

Conference registration is available here                                                                                                                                                                 

KEYNOTE SPEAKER:

Louis Coiffait, Associate Editor at WonkHE.  Keynote title: 'High Seas: the shipping forecast for UK HE policy'.

The conference will take place on Thursday 29th November 2018 at the University of Plymouth, UK. For any queries, please email pedrio@plymouth.ac.uk  

We'd like to keep in touch with you about upcoming events and funding opportunities available.  If you would prefer not to hear from us, you can stop receiving our updates at any time by getting in touch on pedrio@plymouth.ac.uk

 

 

Debby Cotton

Professor of Higher Education Pedagogy & Head of Educational Development (TLS)

Principal Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (PFHEA) and National Teaching Fellow (NTF).

Room 107, 3 Endsleigh Place,

University of Plymouth, Devon PL4 8AA

Tel: 01752 587614

http://www.plymouth.ac.uk/staff/dcotton

www.plymouth.ac.uk/pedrio

Follow me on Twitter: @profdcotton

 

Read my latest papers :- on Pedagogic research and REF 'The Cinderella of Academia' in Studies in Higher Education – free ePrints here: http://www.tandfonline.com/eprint/YQQPWYHBzjHFN68xGxxI/full

- and Using an Immersive Induction  Module to enhance transition to HE, Teaching in Higher Education – free ePrints here: http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/13562517.2017.1301906

- plus 'Is students' energy literacy related to their university's position in a sustainability ranking?' Environmental Education Research Free ePrints here: http://www.tandfonline.com/eprint/IbbPACD6uNBJgpFId6hh/full

 




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Wednesday, 31 October 2018

Call for papers, Canadian conference (CSSHE)

We particularly want to attract the attention of international students & scholars, practioners and policymakers and invite them to respond to our Call for papers for the 

2019 Canadian Society for Studies in Higher Education (CSSHE) conference to be held 

June 2 to 4, 2019, hosted by the University of British Columbia (Point Grey Campus) Vancouver. 

 

Details can be found at: https://www.assocsrv.ca/csshe/2019_CSSHE_Call_E.pdf. The deadline for submissions is December 10, 2018.

CALL FOR PROPOSALS - assocsrv.ca

www.assocsrv.ca

CSSHE/SCEES Annual Conference: June 2 to 4, 2019 The Canadian Society for the Study of Higher Education (CSSHE) invites you to participate in its annual conference, to be held as part of the Congress of the

Wednesday, 17 October 2018

FW: PedRIO conference: What is Institutional and Subject Excellence?

 

PedRIO Conference: 'What is Institutional and Subject Excellence?'

 

Taking place on Thursday 29th November 2018 at the University of Plymouth.

 

The programme is now available online, please take a look at the interesting papers and workshops we will have taking place.  As a reminder, conference registration is available here                   

                                                                                                                                                   

KEYNOTE SPEAKER:

We are pleased to host Louis Coiffait, Associate Editor at WonkHE with his Keynote: 'High Seas: the shipping forecast for UK HE policy'.

For any queries, please email pedrio@plymouth.ac.uk  

Wednesday, 19 September 2018

Information is beautiful workshop - London October

https://informationisbeautiful.net/workshops

How do you create effective, interesting & useful data visualizations, infographics?
David McCandless, founder of Information is Beautiful, offers you training on his process and
 method for creating successful dataviz and infographics.

Fwd: 4th UK Advising and Tutoring Annual Conference - Call for Proposals





 

UKAT Annual Conference 2019 – Call for Proposals

Transition, Persistence and Resilience: Academic Advising for Success.

 

11th & 12th April at Plymouth University United Kingdom.

UKAT are excited to offer a 4th annual conference that will provide an opportunity to explore new research, innovative practice and contemporary discussion on student support through advising and tutoring. We recognise that for many students the barriers to success (difficulty transitioning; lack of confidence; time and resource poverty) can outweigh the wealth of opportunities and advantages afforded by university experience. Students' development of persistence and resilience can be enhanced by a support network of peers, professional support staff, personal tutors and academic advisors and this conference will bring together members of these groups to share good practice, skills and knowledge.

 

The conference themes will focus specifically on how student support systems impact on the student experience. Abstracts relating to these areas are welcomed to cultivate student centred discussions within academic advising and tutoring, and should be themed under one of the following;

 

  • Transitioning students: support/activities and evaluation.
  • Developing Persistence
  • Building student Resilience
  • Academic Advising for Success

A sponsorship prize will be awarded for the best poster at the conference.

 

The closing date for submission of proposals is 31 October 2018

 

Please visit http://www.ukat.uk/conference/call-for-proposals for more information and full guidance on submitting proposals.

To submit a proposal, visit http://www.ukat.uk/conference/submissions

 

Kind regards,

David

 

Dr David Grey, SFHEA

Educational Developer, PCAP Programme Lead | d.grey@yorksj.ac.uk | ( 01904 876225

Learning & Teaching Team | LandT@yorksj.ac.uk

York St John University, Lord Mayor's Walk, York, YO31 7EX | www.yorksj.ac.uk

 

 

 

 


Tuesday, 4 September 2018

Fwd: PedRIO conference: Institutional and Subject Excellence



CALL FOR PAPERS - PedRIO Conference

'What is Institutional and Subject Excellence?'

University of Plymouth, 29th November 2018

An increasing focus on Institutional Excellence in Higher Education has led to a proliferation of 'excellence' agendas (REF, TEF and, most recently, KEF). Pedagogic research crosses the boundaries between research and teaching and has strong implications for the knowledge exchange agenda and thus is perfectly situated to support (and critique) the excellence agendas. In this context, the Pedagogic Research Institute and Observatory (PedRIO) is delighted to announce an upcoming conference entitled 'What is Institutional and Subject Excellence?'.

 

Aimed at bringing together leading academics from across the UK and beyond, you are invited to submit an abstract for a paper (15 mins with 5 minutes discussion), workshop (1 hour) or poster, themed around one of the following areas:

 

• Demonstrating institutional and subject excellence
Impact and evaluation – linking teaching and research

Institutional excellence and policy developments
• Public Engagement and Pedagogic Research for impact

 Widening participation and institutional excellence

 

Please submit your abstract via this link - closing date: 24th September 2018.

Conference registration is also available here                   

                                                                                                                                                   

KEYNOTE SPEAKER:

Louis Coiffait, Associate Editor at WonkHE.  Keynote title: 'High Seas: the shipping forecast for UK HE policy'.

The conference will take place on Thursday 29th November 2018 at the University of Plymouth, UK. For any queries, please email pedrio@plymouth.ac.uk  

 


Saturday, 18 August 2018

Fwd: Transforming Assessment Webinars - nuance in written and audio feedback 4 Apr 2018 [JISCmail]




1) Recording available: "Unlocking the code to digital literacy - implications for learning and assessment" held 1 Aug 2018.
Presenter: Associate Professor Jo Coldwell-Neilson (Deakin University, Australia)
In this session Jo will argued for an updated definition and understanding of digital literacy that encapsulates the broader, ubiquitous nature of digital technologies, together with the elements that underpin the understanding. This provides a framework to scaffold and contextualise digital literacy learning through the curriculum and inform assessment practices to ensure our graduates are prepared for a digitally enhanced workplace.
View and download resources:
http://ta.vu/1A2018

2) Next session: "Virtual work integrated learning" 5 Sep 2018.
Presenter: A/Prof Sally Male (University of Western Australia, Australia)
This session will explore the 'Virtual Work Integrated Learning in Engineering' project that developed, tested and established an approach for non-placement engagement with engineering practice for engineering students. Learning modules involve authentic tasks, virtual sites, simulations and/or electronic interaction with engineers. Learning modules, results of testing, and next steps will be presented.
Further information and registration:
http://ta.vu/5sep2018


3) Australian e-Exams Symposium and workshop series (online access 31 Aug)

a) A series of workshops looking at the preliminary findings of the Australian Government funded 'Transforming Exams Across Australia' project will be held in most Australian capital cities over the remainder of 2018.
*** Online attendance is available for the session on 31 Aug 2018 ***
The project focused on enabling authentic e-assessment in exam rooms involving 10 Australian university partners.
The workshops feature a two session format comprising an executive briefing followed by a workshop.

Adelaide: 31 Aug 2018 (following Examinations Network conf). [Online attendance possible for Session 1 only.]
Perth: 10 Sep 2018
Sydney: 21 Sep 2018
Brisbane: 27 Sep 2018 (following Moodle MOOT Australia)
Hobart: 5 Oct 2018
Canberra: 31 Oct 2018 (following EdTechPosium)
Reg free via:
http://transformingexams.eventbrite.com

b) An e-Exams Symposium will be held 24 November 2018 in Melbourne, Australia.
This full day mini-conference will feature two international guest speakers from Austria and Finland speaking about their e-Exams implementation projects. Prof. Geoff Crisp will the MC for day. Detailed findings from the Australian national project that saw development of an authentic, robust, e-exams platform and 20 trials across multiple university partners will be discussed. All are welcome.
Expression of interest in attending is available at:
http://eexamsymposium.eventbrite.com.au
(you will be notified when registration payment opens - expected AU$195)

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The Transforming Assessment webinars are part of a series of free events covering a range of assessment and e-assessment topics.
Sessions are hosted by Professor Geoffrey Crisp, PVC Education, University of New South Wales and Dr Mathew Hillier, Monash Education Academy, Monash University, Australia.
Further information on this and future events, recordings of past sessions, links to resources and participation/technical help on using the virtual seminar system can be found on our website at transformingassessment.com

Acknowledgements:
Support for this activity has been provided by the Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education (as the 'e-Assessment SIG'), the Australian Government Office for Learning and Teaching, University of New South Wales, Monash University  and the University of Queensland. The views expressed in this publication/activity do not necessarily reflect the views of the sponsoring institutions.
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Monday, 30 July 2018

Registration is now open for the Philosophy and Theory of Higher Education Conference 2018.

https://philosophyofhe2018.wordpress.com/registration/

Middlesex University in Seotember

Sunday, 29 July 2018

Next PEDRIO conference

Check out @ProfDcotton’s Tweet: https://twitter.com/ProfDcotton/status/1023664101908729856?s=09

Next #PedRIO conference on 29 November:  What is Institutional and Subject Excellence? Delighted to have @LouisMMCoiffait from @Wonkhe as keynote! Call for abstracts and registration details here: https://t.co/Aq96pIwfcl Would be great to see you there!

Wednesday, 25 July 2018

FW: SEDA WORKSHOP: Supporting Programme Leaders and Programme Leadership 13/09/18

 

 

The programme leader or director role is a complex and important one, crucial to higher education institutions core business: the delivery of higher programmes of study at under- and post-graduate level. However, it is little researched or clearly defined. There is evident interest in the Programme Leader role across the sector, borne from a growing prevalence of the role and lack of clarity and support for those practicing.

 

The responsibilities of the programme leader include academic leadership – that is creating a unified and coherent academic programme made up of a collection of modules, and the leadership of academics – supporting peers in meeting their specific responsibilities across the programme. Integral to both is the importance of creating productive and positive inter-personal relationships across a wide array of colleagues: quality and administrative officers, educational developers, academic peers, senior academic leaders and of course students.

 

The workshop will offer a developmental opportunity for programme leaders and those invested in programme leadership to explore the role in their specific contexts (Jenny Lawrence), consider how to better frame and define the role (Rowena Senior) and look to the various aspects of programme leadership in 2 break out sessions: Academic leadership; Programme level assessment (Ruth Whitfield) & Leading academics; Building effective interpersonal relationships and integrated working (Sarah Moore). Sam Ellis will close with a large group session exploring the development of programme directors' personal efficacy.

 

Please see SEDA Website for further details. Follow discussions about this and other SEDA conferences on Twitter using #sedaconf

 

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The Association of Commonwealth Universities
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Tuesday, 10 July 2018

FW: Coming to our senses: embedding contemplative pedagogy in higher education

 

Apologies for cross-posting. There are still places, but registration for this conference will close very soon. Please forward to others with an interest.

Coming to our senses: embedding contemplative pedagogy in higher education

A four-day symposium for educators

This four-day event at Emerson College will bring together educators working in higher education to explore, experience and study contemplative pedagogy. It will be a valuable opportunity to connect with like-minded people, learn from what others are doing in their classrooms and reflect on our own contemplative practice and how this impacts our teaching and conduct.

Emerson College, East Sussex, Forest Row, RH18 5JX

2pm 27 August 2018 – 2pm 30 August 2018

Fees and Payment including tuition, all meals and single room accommodation:

If booked by 31st January 2018

Employer funded: £540
Self-funded: £440
Self-funded student: £200 (not bookable on line, see details below)

After January 31st 2018

Employer funded: £580
Self-funded: £480

There are only three places available at the self-funded student rate of £200 and as such they are not bookable through the website. Please email Caroline Barratt barrattc@essex.ac.uk for more details.

There are 10 places available at the general self-funded rate which is bookable online on a first come first served basis. This rate is subject to an increase after the 31st January.

Click here for full details and to book your place

 

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Thursday, 28 June 2018

FW: Winter School: International Perspectives on Education Policy (IPEP) - Verona, 11-16 Nov 2018

 

Dear colleagues,

 

Could I draw your attention to the University of Verona’s 2nd Winter School on International Perspectives on Education Policy?  Designed for PhD students, postdoctoral fellows and researchers in all areas of education, and also suitable for advanced master students, this will considers theories and methods relevant across the entire field of educational policy research. There is a particular focus on higher and adult education policy, but the specific content of activities will be developed in the light of the participants’ interests. Full details are available at http://sites.hss.univr.it/ipep/

 

Please pass on details to anyone who may be interested.

 

IPEP is a co-operation between the University of Verona (Department of Human Sciences), Aalborg University (Department of Learning and Philosophy), the University of Nottingham (School of Education), the Institute of Research on Population and Social Policies of the National Research Council of Italy (CNR-IRPPS), and the International Research Centre for Global and Comparative Policy Studies on the Education and Learning of Adults (IRC-GloCoPoS).

 

Many thanks,

 

John Holford.

 

Professor John Holford

Robert Peers Chair in Adult Education, University of Nottingham

Joint Editor, International Journal of Lifelong Education

Co-ordinator, ENLIVEN research project (Horizon 2020)

President, International Society for Comparative Adult Education

New book: The Palgrave International Handbook on Adult and Lifelong Education and Learning

Recent Open Access articles, The misuses of sustainability: Adult education, citizenship and the dead hand of neoliberalism; Local & Global in the Formation of a Learning Theorist: Peter Jarvis and adult education

Open Access book: Adult Education Policy and the European Union

@john_holford

 

 

 
 
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Wednesday, 27 June 2018

FW: Posting re Conference - Internationalising the Curriculum 21st September 2018

 

NTU will again be hosting a free to attend Internationalising the Curriculum Conference – the 3rd TILT/NTU Global IoC Conference – on Friday 21st September.  The theme for the conference is students as co-producers, and attached is a call for contributions.  We welcome both full presentations, and short Pecha Kucha presentations plus posters.  The deadline for submissions is July 27th.  Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions.

 

IoC Conference team

IOCConference@ntu.ac.uk

 

 

Sandra

 

Dr Sandra H Kirk FRSB SFHEA

Deputy Dean

School of Science & Technology

Nottingham Trent University

Clifton Lane

Nottingham

NG11 8NS

Tel: 0115 848 3109

Email: sandra.kirk@ntu.ac.uk

 

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Tuesday, 26 June 2018

FW: TELFest 2018 Livestream

 

 

From: Online forum for SEDA, the Staff & Educational Development Association <SEDA@JISCMAIL.AC.UK> On Behalf Of Farzana Latif
Sent: 26 June 2018 09:48
To: SEDA@JISCMAIL.AC.UK
Subject: TELFest 2018 Livestream

 

Dear Colleagues (Apologies for any cross posting)

 

TELFest 2018 Livestream

 

TELFest, the annual Technology Enhanced Learning Festival from the University of Sheffield is going live this year, and you're all invited! 

 

Starting at 10:30 BST on Tuesday 26th June, you can participate remotely via our livestream at https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/telfest. With over twenty sessions being streamed, covering a broad spectrum of topics, we hope the programme will appeal to colleagues working in a variety of disciplines.  

 

To have a look at the programme for the three day event, please visit the agenda. Participants will have the opportunity to ask questions via the livestream, and we would encourage you to join the conversation on Twitter at #telfest. 

 

We hope you will be able to join us. 

 

Many thanks,

 

The University of Sheffield's Technology Enhanced Learning Team

 

Farzana Latif
Technology Enhanced Learning Manager

Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL) Team
Academic Programmes and Student Engagement
The University of Sheffield
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Sheffield S10 2FN

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Friday, 22 June 2018

FW: Registration (Closing Soon): Enhancing Student Learning Through Innovative Scholarship 2018 Conference, University of Bristol 11-12 July 2018

 

 

Enhancing Student Learning Through Innovative Scholarship:

Exploring Transitions in Higher Education for Students and Staff

11th and 12th July 2018*, University of Bristol, http://tinyurl.com/q8uhhx4

 

In this fourth conference in the Enhancing Student Learning Through Innovative Scholarship series the focus is on exploring the transitions and mechanisms by which students and staff are supported and support each other in succeeding in enhancing their academic practice.

Transitions in, through and out of Higher Education impact on both students and staff in today's University.  Staff and students grapple with an increasingly complex HE environment with changes to the job market and challenges of uncertainty over their future they pass through a number of complex transitions into, within and out of higher education.

At the same time, the marketization of Higher Education and the impact of increasing student numbers, workloads and uncertainties over the impact of the TEF alongside REF are amongst a range of factors that both encounter.

Against this complex background, the interface between teaching and learning that both parties work within provides a challenging, engaging and supportive environment to work through many of these issues. The conference will address the following themes:

  • Enhancing employability through curriculum design
  • Confidence & resilience as key skills for transitions
  • Balancing student satisfaction with engaged learning
  • Enhancing learning through inclusive teaching spaces

 in over 70 talks, workshops and presentations. In a new move for 2018, we are including a range of short 5 minutes talk each a "Snapshot" talk. Snapshots will be combined along themes into groups of 4-6. We'll then have a snapshot session where groups of snapshots are presented together followed by 20-30 mins for discussion at tables of how these ideas could be explored by delegates in their own contexts.

 

 

 

 


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FW: Reminder: Critical performative pedagogies as part of London Conference in Critical Thought (LCCT) 2018

Registration (free) is now open for London Conference in Critical Thought (LCCT) 2018, 29th & 30th June 2018, University of Westminster which includes a stream that I have curated on innovative pedagogies umbrella-ed under the title 'Disruptions, Interventions and Liminalities: Critical Performative Pedagogies'.

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/london-conference-in-critical-thought-2018-tickets-44217198832

Please see below for further details and do forward to any interested parties.

The conference schedule (with times comprising my set of panels) can be found here:
http://londoncritical.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/LCCT-Short-Programme-21.6.18.pdf

Best wishes, 

Lee 

DISRUPTIONS, INTERVENTIONS & LIMINALITIES: CRITICAL PERFORMATIVE PEDAGOGIES

Stream Organiser: Dr Lee Campbell

In any pedagogical situation, you want the learners to feel safe. On the other hand, you must know that you may be faced with a group where there isn't a lot of dynamics, there's a lot of sleepiness and so on, and you [the teacher] want to somehow make them active, challenge them. Performative arts would have a lot of strategies (Manfred Schewe, 2016).

This stream asks: 'What happens when performative arts meet pedagogy?' and explores the possibilities of the emerging field of 'performative pedagogy' and its potential as useful and applicable to enabling learning across a range of artistic and possibly other disciplines. Papers comprising this panel from individuals and groups across all creative disciplines deploy pedagogic approaches with an emphasis on performativity to drive learning. They theorise, articulate and demonstrate some of the possibilities of using a critical performative pedagogy which may showcase good practice of making positive usage of performative teaching and learning.

Joe L. Kincheloe describes critical theorists as 'detectives of new theoretical insights, perpetually searching for new and interconnected ways of understanding power and oppression and the ways they shape everyday life and human experience'. (Kincheloe, Joe L., 2008. Critical Pedagogy. Peter Lang: New York). With a similar curiosity around power plays, a selection of these papers reflect upon how power may be understood in critical pedagogy in relation to 'the effects of power on shaping and misshaping the pedagogical act' as a means of (re)thinking how power relations may operate in teaching practice. Applying Michel Foucault's understanding of social power (1980), we envisage performance as a tool to make power relations visible (making performance as mirroring power plays that take place in all forms of daily human existence).

Raphael Hallett has suggested that students' work tends to be valued in terms of a very circumscribed, clean, clear presentation. Disruption, intervention, liminalities are forms of expression that do not necessarily correspond with conventional criteria that lean towards focus, precision, clarity, coherence and structure. Papers forming this stream deploy the strategies of performative pedagogy and relate in some way to 'disruption', 'intervention' and 'liminality'. Performance Art (and Art per se) is predicated on rule breaking, even on discomforting audiences, especially the elitist audiences of Live Art and Performance. As Dr Jane Munro recently pointed out at Tactics of Interruption, (Toynbee Studios, London, June 2016), interruption is about 'creating new forms – allowing interruption to shape the work – not hiding them'. A selection of these papers advocate the power of risk in teaching and learning, that explore disruption/interruption as a 'risky' pedagogic strategy to not only provoke students' participation but also to demonstrate how performative pedagogy can be effectively deployed to break implicit rules surrounding the exchange of power relation between student and teacher.

Panel 1 
1  Paul Antick-  On using 'foul' language in a university classroom
2  Claire Makhlouf Carter - Bitter Lucky Dip
3  Christabel Harley - The Matter of Art & Design Research 
4  Lee Campbell - We Interrupt This Broadcast: Tactics of Disruption as Provocative Pedagogy

Panel 2 
1 Jennifer Kitchen - The Power of Play: Ensemble pedagogy, playfulness and the creation of '3rd spaces' in education
2 Mark James Hamilton - Playing with Plurality 
3 Jaione Cerrato and Jon Halls - Creating space for informal education in a quantified world

Panel 3   
1 Paul Stewart - Art and Commitment: performing critical pedagogy as an art methodology
2 Monica Marroquín-Almanza - The artifacts of memory
3 Nese Ceren Tosun - What can embodied creativity training do for law and business students?

Panel 4 
1 Francesca Antonacci-  How Performing Arts Will Integrate Mind, Body And Soul
2 Birte Brudermann-  Idyll and Scandal
3 Ana Milovanović - Liminalities of Critical Performative Pedagogies in Capitalism

Panel 5 
1 Nigel Grimmer- Utilizing Performative Teaching within the Induction Unit as a Social Tool Capable of Aiding Participation and Retention
2 Lisa Peck-  Feminist Interventions and Performative Pedagogy in Acting
3 Gavin Baker - Using a performative approach to textual analysis

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Tuesday, 19 June 2018

FW: Workshops on Academic CVs & Academic Interviews, London: booking now open

 

 

Dear colleague

I'm pleased to invite you to the following UCU professional development workshops taking place in London on Thursday 28 June:

Academic CVs - Thursday 28 June 09:30-12:30
This workshop will guide you through how to compile an effective, scannable academic CV: what goes in, what it's best to leave out, how to organise your information for maximum relevance and impact.

By the end of the workshop, you will know what you need to do in order to make your academic CV ready for the job market.

Academic Interviews - Thursday 28 June 13:30-16:30

There's a secret about academic interviews which hardly ever gets passed on: they are predictable. In fact, they are incredibly predictable. This workshop will explore why that is, and what, from an academic search committee's point of view, the psychology of academic interviewing really is. 

We will look in detail at common interview questions - how to anticipate them, how to prepare for them, and what a good answer sounds like - so that you have all the tools you need to perform well at your next interview.


You are welcome to apply for one or both of these courses and as ever our CPD events are free to all UCU members.

Best wishes

Glen Pickard
Campaigns Administrator
University and College Union (UCU)

 

 

 

FW: Research & Evaluation SIG event - 27 June

We warmly invite you to the third meeting of the RAISE Research & Evaluation Special Interest Group. This free event will be hosted by Coventry University on Wednesday 27th June 2018.

This meeting with focus on collaboration, including workshops relating to developing collaborative practices and space to develop shared research projects.

We will also have a talk from Christine Broughan, Professor of Higher Education, Coventry University entitled 'Having the idea, getting partners and winning the bid - a case study of a HEFCE collaboration testing out a framework to evidence change'. 

Lunch and refreshments will be provided.

To register, please click here- https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/raise-research-evaluation-sig-tickets-45646138830

Any question, please contact the SIG coordinators- Stuart Sims (Stuart.Sims@winchester.ac.uk) and Wilko Luebsen (w.luebsen2@londonmet.ac.uk)

 

 
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Thursday, 14 June 2018

Fwd: Leadership in Education, London: places still available


Dear colleague

Places are still available at the following UCU professional development course taking place in London on 26 June 10:00-16:00.

This course is aimed at those hoping to progress to a leadership role, or those looking to consolidate their leadership or team management skills. It covers:

your way of working and how to become more effective different management and leadership styles in education what makes a good leader.



As ever our CPD events are free to all UCU members.


Best wishes


Glen Pickard

Campaigns Administrator

University and College Union (UCU)


 

 

 

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