Tag Archives: assessment and feedback

External examiner training opportunity

The HEA is running a 2-part professional development course for aspiring, new or experienced external examiners. The design of the course reflects an active learning approach, with an emphasis on valuing participants’ experiences and prior knowledge.

Part 1 takes the form of online activities and reading, with Part 2 being a face-to-face workshop to be held in Edinburgh on Wednesday 7th February.  Click here for more details and to book.

As the University of Dundee is an HEA-subscribing institution, this course  is free for members of our staff to attend.

Call for Papers- University of Stirling L & T conference April 2018

Our collegues in Stirling have just announced the Call for Papers for their annual Learning and Teaching conference ‘Seeing things differently: learning, teaching and assessment practices in higher education’, which will take place at the University of Stirling on April 18th 2018.  The keynote address will be provided by Siân Bayne, Professor of Digital Education at the University of Edinburgh, and also Assistant Principal for Digital Education www.sianbayne.net

Please click on the link below for the Call and all additional information. The deadline for abstracts is the 20th December 2017.

https://www.stir.ac.uk/ltconference/callforabstracts/

This is always a worthwhile conference and we would encourage you to submit and/or attend!

Call for papers – Learning Development Conference, Hull, April 2017

ALDinHE

The ALDinHE is holding next year’s conference in the University of Hull, and a call for papers has just been put out, with a proposal deadline of 28th November.

Themes  include:

  • The Impact and Evaluation of Learning Development
  • The Teaching Excellence Framework
  • Assessment and Feedback
  • Collaboration in the Changing Environments
  • Creative Cultures in Learning Development

For more information click here

Assessment and Feedback Workshop, 2 February 2017

University of bath

The Centre for Learning and Teaching at the University of Bath are holding a day’s workshop, open to all.

Topics covered will be:

  • Approaches to transforming assessment and feedback
  • Technology-enhanced feedback
  • MOOCs and online self-assessment
  • Student participation in assessment and feedback

More information can be found in this pdf (358KB): Day Workshop Assessment Feedback Bath 2017

Remember, CASTLE can help towards funding your attendance at such events – get in touch at castle@dundee.ac.uk