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.
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.
This is always a worthwhile conference and we would encourage you to submit and/or attend!
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.
- 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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org