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Introduction to Blackboard for administrative and support staff

January 29 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

This course is intended for administrative or support staff who are new to Blackboard or wish to refresh their knowledge.

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BILT Executive Informal Catch-Up (all staff welcome)

January 29 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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BILT Executive Informal Catch-Up

An opportunity for any member of staff to drop in and meet with the BILT Executive Commitee. This is an opportunity for you to discuss ideas for teaching and/or learning projects, any ways you can get involved with BILT, ideas for resources or external academics we could invite to speak, questions about BILT and the work we are involved in- or anything else!

Beyond Starting to Teach for PGRs: Reflective practice

February 10 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

This session will help you to identify methods to review your teaching and offer strategies to identify what has been working well and where you may need to develop. Through a series of individual, pair and group activities different models of reflective practice will be explored. By the end of this session you will be able to identify the skills gained through teaching, critically reflect on your teaching practice and review areas for development.

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Sparks Series: Flipping the Classroom

February 12 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

What is the evidence that flipped learning actually works? In this talk we will look at an example of flipped sessions conducted with a class of 160 students, participants will be encouraged to share ideas & hold discussions.

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Sparks Series: Exploring emotions and values in learning and teaching through an educational humanities approach

February 20 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Through this experiential workshop, we will analyse poems about the felt experience of teaching and learning in higher education, using an “educational humanities” approach to attuning university teachers’ emotional and ethical sensitivity and surfacing alternatives to dominant narratives such as the student-as-consumer.

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Sparks Series: Helping students fulfil their hopes for higher education

February 20 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Although students’ hopes for education are vital to both ensuring student engagement and satisfaction, there is surprisingly little research on what students want from their overall learning experience in higher education. In this seminar Kathleen M. Quinlan will present her study and facilitate discussions.

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BILT Executive Informal Catch-Up (all staff welcome)

February 26 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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BILT Executive Informal Catch-Up

An opportunity for any member of staff to drop in and meet with the BILT Executive Commitee. This is an opportunity for you to discuss ideas for teaching and/or learning projects, any ways you can get involved with BILT, ideas for resources or external academics we could invite to speak, questions about BILT and the work we are involved in- or anything else!

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TA Talk – Teaching as a transferable skill in different career paths

March 10 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Whether you are planning to pursue a career within or beyond academia, teaching provides valuable transferable and applicable skills. This session will explore ways to think and talk about these competences when planning for your future career.

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BILT Executive Informal Catch-Up (all staff welcome)

March 25 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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BILT Executive Informal Catch-Up

An opportunity for any member of staff to drop in and meet with the BILT Executive Commitee. This is an opportunity for you to discuss ideas for teaching and/or learning projects, any ways you can get involved with BILT, ideas for resources or external academics we could invite to speak, questions about BILT and the work we are involved in- or anything else!

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Sparks Series: Putting learning at the forefront of everything: active blended learning as the new normal in HE

April 23 @ 2:00 pm - 4:15 pm

This interactive session offers a summary and a critique of the University of Northampton's Active Blended Learning journey so far: the rationale for the changes, pedagogic transformation, the challenges we have encountered and those that lie ahead. Ale will discuss the impact of the move to active blended learning on staff and students, including the ways in which staff have changed their teaching practices, and how students have responded.

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BILT Executive Informal Catch-Up (all staff welcome)

April 29 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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BILT Executive Informal Catch-Up

An opportunity for any member of staff to drop in and meet with the BILT Executive Commitee. This is an opportunity for you to discuss ideas for teaching and/or learning projects, any ways you can get involved with BILT, ideas for resources or external academics we could invite to speak, questions about BILT and the work we are involved in- or anything else!

Beyond Starting to Teach for PGRs: Pedegogy in practice

April 30 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

This session will explore current themes in pedagogical research to enrich your teaching practice. The format of this session will include multiple representations of pedagogical research to be examined through constructive debate. By the end of this session you will be able to appraise pedagogical articles and relate themes in pedagogy to your practice.

Development in assessment practice in HE – Joint SIG RAISE Meeting

May 5 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm

The Engaging Assessment and Research & Evaluation Special Interest Groups from RAISE would like to invite you all to a joint SIG meeting taking place on Friday 5th June 2020 (10:30am - 3:30pm) at London Metropolitan University.

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TA Talk – What can DEO do for you?

May 21 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

This session will introduce the wide range of digital tools available for you to use in your teaching and research and provide an idea of how the Digital Education Office can help you navigate and utilise them.

Beyond Starting to Teach for PGRs: Progressing your teaching

June 4 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Book tickets This is the fourth year that Academic Staff Development have run Beyond Starting to Teach sessions to enhance teaching practice and enable space for reflection for PGRs who teach. These sessions complement the other teaching developments we offer (Starting to Teach and CREATE for PGRs) and will take place between 12:30 - 14:00 in the PGR hub (so please bring your lunch). They are a great chance to meet fellow PGRs teaching across the university and grow your…

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