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ONLINE SESSION – Beyond Starting to Teach for PGRs: Progressing your teaching

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 now take place online. They are a great chance to meet fellow PGRs teaching across the university and grow your PGR network.

To book, please click on the session titles in the table below and come along to as many of them as your calendar permits. At the end of the academic year you will receive a certificate of attendance for all the sessions you have attended. We look forward to working with you during Beyond Starting to Teach sessions.

Progressing your teaching 
This session will give you the opportunity to review your teaching in order to determine your future teaching objectives. A variety of teaching approaches and activities will be considered within this active session.
By the end of this session you will be able to identify teaching practices/methods/activities you would like to experiment with and hypothesise how you will evaluate the impact of these new approaches.

Web Notes If you have any issues booking onto sessions please contact Academic Staff Development: asd-course@bristol.ac.uk

 

Course charges Please be aware that failure to cancel your place three full working days before a course or failure to attend a course will incur a £50 charge to your school.

 

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TA Talk – What can DEO do for you?

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.

By the end of the session will have a better understanding of the training, support and tools provided by the University, and who to approach to help you make the best use of technology in your teaching.

Please visit the BDC’s website for more information on support for Doctoral Teachers, or get in touch with Dr Conny Lippert.

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ONLINE SESSION – Beyond Starting to Teach for PGRs: Pedegogy in practice

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 online. They are a great chance to meet fellow PGRs teaching across the university and grow your PGR network.

To book, please click on the session titles in the table below and come along to as many of them as your calendar permits. At the end of the academic year you will receive a certificate of attendance for all the sessions you have attended. We look forward to working with you during Beyond Starting to Teach sessions.

Pedagogy in practice
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.

Web Notes

If you have any issues booking onto sessions please contact Academic Staff Development: asd-course@bristol.ac.uk

Course charges

Please be aware that failure to cancel your place three full working days before a course or failure to attend a course will incur a £50 charge to your school.

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

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.

By the end of the session you will be able to identify a range of transferable skills gained through your teaching activities and have had a chance to reflect on how to articulate them in different professional contexts.

Please visit the BDC’s website for more information on support for Doctoral Teachers, or get in touch with Dr Conny Lippert.

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Beyond Starting to Teach for PGRs: Reflective practice

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 PGR network.
To book, please click on the session titles in the table below and come along to as many of them as your calendar permits. At the end of the academic year you will receive a certificate of attendance for all the sessions you have attended. We look forward to working with you during Beyond Starting to Teach sessions.

Reflective practice
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.

Web Notes

If you have any issues booking onto sessions please contact Academic Staff Development: asd-course@bristol.ac.uk

Course charges

Please be aware that failure to cancel your place three full working days before a course or failure to attend a course will incur a £50 charge to your school.

Further information

Please note: lunch and refreshments will not be provided during this training session, so please bring your lunch with you.

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TA Talk – Thriving as a doctoral teacher

This session will explore strategies and practical tips of how to maintain your wellbeing as a PGR and a doctoral teacher. You will have the opportunity to ask questions and share your own perspective.

By the end of the session you will have had a chance to reflect on your existing strategies to enhance your wellbeing and ideally have identified new approaches and methods to try out.

Please visit the BDC’s website for more information on support for Doctoral Teachers, or get in touch with Dr Conny Lippert.

Beyond Starting to Teach for PGRs: Peer observation of teaching

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 PGR network.
To book, please click on the session titles in the table below and come along to as many of them as your calendar permits. At the end of the academic year you will receive a certificate of attendance for all the sessions you have attended. We look forward to working with you during Beyond Starting to Teach sessions.

Peer observation of teaching
This panel session will look at the role peer observation can have within teaching development. Experienced PGRs will discuss the role peer observation played in their teaching practice at Bristol and this will be followed by questions and activities.
By the end of this session you will be able to reflect upon shared experiences of peer observations of teaching to identify and apply best practice. You will also have the opportunity to develop a PGR network to support peer observation.

Web Notes

If you have any issues booking onto sessions please contact Academic Staff Development: asd-course@bristol.ac.uk

Course charges

Please be aware that failure to cancel your place three full working days before a course or failure to attend a course will incur a £50 charge to your school.

Further information

Please note: lunch and refreshments will not be provided during this training session, so please bring your lunch with you.

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TA Talk – Time Management and Prioritisation

This session will explore a variety of time management and prioritisation strategies to help you identify what works for you and allows you to maintain a productive balance between your teaching and research. You will have the opportunity to hear about and share your own practical tips and tricks.

By the end of the session you will have had a chance to reflect on how you manage your time and approach prioritisation and hopefully identified new strategies to try out.

Please visit the BDC’s website for more information on support for Doctoral Teachers, or get in touch with Dr Conny Lippert.

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Teaching as a Doctoral Student – Myth-busting session

This panel session will provide an opportunity to hear from doctoral teacher ‘veterans’ about their experience, lessons learned, and tips. You will have the opportunity to ask questions and share your own perspective.

By the end of the session you will have a clearer picture of how your experience compares to others’, a broader view on strategies available to you to tackle challenges and access to an interdisciplinary cohort of doctoral teachers to share practice with and learn from.

Please visit the BDC’s website for more information on support for Doctoral Teachers, or get in touch with Dr Conny Lippert.