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Engaging large student groups using learning technologies

Tue24 Apr2.00 pm

The Educational Development and the E-Learning Unit within the Academic Development are organising this exciting event to explore the advantages and challenges of using learning technologies to enhance student engagement and learning, particularly in large cohorts. QMUL lecturers will share their experiences, good and bad, and attendees will have the chance to consider new practical . . . Read the full article

Academic Development seminar: Shaping the undergraduate curriculum to promote wellbeing, wisdom and resilience

Thu05 Apr12.30 pm

***Please note change of date*** The next Academic Development seminar will take place on Thursday 5 April, 12:30-14:00 in Scape 0.15. Professor Ania Korszun, National Teaching Fellow, will discuss her work around promoting resilience and wellbeing in medical students with the introduction of a new formal curriculum to support students in these areas.  Work is already . . . Read the full article

New! Academic Development Seminar: Research-teaching integration

Thu09 Nov12.30 pm

12:30-13:30, Thursday 9 November, Scape 0.14 Book your place Dr M Hasan Shaheed QMUL National Teaching Fellow 2017 will lead the first in a new series of Academic Development Seminars on the subject of ‘Research-teaching integration’. The seminar takes place on Thursday 9 November, 12:30-13:30 in Scape 0.14. Dr Shaheed was awarded a National Teaching . . . Read the full article

Teaching and Learning Conference – call for proposals

The 2018 conference will take place on 17 January 2018 and the theme is Rethinking Assessment and Feedback.  We are now seeking proposals for posters, round tables and interactive workshops that address the conference theme from colleagues across QMUL. This is your chance to shape the issues and topics that the conference will address and to share . . . Read the full article

Current roles in Educational Development

The Educational Development team has two main areas of work: running taught programmes in academic practice and learning and teaching in Higher Education, and the Teaching Recognition Project (accreditation of practice through fellowship of the HEA). Please note that these roles will not be affected by the recently announced proposed restructure of CAPD and you . . . Read the full article

Restructuring and disbanding CAPD

There is currently a consultation on the restructuring of our services and the relocation of our teams to HR (Professional Development and Researcher Development) and Student Services (Educational Development and E-Learning), which would then become Student and Academic Services (provisional name).  The proposal document is available on request from capdconsultation@qmul.ac.uk or capd@qmul.ac.uk .

Managing Competing Agendas in a Transformed HE Landscape: the case for critical engagement with employability and graduate attributes

Thu16 Feb1.00 pm

CAPD Educational Research Seminar 16 February 2017, Room 0.15 Scape East, 438-490 Mile End Road, E1 4GG Managing Competing Agendas in a Transformed HE Landscape: the case for critical engagement with employability and graduate attributes Dr Finola Farrant, Senior Lecturer (Criminology), University of Roehampton Register Abstract Higher education in the UK is going through significant . . . Read the full article

Evaluating academic development in Higher Education

Thu25 May1.00 pm

CAPD Educational Research Seminar 25 May 2017, Room 0.15 Scape East, 438-490 Mile End Road, E1 4GG Evaluating academic development in Higher Education Dr Jennie Winter, Educational Developer, University of Plymouth Register Abstract Increasing emphasis on the professionalisation of university teaching has brought into sharp relief the need to know how ‘good’ teaching and learning evolve . . . Read the full article

Defining and demonstrating teaching quality and impact – what we learned from the literature

Thu27 Apr1.00 pm

CAPD Educational Research Seminar 27 April 2017, Room 0.15 Scape East, 438-490 Mile End Road, E1 4GG Defining and demonstrating teaching quality and impact – what we learned from the literature Dr Julie Belanger, Research Leader, RAND Europe Register Abstract While the assessment of ‘quality teaching’ and its impact in higher education has historically been neglected . . . Read the full article