Academic Development

Category Archives: Events

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

Whole Programme Approaches to Curriculum and Assessment Design

Fri23 Feb10.00 am

This is a joint event between the Faculty of Science & Engineering and Academic Development.  Engineering Building 3.24, Mile End Campus   10.00-4.00 10.00 – 10.30 Introduction to the QMUL Science and Engineering education context, challenges and opportunities 10.30 – 11.45 Case Study 1 – Integrated Programme Assessment at Brunel University (Amanda Harvey).  How, why, and with . . . Read the full article

Staff Writing Retreat

Thu22 Feb9.00 am

Staff Writing Retreat – 22nd and/or 23rd February  – booking now open! You may choose to attend either on the 22nd or on the 23rd, or on both days This is an ideal opportunity to devote a whole day or two to making progress on a conference paper/article/book chapter/HEA application while teaching has paused for reading . . . Read the full article

Teaching and Learning Conference 2018

Wed17 Jan12.30 pm

Queen Mary’s annual Teaching and Learning Conference takes place this year on Wednesday 17 January 2018 and has the theme ‘Rethinking Assessment and Feedback’ Please keep an eye on this page for more details.


Fri17 Nov12.30 pm

HEA FELLOWSHIP LECTURE/WORKSHOP Join us at our next Lecture/Workshop on 17 Nov 2017 (Whitechapel – Garrod 1.30) about the ADEPT Fellowship, UKPSF and writing an Account of Professional Practice. This session will introduce teaching staff to the QMUL ADEPT Fellowship and explain the APP writing process. For more information visit TRP LECTURE/WORKSHOP

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

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

Retirement Planning Workshop

Tue16 May10.00 am

This year’s Planning for Retirement course has been scheduled on the 16th and 17th May 2017. Any member of staff who is starting to think about when they might want to retire is welcome to attend the session. The aim of the session is to help participants plan for a healthy, enjoyable and financially stable retirement and to start . . . Read the full article