CTEL Professional Development

Take the next step in integrating technology in your teaching.

CTEL facilitate a wide range of seminars throughout the year aimed at providing a forum for staff to discuss pertinent issues in the area of Teaching and Learning, and Technology-Enhanced Learning. These include the Spring-Summer Teaching and Learning Seminar Series and the TEL Seminars and Presentations.
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The Classroom in Fiction

Speaker: Dr Richard Hayes
Location: A02 Boardroom

This seminar examined the ways classrooms and teaching appear in a number of novels with the intention of opening up a discussion on, amongst other things, teaching and the imagination.

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1PM

Should I Press Record?

Speaker: Laura Widger & Frank Heraughty
Location: A02 Boardroom

This seminar explores some of the issues surrounding the capturing of lectures and presentations in the context of the changing educational landscape, emerging technologies, social publishing and sharing platforms.

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1PM

Learning Outcomes and Grades – Complementary or Contradictory

Speaker: Marcel Wagenaar
Location: A02 Boardroom

In this seminar, Marcel initiates a discussion on how learning outcomes can be/are graded, extending to what happens in WIT. The context is twofold: 1/ Fairness for students and 2/ Practice. It is not intended to debate the merits of learning outcomes; the emphasis will be more on the merits of grading.

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1PM

Using Mixed Media in the Classroom

Speaker: Rob O Connor
Location: A02 Boardroom

Rob O'Connor explores how multimedia and social media content can be easily incorporated into modules. Rob discusses how a lecturer's life can be made easier by directly embedding videos into presentations, using Twitter in the classroom and sourcing world-class (and reusable) content from the Internet.

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