Thinking Teaching: PhD Students

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05 Mar - 06 Mar 2018

9.30am to 4.30pm

Thinking Teaching: An introduction to teaching in Higher Education

This two day workshop is designed to orient participants to the purpose and practice of teaching in higher education. It will situate participants’ teaching in a meaningful context of practice and pedagogic theory.

Dates & Locations 
Mon 5 March
Room HH309 (am) aand HH203 (pm)

Tues 6 March
Room HH302 (am) aand HH202 (pm)

Please note: Attendance is required on both days.

Lindsay Jordan, Course Leader, PgCert: Academic Practice in Art, Design and Communication
Lucy Panesar, Education Developer (Diversity and Inclusion), Teaching & Learning Exchange

What will I learn?
The workshops will be a blend of theoretical input and practical activity. You will:
•    reflect on your own teaching practice and learning experiences
•    gain an understanding of key pedagogic ideas
•    explore basic techniques for designing teaching sessions
•    co-design and deliver a micro-teaching activity 
•    learn to consider learners 
•    explore potential barriers to learning.

Who should attend? 
This workshop is aimed at people who are new into teaching/student facing activity. This session will be particularly focused to UAL PhD students looking to become eligible for graduate teaching hours.