Recognizing and encouraging good, informed, and inspired teaching
Using our own research and experience to inform our teaching
Identifying and exploring differences between teaching and learning
— as well as between education and training
Encouraging our students to become lifelong learners
Supporting in-class mechanisms of interaction with our students
Exploring the key role of engineering in solving global issues
Broadening our own interests beyond narrow specialization
Stimulating and supporting critical discussion and debate in English
*Human Assets Promotion Program for Innovative Education and Research
Indicative only. Subject to change, depending on the number of, and wishes of, the participants
0930 Workshop begins:
Brief Introduction RAS: Who am I, what do I want you to achieve from this workshop?
1000-1030 Who are you?
Each participant makes a 3 minute maximum presentation to introduce themselves
1030-1115 The role of the University Mission Statement: where is teaching? What is your University mission statement?
1115-1145 Discussion of and completion of questionnaire, preparation of short presentations: 5 minutes on How do I teach? How do I inspire students? What technology/techniques do I use? 5 minutes about your research for your family members
1145-1230 Thinking about PowerPoint, use of textbooks, clarity of presentation. Different audiences need different approaches!
1230 Lunch Break
1315-1345 Results of questionnaire on attitudes to teaching
1345-1430 5 minute presentation by all participants
1430-1500 The teaching jigsaw, different methods of presentation and student stimulation.
1500-1530 Thinking about assessment methods
1530-1600 League Tables: Do we believe them, are they important?
Followed by free discussion and close at approx. 1630