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Forbairt Ghairme & Taighde Scileanna UCD

Facilitating Learning in Occasional Teaching



The workshop covers a range of teaching challenges the postdoctoral researcher may encounter when asked to provide occasional teaching in a university context. Participants will have an opportunity to engage with teaching professionals about best teaching practices and to discover teaching resources and supports available to them in University College Dublin.

Topics will include the following:

  • Facilitating learning as an occasional lecturers
  • Planning and supporting learning in varied environments, including lectures and small groups
  • Communicating Content Effectively
  • Engaging students
  • Assessing our Teaching Successes



 ½ day

Delivery method

Mixed lecture and seminar/small group discussion methods.