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Professional Qualifications in University Teaching and Learning January start 17.09.19

Applications are now open to the UCD Teaching and Learning Level 9 programmes for academic related staff teaching in higher education:

• Professional Certificate University Teaching & Learning (U011) - 15 ECTS
• Certificate of Continuing Professional Development University Teaching and Learning (U007) - 7.5 ECTS

Please join us for an Information Session on Tuesday 15th October at 13.00 in Room F308 Newman building. This is a drop in information session, no booking is necessary.

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Tutor Essentials for September 2019 09.09.19

Tutor Induction Workshop for new and existing tutors will take place on Monday 23rd September 2019 from 1pm to 3pm.  The aim of this session is to support tutors new to UCD or those wishing to refresh their tutorial and small group teaching skills. A comprehensive Tutor Induction pack is provided and access to online resources. The session is designed to be interactive and reflect the approaches and methods one may use in a real tutorial or small group teaching session.

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Lecturer Induction Workshop 16.09.19

Lecturer Induction Workshop to support those new to teaching in Higher Education is taking place on Tuesday 10th March 2020 from 11am to 1pm.

The aim of this session is to support UCD faculty and staff new to teaching in Higher Education, in particular early career academics and those new to UCD, to develop skills to provide a learner-centred focus to their teaching. 

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“How can you cater for diverse student needs?” 05.07.19

As Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) continue to work towards diversifying the student profile, the design of teaching, learning and assessment must also evolve to ensure an inclusive educational environment for all students. An Inclusive Assessment and Feedback approach aims to support all students in the module/programme, including those students who seek out assessment accommodations.

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UCD EdTECx in action Workshops - Available to book now 26.06.19

This is a series of workshops focusing on Module & Assessment Design and Feedback in Brightspace. Following on from the UCD EdTECx talks which took place in March the EdTECx in action workshops are hands-on demonstrations which address the use of Brightspace from both pedagogical and technical perspectives. All workshops take place at lunch time and are open to all UCD faculty and teaching staff. 

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T&L Symposium 2019 "Inspiring Lectures: Inspiring Learning" 14.05.19

The UCD Teaching and Learning Symposium ‘Inspiring Lectures: Inspiring Learning’ took place on Wednesday 8th May in the UCD O’Brien Centre of Science.

This was the fourth UCD Teaching and Learning annual symposium bringing together research, international expertise and generously shared experience of colleagues on a topical theme. Interest in the symposia has been growing each year and this year it booked out within a week. More than 120 faculty and staff attended.

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UCD Teaching & Learning Awards 2018 Presented 28.02.19

The UCD 2018 Teaching and Learning Awards were presented by the Registrar and Deputy President, Professor Mark Rogers at a ceremony on 27th February 2019.

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Announcement of UCD Teaching & Learning Awardees 2018 15.01.19

Professor Andrew Deeks, President of UCD announced the UCD Teaching and Learning Awardees 2018 on 15th January 2019.

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Fellows in Teaching and Academic Development Appointed 2018-20 18.12.18

Two Fellowship research teams have been formed to focus on university-wide enhancement in teaching and learning through strategic policy and practice-based research over the next two years.  

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Terry Barrett - Teaching and Learning Awardee 21.11.18

Congratulations to our colleague Terry Barrett, who has received a Teaching and Learning Award amongst Academic Affairs in recognition of her sustained commitment to teaching excellence and student learning.

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