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Flexible accredited CPD in University Teaching and Learning 04.09.17

Applications are open to the Certificate of Continuing Professional Development, University Teaching and Learning. This is a level 9 programme starting in January 2018 and carrying a credit volume of 7.5 ECTS. The programme fees are waived for UCD staff. Apply online at www.ucd.ie/apply. Applications are open until 8th December 2017 (subject to availability).

Two modules are on offer "Assessing and Teaching for Learning in Higher Education" (UTL40140) and "Active Learning with Technology" (UTL 40190) of which students choose one. To assist you in your module choice you might like to consult with the module handbooks available on our webpage under the Modules on Offer tab. The Module Timetable is available for dates and times of the sessions.

Upon completion of the Certificate of Continuing Professional Development a further module can be undertaken for the award of a Professional Certificate, University Teaching and Learning, which carries a credit volume of 15 ECTS or academics may wish to continue on to the award of Professional Diploma, University Teaching and Learning, which carries a credit volume of 30 ECTS. All Programmes are designed to be flexible, research-informed and practice-based.

The programmes provide a professional qualification for academics at different stages of their careers. They offer the opportunity to review and develop teaching skills by addressing the contemporary challenges of teaching in higher education. Research-informed and experiential approaches are used to assist staff in widening their repertoire of teaching, learning and assessment strategies. 

Further information is available on the programmes webpage or please join us for an Information Session on Monday 6th November at 13.00 in Room F308 Newman building. As this session will take place over lunch-time light refreshments will be provided.

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