UCD at Vet Ed Symposium 2015

This year, the Veterinary Education Symposium took place in the historic surrounds of Robinson College, Cambridge. The UCD Veterinary School and Hospital were represented at the pre-conference workshop as well as the main Conference proceedings.

Some prevalent themes at this year's Conference were the validation of CSL teaching models, veterinary professionalism and peer assisted learning. 

Pre-conference workshop

On Wednesday July 8th, Mark Carty and Karolina Jankowska delivered an interactive workshop on building bridges between the Clinical Skills Lab and the Virtual Learning Environment.

Conference presentations

On Thursday July 9th, UCD Veterinary Sciences staff presented the following posters:

CSL Going Mobile: Why and How we Built our own Clinical Skills Laboratory Website. Carty, M., Jankowska, K., O'Reilly, M.

Peer or Self Review of Blended / Online Modules and Programmes: A Veterinary Case Study. Cashman, D., O'Neill, G (UCD T&L).

The use of Concept maps to promote active student engagement in an on-line Graduate Certificate Programme. O'Neill, E.J.


Máire O'Reilly is co-author of a booklet entitled "A Guide to Veterinary Clinical Skills Laboratories", which was distributed to all conference delegates.