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Excellent session - well worth my time.

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October 2019

22nd - Learning and Teaching Reading Group (Paisley)

24th - Evidence for Enhancement: Improving the Student Experience - Engaging in Learning and Teaching Enquiry (ELATE): Evidence gathering methods (Lanarkshire)

25th - sALTiRE writing retreat (Paisley)

29th - Preparing for Academic Writing Month (Lanarkshire/Videoconference)

29th - Senior Fellows' Network Meeting (Lanarkshire)

30th - sALTiRE drop-in (Paisley)

 

November 2019

All month: #UWSAcWriMo (UWS Academic Writing Month)

4th - #UWSAcWriMo: Explore Your Writing (Paisley/Videoconference)

5th - Engaged student learning: high-impact strategies to enhance student achievement (Paisley)

11th - Drop-in for New Academics (Lanarkshire)

11th - Part-time Doctoral Students' Group (Lanarkshire/Videoconference)

12th - Embedding UWS Graduate Attributes (Paisley)

13th (TBC) - #UWSAcWriMo: Writing Retreat (Paisley)

20th - Equalities Reading Group (Paisley)

21st - Evidence for Enhancement: Improving the Student Experience - Engaging in Learning and Teaching Enquiry (ELATE): Going public (Lanarkshire)

21st (TBC) - #UWSAcWriMo: Making the most of peer support with writing (Paisley/Videoconference)

26th - sALTiRE Introductory Workshop (Paisley)

27th - Key approaches to small group teaching (Paisley)

27th - Programme Leader Network (Paisley)

28th - Evidence for Enhancement: Improving the Student Experience - Evaluating learning and teaching (Paisley)

 

 

December 2019

2nd - Introduction to Personal Tutoring (Paisley)

3rd - Learning and Teaching Reading Group (Paisley)

4th - Inclusivity in Assessment (Paisley)

4th - Building 'Belonging' - supporting student retention and success (Lanarkshire/Videoconference)

9th - Part-time Doctoral Students' Group (Paisley/Videoconference)

9th - Drop-in for New Academics (Paisley)

10th - Flipped Classrooms (Lanarkshire)

11th - Education Futures workshop: Creating Accessible Learning Materials (Paisley)

12th - Senior Fellows' Network Meeting (Paisley)

 

Good, really helpful - opened my mind to further development.

 

January 2020

8th - sALTiRE Introductory Workshop (Paisley)

9th - Part-time Doctoral Students' Group (Paisley/Videoconference)

15th - sALTiRE drop-in (Paisley)

21st - Writing Intended Learning Outcomes (Paisley)

22nd - Public Engagement Opportunities (Paisley/Videoconference)

22nd - Equalities Reading Group (Paisley)

23rd - Focus On: Assessment and Feedback - Designing Rubrics (Lanarkshire)

27th - sALTiRE Introductory Workshop (Lanarkshire)

28th  - Evidence for Enhancement: Improving the Student Experience - Engaging in Learning and Teaching Enquiry (ELATE): Introducing Learning and Teaching Enquiry (Paisley)

 

February 2020

4th - Learning and Teaching Reading Group (Paisley)

4th - Drop-in for New Academics (Paisley)

5th - sALTiRE Introductory Workshop (Ayr)

6th  - Internationalising the Curriculum (Paisley)

10th - Focus On: Assessment and Feedback - Refreshing your module's assessments (Ayr)

11th- sALTiRE Introductory Workshop (Paisley)

12th - Programme Leader Network (Lanarkshire)

18th - Designing Constructively Aligned Modules (Paisley)

19th - Focus On: Assessment and Feedback - Refreshing your module's assessments (Paisley)

20th - ABC (Arena, Blended, Connected) Toolkit for Curriculum Design (Lanarkshire)

24th - Senior Fellows' Network Meeting (Ayr)

25th - Evidence for Enhancement: Improving the Student Experience - Engaging in Learning and Teaching Enquiry (ELATE): Evidence gathering methods (Paisley)

 

March 2020

3rd - Inquiry-based Learning from Day One (Paisley)

4th - Drop-in for New Academics (Ayr)

4th - Building 'Belonging' - supporting student retention and success (Ayr/Videoconference)

4th - Part-time Doctoral Students' Group (Ayr/Videoconference)

5th - Evidence for Enhancement: Improving the Student Experience - Evaluating learning and teaching (Paisley)

11th - How to write lay summaries for grant applications (Paisley/Videoconference)

18th - sALTiRE drop-in (Lanarkshire)

18th - Key approaches to small group teaching (Lanarkshire)

19th - Embedding UWS Graduate Attributes (Ayr)

24th - Introduction to Personal Tutoring (Ayr)

25th - sALTiRE: preparing your claim for Associate Fellow or Fellow (Paisley)

25th - sALTiRE: preparing your claim for Senior Fellow (Paisley)

31st - Evidence for Enhancement: Improving the Student Experience - Student Life Cycle  (Lanarkshire)

 

April 2020

7th - Evidence for Enhancement: Improving the Student Experience - Engaging in Learning and Teaching Enquiry (ELATE): Going public (Paisley)

7th - Learning and Teaching Reading Group (Paisley)

15th - Flipped Classrooms (Ayr)

16th - Introducing Peer Observation (Paisley)

21st - sALTiRE drop-in (Ayr)

23rd - Lecturing for Active Learning (Paisley)

28th - sALTiRE writing retreat (Lanarkshire)

29th - Using MyJourney in personal tutoring sessions (Paisley/VC)

30th - Drop-in for New Academics (Lanarkshire)

30th - Part-time Doctoral Students' Group (Lanarkshire/Vidoeconference)

 

May 2020

1st - sALTiRE writing retreat (Paisley)

5th - Senior Fellows' Network Meeting (Paisley)

5th - sALTiRE drop-in (Paisley)

6th - Inclusivity in Assessment (Ayr)

8th - sALTiRE writing retreat (Paisley)

13th - Education Futures workshop: Creating Accessible Learning Materials (Ayr)

27th - Programme Leader Network (Paisley)

28th - sALTiRE writing retreat (Lanarkshire)

 

Really enjoyable - more, please!

 

We use our events to highlight many of the examples of good practice throughout UWS. If you would like to run a UWS Academy event, please contact UWSAcademy@uws.ac.uk to discuss your idea.

Archive of past events for session 2019/20

17/10/19 - Focus On: Assessment and Feedback - Assessment and Module Co-ordination (Paisley)

16/10/19 - Introduction to the Researcher Development Framework and Concordat (Paisley/Videoconference)

16/10/19 - sALTiRE: preparing your claim for Associate Fellow or Fellow (Paisley)

16/10/19 - sALTiRE: preparing your claim for Senior Fellow (Paisley)

15/10/19 - sALTiRE writing retreat (Ayr)

15/10/19 - Designing Constructively Aligned Modules (Paisley)

11/10/19 - sALTiRE writing retreat (Paisley)7th - ABC (Arena, Blended, Connected) Toolkit for Curriculum Design (Paisley)

10/10/19 - Lecturing for Active Learning (Ayr)

9/10/19 - sALTiRE Introductory Workshop (Dumfries)

9/10/19 - UWS Academy events (Dumfries)

8/10/19 - Drop-in for New Academics (Ayr)

8/10/19 - Part-time Doctoral Students' Group (Ayr/Videoconference)

3/10/2010 - Inquiry-based Learning from Day One (Lanarkshire)

2/10/2019 - Introducing Peer Observation (Paisley)

1/10/2019 - sALTiRE Introductory Workshop (Paisley)

26/09/2019 - Evidence for Enhancement: Improving the Student Experience - Engaging in Learning and Teaching Enquiry (ELATE): Introducing Learning and Teaching Enquiry (Lanarkshire)

24/09/2019 - Evidence for Enhancement: Improving the Student Experience - Student Life Cycle (Paisley)

19/09/2019 - Internationalising the Curriculum (Ayr)

19/09/2019 - Writing Intended Learning Outcomes (Paisley)

19/09/2019 - sALTiRE Introductory Workshop (Ayr)

18/09/2019 - 3E (Enhance, Extend, Empower) Framework (Lanarkshire) - Professor Keith Smyth, University of the Highlands and Islands 

18/09/2019 - sALTiRE Introductory Workshop (Lanarkshire)

18/09/2019 - sALTiRE drop-in (Lanarkshire)

17/09/2019 - Focus On: Assessment and Feedback - Designing Rubrics (Paisley)

27/08/2019 - Drop-in for New Academics (Paisley/Videoconference)

Archive of past events for session 2018/19

20/07/2019: sALTiRE Introductory Workshop, Paisley campus

18/05/2019: UWS Academy workshop - Social media for researchers - Dr David McGillivray, School of Media, Culture and Society

24/05/2019: UWS Academy workshop - How to share your research through cartoons - Dr Matthew Partridge, errantscience.com 

17/05/2019: sALTiRE Writing Retreat, Paisley campus

08/05/2019: sALTiRE Introductory Workshop, Ayr campus

07/05/2019: sALTiRE Introductory Workshop, Paisley campus

02/05/2019: UWS Academy events at Dumfries campus - PgCAP, sALTiRE, researcher development

30/04/2019: UWS Academy seminar - Getting Published in High Impact Science Journals - Dr Heidi Burdett, Heriot-Watt University

30/04/2019: sALTiRE Introductory Workshop, Lanarkshire campus

24/04/2019: Drop-in for new academics, Paisley campus 

16/04/2019: UWS Academy workshop - Facilitating Enterprising Activity towards the 'Interdisciplinary University': Sharing Entrepreneurial Ideals & Approaches - Dr Rob Crammond, School of Business and Enterprise

04/04/2019: Part-time Doctoral Students' group, Paisley

27/03/2019: Early Career Researcher Forum Researcher Development Day

21/03/2019: Part-time Doctoral Students' group, Ayr

21/03/2019: UWS Academy workshop, Ayr - Student Lifecycle - Claire Mackie, UWS Academy

14/03/2019: UWS Academy workshop, Paisley - Utrecht Roadmap for Teaching Inquiry and Innovation - Dr Irma Meijerman and Dr Femke Kirschner, Utrecht University

12/03/2019: UWS Academy Equalities Reading Group, Lanarkshire - facilitated by Dr Lindsay Coyle, UWS Academy

06/03/2019: Education Futures seminar, Lanarkshire - OERs: free resources for learning and teaching - Lee Ballantyne, Head of Education Futures

01/03/2019: Part-time Doctoral Students' group, Lanarkshire/WebEx

26/02/2019: sALTiRE Introductory Workshop, Paisley campus

26/02/2019: Focus On: Assessment and Feedback workshop: Innovation in Feedback Delivery, Paisley - Dr Maria Jackson and Dr Leah Marks, University of Glasgow 

18/02/2019: UWS Academy seminar: Challenges to Student Success, Paisley - Alison Browitt and Dr Chris Finlay, University of Glasgow

14/02/2019: UWS Academy Equalities Reading Group, Paisley - facilitated by Dr Lindsay Coyle, UWS Academy

12/02/2019: Focus On: Assessment and Feedback seminar - Student Perceptions of Feedback, Paisley - Dr Jane MacKenzie and Dr Eilidh Kane, UWS Academy

12/12/2018: Senior Fellows’ Network, Paisley - Dr Jane MacKenzie and Dr Lindsay Coyle, UWS Academy

04/12/2018: ILR support session, Lanarkshire - Dr Jane MacKenzie, UWS Academy

03/12/2018: UWS Academy Seminar: International Day of People with Disabilities, Paisley - Dr Stephanie Zihms, UWS Academy

21/11/2018: UWS Academy Seminar: Teaching and Learning using Bring Your Own Device, Paisley – Angela Tinney, Education Futures

08/11/2018: sALTiRE Introductory Workshop by WebEx for Dumfries staff

30/10/2018: NTFS/CATE support session, Lanarkshire

30/10/2018: sALTiRE Introductory Workshop, Lanarkshire campus

30/10/2018: Focus On: Assessment and Feedback seminar, Lanarkshire - What UWS students think about their feedback - Polly McLean, Careers and Skills

24/10/2018: sALTiRE Introductory Workshop, Paisley campus

18/10/2018: sALTiRE Introductory Workshop, Ayr campus

18/10/2018: Senior Fellows' Network, Ayr

03/10/2018: UWS Academy seminar - Taking an evidence-based approach to learning and teaching, Paisley - Jane MacKenzie, Head of UWS Academy

20/09/2018: sALTiRe Introductory Workshop, Ayr campus

19/09/2018: sALTiRE Introductory Workshop, Paisley campus

19/09/2018: UWS Academy seminar - Accelerated Immersive Education, Paisley - Dr Matt Frew and Dr Theo Tzanidis, School of Business and Enterprise

18/09/2018: sALTiRE Introductory Workshop, Lanarkshire campus

Learning, Teaching & Research Conference

University of the West of Scotland’s Learning, Teaching & Research Conference combines research and enterprise explicitly with learning and teaching, reflecting institutional and sectoral developments.

The annual conference explores the linkages and connections between research and enterprise, and learning and teaching.

The 2019 conference took place in Lanarkshire campus on June 26 and 27.  Keep watching this website or the conference microsite (see link below) for information about the 2020 Learning, Teaching and Research Conference - coming soon!

Visit the conference web site

Last updated: 23/10/2018