Wednesday, 21 February 2018

FW: Call for contributions to the SOAS Learning and Teaching Conference 2018

 

 

Call for contributions to the SOAS Learning and Teaching Summer 2018 Conference: Motivating and transforming learning throughout the student journey

Date:  Friday 8 June 2018

Venue: SOAS, University of London

 

Learning and Teaching Development at SOAS is delighted to invite proposals for presentations, poster presentations and lightning talks at our summer 2018 learning and teaching conference: Motivating and transforming learning throughout the student journey on 8 June 2018. We welcome contributions from staff and students.

 

The themes of this conference are focused on the following key areas:

·         Collaborative learning

·         Critical and reflective thinking to raise attainment

·         Decolonising the learning experience

·         Global and intercultural learning

·         Independent learning

·         Improving career outcomes

Please submit an abstract of your proposal in no more than 300 words to ltd@soas.ac.uk. Submissions deadline: Tuesday 27 March 2018

 

https://www.soas.ac.uk/ltd/learning-and-teaching-conference/5th-learning-and-teaching-conference-june-2018/

 

 

Dr Angela Gallagher-Brett SFHEA

Head of Learning and Teaching Development

SOAS, University of London

London WC1H 0XG
+44 (0)207 898 4554


FW: UUK and HEA invite you to meet with fellow teaching and learning professionals

Universities UK would like to invite you to join us and the Higher Education Academy at our third annual Innovation and excellence in teaching and learning conference to receive a tailored and professional update on current issues and network with peers from across the sector.

This event brings together higher education professionals responsible for developing institutional teaching and learning policy and strategy.

The day is an opportunity to meet fellow teaching and learning professionals to exchange ideas, share best practice and keep up to date with the most innovative practices in the sector.

See the full agenda here: http://bit.ly/IETL18

Last year the event attracted over 100 teaching and learning professionals from across the UK and provided excellent networking opportunities.
What previous delegates said about the event:

"A well-structured event to raise the profile of challenges facing HEIs and providing very good opportunities for networking."

"An excellent and informative day. Great speakers and great conversation."

"Good conference, interesting insights to take back home."

"This was a great conference – lots of useful ideas shared and I can go back and implement so much of it straight away."

Confirmed speakers include:
Professor Bob Cryan, Vice Chancellor, University of Huddersfield Professor Susan Rigby, Vice-Chancellor, Bath Spa University Pauline Hanesworth, Academic Lead, Equality and Diversity / TEF, Higher Education Academy Helen Beetham, Consultant, JISC Curriculum Design programme Professor Veronica Bamber, Director, Centre for Academic Practice, Queen Margaret University Ian Dunn, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Student Experience), Coventry University Ellie Russell, Student Engagement and Partnership Manager, The Student Enjoyment Partnership (TSEP) Sarah Davies, Head of Higher Education and Student Experience, Jisc Niall Sclater, Learning Analytics Consultant to Jisc Chris Hale, Director of Policy, Universities UK

See the full agenda and book your place: http://bit.ly/IETL18

We look forward to seeing you there.

FW: Call for contributions to the SOAS Learning and Teaching Conference 2018

 

Call for contributions to the SOAS Learning and Teaching Summer 2018 Conference: Motivating and transforming learning throughout the student journey

Date:  Friday 8 June 2018

Venue: SOAS, University of London

 

Learning and Teaching Development at SOAS is delighted to invite proposals for presentations, poster presentations and lightning talks at our summer 2018 learning and teaching conference: Motivating and transforming learning throughout the student journey on 8 June 2018. We welcome contributions from staff and students.

 

The themes of this conference are focused on the following key areas:

·         Collaborative learning

·         Critical and reflective thinking to raise attainment

·         Decolonising the learning experience

·         Global and intercultural learning

·         Independent learning

·         Improving career outcomes

Please submit an abstract of your proposal in no more than 300 words to ltd@soas.ac.uk. Submissions deadline: Tuesday 27 March 2018

 

https://www.soas.ac.uk/ltd/learning-and-teaching-conference/5th-learning-and-teaching-conference-june-2018/

 


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Dr Angela Gallagher-Brett SFHEA

Head of Learning and Teaching Development

SOAS, University of London

London WC1H 0XG
+44 (0)207 898 4554


FW: RAISE18 - call for contributions - deadline approaching!

 

 

 

RAISE 18 Call for Papers - Reminder

 

Working better together: collaborations in student engagement

5th – 7th September 2018, Sheffield Hallam University

 

The annual conference for Researching, Advancing & Inspiring Student Engagement (RAISE) is being held on 5th to 7th September.   The call for papers is now live and we ask for your proposals by 28th February 2018.

The conference offers the opportunity to showcase practice and research and take part in lively discussion about student engagement and partnership. Staff in all roles, students, and others interested in university and college higher education are welcome to contribute.

For more details, visit the Call for Papers on our RAISE 18 website.

@RAISEnetwork   #RAISE18

www.raise-network.com

 

RAISE Conference Organiser RAISE 2018

Dr Jill LeBihan SFHEA Head of Student Engagement

Student Engagement, Evaluation and Research

Oneleven Building | City Campus

0114 225 5983 | j.lebihan@shu.ac.uk |

Monday, 19 February 2018

FW: learning from Cultural Literacy: Practice and theory - Call for Papers

LEARNING FROM CULTURAL LITERACY: PRACTICE AND THEORY

Call for papers & proposals: http://cleurope.eu

9-10th July 2018

Monash University Prato Centre, Italy


Deadline: 5pm Monday 19 March 2018 (CET)

Under the broad thematic umbrella of "Learning from Cultural Literacy", this interdisciplinary Symposium aims to share new research on Cultural Literacy and its application to different fields.

We are interested in experimental and traditional formats and welcome applications that touch on one or more of the following areas:

Pedagogical approaches to Cultural Literacy: how can we best teach/learn using Cultural Literacy as a pedagogical method, or how can we teach/learn about Cultural Literacy, as a subject matter?
What can translation teach us about Cultural Literacy?
Creative representations of Cultural Literacy.
Semiotics and cultural readability, different approaches to reading and interpreting the world.
Cultural Literacy and digital humanities.
Literature and Cultural Literacy: literary theory vs. literary practice.
Cultural Literacy and inter/transdisciplinarity.

The Symposium will include presentations, discussion papers, workshop sessions and roundtables on potential research areas for collaborative international projects through publications and grants, in Europe and abroad.

FORMAT

The symposium will include practice-based workshops, paper presentations, and roundtables. We will also have a forum for doctoral student presentations in the evenings.

Contributions will be in English. Papers will be a maximum of 10 minutes long. Proposals for workshops must be at least one hour long. The themes for the roundtable discussions will be determined by the Programme Committee, and announced in advance.

Please send a 200-300 word abstract of your proposed paper or workshop including the title of your proposal, your name, contact details, and affiliation to Ms Eloise Faichney at: eloise.faichney@monash.edu.au.

For more information go to: http://artsonline.monash.edu.au/cle-symposium-2018/


Cultural Literacy in Europe Website: http://cleurope.eu
Email: culturalliteracyineurope@gmail.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CulturalLiteracyEurope/
Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/572410789762739/