The 2nd Annual Learning and Teaching Conference

[Image of the 2nd annual programme or poster]

The 2nd Annual Learning and Teaching Conference was held between Tuesday 16th of September and Thursday 18th September 2014.

2014's conference theme was 'Inspiring Teaching: Sharing Teaching and Technology Tales.'

The six main strands of the conference were:

  • Student engagement in active learning.
  • Ehancing assessment and feedback.
  • Innovative approaches to teaching.
  • Application of technology to educational challenges.
  • Emerging tools and technologies.
  • Getting involved in pedagofic research.

Below is the timetable for the 2014 conference, and contains links to resources such as PowerPoint presentations, handouts, contact profiles and location profiles.

Day One, Monday 15th September:

TimeEventLocationResources
14:30

E-Submission Workshop

Kate Wright

C66, Hugh Owen  
16:00 END OF THE DAY    

Day Two, Tuesday 16th September:

TimeEventLocationResources
10:00 Early Registration    
10:30

Session 1 - Getting Started with AberLearn BlackBoard Workshop

Johanna Westwood

C66, Hugh Owen  
11:30 Registration and Lunch MedRus Penbryn  
13:00

Session 2 - Welcome 

Professor April McMahon, Vice Chancellor

Open Address and Academi Aber Academy Launch

Professor John Grattan, Pro Vice Chancellor

Keynote Address - More Effective Use of (Teaching) Time and Space

Professor Simon Lancaster, School of Chemistry, University of East Anglia

MedRus Penbryn  
14:30

Session 3 - The CADARN Learning Portal

Dr Tom Bartlett

Enhancing Student Engagement Beyond Assessment

Dr Antonia Ivaldi

MedRus Penbryn  
15:15 Tea Break MedRus Penbryn  
15:30 

Session 4A - Inspiring Teaching through Action Research Pure Action Research with Geography Students

Dr Kevin Grove

What is Action Research and What Opportunities Does it Offer University Teaching?

Saffron Passam

From Action Research to Pedagogical Publication - Interview Findings

Graham Lewis 

MedRus Penbryn   
 

Session 4B - Teaching with Tablets

Daniel Burgarth

Evaluating On-Line Assessment

Malcolm Leitch

A14, Hugh Owen   
16:35

Session 5A - Academi Aber Academy Open House: Introduction and Tour

Media Lab Demonstration and Workshop

Lizi Hesling, CADARN Learning Portal

Academi Aber Academy, Hugh Owen

E4, Media Lab, Hugh Owen 

 
 

Session 5B - Video Diary Room Interviews

Dr Joanne Maddern, Technical Support 

E5, Recording Studio, Hugh Owen Library   
17:30 END OF THE DAY     

Day Three, Wednesday 17th September:

TimeEventLocationResources
09:00

Session 1 - Making a Video: Quick and Easy

Mary Jacob, Dr Gareth Hall

A14, Hugh Owen  
09:20- 10:20

Session 2A - Learning through Role Plays: Lessons from Intelligence Studies

Dr Claudia Hillebrand

Online Discussions

Dr Gareth Norris

A14, Hugh Owen  
 

Session 2B - Using Quizdom to Engage Students and 'Flip' Lectures

Rachel Howell

Authentic Assessment

Basil Wolf

A12, Hugh Owen  
10:00 - 10:30

Session 3 - Engagement with Employability

Dr Hazel Davey

A14, Hugh Owen  
10:30

Access Aberystwyth App Launch and Coffee Sponsored by AberPrentice

Rebecca Davies, Carolyn Parry

Hugh Owen Foyer  
11:00

Session4 - AberPrentic - A Model for Multi-Disciplinary Student Employability and Enterprise Development

Carolyn Parry, Neil Taylor, Julie McEwan, Dr Dave Poynton

Keynote - Reading Lists at Liverpool: A Case Study

Dr Lisa Shaw, University of Liverpool, Clair Sharpe, University of Liverpool

A14, Hugh Owen  
13:00 Lunch Hugh Owen Foyer  
13:30

Session 5 - Poster Session

The CADARN Learning Portal

Dr Tom Bartlett

'Expressing Opinions' an Art History Distance Learning Initiative

Alison Pierse

AU Exemplary Course Award

Mary Jacob

Instructional Video for Engancing Student Learning

Tom Holt

Enhancing AberLearn BlackBoard Presence

Kate Wright

Lobby outside A12, Hugh Owen  
14:00

Session 6A - Teaching Room Demonstration, Drop in Session

Lauren Harvey

A14, Hugh Owen  
 

Session 6B - Manage Your Reading Lists with TALIS Aspire Workship

Joy Cadwallader

C66, Hugh Owen  
14:30

Session 7 - Aberystwyth University Exemplary Course Award

Mary Jacob

A14, Hugh Owen  
15:30 Tea Break Academi Aber Academy, Hugh Owen Library  
15:45

Session 8A - Manage Your Reading Lists with TALIS Aspire Workshop

Joy Cadwallader

C66, Hugh Owen  
 

Session 8B - Helix Workshop 

Johanna Westwood

Academi Aber Academy  
16:20

Session 9A - Academi Aber Academy Open House: Introduction and Tour

Mary Jacob

Media Lab Demonstration and Workshop

Lizi Hesling

Academi Aber Academy

Media Lab, E4, Academi Aber Academy

 
 

Session 9B - Video Diary Room Interviews

Dr Joanner Maddern, Russ Basford

   
17:20

END OF CONFERENCE