The 7th Annual Learning and Teaching Conference

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Annual Learning and Teaching Conference Poster 2019

The 7th Annual Learning and Teaching Conference was held 8th-10th July 2019 on Penglais Campus. This year’s conference theme is Learning from Excellence: Innovate, Collaborate, Participate!. The four main strands of this year’s conference are:

  • How students learn
  • Effective and innovative learning design
  • Research-led teaching to enhance learning
  • Collaborative and participatory learning experiences

Day One: Monday 8th July 2019

Time

Event

Location

Resource

08:45-09:15

Registration

Think Tank, Llandinam

 

09:15-09:30

Conference Welcome

Tim Davies & Kate Wright

A6, Llandinam

PowerPointRecording

09:30-10:00

Pro Vice Chancellor Welcome and the new Learning and Teaching Strategy

Professor Tim Woods

Recording

10:00-10:45

Conference Keynote – Rethinking Pedagogy for an Age of Uncertainty

Helen Beetham

PowerPoint

10:45-11:15

Break

Think Tank, Llandinam

 

11:15-12:15

Conference Keynote workshop

Helen Beetham

B23, Llandinam

PowerPoint

12:15-13:00

Lunch

Think Tank, Llandinam

 

13:00-13:30

Exemplary Course Award Winners

A6, Llandinam

Recording

13:30-14:00

Encouraging Students to Engage with Feedback: Making Revisions using Word's 'Tracked Changes' Feature... And Getting Credit for it

Simon Payne & Marco Arkesteijn

Recording /PowerPoint

14:00-14:30

Can Video Capture increase Student Engagement with Feedback?

Gary Wyn-Jones

Recording / PowerPoint

14:30-15:00

Break

Think Tank, Llandinam

 

15:00-17:00

Parallel Session 1:

Failures, Fiascos and F**k Ups: Improving our practice by reflecting on our mistakes

Victoria Wright & Hanna Binks

B22, Llandinam

 

Parallel Session 2:

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion in Teaching and Learning

Ruth Fowler

B23, Llandinam

Recording / PowerPoint

 

Day Two: Tuesday 9th July 2019

Time

Event

Location

Resource

08:45-09:15

Registration

Think Tank, Llandinam

 

09:15-09:30

Vice Chancellor Welcome

Professor Elizabeth Treasure

A6, Llandinam

Recording

09:30-10:00

Assessing the Practical (Laboratory) Skills that Students will use for their Future Careers

Marco Arkesteijn

Recording / PowerPoint

10:00-10:30

Designing and Delivering a Continuing Professional Development Programme for Students

Antonia Ivaldi

PowerPoint

10:30-11:00

Never mind the Width, Feel the Quality! How Module Reading Lists Can Support Information Literacy

Joy Cadwallader

Recording / PowerPoint

11:00-11:30

Break

Think Tank, Llandinam

 

11:30-12:30

Parallel Session 1:

Promote active learning with ABC Learning Design

Mary Jacob

B22, Llandinam

PowerPoint

Parallel Session 2:

Neurodiversity and Inclusive Practice

Caroline White & John Harrington

B23, Llandinam

Recording / PowerPoint / Handout

12:30-13:15

Lunch

Think Tank, Llandinam

 

13:15-13:45

Parallel Session 1:

Keeping in Touch: Using Skype for Business to Provide Assignment Support for Students on Placement

Susan ChapmanManon Lewis & Jim Woolley

B23, Llandinam

Blogpost 

13:45-14:45

Aber Quiz, a Home-Grown Quiz System used for Teaching

Chris Loftus

PowerPoint / Recording

14:45-15:15

Padlet: A Sharing Platform

Danielle Kirk

Recording 

13:15-15:15

Parallel Session 2: Admin Forum

A6, Llandinam

 

15:15-15:45

Break

Think Tank, Llandinam

 

15:45-17:00

 

Parallel Session 1: Special interest on Distance Learning

Making Connections: Learning how Distance Learners Learn

Marianne Taylor

 

B22, Llandinam

 

 

Keep Checking In: Motivational Strategies for Distance Learners

Alison Pierse

 

15:45-16:45

 

Parallel Session 2

Create and Publish your Aspire Reading List

Joy Cadwallader

B23, Llandinam

 

 

Update and Enhance your Aspire Reading List

Joy Cadwallader

 

15:45-17:00

Parallel Session 3

TPAU Special Interest Group

Annette Edwards and Guests

A6, Llandinam

 

15:45-17:00

Parallel Session 4

PGCTHE Participant Meet Up

Mary Jacob

B20, Llandinam

 

 

Day Three: Wednesday 10th July 

 

Time

Event

Location

Resource

09:00-09:30

Registration

Medrus 1

 

09:30-10:00

"The land of content lost" - how can a lecture's content be delivered without spending so much time lecturing?

Jon Bell

Medrus 1

PowerPoint 

10:00-10:30

Encouraging Mathematicians and Master's Students to Reflect

Kim Kenobi

Medrus 1

 

10:30-11:00

Entering the 'Dragon's Den': A Creative Approach to Teaching Spanish Business Language

Jennifer Wood

Medrus 1

PowerPoint 

11:00-11:30

Break

Medrus 1

 

11:30-12:30

Designing Effective Public Engagement Activities

Maire Gorman & Greg Scannell

Medrus 1

Recording