Monday 30 January 2017, 12.30 - 2.00pm Speaker: Dr Jude Brereton, Department of Electronics Workshop Summary Dr Jude Brereton will report on recent 'real-world' assessment tasks incorporated into a new masters level programme in Audio and Music Technology. Four different types of 'real-world' tasks will be presented: a research blog a data-gathering exercise made available … Continue reading Making learning authentic: ‘real-world’ assessments for Masters level study
Workshop presented by Carmen Álvarez-Mayo, Associate Lecturer and Spanish & Portuguese Coordinator, Languages for All, Department of Language and Linguistic Science. 31 October 2016. Slides from the 360° employability skills workshop [PDF] Supporting resources [Padlet] The term employability as we know it has been around since the 1980s, when international corporations, global competition/trade and technology cemented the … Continue reading 360° Employability Skills: Understanding, Cultivating and Applying Professional and Continual Development Skills
How do you solve a problem like literature searching? Adding professional value to academic skills development David Brown, Acting Academic Liaison Team Manager at Information Services, delivered on 14 November the third 2016/17 Forum workshop. Slides: How do you solve a problem like literature searching? As the title suggests, there is a link between ‘literature searching’ … Continue reading How do you solve a problem like literature searching?
Dr Lorna Warnock (Biology) and Dr Amanda Barnes (Biology) delivered the first Forum workshop of the academic year. Their workshop focused on an HEA funded toolkit they have developed in collaboration with Dr Hillary Jones (University of Sheffield) to help students articulate the professional competencies they will develop through their programme of study. Slides: Student Competencies Toolkit Forum … Continue reading Articulate – A toolkit to help us support students in the game of understanding and articulating their competencies
The 2014 conference, attended by over 160 delegates, was on the theme of ‘Thinking outside the module box’. The VC, Professor Koen Lamberts, opened the day, taking questions on the vision for learning and teaching at York. The keynote address was given by Dr Mitch Waterman from the University of Leeds exploring assessment and how … Continue reading Learning and Teaching Conference 2014