Academic & Student Affairs

Learning and Teaching Events

The Teaching and Learning Events for 2013-2014 are currently being arranged. Details will be added as they become available.

Guest Speaker Series 2013-14

Next Events

10 April 2014 - 'Student Activity at the Heart of Learning', facilitated by Dr David Baume, Higher Education Consultant, 10 am - 1 pm, Careers Information Room, Level 1, Student Guidance Centre.  Download flyer.

14 May 2014 - 'Developing online learning: from e-Learning to MOOCs', facilitated by Dr Jen Ross, Programme Director of the online MSc in Digital Education', 10 am - 1 pm, Canada Room/Council Chamber.



Higher Education Lunchtime Forums

Lessons for delivery from the use of assessment and feedback technologies: e-AFFECT in Environmental Planning

Jayne Bassett, Brendan Murtagh and Aileen Stockdale, School of Planning, Architecture and Civil Engineering

Friday 6 June 2014

1.00pm – 1.55pm in the Old Staff Common Room (Sandwich lunch provided from 12.45 pm)

Learning and Teaching Events 

2014 CED Conference

Assessment and Feedback: a Road to Success
26 June 2014, Canada Room/Council Chamber

A range of questions will be considered, including:

  • How can we make our feedback more effective and accessible for students?
  • What sort of skills, materials and information do students need to make use of feedback? When?
  • Which common practices and standards should we be seeking to adopt in the assessment and feedback process?
  • What sort of efficiencies can we bring to assessment and feedback?
  • How can we assess to develop student employability?
  • How can we develop more authentic assessment?

Keynote Speakers
Professor Margaret Price, ASKe Pedagogy Research Centre at Oxford Brookes University
Richard Osborne, Project Manager of the Jisc-funded COLLABORATE project, University of Exeter

There will also be an opportunity to catch up with developments in Queen's own Jisc-funded e-AFFECT Project (Assessment and Feedback for Effective Course Transformations) over lunch in the Great Hall.

Conference Programme

Session outlines and speaker biographies 

To register

Internal participants should register through iTrent via Queen's Online>Other>Training Courses (fuzzy search on "Assessment and Feedback").

External participants should contact