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DRC Training Event

DRC Training Event

14 Jan 2015 10:00AM - 14 Jan 2015 11:00AM

Description: 'Introduction to Systematic review' Facilitator: Dr Laura Dunne
Venue: 18 College Green, Room 0G.008
Booking info: To book a place please email l.sittlington@qub.ac.uk
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Thinking Based Learning

19 Jan 2015 9:30AM - 20 Jan 2015 4:30PM

Description: Workshop 1, Monday 19 January 2015, (requires no previous TBL experience) Workshop 2, Tuesday 20 January 2015, (requires some previous TBL experience) Robert Swartz is a leading international educator on thinking-based learning and has worked with teachers and schools around the world. He is an emeritus faculty member of the University of Massachusetts and Director of the National Centre for Teaching Thinking (NCTT). He has published numerous books and articles on this subject. Carol McGuinness is Professor of Psychology at Queen’s University and has previously worked with Northern Ireland teachers, developing thinking lessons through infusion (the ACTS project), and has advised CCEA on thinking aspects of the Northern Ireland curriculum. For more information go to: http://go.qub.ac.uk/thinking
Venue: Riddel Hall, QUB.
Booking info: The fee is £90 for a one-day workshop. If at least two teachers from the same school register for a workshop, the fee is £80 per teacher per day. If a teacher wants to register for both workshops, the fee is also £80 per day. Enrolment is limited to 40 participants per day. For registration information contact j.clawson@qub.ac.uk or register directly at http://go.qub.ac.uk/thinking
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DRC Training Event

DRC Training Event

22 Jan 2015 4:00PM - 22 Jan 2015 6:00PM

Description: 'Writing an Introduction to your dissertation' Facilitator: Prof Ruth Leitch
Venue: School of Education, 69/71 University Street, Room 0G.007
Booking info: To book a place please email l.sittlington@qub.ac.uk
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DRC Training Event

DRC Training Event

28 Jan 2015 2:00PM - 28 Jan 2015 4:00PM

Description: 'Making your survey work: Using factor analysis and other tests of reliability and validity'. Facilitators Dr Karen Orr & Dr Stephanie Burns
Venue: School of Education, 69/71 University Street, Room 01.012
Booking info: To book a place please email l.sittlington@qub.ac.uk
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Irish Penal Laws

Irish Penal Laws

21 Feb 2015 10:00AM - 21 Feb 2015 4:00PM

Description: The Penal Laws were a series of laws enacted in Ireland against Roman Catholics and Protestant dissenters, such as the Presbyterians. This course will consider the motivations and reasons behind the legislation, how coherent a penal code is actually presented, the nature of the laws and their impact. The day will end by considering the eventual repeal of the laws through the Relief Acts passed at the end of the eighteenth century and the transformative endeavours of Daniel O’Connell in the early nineteenth century.
Venue: Queen's Campus
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DRC Training Event

DRC Training Event

25 Feb 2015 12:00PM - 25 Feb 2015 2:00PM

Description: An introduction to logic modelling for educational programme design and evaluation Facilitator: Dr Liam O'Hare No prior knowledge required.
Venue: Lanyon 0G.074
Booking info: To book a place please email l.sittlington@qub.ac.uk
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Public Speaking, Group 2

Public Speaking, Group 2

28 Feb 2015 10:00AM - 28 Feb 2015 4:00PM

Description: Many people fear speaking in front of others. If this is you and you have to make presentations, whether at work or socially, then why not come along to this friendly and practical course over 2 Saturdays. You will learn how to handle nerves, how to prepare and present your material as well as yourself and make the most of your voice. You will have the opportunity to deliver a variety of presentations, receive feedback and pick up useful tips along the way. It will help boost your confidence too.
Venue: Queen's Campus Belfast
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DRC Training Event

DRC Training Event

10 Mar 2015 5:00PM - 10 Mar 2015 7:00PM

Description: Conducting interviews and focus groups Facilitator: Dr Caitlin Donnelly
Venue: School of Education, 69/71 University Street, Room 0G.007
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DRC Training Event

DRC Training Event

13 Mar 2015 9:00AM - 16 Mar 2015 5:00PM

Description: Creative Thinking and Problem Solving Facilitator: Dr Joe Allen An exploration of creative and problem solving thinking skills for the use during the development of your research.
Venue: Peter Froggatt Centre 03/030
Booking info: To book a place please email l.sittlington@qub.ac.uk
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DRC Training Event

DRC Training Event

25 Mar 2015 4:00PM - 25 Mar 2015 5:00PM

Description: 'Practical issues in running randomised controlled trials (RCTs)' Facilitator: Prof Allen Thurston This session will look at research design in RCTs and discuss the main issues in randomising to condition. It will also look at run-in studies (pilots) and how to decide the sample size required for undertaking RCTs.
Venue: School of Education, 69/71 University Street, Room 01.012
Booking info: To book a place please email l.sittlington@qub.ac.uk
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DRC Training Event

DRC Training Event

28 Mar 2015 10:00AM - 28 Mar 2015 3:00PM

Description: Participatory research with children and young people
Venue: Lanyon 0G.074
Booking info: To book a place please email l.sittlington@qub.ac.uk
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DRC Training Event

DRC Training Event

15 Apr 2015 2:00PM - 15 Apr 2015 5:00PM

Description: 'Introduction to Multilevel Modeling' Facilitator: Prof Paul Connolly Previous knowledge: good grasp of descriptive statistics and basic understanding of the notion of statistical significance. Understanding of linear regression would be an advantage but not essential.
Venue: School of Education, 69/71 University Street, Room 01.012
Booking info: To book a place please email l.sittlington@qub.ac.uk
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DRC Training Event

DRC Training Event

16 Apr 2015 1:00PM - 16 Apr 2015 3:00PM

Description: Using single system research designs to collect evidence for educational interventions Facilitators: Prof Karola Dillenburger & Dr Katerina Dounavi
Venue: School of Education 69/71 University Street Room 0G.007
Booking info: To book a place please email l.sittlington@qub.ac.uk
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