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Transition skills: Introduction to teaching

March 09, 2023 (Weekly - until March 30, 2023)
TR7, Graduate School
10:00 - 12:00

Are you aspiring to teach in Higher Education? In this programme, you will develop the skills needed to become a reflective and reflexive practitioner. 

Join us to explore a range of teaching methodologies to enhance learning experiences in a variety of contexts, gain a better understanding of current challenges to learning, discover the principles of curriculum design and better understand the functions of assessment and feedback.    

No previous teaching experience is required. 

This four-week programme will use Canvas as the main platform for self-directed learning. During the programme you will also attend four group sessions in-person. Students who engage with all elements of the programme will be eligible for the Researcher Plus award.

This is a series - students must sign up for all 4 workshops.

Meet the consultant

Introduction to teaching will be facilitated by Dr Abbie Edgar, Researcher Development Consultant at the Graduate School. Abbie supports postgraduate students with their research development and is passionate about enabling them to reach their academic potential. Abbie has a PhD in Education and is a trained post-primary teacher. Abbie's previous experience before taking up her role at the Graduate School included supporting undergraduate students with their academic skills in the Learning Development Service at QUB, working as a Support Provider for students with disabilities at QUB and as an Associate Lecturer at the Open University.   

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