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Research into Teaching and Learning reaches international audience at the recent EuroSoTL conference.

Research into Teaching and Learning reaches international audience at the recent EuroSoTL conference.

  • 16 Jun 2017

Following on from the success of the inaugural European Conference on the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning held in UCC in 2015, CIRTL staff and accredited programmes alumni travelled to EuroSoTL 2017 in Lund, Sweden. 

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Upcoming Seminar on Enhancing Authentic Assessment for Student Learning

Upcoming Seminar on Enhancing Authentic Assessment for Student Learning

  • 25 Apr 2017

UCC will host a half-day seminar on May 2nd to engage Higher Education staff in discussions around ‘student-centred learning’ and authentic assessment within the disciplines.

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Seminar: Restraint by Design - Peer Critical Learning and Online Teaching

Seminar: Restraint by Design - Peer Critical Learning and Online Teaching

  • 22 Mar 2017

Staff are invited to attend a lunchtime seminar on "Restraint by Design - Peer Critical Learning and Online Teaching". This seminar will be given by Dr Larry Malone, Hartwick College, New York, on March 30th from 1-2pm in the Mary Ryan Seminar Room (ORB G27B).

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Visiting scholar from University of Cape Town

Visiting scholar from University of Cape Town

  • 21 Mar 2017

Dr Roisin Kelly will join the CIRTL team from the University of Cape Town (UCT) in April.

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Universal Design for Learning

Universal Design for Learning

  • 10 Mar 2017

Dr. Marian McCarthy and Dr. Brian Butler will speak at the forthcoming international universal design for learning (UDL) event run by the Association for Higher Education Access & Disability (AHEAD) in co-operation with the LINK network.

 

 

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President presides at CIRTL parchment ceremony

President presides at CIRTL parchment ceremony

  • 23 Feb 2017

President, Professor Patrick O’Shea, bestowed on CIRTL the honour of officiating at the presentation of parchments in teaching and learning on the 10th February 2017 in a ceremony in the Aula Maxima at University College Cork.

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Boston based Dyslexic Researcher – Makes use of a camera!

Boston based Dyslexic Researcher – Makes use of a camera!

  • 02 Feb 2017

Follow the progress of Marie Sklodowska-Curie Fellow, James Northridge, on his video blog as he reflects on his experiences as a researcher in a new city and country, the challenges of being a researcher with dyslexia, while stepping outside the comfort zone. 

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New CIRTL Publications

New CIRTL Publications

  • 03 Nov 2016

Recent publications: Translation of integrative learning handbook, peer learning in the Asian-Pacific, and radical education in Ireland a hundred years ago. 

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UCC shaping higher education in China

UCC shaping higher education in China

  • 20 Oct 2016

UCC academics present workshops in teaching and learning at Beijing’s Renmin University this week.

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CIRTL at ISSOTL

CIRTL at ISSOTL

  • 18 Oct 2016

CIRTL team highlighting SoTL at this year’s ISSOTL conference in Los Angeles, California. 

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President's Awards for Excellence in Teaching

President's Awards for Excellence in Teaching

  • 01 Jun 2016

The Office of the Vice-President for Teaching & Learning is seeking nominations for the annual President’s Awards for Excellence in Teaching. All UCC staff who teach or support teaching are eligible (including academic staff, support staff, administrative staff, research staff, technical staff, postgraduate tutors and demonstrators) and nominations are invited from applicant(s), students, colleagues or UCC alumni. The deadline for the receipt of nominations is Friday 5th August 2016.

Forms can be downloaded from: www.ucc.ie/en/teachlearn/staffawards/

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Applications Open for Online Certificate

Applications Open for Online Certificate

  • 09 May 2016

Applications are now open for the the online programme in teaching & learning, admission has now been extended until 1 June 2016 to accommodate staff.

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Saudi delegation visits OVPTL

Saudi delegation visits OVPTL

  • 05 May 2016

Pictured (left to right) Prof Abdirahman Khalaf Alkhalaf, Dr Ahmad Nasser H. AlKenani, Prof John O’Halloran, Dr Kaleel M. Althagafi (King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia)

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CIRTL hosts visiting delegation from King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia

CIRTL hosts visiting delegation from King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia

  • 04 May 2016

Pictured (left to right) Dr Declan Kennedy (School of Education), Dr Kaleel M. Althagafi, Prof Abdirahman Khalaf Alkhalaf, Dr Ahmad Nasser H. AlKenani (King Abdulaziz University), Dr Marian McCarthy (CIRTL), Ms Jacinta McKeon (CIRTL & School of Education)

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CIRTL welcomes Mr James Northridge Marie Curie Fellow

CIRTL welcomes Mr James Northridge Marie Curie Fellow

  • 04 May 2016

Pictured (left to right) James Cronin (CIRTL & ACE), Dr Declan Kennedy (School of Education), Dr Ahmad Nasser H. AlKenani, Prof Abdirahman Khalaf Alkhalaf, Dr Kaleel M. Althagafi (King Abdulaziz University), Ms Jacinta McKeon (School of Education), Mr James Northridge (Marie Curie Fellow), Dr Briony Supple (CIRTL), Dr Marian McCarthy (CIRTL)

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OVPTL News April 2016

OVPTL News April 2016

  • 28 Apr 2016

Visit the current issue of the OVPTL newsletter

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