2011/ 2012

Seminar Timetable (Oct-Dec 2011)

             Date                                  Seminars                    

 October 3


Dr Kay Dennis, Park University, USA

'When Students Lack Academic English: Adaptive Teaching”.  A case study in Student motivation and engagement in the online classroom'

 October 12


Teaching and Learning with Technology Course Team

Seminar for participants of the TLWT course

October 13


PG6003 Course Team

PG6003: Teaching and Learning for Graduate Studies.

First session.

 October 27


Thresholds Concepts Symposium- Seminars and Workshop in collaboration with NAIRTL

Prof. Ray Land, Strathclyde University

Dr Brian Foley, Trinity College Dublin

Dr Bettie Higgs, University College Cork

Registration Required


November 11


A Symposium entitled

Online Education @ University College Cork

Featuring various speakers including:

Prof. John Naughton of The Guardian, The Observer, and The Open University, UK. 

Registration Required

November 17 12.30-2.00pm Dr. Catherine O'Mahony

Science Shops and Service Learning: building community - based research/learning into the curriculum

Seminar Timetable (Jan-Mar 2012)

             Date                                 Seminars                    

 January 19, 2012


John Doran, Margaret Healey, Maeve, McCutcheon and Steve O'Callaghan, College of Business and Law, UCC


'Student Perspectives on Assessment'

What final year students have to say about traditional and/or innovative assessment approaches: implications for the alignment of teaching and assessment


January 20, 2012


PG6003 Course Team

In-at-the-Deep-End Workshop

For Postgraduate Students who teach (PG6003)


January 24, 2012


Professor Mick Healy, Emeritus Professor, University of Gloucestershire and Member of the NAIRTL Advisory Board

'Engaging Undergraduates in Research and Enquiry' Workshop

Allowing all students to reach their potential

Please let us know if you plan to attend by sending your name and department/school/unit to Mary Clohessy, Ionad Bairre, m.clohessy@ucc.ie


 February 16, 2012


Postponed until

March 14, 2012


Patrick Kiely and technical staff

Teaching and Learning with Technology: Practical Workshop

G20, Kane Building

 Apologies for any inconvenience caused. Please Contact Patrick Kiely for further deatails.


February 21, 2012


Professor Grace Neville, Vice-President for Teaching and Learning, UCC


'Contemporary Issues in Teaching and Learning: Looking Back, Looking Forward'


February 23, 2012,




Postgraduate Student Presentations

In-at-the-Deep-End Symposium

Postgraduate Students' Experiences of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education



March 8, 2012




Professor Aine Hyland, Emeritus Professor, University College Cork and advisor to the Irish government on Teaching and Learning in Higher Education

Title to be Confirmed


University College Cork

Coláiste na hOllscoile Corcaigh

College Road, Cork T12 K8AF