UCC Events as part of the National Forum Seminar Series 2016/17

National Forum Seminar Series 2016/17

National Forum Seminar Series 2016/17

  • 06 Mar 2017

As part of the annual National Forum Seminar Series 31 seminars will take place across HEIs between November 1st 2016 and June 30th 2017.

The National Seminar series creates opportunities to hear from national and international experts in different areas of teaching and learning. It gives those working in Higher Education the opportunity to connect with colleagues throughout the sector and to focus on shared interests in both the research and practice of teaching and learning enhancement.

This year‚ the seminar series will focus on the National Forum’s current enhancement theme which is: Assessment of, for and as learning and will encourage a debate on the challenges, tensions, balances in these purposes of assessment.

Three of the events in this series will take place in UCC.

1. Mapping Language Assessments to the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) for Languages: Experiences from the UniLang Certification Scheme in the UK
Date: March 24th 1pm - 5pm
Contact: Emma Riordan emma.riordan@ucc.ie; Sylvie Campion s.campion@ucc.ie 
Please click here for further information
Booking: https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/mapping-language-assessments-to-the-cefr-experiences-from-unilang-certification-scheme-in-the-uk-tickets-32252195184


2. To Let Learn: Enhancing Authentic Assessment for Student Learning Within the Disciplines through the Teaching for Understanding Framework
Date: April 27th, half day seminar
Contact: Daniel Blackshields d.blackshields@ucc.ie
Please click here for further information


3. Social work and Social justice in a climate of austerity: possibilities and challenges
March 19th
Contact: Mary Hurley m.hurley@ucc.ie 
Please click here for further information


For more on this story contact:

Sandra Irwin
Project Manager
Office of the Vice-President for Teaching & Learning
University College Cork
TEL: 021 490 4595
Email: s.irwin@ucc.ie

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