You’re fascinating: Integrating research into teaching
Postgraduates lives centre on research. So, why can it seem so difficult to work aspects of your research into teaching? Why might you even want to? In this session, we will explore opportunities to integrate your own research into your teaching. Doing so can offer excellent opportunities to expand classroom practice, demonstrate subject relevancy to students, and build engaging learning environments. Starting with examples drawn from historical and literary studies, participants will have the chance to think through their own teaching and research and where the two overlap. It will also help participants consider how they might work their own research into their teaching. This workshop will be applicable for postgraduates teaching in seminar/small group environments but will also be of interest to people working in the sciences and social sciences.
Date: Wednesday 25th July 2018
Time: 14:00 - 16:00
Venue: Teaching Grid, Collaborative Area
Alignment with the UKPSF
This workshop addresses:
A1: Design and plan learning activities and/or programmes of study
A4: Develop effective learning environments and approaches to student support and guidance
K2: Appropriate methods for teaching, learning and assessing in the subject area and at the level of academic programme
K3: How students learn, both generally and within their subject/disciplinary area(s)
V3: Use evidence-informed approaches and the outcomes from research, scholarship and continuing professional development
V4: Acknowledge the wider context in which higher education operates recognising the implications for professional practice
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