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PGA Interdisciplinary Pedagogy

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  • Are you currently teaching in an interdisciplinary context within higher education?
  • Would you like to develop your thinking and planning for cross-faculty teaching?
  • Are you passionate about the opportunities for inter/trans-disciplinary learning?

IATL is offering a small cohort of teaching staff the chance to register for a Postgraduate Award in Interdisciplinary Pedagogy, which will be convened and assessed by IATL academic staff. Their expertise in engaging learners from all four faculties at Warwick will be shared during the programme, and the participants will have an opportunity to reflect upon, and evaluate, their own pedagogic practice. The course will run in a blended from October 2022 to July 2023 through monthly workshops on Teams on Wednesday afternoons, supplemented by face-to-face meetings in person. The award is assessed via a portfolio of evidence and a practice-based presentation in the summer months.

Following an initial online application process, participants will be enrolled on a core 30 CATS module on ‘Interdisciplinary Teaching & Learning’, with the following aims:

  • Introduce interdisciplinarity at postgraduate level with a particular focus on good practice for facilitators (educators, practitioners, academics, researchers and administrators) of teaching and learning;
  • Approach higher education conceptually with a particular focus on practices of teaching and learning (seminars, workshops, events, online activity, policy-making);
  • Critically evaluate interdisciplinarity and its variants with a particular focus on multi-, inter-, trans- and non-disciplinary approaches as they relate to pedagogic practice.

Applications for 2022-2023 are now closed. The deadline for applications was Monday 12th September.

For initial enquiries about this programme please email Jonathan dot Heron at warwick dot ac dot uk and Heather dot Meyer at warwick dot ac dot uk

Provisional Sessions (2-4pm)

  • 19 October (Intro workshop 1)
  • 16 November (Tutorial groups)
  • 14 December (Group workshop 2)
  • 18 January (Tutorial groups)
  • 15 February (Group workshop 3)
  • 15 March (Tutorial groups)
  • 19 April (Group workshop 4)
  • 17 May (Tutorial groups)
  • 21 June (Evaluation workshop 5)
  • July (final portfolio submission)

Essential Information

jonathan dot heron at warwick dot ac dot uk
heather dot meyer at warwick dot ac dot uk
Lorenzo dot Serini at warwick dot ac dot uk

October 2022 – July 2023

Credits awarded

Portfolio of evidence
Practice-based presentation

Who should apply?

Any member of academic staff (including PGRs) currently teaching or supporting learning in an interdisciplinary context.

Course fees

For more information, please contact Professor Jonathan Heron
Jonathan dot Heron at warwick dot ac dot uk and Dr Heather Meyer
Heather dot Meyer at warwick dot ac dot uk)