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Teaching Forum

Welcome to the Teaching Forum!

The Teaching Forum has been established as a place to think about, learn about and discuss teaching. The aim is to organise one session per term around topics of interest.

Organiser for 2017-2018: Nayia Constantinou (email: p dot constantinou dot 1 at warwick dot ac dot uk)

Sessions:

Time and location (for all sessions): 11.00-12.00 in A1.01, Zeeman Building.

  • Date: 13th December 2017 (Wednesday)
    Presenter: Dr Ric Crossman

    Title:
    “In Kahoot!s: Strategies for Utilising Spontaneous Electronic Feedback in Lectures”.
    Abstract:
    Kahoot! Describes itself as “a free game-based learning platform for teachers of awesome and classroom superheroes”. Who among us wouldn’t want to be a teacher of awesome? Kahoot! allows for real-time input from any student in your lecturer with access to a laptop, iPad, or smart-phone, allowing you to run polls and quizzes inside lectures, or even generate material for them to tackle outside the lecture.
    In this session I shall introduce you to Kahoot!, and offer suggestions as to how you can include this learning tool in your own teaching in ways that are both pedagogically sound and appreciated by your audience.


  • Date: 21st March 2018 (Wednesday)
    Presenter: Dr Elke Thonnes

    Title:

    The Connected Curriculum
    Abstract:

    Undergraduate research features prominently in the upcoming university education strategy. In this seminar I will be presenting and discussing the connected curriculum approach developed by UCL that provides a framework of linking student’s learning with their participation in research as well as connections between disciplines, years of student and between staff and students.


  • Date: 30th May 2018 (Wednesday)
    Presenter: Dr Pier Guarniero

    Title:
    "Crash tutorial on lecturing/presenting with an iPad: Learn how to use remarkable features with no stress."
    Abstract:
    TBC