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EDIN Summer Event! | 06/03/2016

Griffith College Dublin
Monday 20th June 2016

EDIN will host an end-of-year professional development event for academic developers on from 11am-2.30pm on Monday 20th June at Griffith College Dublin.

Details follow below, and registration is via EventBrite at http://edinworkshop.eventbrite.ie

11-12.30pm: The Y1Feedback Project  - Findings So Far & Implications for Practice 

The Y1Feedback Project (Supporting Transition: Enhancing Feedback in First Year Using Digital Technologies) is a collaborative project involving Maynooth University, Athlone Institute of Technology, Dublin City University, and Dundalk Institute of Technology and is funded by the National Forum for the Enhancement for Teaching and Learning. This interactive workshop will begin with a short presentation to provide an overview of the Y1Feedback project and share findings from their work so far. The presentation will be followed by a facilitated group discussion around and peer feedback on technology enabled feedback approaches, features of effective feedback for first year, and how we as academic developers can act on findings so far.  

The workshop will be facilitated by some of the Y1Feedback team including Lisa O’Regan, Project Lead Maynooth University, Morag Munro, Maynooth University, Moira Maguire, and Gerry Gallagher Dundalk Institute of Technology, and Geraldine McDermott Athlone Institute of Technology.

12.30-1.00pm: Light Lunch & Networking

1.00-2.30 pm: Professional Development Approach

This session will explore the potential for EDIN members to pilot the Professional Development approach as outlined in current documents. In particular the conversation will seek to understand each domain and phase in terms of implementation and evidence. Special focus will be given to implementation issues pertaining to the approach, and resources or supports necessary to advance same.

Dr Geraldine O'Neill from the National Forum for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education will facilitate this session.

These workshops are sponsored by the National Forum for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (www.teachingandlearning.ie).

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EDIN is the network of educational developers in Ireland. Educational developers support teaching and learning in higher education. Members of EDIN work in Irish universities, institutes of technology and other higher education institutions.

EDIN Membership

The benefits of becoming an EDIN member include;

  • Access to the collective experience and support of the Educational Developers in Ireland Network
  • EDIN seminars and information on other educational and academic development events in Ireland
  • The opportunity to influence decisions in the field of learning development through exercising your right to vote on EDIN issues.

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If you require any further information regarding EDIN, please feel free to contact Martin Fitzgerald (Chair). For EDIN activities click here

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