Postgraduates who Teach: 1-day Workshop, Edinburgh, March 11th

11 March 2013, Edinburgh. ‘Postgraduates who teach in Geography Earth and Environmental Science’: one day Higher Education Academy workshop event.

This free one day workshop is designed for postgraduate students and other non-permanent academic staff / associates who are involved in teaching and supporting student learning specifically in the GEES disciplines (teaching, demonstrating, fieldwork assistants, guest lecturing, marking, etc). There will be a range of sessions including using and creating Open Educational Resources, making field and laboratory work effective, giving constructive feedback in GEES disciplines, career planning. There will also be an opportunity to bring your own teaching related problems to a question and answer session.

Travel grants are available for some attendees – but must be made a month in advance i.e. before 11th February. See http://www.heacademy.ac.uk/travel-fund for details of how to apply. Postgrads should apply under the stream ‘students attending teaching and learning events’ and to make it clear that the course will impact on their practice.

Please contact Helen Walkington directly to express interest in attending: helen.walkington@heacademy.ac.uk

Dr Helen Walkington FRGS PFHEA NTF
Discipline Lead for Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences