Technology Enhanced Learning at Sussex

Seminar series

Previous events for Spring 21/22

TEL seminar: Inclusive curricula using digital personas

The TEL team are pleased to present this in person, hands on, innovation workshop.

Katie Stripe and Katie Dallison from Imperial College London, will be speaking on the topic of Developing inclusive curricula using digital personas. Followed by a space for colleagues to chat further and catch up with refreshments provided. 

Date: This was held on Friday 13th May 2022 |  Time: 10.15 to 11.30 |  Venue: In person, Careers Seminar rooms 1+2  

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Realising relational education: Integrated spaces to promote scholarly pedagogic enquiry and impact

A DARE To Transform Guest speaker with Dr Emily McIntosh from Middlesex University, London

This talk will consider the importance of “The Third Space” (Whitchurch, 2012) in promoting the work of teaching professionals, pedagogic practice, scholarly enquiry and impact in higher education.  

Date: This was held on Tuesday 14th June 2022 |  Time: 13.00-14.00 |  Venue: online   

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Playful pedogogies

Through four interactive and diverse in-person playful learning workshops, this event showcases the potential of learning through play.

Date: This was held on Thursday 5th May 2022 |  Time: 10.00 to 3.30 |  Venue: In person, The Meeting House, Quiet room  

Professor Anne Tierney

DARE To Transform 'Transition to Scholar :Steps to Success'

Professor Anne Margaret Tierney, Heriot Watt University

Dr Anne Tierney will be examining how teachers in higher education can develop their expertise in SoTL. Together examine what SoTL is, how it has developed over the past thirty years, and how the use SoTL can develop teaching and learning practice.

Date: This was held on Thursday 10th March 2022 |  Time: 13.30-14.30 |  Venue: Online webinar 

Autumn Term 21/22

Professor Dai Hounsell

Seminar 2 in Strategic Themes in Assessment and Feedback 'Making Feedback more Sustainable'

Professor Dai Hounsell, University of Edinburgh

Professor Dai Hounsell online seminar discusses innovative approaches to making feedback more sustainable with a focus on ways of enabling students (undergraduate and postgraduate) to get, give and use feedback to enhance the quality of their learning. 

Date: This was held Wednesday 24th November 2021 |  Time: 12.00-13.00 |  Venue: Online webinar  

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DARE To Transform- The Courage of SoTL

Dr Dawne Irving-Bell, Edge Hill University

In this seminar, Dr Dawne Irving-Bell will discuss her recent SoTL output,'The Courage to SoTL' and SoTL in more general terms.

Providing practical insight and signposting to resources and journals for scholarly output. Dr Irving will also highlight The National Teaching Repository as one such place which colleagues can use as a space to secure recognition for their SoTL practice.

Date: This was held on Wednesday 24th November 2021 |  Time: 13.30-14.30 Venue: Online webinar

Professor David Carless

Seminar 1 in Strategic Themes in Assessment and Feedback 'Supporting the development of student feedback literacy'

Professor David Carless, University of Hong Kong

Professor David Carless, leading pedagogic researcher in assessment for learning, explores the benefits of using various forms of peer feedback for developing opportunities for students to gain the positive experiences of feedback which are supportive of feedback literacy, their ability to engage with their feedback for continuous learning. 

Date:  This was held on Wednesday 13th October 2021 |  Time: 13.00-14.00 |  Venue: Online webinar  

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Developing your scholarship through high quality education pedagogical research

Dr Camille Kandkio Howson, Imperial College London

Higher education pedagogical research is a growing field, but tensions remain in linking high quality teaching and high quality research. In this seminar Camille draws on a framework to support understanding of what constitutes internationally excellent research and explores criteria to guide discussion and to support individual and organisational learning.

Date: This was held on Tuesday 19th October 2021 |  Time: 12.30-13.00 Venue: Quiet room Meeting House

Spring Term 20/21

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Institution-wide approaches to embedding accessibility

Dr Kevin Merry, De Montford University

To celebrate Global Accessibility Awareness Day 2021, Brighton DLPIS/eLearning Team and Sussex TEL were excited to offer this keynote talk from a leading expert in the field of Universal Design for Learning.

 Date: This was held on Thursday 20th May 2021 |  Time: 15.00|  Venue: Online webinar

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Turning the Tables – supporting SoTL and involving students

Celia Popovic, Associate Professor in the Faculty of Education at York University, Toronto, Canada

In this webinar, Celia will present the finding of an SoTL project that aimed to identify the support needed by faculty engaging in SoTL, while involving students in the research process.  The project identifies ways to overcome common challenges such as competing priorities and a lack of background knowledge and research skills relevant to SoTL work. 

Date: This was held on Fri 5th March 2021 |  Time: 14:00-15:00 Venue: Online webinar

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