The intention of this area is to provide the support material for our sessions (lesson plans, presentations, supporting links), and where appropriate the outcomes of the sessions.
To book on an event please follow the e-Learning Events link in the Useful Links area.
For more information about the events, including how appropriate they are for you, or alternative methods of delivery (such as online self paced tutorials) contact the e-learning Team (firstname.lastname@example.org ).
The following principles underpin how we design and develop our face to face staff development workshops and seminars.
active learning - process of learning new ideas, skills and attitudes through what we do at work or in other behavioral situations. It is about learning from doing, performing and taking action. It uses such devices as games, simulations, role play, and introspection
Our workshops should be participant centred through out the whole process. From sign up, where they are encouraged (through the return email) to submit their views on what they would like from the session, through the session design which includes activities that unpick their needs at the start of the session, through to the follow up communication.
A guiding principle is that our workshops should showcase the use of appropriate technology to enhance the learning experience. Given this principle we need to design, develop and disseminate effective strategies for using these tools in small group teaching. The technologies should include:
All our workshops (and other face to face events) should illustrate to the individual how these fit into the larger e-learning staff development programme. This will include the exit slide of the workshop clearly mapping to the next appropriate face to face event, or online learning community.
When settings the aims and objectives of the workshop we need to clearly state our role. This is especially important given the focus on collaborative and active learning. We act as facilitators. Therefore, we will help the group(s) work successfully to achieve the end of the tasks.
A primary aim is to showcase developments at the University of Bath. As well as a discipline focus based on the HE Academy Subject Centres.