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Student Reps' Weekend
12-14 November 2004, Perth-y-Pia Outdoor Activity Centre, South Wales
The 2004 Materials Student Reps’ weekend was held in November in South Wales. The event was for students from institutions across the UK who had been elected to represent their peers studying the discipline of Materials Science and Engineering. An optimum number of Student Reps attended this year, from a range of institutions, cultural backgrounds, and varied Materials-based courses and study programmes. Staff of the UK Centre for Materials Education, and two recent Materials graduates, one from research and the other from industry, helped facilitate the full weekend.
 
New and Recently Appointed Lecturers' Weekend
10-12 September 2004, University of Liverpool
The 2-day weekend event aims to help newly or recently appointed (within the past 3 years) academic staff address the main issues involved in providing a teaching session for students; to consider in detail aspects of course design, planning learning outcomes, teaching methods, assessment and evaluation of teaching. In addition the workshop offers an opportunity to learn of support available for learning & teaching from The Higher Education Academy.
 
Integrating e-Learning into Materials Education
23 June 2004, University of Liverpool
A workshop focusing on the appropriate and effective use of computer based learning, teaching and assessment in undergraduate materials education. The emphasis will not be on the development of e-learning resources, but on how such resources can best be integrated into materials courses to enhance student learning.
 
EE2004: Innovation, Good Practice and Research in Engineering Education
7-9 June 2004, University of Wolverhampton
The EE2004 International Conference provides an opportunity for education prefessionals to share, disseminate and discuss innovation, and highlight good practice in engineering education.
 
Creative Science Teaching in Higher Education
28-30 May 2004, University of Wales
An intensive workshop weekend exploring a range of innovative approaches for improving the learning experience of science students in Higher Education.
 
Teaching Materials: Group Work and Project Learning
Thursday 6 May 2004, University of Newcastle
Interactive Workshop for academics who teach/research in the discipline of Materials, Engineering and Design in the North East of England Region (that is from the universities of Durham, Newcastle, Northumbria, Sunderland and Teeside). The workshop aims to identify and discuss current issues in enhancing student learning and to gain 'hands on' experience of how to incorporate good practice in teaching through curriculum design and module/session planning.
 
Research in Teaching and Learning: Getting Started
24 March 2004, Royal Institute of British Architects, London
The workshop provides an overview of the scope of pedagogic research in the science related disciplines. It examines different approaches used in such research and gives an opportunity to explore possible collaborative research projects with other delegates.
 
Teaching Materials: Group work and Project Learning
17 March 2004, University of Southampton
Interactive Workshop for academics who teach/research in the discipline of Materials, Engineering and Design in the South England. The workshop aims to identify and discuss current issues in enhancing student learning and to gain 'hands on' experience of how to incorporate good practice in teaching through curriculum design and module/session planning.
 
Teaching Materials: Group work and Project Learning
16 March 2004, Imperial College London
Interactive Workshop for academics who teach/research in the discipline of Materials, Engineering and Design in the Greater London Region. The workshop aims to identify and discuss current issues in enhancing student learning and to gain 'hands on' experience of how to incorporate good practice in teaching through curriculum design and module/session planning.
 
Teaching Materials: Group Work and Problem-Based Learning
12 January 2004, University of Oxford
This workshop is for academics who teach/research in the discipline of Materials Science and Engineering who want to make the learning experience for their students more informative, motivating and rewarding. The workshop provides an opportunity to discuss current issues in enchancing student learning, explore examples and gain 'hands on' experience of PBL.
 

 

  

 

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