Education at the University of Tomorrow: Teaching and Learning Week, 24 March 2009 Subject Centres for Languages, Linguistics and Area Studies and Social Policy and Social Work
1. True 2. False True or false – SWAP is based in the Murray building on Highfield Campus?
True or false – LLAS is based in the Archaeology building on Avenue campus? 1. True 2. False
‘Our vision is for students in UK higher education to enjoy the highest quality learning experience in the world’. Do you agree? 1. Yes 2. No
‘Thinking about teaching and student learning takes up at least a third of my waking hours’ Do you agree? 1. Yes 2. No
Teaching and learning - the live issues for you ...(select up to three) 1. Assessing students work 2. Inclusive practice 3. Delivering teaching for the first time 4. Student recruitment 5. Engaging with employers 6. Involving students (e.g. staff student committees) 7. Work based and practice learning 8. Curriculum design and development 9. Making use of technology 10. Writing about teaching and learning
The Higher Education Subject Network • 24 Subject Centres each with a national remit • Two Subject Centres at Southampton • Aim of Subject Network • To provide subject specific support tailored to the needs to staff in Higher Education
Subject Network: core activities • Programme of seminars, workshops and conferences • Small grants • Online and hard copy resources • Special interest groups and advisory groups
Want to know more? • Visit a subject centre website • www.heacademy.ac.uk/ourwork/networks/subjectcentres • Join a mailing list • Attend an event and get involved!
What’s useful for you... 1. Funding for learning and teaching projects 2. Access to UK wide learning and teaching networks in specific subject areas 3. UK wide programme of learning and teaching related events, meetings conferences 4. Learning and Teaching Resources (Helpsheets, short guides) 5. Subject focused learning and teaching website 6. Departmental visits
Higher Education Academy Fellowship Scheme • Formerly ILTHE • Referenced to UK Professional Standards Framework • Automatically eligible on successful completion of an accredited post-graduate certificate in education (PCAP) • Academy resources not restricted to Fellows
National Teaching Fellowship Scheme (NTFS) • Two separate strands: • Individual Awards (50 awards of £10,000) • Projects (up to £200,000 for up to three years) with total funding per year of £2.5 million. Full details: http://www.heacademy.ac.uk/ourwork/professional/ntfs
Institutional Partnership Programme • Every institution has a contact, for Southampton: • David Sadler, Director of Networks • To enable the mutual exchange of information • To develop programmes of support based on institutional needs
Internationalisation: key priorities for you • Select one option • 1. Improving the student learning experience • 2. Internationalising the curriculum • 3. Staff development opportunities • 4. Engaging with the Bologna Process
Higher Education Academy www.heacademy.ac.uk/ourwork/learning/international curriculum development to enhance the teaching and learning of all students, regardless of country of origin helping ensure staff teaching an increasingly diverse student body have access to relevant information and resources development of initiatives to enhance the learning experience of international students supporting the sector in engaging with the Bologna process Engaging with internationalisation
How? Resources (case studies, research, information, links, training materials Events – strand at the HE Academy conference, Subject Centre workshops Research – literature reviews, student/staff experience Project funding – distributed to Subject Centres and individuals or obtained by the Academy to support sector-wide/European projects Engaging with internationalisation
Internationalisation of the Curriculum and Support for International Students - Centre for the Built Environment Project aimed at understanding subject-relevant definitions and meanings of internationalising the curricula. A range of case studies have been collected documenting how international experiences are incorporated into the curriculum. Enhancing Internationalisation in Business and Management, Hospitality, Leisure, Sport and Tourism Case studies which offer valuable insights into both the successes and pitfalls of attempting to embed internationalisation into the learning experience in business, management, hospitality, leisure, sport and tourism. Curriculum development
Supporting international students in UK Higher Education: a course for staff www.llas.ac.uk/resources/mb/2968 A course pack commissioned by the Subject Centre for LLAS for use by education developers (workshop mode) or by individual staff (online mode). The materials provide reflective activities designed to engage teachers with some of the key issues in working with international students and practical ideas for ways in which these can be addressed. Staff development
Internationalisation: Views of Staff and Students - ESCalate and Languages, Linguistics and Area Studies This project has explored the perspectives of students and teaching staff on the term "internationalisation", the extent of internationalisation within their institution, the effects of internationalisation on teaching and learning and the challenges and success they have encountered. Exploring the Student Learning Experience from a Disciplinary Perspective - Psychology Network This pilot qualitative study explores the merits of adopting a disciplinary perspective to understanding the learning of international students studying psychology and Masters level. Student learning experience
Quality Assurance for Higher Education Change Agenda (QAHECA) A European pilot project dedicated to developing and testing institutional quality mechanisms for teaching and learning. Higher Education Academy: Bologna event www.britishcouncil.org/erasmus-events-bologna-conference.htm Promoting the European Dimension in Learning and Teaching. Dundee, January 2009 Bologna
SWAP Room 4125, Murray Building School of Social Sciences University of Southampton Highfield Campus SouthamptonSO17 1BJ www.swap.ac.uk LLAS Level 3 Archaeology building Avenue Campus Highfield University of Southampton Southampton SO17 1BF www.llas.ac.uk Visit our website or come and see us!