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Personal and professional digital capacity is one of the main five domains of the National Professional Development Framework (PDF) for all staff who teach in higher education[1], and is recognised as a priority in Broadening Horizons – UL Strategic Plan 2015-2019 (Aim 1.1.5). The Centre for Teaching and Learning contributes to this aim through a range of continuous professional development activities aimed to facilitate diverse types of learning around TEL, including:

Accredited CPD

  • TL5101: BLENDED LEARNING (3 credits, blended delivery)
  • TL5112: TECHNOLOGY ENHANCED LEARNING - THEORY AND PRACTICE  (6 credits, face-to-face delivery)
  • TL5121: MODERATION IN ONLINE ENVIRONMENTS (3 credits, online delivery) – CPE/Graduate Studies short courses

Non-accredited CPD

  • Getting started with online teaching National Forum digital badge
  • Introduction to Blended learning workshops
  • Blended learning online course[2], which gathers participation from the academic community in order to record and disseminate cases of excellent teaching and assessment practice around TEL.
  • Plagiarism prevention and feedback provision with Turnitin
  • Pedagogical design in Sulis
  • One to one consultations
  • Peer networking
  • TEL peer observations

Successful completion of accredited CPD can be accounted towards credits in the Graduate Diploma in Teaching, Learning and Scholarship. Participation in structured non-accredited CPD is relayed to HR for inclusion in the employee record in Core Portal (My Profile>Learning & Development>Training Details)

Delivery of these activities is advertised through campus for open participation in a frequent basis, but can be also requested on demand by specific groups or departments.

 

[2] Login to Sulis with your UL username and password. When prompted to join the site, click Yes. Please then see the Online Professional Development tab.

 

 

 

 

 

@CTLUL 1 year 5 months
@americasstudies @UCDTL @ForumTL @CELTnuigalway @helenbeetham @Jisc Thanks for invitation, will definitely check out!