“Seeing Learning Differently”

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Abertay University’s Teaching and Learning Enhancement Conference

Wednesday 19th October 2016

Abertay University, Dundee


Call for contributions

Following on from the success of our first Abertay Teaching and Learning Enhancement conference in October 2014, we are pleased to announce our second such event will take place on 19th October 2016 and is entitled “Seeing Learning Differently”. Our external keynote speaker for the day will be Kerr Gardiner Head of Learning Technology & Media Production at the University of Glasgow who will talk about “Moving Centuries – the challenges and opportunities of creating a truly blended learning landscape”.

There will also be a number of case studies arising from Abertay’s Teaching and Learning Enhancement Fund (ATLEF), which is additionally supported by the Enhancement Themes.

We are, however, aiming to showcase a range of good practice from across the sector and are looking for external contributions. If you are interested in presenting a “Powered by Pecha Kucha”[1], interactive workshop or short talk, please complete the attached application form and submit to tlenhancement@abertay.ac.uk by 12 noon on Monday 20th June.

Registration fees

Registration for the conference will open on 28th June, once the programme is finalised. The cost for attending the conference will be as follows:

Abertay staff and students- £0.

Presenters- £35

External delegates- £50 (registration by August 31st)

External delegates- £75 (registration after September 1st)

External students- £0.

Keep informed

If you do not intend to submit a contribution but would like to be reminded when registration opens please just email tlenhancement@abertay.ac.uk. You can also follow us on Twitter @AbertayNetTLE, #AbertayTLE16. Here is what a couple of attendees said about our last conference:

“Super conference! There was a real buzz about the University.”

“Great to see Abertay and impressed by the good work going on there. Thanks for organising this event and look forward to more!”

Be sure to cement this date in your diaries for a stimulating day!

Dr Alastair Robertson

Director of Teaching and Learning Enhancement

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[1] Those taking part in the “Powered by Pecha Kucha” will be given further guidance to prepare for this session


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