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Talis Insight Workshops 2022

Join us at the ICC Birmingham on the 26th May for a day of interactive workshops.

What To Expect

Join us from 10am – 4pm on the 26th May 2022. Throughout the day, you’ll move around different workshop sessions, hosted by the Talis Team, the Active Online Reading project leads and the Active Learning Network. The event is free to attend and refreshments/lunch are provided.

The Workshops

The Problems Students Face with Digital Reading

The QAA/Talis funded Collaborative Enhancement Project ‘Active Online Reading’ has highlighted a considerable number of challenges facing students in relation to their reading competences through competences through studies. The transition into HE in particular brings challenges that can be exacerbated when little support is offered, is not embedded effectively in academic modules or is otherwise treated as peripheral to their studies.

In this session, we will work collaboratively to tackle some of the problems relating to the transition to university-level study. Groups of delegates will work together to identify a problem to address, developing a strategy for how to address it, and offer some suggestions for how individuals could implement these solutions in their own practice.

Active Learning with the Active Learning Network

The Active Learning Network has created an open access book ‘100 ideas for active learning’. This brings active learning activities from across Higher Education together into one book, spanning an array of areas of teaching and learning practice.

In this session, participants will have the opportunity to redevelop ideas from the book into their own discipline based activity. By the end of this session, you will leave with an array of active learning activities that have been collaboratively produced, relating to your own discipline area, providing actionable opportunity across an array of educational themes

Reflecting on pandemic practice and crowdsourcing our learning

A lot has changed over the last few years, you have all had to find ways to make online learning work. Academics have had to find new ways to engage students (and do it in an inclusive way), students have had to get used to a new way of learning and interacting with peers.

In this session we will give you a chance to bring along an example of something that has been a success. Whether it’s related to student engagement, blended learning or inclusive practice, and we’ll invite you to share it with the group. You will also have the opportunity to hear many other shared examples of how others have tackled some of the same themes.

We will also look to take the shared practices and think about the impact they had and the effort they took as well as have a chance to reflect on anything you may do differently next time.

The Agenda

09:00 – 10:00Join us from 9am for coffee and croissants
10:00 – 11:30Session 1
11:30 – 12:00Refreshment break
12:00 – 13:30Session 2
13:30 – 14:30Lunch and networking
14:30 – 16:00Session 3
16:00 onwardsThe Talis Team will be available to chat

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