Support for associate teachers, in particular Postgraduates and researchers who teach, is provided through the Higher Education Academy accredited and SEDA recognised Supporting Learning Programme (SLP) and the one-day Survival Skills workshops.
You are also encouraged to take advantage of any of the Continuing Professional Development opportunities, intended for all those at Lancaster involved in teaching and supporting students learning.
Dates for workshops in academic year 2013/14 will follow in June 2013. In the meantime any enquiries should be sent to OED
n.b. places are limited and allocated on a first come first served basis.
There is no charge for the event, and a light lunch and refreshments will be provided. You will receive a letter of attendance on completion of the workshop for your/your department's records. Departments are also sent a list confirming the names of all those who attend Survival Skills days.
Survival teaching skills for postgraduate teaching assistants
This one-day induction course is designed to help postgraduates, researchers and others involved in modest amounts of demonstrating or seminar teaching to address some of the basic skills and understanding they will need for their work. It assumes that participants have little or no previous teaching experience.
The day will cover:
- Introduction to Learning and Teaching in HE
- Teaching small groups or demonstrating in laboratories
- Assessment issues
- Effective Communication in the teaching context
- Being a postgraduate tutor - addressing participants own questions and concerns about teaching
Please note that departments are notified in the event of your non-attendance at an event unless at least 24 hours prior notification is received.
Email:OED@lancaster.ac.uk or phone 01524 510616.
Further enquiries can be addressed to:
Sarah Harris, Development Programmes Co-ordinator
Tel: 01524 5-10616
Last updated: 13.07.2012 (SA)