Developing your Economics Teaching (Workshop)

Burwalls, University of Bristol, BS8 3PD, 17th June 2011, 10am - 4.30pm
 
Designed for economics lecturers in their first five years or practice, the Economics Network is running this workshop to further develop teaching practices.  
 
The main aim of the workshop is enable participants to reflect on their teaching experiences to date, discussing and evaluating what makes teaching of economics most effective. Sessions included: lectures, seminars, and assessment and feedback. There will also be a session focusing on curriculum design, which will involve evaluating and exploring different approachs.
 
Faciliatators include:
Professor John Sloman, Economics Network/University of the West of England
Dr Alvin Birdi, University of Bristol
Dr Andrew Mearman, University of the West of England
Ros O'Leary, Economics Network
 
A full programme of the day is available. Royal Economic Society
 
This event is sponsored by the Royal Economic Society as part of our programme on GTA and New Lecturer development.
 
This workshop is just one of the ways we support new and early career lecturers. It complements generic-based institutional courses that delegates attend. Participants will receive a certificate of attendance, which maps the workshop activities and outcomes to the UK Professional Standards Framework, used in institutional training, and in some cases allows exemption from some parts of institutional training.
Book onto this workshop (a quick registration is necessary the first time you use this service).
 
Directions: The workshop is being held at Burwalls (postcode BS8 3PD). If you are coming by train you can catch the number 8 bus from Bristol Temple Meads to Clifton village and walk over the suspension bridge.
 
Cancellation notice: If you find you are unable to attend, for whatever reason, please notify us by emailing M.Best@bristol.ac.uk by Wednesday the 15th of June. We have a policy of charging departments a fee for non-attendance.