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Academic Writing     show
This module combines theoretical perspectives on academic writing with practical activities that should increase the participants' own writing output.

Target Audience: Academic & Research Staff


Academic Writing (Publication Challenge)     show
Academic Writing (Publication Challenge) runs in tandem with the Faculty of Science Publication Challenge. Participants will attend the Publication Challenge as well as two SPARK sessions which will support your learning from the Challenge itself.

Target Audience: Academic, Research, Teaching and KE staff


Building a Successful Research Career - ONLINE     show
This is the online version of the core SPARK class, Building a Successful Research Career and can be taken as an alternative to the face-to-face class. The format of this class mirrors that of the face-to-face class whilst offering you the flexibility to study around your commitments.

Target Audience: Academic Staff, Research Staff and those interested in pursuing a career in research


Building a Successful Research Career (BASRC)     show
Building a Successful Research Career is run by OSDU (the Organisational & Staff Development Unit). It is designed for existing and aspiring research staff, particularly those in the early part of their career

Target Audience: Academic & Research Staff


Course (Re) Design     show
This module involves the evaluation of current course designs and the creation and development of new course designs which promote improved teaching, learning and assessment. The module will provide participants with the skills and knowledge required to engage in course (re)design,

Target Audience: Academic & Research Staff


CPD: From Concept to Delivery     show
The aim of this series of workshops is to help attendees prepare a CPD course that is ready for marketing and delivery so that you and your colleagues can generate income for your Department.

Target Audience: Anyone serious about developing a CPD course and those wishing additional in-depth support to complement and reinforce current Departmental activity


Engaging Different Audiences     show
This class represents a core element of the knowledge exchange experience and is a core experience demanded of professionals engaged within the area.

Target Audience: Academic & Research Staff


Enhancing Learning, Teaching, and Assessment at Strathclyde     show
This course is designed on the basis of increasing external pressures to enhance the quality of the student learning experience. The course is mindful of the basis of SHEFC funding, the requirements of the Quality Assurance Agency (QAA) and the strong recommendation from the D

Target Audience: Academic & Research Staff


Enterprise, Commercialisation and Intellectual Property     show
Enterprise, Commercialisation and Intellectual Property

Target Audience: Academic & Research Staff


Establishing and Managing Relationships     show
This is an optional class in the Knowledge Exchange and Academic Practice pathways of the SPARK programme. It is also an elective class for those participants taking TLA

Target Audience: Academic and Research Staff


Getting Started with Myplace     show
Moodle is the core online learning environment for the University, and it has been branded as Myplace at Strathclyde. This session provides an introduction to setting up a course using Myplace, and gives an overview of commonly used tools and features.

Target Audience: Staff


Information Session: PGR Supervisor Training @ Strathclyde     show
The Faculty is pleased to host this information session to showcase the training opportunities available for both new and existing supervisors of postgraduate research.

Target Audience: Academic Staff, Probationery Staff


Knowledge Exchange and Innovation Training     show
This course can be used as the core KE module for both the SPARK KE pathway and the Academic Practice pathway. This is a three day residential course.

Target Audience: Knowledge Exchange and Academic Staff


Management & Leadership in H.E.     show
This module examines the structure of higher educational provision in Scotland, the origins and influences on policy making and looks at some of the major debates and current issues in the field of higher education.

Target Audience: Academic & Research Staff


Professional Recognition of Learning and Teaching Information Workshop     show
This workshop will introduce you to the Strathclyde Recognition Pathways, discuss the requirements for recognition, assist you in selecting the most appropriate Descriptor category to work toward, and provide information on peer support networks and developmental opportunities.

Target Audience: Learning and Teaching Staff


Public Engagement for Researchers     show
Public Engagement for Researchers, Academic and Research Staff

Target Audience: Academic & Research Staff


Research Bidding and Design     show
Aims & Objectives: 1. To enable early career researchers to develop their abilities in the entire process of research proposal development, from the initial design of the research question to the publication of results.

Target Audience: Academic and Research Staff


Research Bidding and Design - Getting Started     show
This class aims to enable research staff and early career academics starting out in research bidding and design to develop their knowledge, skills and abilities in development and submission of small, early career research proposals.

Target Audience: For research staff and early career academics starting out in research bidding and design. Individuals from other staff categories may also find this class useful if they are intending to apply for research funding.


Responding Effectively to Disclosures of Gender-based violence (GBV)     show
The aim of this one day course is to equip members of staff to respond to disclosures of gender based violence in a way that is timely, appropriate and non-judgemental, and to do this with a clear understanding of the immediate needs of the survivor.

Target Audience: Those who work in a front-facing role with students or staff in a support or advisory role who may have to respond to a confidential disclosure about gender based violence.


Royal Society Funding Schemes: Info Session     show
This session will provide an overview of the Royal Society’s funding schemes.

Target Audience: Final-year PhD students, post-doc and early career researchers to find out more about the variety of funding schemes on offer from the Royal Society


STEP - Flip Your Classroom     show
To allow staff to explore tools, methods and principles of supporting reflective learning activities online. A 'flipped classroom' format involves students working at home on the content that is normally delivered during a traditional 'lecture'.

Target Audience: Staff who are involved in teaching within the university


STEP - Academic Development Information and Drop-in Session     show
An opportunity for academic professional staff (traditional academic, teaching, research and knowledge exchange staff) to come along to meet with a member of the Academic Development team in order to benefit from support in understanding the development opportunities available.

Target Audience: Staff seeking to engage with academic development programmes


STEP - Disability Awareness     show
This session will increase awareness of disability-related issues and consider the impact that having a disability can have on the University experience

Target Audience: Teaching, Academic and APS Staff


STEP - Effectively use Social Media in Teaching & Learning     show
These workshops will help you learn how to use social media tools intelligently and responsibly to instruct, communicate with, and engage your students in ways that are familiar and meaningful to them.

Target Audience: Attendees should ideally have teaching responsibilities or at least have a vested interest in university teaching


STEP - Ensure an Inclusive Approach in the Classroom     show
This workshop will explore current inclusive teaching methods and encourage participants to consider how these could be applied within their own disciplinary areas.

Target Audience: Teaching, Academic and APS Staff


STEP - Harnessing Creativity and Performativity to Enhance Student Eng     show
This workshop will offer participants the opportunity to try some of these techniques in a safe and supportive environment while benefiting from feedback from the instructor (with background and expertise in Theatre, Voice, and Communication) and other participants.

Target Audience: All staff involved in delivery of teaching within the university


STEP - HEA Assessor Training     show
HEA fellowships assessor training

Target Audience: HEA Assessor Trainers


STEP - HEA Fellowship Information Session     show
This workshop will introduce you to the Strathclyde Recognition Pathways, discuss the requirements for recognition, assist you in selecting the most appropriate Descriptor category to work toward.

Target Audience: Academic,Teaching APS Staff


STEP - HEA Senior/Principal Fellowship Application Support Network     show
We are launching a support network for staff who are interested/currently working on an application for senior or principal fellowship of the HEA. This network will provide the opportunity to meet others and learn about other support available through the University.

Target Audience: Academic,Teaching APS Staff


STEP - How to … Design Effective ‘Assessment For Learning’     show
This session will explore ‘Assessment for Learning’, how this fits with Strathclyde Assessment and Feedback policy, and review specific examples of approaches based on this model

Target Audience: Academic Staff


STEP - How to use Myplace - Reflective learning Activities     show
This session will allow staff to explore tools, methods and principles of supporting reflective learning activities online

Target Audience: Staff involved in teaching


STEP - How to... use Myplace Peer Review     show
This session will allow staff to explore the MOODLE/Myplace activity ‘Workshop: Assignment’ used for peer review.

Target Audience: Teaching Staff


STEP - How to...Use Video & Audio in your Teaching     show
This session aims to provide you with the confidence to use video in your teaching. All participants will need to bring a Smartphone to be able to take part in the session activity.

Target Audience: Teaching Staff


STEP - Introduction to Storytelling (2 parts)     show
This series of 2 short workshops are hosted by Alice Fernbank, a professional storyteller – and teacher.

Target Audience: Teaching, Academic and APS Staff


STEP - Make documents accessible     show
This practical workshop will show participants how to create accessible word and PDF documents ensuring that they are readable by all, including people with disabilities.

Target Audience: Teaching, Academic and APS Staff


STEP - Masterclass on digital and blended learning Course (Re) Design     show
This masterclass is delivered by Prof. Grainne Conole. It will focus on facilitating staff to see how to move forward with re-designing traditional classes to being suitable for blended/online delivery

Target Audience: Teaching Staff


STEP - Myplace Gradebook Weightings     show
This session will cover some of the basics of using the gradebook weighting system to calculate grades.

Target Audience: Teaching and Administrative Staff


STEP - Myplace Groups & Groupings     show
This session will provide staff with an understanding of how Groups and Groupings work in Myplace, which can be the key to administering many classes.

Target Audience: All staff engaged in teaching


STEP - Pedagogy and Publication Network (PPN)     show
The purpose of this peer support network is to promote and support pedagogical research and publication across the disciplines within the University. The group is intended to take the form of a Community of Practice (CoP) through organic growth.

Target Audience: All staff with an interest in pedagogical research and publication


STEP - Peer Support Network for Leadership in Learning and Teaching     show
This peer support network is being established to support staff in developing leadership within their learning and teaching role in the university

Target Audience: Staff who work in a leadership role, or who are interested in developing leadership in learning and teaching within the university


STEP - Playing for Education Masterclass     show
This masterclass draws on Giskin's experience of designing and delivering teaching, in an interdisciplinary environment at Imperial College London, to show techniques for promoting student engagement, learning and subjective well-being.

Target Audience: Teaching Staff


STEP - Playing for Education Workshop     show
This workshop will give participants the opportunity to explore the design and use of prop-based games and activities, with an emphasis on games inspired by ‘escape rooms’.

Target Audience: Teaching Staff


STEP - Quick 1 hour STEP session on ASSIGNMENT     show
This short lunchtime session will teach you the basics about the Myplace assignment activity, which provides a space into which students can submit work for teachers to grade and give feedback on.

Target Audience: Teaching Staff


STEP - Quick 1 hour STEP session on FORUM     show
In this session you will participate in a number of forums.This will enable you to understand how the differing settings effect the way that posts are displayed. You will also follow step by step instructions to create a new forum.

Target Audience: Teaching Staff


STEP - Quick 1 hour STEP session on How to Post an Advert     show
This session will explain how to use the ‘Notice’ feature on Myplace to send an advert with adjoining image.

Target Audience: Teaching Staff


STEP - Quick 1 hour STEP session on Myplace - Grade Visibility     show
This session will be specifically useful to administrative or grading staff who have some responsibility for returning grades and feedback to students.

Target Audience: Teaching Staff


STEP - Quick 1 hour STEP session QUIZ     show
This short lunchtime session will teach you the basics about the Myplace quiz activity and how to create a simple multiple choice quiz. The Myplace quizzes are a set of questions grouped together, to be answered by a student in one sitting.

Target Audience: Teaching Staff


STEP - Sharing Practice: Encouraging development of social discipl...     show
Encouraging development of social disciplinary understandings through innovative teaching activities.

Target Audience: The coursework is replicable in any department/ faculty where the students will join a vocational (accountancy, engineering medicine, law, etc.) community of practice on graduating.


STEP - Staff part-time Doctorate support Network     show
Monthly lunchtime meetings every month to provide peer support for Strathclyde Staff members studying part-time doctorates The sessions will involve: Some CPD activities (e.g. speakers

Target Audience: Staff members studying part-time doctorates


STEP - Summer Course (Re)Design Challenge     show
The Summer Course (Re)Design challenge aims to provide a network of support for staff who would like to (re)design courses or aspects of their teaching, but who struggle to find the time to do this.

Target Audience: Academic and Teaching Staff


STEP - Supporting social learning     show
This session will allow staff to explore tools, methods and principles of social learning online

Target Audience: Staff wishing to find out more about social learning activities online


STEP - Teachers PET (Performance Evaluation Tool)     show
Teachers PET (Teachers Performance Evaluation Tool) is a system for collecting feedback from students about classes and their delivery. Questionnaires are prepared for each class, they can be completely different and can run concurrently. Each questionnaire has a feedback window.

Target Audience: Teaching, Academic and APS Staff


STEP - Teaching and Supporting Trans and Gender Diverse Students     show
This session will explore working with trans and gender diverse students, and consider the ways in which we can cultivate inclusive teaching and learning environments.

Target Audience: Those involved in teaching, learning and assessment, those with an interest in supporting trans and gender diverse students


STEP - Teaching using live online collaboration platforms.     show
This session will allow staff to explore tools, methods and principles of tools that support teaching classes live online.

Target Audience: Staff wishing to find out more using tools which enable live online teaching of students.


STEP - Transforming Assessment and Feedback Challenge     show
The Transforming Assessment challenge aims to provide a network of support for staff who would like to (re)design formative and/or summative assessment opportunities.

Target Audience: Staff who are involved in learning and teaching within the university


STEP - Use Feedforward to Enhance Feedback     show
This session will focus on how the traditional retrospective focus on feedback can be flipped for assessments and assignments, and will also explore real-time and embedded feedback.

Target Audience: Staff who are involved in learning and teaching within the university


STEP - Use Jigsaw Learning     show
Jigsaw learning is a form of co-operative learning that can be used in the classroom to encourage students to learn from each other in a way that also encourages individuals to take responsibility for their assigned work.

Target Audience: Staff who are involved in learning and teaching within the university


STEP - Use Technology to Enhance Feedback     show
. This session explores ways in which technology might be used to enhance feedback. This will include the use of audio feedback, polling software, and clicker technology.

Target Audience: Staff who are involved in learning and teaching within the university


STEP - What about me?: Supporting Staff, Supporting Students     show
This training has been developed by students in order to support staff in supporting the first year transition of students, particularly their transition into the academic environment and how this can also support social integration to university life. Training will:

Target Audience: All staff involved in delivery of 1st year undergraduate teaching


STEP - Work with students who are blind/visually impaired     show
This session will increase awareness of the needs of students who are blind or visually impaired and the barriers they face in higher education.

Target Audience: Teaching, Academic and APS Staff


STEP - Work with students who have Asperger’s Syndrome     show
This session will increase awareness of the needs of students with Asperger’s Syndrome and the barriers they face in higher education. Participants will be encouraged to consider how to make the learning and wider University environment accessible to these students.

Target Audience: Teaching, Academic and APS Staff


STEP - Working with students who are d/Deaf or hearing impaired     show
The aim of this session is to raise awareness of the barriers to learning that d/Deaf and hearing impaired students may face.

Target Audience: Teaching, Academic and APS Staff


STEP - Workshop on digital and blended Learning Course (Re) Design     show
This workshop is delivered by Prof. Grainne Conole. The full day workshop will allow participants to reflect on how learning activities can be designed to create effective online and blended learning.

Target Audience: Teaching Staff


STEP How to encourage critical engagement with disciplinary lit..     show
Reading student's written work so often provokes the reaction, "How could they write that!?" The "CRAP detector" is a straightforward rubric which can be used by students from first year undergraduates to doctoral students to start them thinking and writing critically.'

Target Audience: Staff wishing to explore a number of straightforward rubrics to allow students to assess the usefulness of a range of material.


STEP Learning & Teaching in an International Technological University     show
Colleagues are invited to register to attend this exciting 4th annual event.

Target Audience: All staff involved in Learning & Teaching at the University


STEP-Making effective use of technology and learning spaces at Strath     show
This open session is an opportunity for staff involved in L & T to come along and see the newest, upgraded learning and teaching spaces at Strathclyde, learn how to use them, and talk to learning technology staff about using the equipment in the best way to support students.

Target Audience: Staff involved in learning and teaching


Supervising Postgraduate Research     show
This module enables you to engage with the professional and theoretical underpinnings and political drivers of national developments in research and research supervision in Higher Education in the UK.

Target Audience: Academic & Research Staff


Supervising Postgraduate Research ONLINE     show
Supervising Postgraduate Research (online) This module enables you to engage with the professional and theoretical underpinnings and political drivers of national developments in research and research supervision in Higher Education in the UK.

Target Audience: Academic & Research Staff


Teaching & Learning Online (TALON)     show
The aim of the course is to allow staff to experience being an online student while at the same time exploring the implications and opportunities of teaching and learning in Moodle (Myplace).

Target Audience: Teaching Staff & Professional Services staff with a relevant role and interest


Teaching, Learning & Assessment within the Disciplines     show
This module provides a series of activities and scholarly readings to help colleagues articulate the key conceptual transformations that are fundamental within their discipline(s) and identify how best to teach these to their students.

Target Audience: Academic & Research Staff


Teaching, Learning & Assessment within the Disciplines: Academic Staff     show
This module provides a series of activities and scholarly readings to help colleagues articulate the key conceptual transformations that are fundamental within their discipline(s) and identify how best to teach these to their students.

Target Audience: Academic Staff


Teaching, Learning & Assessment within the Disciplines:Research Staff     show
This module provides a series of activities and scholarly readings to help colleagues articulate the key conceptual transformations that are fundamental within their discipline(s) and identify how best to teach these to their students.

Target Audience: Research Staff


The Knowledge Exchange Challenge     show
This is an optional class in the Knowledge Exchange and Academic Practice pathways of the SPARK programme. It is also an elective class for those participants taking the Learning and Teaching in Higher Education pathway.

Target Audience: Academic & Research Staff


The Publication Challenge 2018     show
The Publication Challenge will focus on improving the quality and quantity of publications. It will draw on and share best practice from across the Faculty to give staff a series of workshops focussing on key aspects of academic publishing.

Target Audience: Academic staff in Science & Engineering Faculties who have material ready for publication (May be appropriate to some Post Docs, on approval from supervisor)


TLA BESPOKE SESSION     show
Teaching Learning & Assessment within the Disciplines We are planning to run a bespoke TLA session for those TLA participants who have not submitted their observation form or undertaken this activity.

Target Audience: Academic Staff


Understanding and Exploring Knowledge Exchange -     show
This class provides the core learning experience for the Knowledge Exchange pathway of the SPARK programme and is also mandatory in the Academic Practice path.

Target Audience: Academic & Research Staff


Understanding External Organisations     show
This class represents a core element of the knowledge exchange experience and is a core experience demanded of professionals engaged within the area.

Target Audience: Academic & Research Staff


What is Gender-based Violence (GBV)?     show
The aim of this half day course is to highlight what gender-based violence is, why it happens and will focus on good practice responses

Target Audience: Those who work in a front-facing role with students or staff in a support or advisory role such as in University Residences, Estates and Security services, HR, Student Advice and Health Services, Student Advisors, OH, Academic Course Administration