|Date:||Friday 26th February 2010|
|Time:||12.00pm to 2.30pm|
|Location:||Dundalk Institute of Technology (Room N128)|
|Speaker:||Professor Ray Land University of Strathclyde|
Professor Ray Land is currently Professor of Higher Education and Director of the Centre for Academic Practice and Learning Enhancement at the University of Strathclyde. As part of his work within the Centre he is Programme Director of the Certificate/Diploma in Advanced Academic Studies. He is a member and founding accreditor of the Higher Education Academy (UK).
The focus of the presentation is directly related to Professor Land's internationally recognised research on Threshold Concepts and Troublesome Knowledge. He will demonstrate how understanding of this area will enhance student learning and help in the process of curriculum development. As Professor Land is highly regarded as a presenter, the event should prove both enjoyable and informative.
The following additional resources are available on the DKIT website:
- Background article: Meyer J. H. F. and Land R., 2003, Threshold Concepts and Troublesome Knowledge 1 Linkages to Ways of Thinking and Practising in Improving Student Learning Ten Years On. C.Rust (Ed), OCSLD, Oxford.
- Presentation Slides [PDF format]
- Podcast [Part 2 of presentation only]
To register for this event, please email Linda King at email@example.com using 'Threshold Concepts, DKIT' in the subject field. There is no fee to attend this workshop.