ESCalate Bulletin No. 49 (12 May 2010)

Contents

  1. Last chance to register for the ESCalate-JISC HE in FE Conference: Inspiration for Practice
  2. Deadlines for Developing Pedagogy and Practice and Student funding awards coming up very soon
  3. HEA EvidenceNet: Higher Education Surveys for Enhancement Conference 2010 on May 18th
  4. Using e-portfolios in Teacher Education (LLS) workshop on May 28th
  5. 'Using dialogue as an assessment tool' an invitation to take part in a research workshop on June 4th
  6. UK ITE ESD/GC Network Conference on July 15th
  7. Resources are up on the website from our Student Conference
  8. Books available for review - and you get to keep the book if we publish your review

Last chance to register for the ESCalate-JISC HE in FE Conference: Inspiration for Practice

The deadline for registering for our HE in FE conference has been extended until Wednesday 19th May 2010 so book now to reserve your place!

For more information, please visit: http://escalate.ac.uk/6408

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Deadlines for Developing Pedagogy and Practice and Student funding awards coming up very soon

The deadline for submissions for our Developing Pedagogy and Practice funding awards is May 26th.

Student funding awards have a deadline of May 27th.

And please remember we have a prize of £50 worth of book tokens for your Hot Topic ideas.

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HEA EvidenceNet: Higher Education Surveys for Enhancement Conference 2010 on May 18th

Findings from 3 major student experience surveys: National Student Survey (NSS); the Academy’s Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey (PTES); the Academy’s Postgraduate Research Experience Survey (PRES).

For more details please visit:

http://www.heacademy.ac.uk/events/detail/2010/jointevents/18_May_Surveys_For_Enhancement_Conference

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Using e-portfolios in Teacher Education (LLS) workshop on May 28th

This workshop will be held at Learning South West in Taunton and is a collaboration between ESCalate, SWitch CETT and the JISC RSC. It will offer the opportunity to explore pedagogic and practical implications for learning and teaching in a digital age.  For more details and to register please visit: http://escalate.ac.uk/6736

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'Using dialogue as an assessment tool' an invitation to take part in a research workshop on June 4th

This is part of an ESCalate funded project headed up by Ruth Pilkington at University of Central Lancashire. The project team would like to invite colleagues to a workshop on 4th June 2010 to establish with the team how dialogue can be used:

•    To assess knowledge
•    To assess practice
•    To evidence reflection on practice

Colleagues are invited to bring along models and materials, posters and fliers of their current practice in using of dialogue. Please email Ruth with details.

For bookings please email RMHPilkington@uclan.ac.uk and add in the subject line 'Workshop Booking’. For more information please visit: http://escalate.ac.uk/6876

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UK ITE ESD/GC Network Conference on July 15th

This event is co-sponsored by ESCalate:

A Conference on Education of Hope: the impact of ESD/GC on the well being of teachers and young people at London South Bank University on 15 July.

For more details please visit:

UK ITE Network for Education Sustainable Development/ Global Citizenship ThirdAnnual Conference

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Resources are up on the website from our Student Conference

After a really enjoyable and stimulating day at our Student Conference in Wales, we have collated all the resources from the day including the presentations and posters and uploaded them to our website for your reference and use.

In the very near future we will be uploading videos of the day, so even if you didn't make it to the conference you will be able to see some of the interesting things that went on.

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Books available for review - and you get to keep the book if we publish your review

Reviewing is a good way of interacting with colleagues in the academic community.  We receive a wide selection of books for review from publishers. We do have more than one review of some books and it's worth checking whether we already have a review for the book that interests you. If we publish the review then the book is yours as a thank you. For more details please visit:

http://escalate.ac.uk/reviews/booksavailable

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