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South East PGwT Workshop:Large Groups, Feedback, Getting Your First Post - Tuesday, 16 December, 2008, Goldsmiths, University of London
Keeping students motivated: tips and strategies for large groups Join Peter Reddy, Senior Psychology Lecturer, Aston University, as he explores a range of ways to improve interaction and engagement which promotes motivation and learning in large groups. Peter will explore the detail of interpersonal behaviour, the organization of activities, and the use of video links and recordings.
Feedback: do students understand it, need it, use it?
How confident are you about giving effective constructive criticism to students? Dr. Anne Ridley, Senior Lecturer, London South Bank University, will present some of her research findings on student feedback, lead delegates in discussion and facilitate activities aimed at exploring and identifying good practice.
PhD Opportunity Knocks - Getting your first post
This session will focus on issues and strategies psychology postgraduates need to address to be successful in the labour market. David Carew, Chartered Occupational & Chief Psychologist, Department for Work and Pensions will help delegates to identify practical solutions to ensure they are best placed to maximise impact on potential employers.
|10:00 - 10:15||Registration and coffee|
|10:15 - 10:30||Introductions|
|10:30 - 12:00||'Keeping students motivated: tips and strategies for large groups' - Peter Reddy, Aston University|
|12:00 - 12:45||Lunch|
|12:45 -2:15||'Feedback: do students understand it, need it, use it?' - Dr. Anne Ridley|
|2:15 - 2:20||Break|
|2:20 - 3:45||'PhD Opportunity Knocks - Getting your first post' - David Carew|
|3:45 - 4:00||Wrap up and refreshments|