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PGwT North East: Teaching and Managing Small Groups; Effective Feedback: Marking and Assessment; Publication Advice for PhD Students - Friday 4 December 2009, University of Leeds
Teaching and Managing Small Groups
Polish up your skills working with small groups with Dr. Jacqui Akhurst, York St John University. This interactive session provides some insight into group dynamics, group facilitation and leadership, and practical suggestions for small group teaching.
Effective Feedback: Marking and Assessment
Build up your confidence in marking student work with Dr. Stuart McGugan, Liverpool University. Topics that will be covered include: reliable and valid assessment, role of assessment criteria, providing constructive feedback, marker bias and how to minimise it, and managing your marking workload. Participants will have the opportunity to undertake a marking activity during this workshop.
Publication Advice for PhD Students
Explore and develop your publication strategy. Dr. Marcel Zenter, University of York, will explore the various avenues for publishing your research; discuss major issues when writing papers for publications; help us to understand the journal peer review process; and provide some practical tips from planning and manuscript preparation to the submission process.
This event is kindly co-sponsored by the University of Leeds Institute for Psychological Science.
|10:00-10:30||Registration and coffee|
|10:30-10:45||Welcome and introductions|
|10:45-12:00||Teaching and Managing Small Groups - Dr. Jacqui Akhurst, York Saint John University|
|12:45-2:15||Effective Feedback: Marking and Assessment - Dr. Stuart McGugan, Liverpool University|
|2:30-4:00||Publication Advice for PhD Students - Dr. Marcel Zenter, University of York|
|4:00-4:15||Discussion, refreshments and close|