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December: Issue 33
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Our monthly bulletin with UCL Arena events (scroll down for the full list), news and developments about teaching and learning at UCL, and resources to support your work. 
Need to Know
Learning Opportunities Fund: Up to £250 available for students whose classes were affected by strike action.
Strike action reporting deadline extended to 10 January
UCL Academic Communication Centre: new service launches for current UCL students
Posters in Parliament: could your undergraduate students' research take centre stage?
 
Departments urged to offer one, two or three hour exams only
Show students how we're improving with You Shaped UCL
News
Professor Deborah Gill on the new ASER process: video
New ASER workshops launched to support programme leaders and administrators
Maintaining module and programme data: find out about the changes 
Save the date: The Education Awards, Wednesday 10 June 2020
Academic promotions deadline closes Friday 13 December
Digi ed blog: Dynamic teaching using Active Learning Platform-tools
What are your views on UCL's IT services? Take the survey and win a £1000 device or one of 20 x £100 Amazon vouchers
Check your Moodle course with Ally’s course accessibility report
January 2020: plans for welcoming new students
Case studies
Seven Questions with... Nowsha Farha on UCL Global Citizenship Programme 
Spotlight on...Chris Cullen, Laidlaw Scholarships Manager
Seven Questions with...Laidlaw Scholar: Maciej Respekta 
Tell your students
Connecting Writing with Research (EDUC0003): new module for MRes students in UCL's Centres for Doctoral Training
New Academic Integrity course now live for all taught students
Events
Take a look at all our events, designed for those who teach and support teaching Online and bespoke events related to education: see what's available.

Browse all events from January 2020
Tuesday 21 January, 1 pm to 2 pm
Improving overall student PTES participation by 54%

Monday 27 January, 1 pm to 2 pm
New ASER process: an introduction

Teaching essentials

Thursday 12 December, 1 pm to 2 pm 
Enhancing student experience through community-engaged learning: postgraduate dissertations

Thursday 16 January 13:00 - 14:00
Enhancing module design 

Wednesday 22 January 13:00 - 14:00
Supporting students with their academic writing

Thursday 23 January 13:00 - 14:00
Programme design: an introduction 

Thursday 23 January 11:00 - 13:00
An introduction to teaching for Postdoctoral Researchers 

Thursday 16 January 10:00 - 12:00
Giving good quality feedback

Monday 20 January 14:00 - 15:00
Programme leaders, directors and departmental administrators: drop-in sessions

Research supervision

Tuesday 17 December, 10 am to 1 pm
Enhancing your supervision

Tuesday 21 January 10:00 - 12:00
Developing as a UCL research supervisor
Thursday 16 January 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Summary of Reasonable Adjustments (SORAs)

Support for your Fellowship application

Thursday 12 December, 12 pm to 1 pm 
Become an Associate Fellow: developing your application

Monday 16 December, 12 pm to 1 pm
Become a Senior Fellow: developing your application 

Tuesday 17 December 13:00 - 14:30
Gaining Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy: initial guidance for all categories

Monday 06 January 10:00 - 13:00
Focused time to write your Higher Education Academy application in UCL Arena: all categories

Monday 06 January 13:00 - 14:00
Become a Fellow: developing your application

Tuesday 07 January 13:00 - 14:00
Become an Associate Fellow: developing your application

Wednesday 08 January 13:00 - 14:30
Gaining Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy: initial guidance for all categories

Thursday 09 January 12:00 - 13:00
Become a Senior Fellow: developing your application
Hot topic of the month
Getting to grips with: academic communication
In case you missed it
Four ways to work in partnership with your students in 2019-20
Save the date: UCL Education Conference, Tuesday 19 May 2020
New ChangeMakers funding: SSCCs can now apply for £850 for departmental projects
Case study: My route to Professorial Teaching Fellow: Simon Mahony
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