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January 2019: Issue 23
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The monthly bulletin bringing you UCL Arena events, news about developments in UCL’s distinctive teaching and learning, and resources to support your work.  
Need to Know
5 ways you can promote the NSS to your students
What to do if a student is having a mental health emergency
Help us explain Extenuating Circumstances: website and new leaflet explain what students can do if personal issues affect their assessments
Student Centre opens 18 February
Get a quick video tour with two UCL students
News
New resource bank for inclusive education Supporting student success
Sign up for new digital skills courses
 
Designing and delivering short courses: other universities have tapped into our expertise - you can too
The Education Awards – get inspired
Come along to the exhibition of last year’s winners in South Cloisters 4-15 February
See undergraduate research in action and speak to the authors: Posters in Cloisters 30 Jan 12-2pm
LinkedIn Learning to replace Lynda.com from 29 Jan: your playlists etc will be migrated across
Scroll down for professional development, new case studies and resources for assessment and feedback, teaching and student support, personal tutoring.
In case you missed it
Case study: How students helped me to review my teaching: Geraldine Brodie
4 top tips on how to tell your students you’re listening
Deadlines
Departments! Who will you be nominating for a UCL Education Award 2019?
Deadline: 15 February 
Education Conference abstract deadline extended
Deadline: 27 January
Provost’s Awards for Public Engagement: nominate colleagues who have opened up research and teaching to the wider world. Deadline: 28 January
Events
Take a look at our all new events, designed for those who teach and support teaching
Online and bespoke events related to education: see what's available.
Teaching Essentials

Monday 25 February 2pm to 4pm
An introduction to teaching for Postdoctoral Researchers

Monday 12 November 1pm to 2pm
Evaluating your teaching


Research Supervision

Monday 11 February 10am to 1pm
Enhancing your supervisory practice

Tuesday 12 February 2pm to 4pm
Developing as a UCL research supervisor 

Tuesday 26 February 09:30am to 5:15pm
Effective research supervision at UCL


Student Support and Wellbeing

Thursday 24 January, 2pm to 4pm
Summary of reasonable adjustments (SORAs): an introduction

Monday 28 January, 1pm to 2:30pm
What to do if your student reports sexual violence

Wednesday 27 February 2pm to 4pm
What to do if your student reports sexual violence

Thursday 28 February 12pm to 2pm

Safeguarding vulnerable students


Around UCL

Wednesday 23 January, 3pm to 5:30pm
Exam boards at the touch of a button! 

Monday 11 to Tuesday 12 February 
Apply for: Women in research: intensive programme for female research students

 
Curriculum Design 

Thursday 31 January 1pm to 2pm
What can you learn from outside of HE to increase student engagement?

Wednesday 06 February 1pm to 2pm
Enhancing module design for research-based education 

Wednesday 27 February 1pm to 2pm
Programme design: an introduction


Assessment and Feedback

Thursday 21 February 10:30am to 12:30pm
Giving good quality feedback


Support for your HEA application

Tuesday 29 January 10am to 11:30am
Gaining Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy: initial guidance for all categories

Tuesday 29 January 2pm to 3pm 
Gaining Fellowship for Professional Services: introduction to HEA Recognition 

Monday 04 February 1pm to 4pm
Become an Associate Fellow: developing your application

Tuesday 05 February 2pm to 3pm
Become a Fellow: developing your application

Thursday 07 February 1pm to 2pm
Become a Senior Fellow: developing your application

Thursday 07 February 2pm to 3pm
Become an Associate Fellow: developing your application

Thursday 21 February 12:30pm to 2pm
Gaining Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy: initial guidance for all categories
Resources & guidance
Browse inspiring case studies on the UCL Teaching and Learning Portal
Case study: pro-bono legal project develops students’ skills through working on real world problems
Making your lecture materials available to students 48 hours in advance: read the guidance
Increase student engagement with electronic voting, quizzes and polls
Case study: How students helped me to review my teaching: Yuemei Ji
Assessment & Feedback Resources
Case study: It’s a trap! Getting students to engage with assessment
Steven Vaughan on guided marking
Help your students to make the most of feedback – share the student guide
Personal Tutors Resources
Supporting students’ mental health and wellbeing: great new online guide for staff
The Positive App: tools to support and maintain students’ wellbeing
Things to talk about handbook: prompts for conversations with your students, reflecting their changing priorities as they progress
New Extenuating Circumstances guide for students: what to do if illness or other personal problems affect their assessments
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