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This course is scheduled three times each term.

COURSE AIM

To provide an introduction to learning and teaching in higher education.

INTENDED LEARNING OUTCOMES

By the end of the workshop, participants will be prepared to:

  • Apply fundamental principles of learning to your teaching
  • Find teaching opportunities in the University
  • Design and consider different ways of delivering small group teaching 
  • Provide high quality feedback to your students
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of your teaching


Please note that this is a requirement for teaching in many departments in MSD.

COURSE FORMAT

Full day interactive workshop

PARTICIPANT NUMBERS

Maximum 25

 

EXPERIMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY - A Psychology-focused alternative to the PLTO course is run in the Dept of Experimental Psychology and is compulsory for all those who wishing to give tutorials in EP. If you are interested in attending this PTP (Preparing for Tutorials in Psychology) course please e-mail andrew.bell@psy.ox.ac.uk.

BIOCHEMISTRY - An alternative course is run in the Department of Biochemistry and is compulsory for all wishing to teach within this department. If you are interested in attending the Biochemistry course please e-mail mark.wormald@bioch.ox.ac.uk

Terms and Conditions

Please read the Terms and Conditions for course booking and attendance.

*** NEW COURSES ***

Micro-internship programme for research staff - deadline for applications Monday 1 April

Three Minute Thesis Competition launched, deadline 25 May - training sessions available on 25 and 27 March 

Navigator (for men) - workshop dates for Trinity term - deadline 9am 15 April

Careers workshops for research students and research staff in Hilary term - run by the Careers Service

iSkills for the Medical Sciences Division: Introduction to Mendeley (run by Bodleian iSkills) - book now for places during January-April.

Pathways for women researchers aiming for an academic career in sciencerun by the MPLS division

Mixing it up mixed research methods course at the Department for Continuing Education (free for Oxford DPhil students) - 23 April to 11 June

Forthcoming events

Large group and lecturing

Teaching Skills

Monday, 18 March 2019 to Monday, 25 March 2019, 9.30am - 4.30pm

This course is scheduled two times each term.

Analysing biological data by model fitting in GraphPad Prism

Research Skills

Monday, 25 March 2019, 9.30am to 12.30pm

COURSE FULL This course is scheduled once each term.

Presentation skills

Communication Skills Research Skills

Tuesday, 26 March 2019, 10am to 3pm

COURSE FULL This course is scheduled once in each term.