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Conferences: 10th Annual SEDA Conference

Professional Standards and Continuing Professional Development:
Constraining or Empowering?

29 – 30 November 2005

Tuesday 29th November 2005 - Day 1 (click here for day 2). PDF of both days also available, click here.

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10.00 - 10.30am Registration and coffee

10.30 - 11.00am Welcome and Introductions

11.00 - 12.00am Keynote: Trust and Accountability: a route to academic professionalism? Lewis Elton

12.15 - 1.45pm Discussion Groups

12.45 - 1.45pm LUNCH

1.45 - 2.30pm Parallel Session 1
  1. Professional Standards: learning to change in further and higher education - do managers and leaders constrain or empower?
    Wendy Allard

  2. The Technical or the Reflective PG Certificate: do you get what you pay for?
    Darren Comber and Stephen Brindle

  3. Developing Professional Standards and the CPD Framework for HERSDA Fellows
    Kogi Naidoo

  4. Peer Observation of Teaching in HE: policy development trajectories, mediation by lecturers and development in response to professional standards
    Peter Boyd, Lynn Roberts and Caroline Marcangelo

  5. Mission Impossible? Engaging the unengaged in Professional Development, lessons learnt from implementing PDP
    Sally Bradley

  6. Excellent/Inspiring/Well Organised/Kind: exploring teaching excellence with staff and students
    Julie Hall, Chris Bond and Penny Burden

  7. E-learning Encourages "Good Pedagogy", or Does It?
    Rowland Gallop

  8. Aligning Frameworks and Experience to Develop HE-ness: from training to student-centred learning
    Vivien Martin

2.45 - 3.30pm Parallel Session 2
  1. Supporting Social Learning in Ghana: accommodating creativity and innovation within frameworks and standards
    Imelda Bates

  2. Tribes and Networks: discipline specific associate tutor teaching training in anthropology and informatics
    Anne Hole

  3. Teaching Higher Education Programmes in Further Education Colleges: whose professional teaching standards?
    Fran Beaton and Janice Malcolm

  4. From Peer Observation of Teaching to Review of Professional Practice: a model for promoting CPD
    David Gosling and Kristine Mason O'Connor

  5. CPD: its value to professionals?
    Jenny Davies and Penny Russell

  6. Compering and Comparing: stand-up comedy and the seminar room
    Kevin McCarron

  7. Enfranchising E-tutors Through Professional Standards
    Richard Hall

  8. How can I Make My Session Unmissable? A librarian s lament
    Sheila Browning, Carolyn Bew and Jane Gay

3.30 - 4.00pm Refreshments

4.00 - 5.30pm Parallel Session 3
  1. Being and Becoming: an appreciative inquiry into professionalism
    Tony Brand and John Sweet

  2. Lecturer Development: does it work?
    Roni Bamber

  3. Using Standards and Frameworks for Freedom and Innovation
    David Baume

  4. The Strategic Staff Development Project: professional development for staff and educational development practitioners
    John Doidge

  5. A Team-Based Approach to Continuing Professional Development
    Helen King, Sue Burkill and June Harwood

  6. Between a Rock and a Hard Place: exploring the tensions between standards, innovation and creativity in the context of academic development orientations
    Sue Clayton and Neill Thew

  7. So What About the Professional Standards of Educational Developers?
    Ivan Moore and Karen O'Rourke

  8. How to Internalise a CPD Framework?
    Roy Seden

5.30 - 6.00pm Reading Group

7.15pm Drinks Reception



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