Staff and Educational
Conferences: 14th Annual SEDA Conference 2009
Changing Educational Development:
New Ideas, New Approaches, New Contexts
In higher education, as in life in general, it may well be true that the only constant is change. In order to cope with change we need to constantly try new ideas and approaches. However, it may also be true that some tried and tested ideas which sound ‘old hat’ are just as good or better than new innovations.
This conference will focus on how innovation can be encouraged, creative solutions enabled and new arenas embraced in higher education. It will also encourage a revisit of old ideas in new contexts, or old solutions to new problems. Pedagogies and practices will be explored – with a focus on their practical application – which enhance the learning experience for students.
The conference will seek to address the following themes:
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The SEDA Conference Experience
SEDA seeks to create a relaxed, welcoming and positive atmosphere at conferences, which encourages open, constructive and supportive sharing of ideas, experience and practice.
Feedback from participants at recent SEDA conferences:
The 2009 annual conference will be held at the Aston Business School Conference Centre, which is located in Birmingham city centre, just a five minute taxi ride or fifteen minute walk from New Street Station. Fully residential delegates will be accommodated on-site in ensuite bedrooms.
The conference will be of particular interest to all those involved in promoting effective change in HE learning, teaching and educational development. This includes:
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