12th Annual SEDA Conference 2007

Professional Standards and Continuing Professional Development: ideals and realities

20 November 2007 - 21 November 2007

Location: Birmingham

Conference Programme

Wednesday 21st November 2007 - Day 2 (click here for Day 1)

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09.30 - 11.00 Parallel Session 5

  1. Late Flowing Blooms - Establishing a CPD Framework in Higher Education
    Anthony Brand

  2. SEDA's Professional Development Framework: a CPD tool for the sector
    Ruth Pilkington

  3. Using the HEA Professional Teaching Framework to Recognise and Accredit the Role of Educational Advisors
    Nigel Purcell

  4. Ensuring Effective Professional Development for Those Leading and Supporting Change in Learning, Teaching and Assessment
    Ranald Macdonald

  5. Tensions and Challenges in Relation to Accredited Teaching Development Programmes
    Nick Hopwood, Lynn McAlpine and Claire Stock

  6. Pathways to the Profession
    David Gosling and Ray Land

11.00 - 11.15 Coffee Break

11.15 - 12.00 Parallel Session 6

  1. University Life: it's a trivial pursuit
    Graham Holden and Sally Bradley

  2. LJMU's Professional Standards Framework: links and chains - enabling or constraining?
    Rachel Kynaston and Carol Maynard

  3. Academic Career Pathways: can they lead to improved performance?
    Catherine (Kit) Leighton-Kelly and Clare Power

  4. Peer Observation: so what's the problem with eating your greens?
    Jacqueline Tuson

  5. Time to Develop My Career? That's a Fantasy! What course leaders said about their role and CPD needs and how I tentatively introduced them to professional standards
    Julie Hall

  6. Judging Teaching and Excellence: theory and practice
    Graham Gibbs

12.00 - 12.30 Discussion Groups

12.30 - 13.30 Lunch (to include SEDA EGM)

13.30 - 14.15 Parallel Session 7

  1. Demonstrating the Professional Standards Through an e-Portfolio: applying principles of assessment as learning
    Peter Boyd, Sarah Chesney and Caroline Marcangelo

  2. An Outward Facing Approach to Staff Development at LJMU: utilising the Professional Standards Framework to develop meaningful development opportunities
    Ann Hogarth and Helen Bennett

  3. CPPD Promotion - Collaboration or Conflict? Exploring perspectives and engaging colleagues in the professional standards
    Janet Lange and Andrea Lee

  4. First Steps Towards Enhancing Research Practice
    Lynnette Matthews, Rob Daley and Jane Wellens

  5. Negotiating the Institutional Tensions Towards Creative and Rewarding CPD
    Sue Tangney

  6. Getting Published With SEDA
    James Wisdom

2.15 - 2.45 Refreshment Break

2.45 - 3.30 Keynote: to be confirmed

3.30 - 4.00 Summing up and Close


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