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DCU Podcast: Enhancing teaching practices during the Covid Crisis with Dr Peter Tiernan

DCU Podcast: Enhancing teaching practices during the Covid Crisis with Dr Peter Tiernan

August 24, 2021

In this episode Dr Peter Tiernan shares his development of a bespoke module to support digital skills of teachers delivering remote instruction which features peer reviewed micro teaching assessment.   

DCU Podcast: Specifically Human: The Practice of Teaching with and Beyond Technology with Dr Marta Rocchi

DCU Podcast: Specifically Human: The Practice of Teaching with and Beyond Technology with Dr Marta Rocchi

August 24, 2021

In this episode Dr Marta Rocchi shares her philosophy and approaches to the uniquely human practice of teaching and how to embody a pedagogy of care. 

DCU Podcast: Empowering students to become change agents for Climate Change with Dr Diarmuid Torney

DCU Podcast: Empowering students to become change agents for Climate Change with Dr Diarmuid Torney

August 24, 2021

In this episode Dr Diarmuid Torney shares approaches to the co-creation of innovative assessment which empowers students to actively participate in climate change consultation. Diarmuid also offers suggestions on how to embed sustainability across the curriculum.

DCU Podcast: Exploring group work assessment with Karen Buckley

DCU Podcast: Exploring group work assessment with Karen Buckley

August 24, 2021

In this podcast, Karen Buckley, a lecturer in the Institute of Education in DCU discusses group work from an academic and student view point.

DCU Podcast: Promoting Academic Integrity with Drs Tara Concannon-Gibney and Niamh Watkins

DCU Podcast: Promoting Academic Integrity with Drs Tara Concannon-Gibney and Niamh Watkins

January 20, 2021

In this episode Drs Tara  Concannon-Gibney and Niamh Watkins share their experience of using oral interactives as an authentic and engaging assessment tool that promotes academic integrity. 

DCU Podcast: Promoting Academic Integrity by Dr Rob Gillanders

DCU Podcast: Promoting Academic Integrity by Dr Rob Gillanders

January 19, 2021
In this episode, Dr Rob Gillanders, Associate Professor in Economics, shares his experience of using different approaches to partner students in assessment to promote academic integrity. He particularly focuses on using peer assessment as a tool in this regard.
 
DCU Podcast: Transformation & Innovation in teaching with David Kennedy

DCU Podcast: Transformation & Innovation in teaching with David Kennedy

January 8, 2021

In this episode, Asst. Prof. David Kennedy from the Institute of Education describes how he transformed a religious education module on the Bachelor of Education programme from synchronous to asynchronous whilst keeping student care and universal design for learning at the core.

DCU Podcast: Learning design with ABC by Dr. Jane O’Kelly

DCU Podcast: Learning design with ABC by Dr. Jane O’Kelly

December 14, 2020

In this episode, Dr. Jane O' Kelly from the School of Policy & Practice, the Institute of Education describes how her and her team used the ABC learning design framework to galvanise changes across an undergraduate programme.

DCU Podcast: Learning Design with ABC by Clare Gormley

DCU Podcast: Learning Design with ABC by Clare Gormley

December 14, 2020

In this episode, Clare Gormley from the Teaching Enhancement Unit, describes Learning Design and it's impact on shaping the student learning journey. She outlines in more detail the ABC learning design framework, it's purpose and how to learn more about it.

DCU Podcast: Creatively delivering practical modules during Covid times with Dr Paul van Kampen

DCU Podcast: Creatively delivering practical modules during Covid times with Dr Paul van Kampen

November 30, 2020

In this episode, Dr Paul van Kampen from the School of Physical Sciences, describes ways to creatively and flexibly deliver practical skills during Covd-19 restrictions using Zoom.

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