SEDA Spring Conference 2004

Linking Strategy and Students: making connections through educational staff development

29 March 2004 - 31 March 2004

Location: Cardiff

Conference Themes
Sessions will be based around the following themes:

  • The role of educational staff development in turning strategy into reality
  • Influencing Strategy and Policy from good practice in learning and teaching
  • Developing a culture of continuous improvement in learning and teaching through educational staff development
  • Using learning and teaching strategies to effect strategic fit within higher education
  • Embedding strategic thinking in curriculum design
  • Models and approaches to developing staff in higher education
  • Evaluating the impact of educational staff development on the student learning experience
  • The role of research and scholarship in strengthening the link between strategy, policy and practice

The Conference
The format of the conference will comprise keynote address, parallel sessions of workshops and paper presentations.   The aim, as ever, will be to share practice, research, evaluation and experience in all aspects of staff and educational development in an open and constructive atmosphere.

Participants
The conference will be of particular interest to all those who act as agents of educational change in HE provision and anyone who has a commitment to enhancing the quality of Higher Education. This includes:

  • Policy makers          
  • Educational developers
  • Staff trainers and developers
  • Members of student support services
  • National and institutional teaching fellow
  • LTSN Centre staff
  • Learning and teaching centre staff      
  • Educational technology unit staff
  • Managers of academic departments
  • Widening participation project workers
  • Course leaders for HE in FE.

Conference Venue
The conference is to be held at a new venue, the Moat House Hotel, Cardiff which is located just outside Cardiff City Centre. All bedrooms are en-suite with delegates having full use of the pool, gym, sauna, and spa.

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