8th Orientation Programme & seminars for teaching staff, Academic year 2017-18:
(1) Seminars on Blackboard:
(a) 20 September 2017, Wednesday 2-5pm, "Introductory level", and
(b) 27 September 2017, Wednesday 2-5pm, "Advance level".
(2) 17 October 2017, Tuesday 9-11am, Presentation of UCY Library services for teaching staff
(3) 20 & 21 November 2017 - Τwo-day seminar/workshop on: Research-based education using assessments directed at an audience (Information)
Facilitator: Dr. Nicholas Grindle, Centre for the Advancement of Learning and Teaching, UCL, UK (Short CV)
Room 018 (Ground Floor), Social Facilities Centre-07 (ΚΟΔ07), UCY Campus.
Monday 20th November 2017
09:30-10:00 Registration and Coffee (meet our facilitator)
10:00-11:00 LECTURE: The lecture will look at outstanding examples of assessments that are directed at an audience, and explain what makes this model of learning so effective.
Discussion, Q&A
11:00-11:30 coffee break
11:30-13:30 SEMINAR: In a follow-up seminar, we will identify reasons why outward-facing assessments may or may not feature in the 'signature pedagogies' of different academic disciplines, and we will draw up suggestions about what can be learned from different subjects where this practice is already well embedded.
Tuesday 21st November 2017
09:45-10:00 Registration and Coffee
10:00-12:00 WORKSHOP: This interactive workshop will use a new model of curriculum design called Arena ABC to brainstorm different ideas for 'assessments directed at an audience' and identify ways to help embed these assessments in degree programmes.
7th Orientation Programme & seminars for teaching staff, Academic year 2016-17:
At the start of the academic year 2016-17, the following seminars were offered (for events only in Greek detailed information can be found on the Greek version of this webpage):
(1) Seminars for using Blackboard (in Greek):
(a) 14 September 2016, Wednesday 2-5pm, Introductory level, and
(b) 21 September 2016, Wednesday 2-5pm, Advanced level.  
(2) 28 September 2016, Wednesday 3-6pm, Workshop on digital class tools (in Greek)
(3) 19 October 2016, Wednesday 3-6pm. Presentation on "Observation of teaching as a tool for teaching evaluation" (in English)
Place: Room 105, Social Facilities Centre 03, University Campus.
Facilitator: Joyce Patchias, UK qualified advanced practitioner/trainer.
(4) 26 October 2016, Wednesday 3-5pm. Presentaion on using the UCY Library services (in Greek)
(5) 17 & 18 November 2016. Lecture and workshop on "Teaching Quality Awards" (in English)
Place: Room 105, Social Facilities Centre 03, University Campus.
Jane Hindle, Head Educational Strategy Unit, London School of Economics and Political Science.

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