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GTA Workshop - University of Birmingham, 01.10.2012

Economics Network

Monday, October 1, 2012 from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM (BST)

Birmingham, United Kingdom

GTA Workshop - University of Birmingham, 01.10.2012

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GTA Workshop

Date: 1 October 2012
Time: 10am - 3pm
Venue: University of Birmingham
Room: G22, JG Smith Building

with Professor Cillian Ryan, University of Birmingham and Dr Alvin Birdi, University of Bristol


The workshop is specifically designed to meet the needs of Economics Postgraduate Teaching Assistants/Tutors (GTAs) with a focus on small-group classes, tutorials, seminars and workshops.

The main aim is to discuss and evaluate what makes a good small-group session: including managing student expectations; students learning styles; different seminar types; marking and feedback. There will also be time at the end of the workshop to reflect on key issues and to plan next steps.
Participants receive a certificate of attendance, mapping the workshop activities and outcomes to the UK Professional Standards Framework used in institution training for lecturers and postgraduates.
Bookings for this event are welcome from current economics Postgraduate Teaching Assistants based in UK Higher Education institutons.

More information and testominies can be seen on our website.

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University of Birmingham
B15 2TT Birmingham
United Kingdom

Monday, October 1, 2012 from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM (BST)

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