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Upcoming HEA webinars

22 May 2013

The Higher Education Academy (HEA) has planned a number of webinars for May and June...

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An introduction to the UK Professional Standards Framework (UKPSF) and advice about applying

Friday 31 May, 2-3pm

Richard Brawn, an expert in consultancy and accreditation from the HEA, will discuss the UK Professional Standards Framework (UKPSF). You will be able to ask Richard questions and find out how you can use the UKPSF to enhance teaching and learning.

An introduction to Intellectual Property Rights for those engaging with Open Practice

Monday 3 June, 2-3pm

Alex Fenlon, the HEA’s Operations Manager for Online Learning, is an expert in Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) and will introduce how IPR relates to Open Educational Resources (OERs) and Open Practice (OP). The webinar will cover the basic issues of IPR, focusing specifically on copyright.

Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) – an insight into developing and teaching on a MOOC

Wednesday 5 June, 2-3pm

Jeremy Knox, from the University of Edinburgh, is a researcher on MOOCs and tutor on one of the first MOOCs run by the university in partnership with Coursera.

He will introduce the issues and dilemmas that MOOCs present for teachers and students.

The use of social media in HE

Monday 10 June, 2-3pm

This interdisciplinary webinar will involve speakers from various disciplines who will discuss how they use social media in their academic practice.

Find out about CMALT  run by the Association for Learning Technology (ALT)

Tuesday 11 June, 12.30-1.30pm

Led by a member of the CMALT Development Group, this ALT webinar will give participants a chance to find out about CMALT, a peer-based accreditation scheme for teaching and technical staff who use technology.

For any questions please contact Alex Fenlon:

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