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UCL Teaching & Learning Conference 2008

5 March 2008


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UCL's sixth biennial Teaching & Learning Conference & Exhibition (TILT) will be held on 15 and 16 April 2008. Attendance is free and staff are invited to register for the event or individual sessions.

Highlighted themes will include

  • virtual learning environments and the learning experience
  • internationalising the curriculum
  • learning through assessment
  • global citizenship
  • innovation.

TILT 2008 will be opened with a keynote speech, 'The inner game of higher education', by Professor Sir David Watson (Institute of Education) and will feature: presentations in plenary and parallel sessions; discussions and workshops; and demonstrations and posters at the associated exhibition.

Among this year's highlights will be presentations on:

  • 'Global Citizenship - The UCL Experience', by Dr Andrea Townsend-Nicholson (UCL Biosciences)
  • 'Ask the Audience - Improving Class Interaction using a Personal Response System', by Dr Dugan Witherick (UCL Physics & Astronomy)
  • 'Moving Teaching Online: The Challenges, Pitfalls and Techniques', by Mr Anthony Peacock (UCL Population Health)
  • 'Negotiating World Literature', by Professor Theo Hermans (UCL Dutch)
  • 'Lock, Stock and Barrel: UCL Laws' Move to Moodle', by Ms Lisa Penfold (UCL Laws)

There will also be a large number of stands and posters on teaching and learning at UCL.

Held since 1998, TILT provides a forum for the UCL community to share good practice, to hear about innovative approaches and to discuss topics of current significance in teaching, learning and assessment. Among its sponsors this year are Apple, Misco, Q Associates, Reflex, Unilink Systems and Viglen.

To find out more or to book a place, use the link at the top of this article.