Scholarship Hour No. 1 (First Stage in the Gasta Marathon)



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Chaired by National Forum board member Lewis Purser (Director, Learning & Teaching and Academic Affairs, at the IUA), the first Scholarship Hour opens with National Forum Teaching and Learning Research Fellow, Associate Professor Geraldine O’Neill (UCD), sharing her initial findings from her research into Work-based Assessment: Exploring Barriers and Solutions to an Emerging Assessment Challenge.

This presentation is followed by the first stage of our Gasta Marathon led by Gasta Master, Dr Tom Farrelly (MTU).

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Related OER

MAFAPS is a courses dealing with the issues related to de-carbonisation of merchant shipping worldwide. The subject matter includes the handling, storage and combustion of alternative fuels and the use of alternative power systems such as fuel cells.

This publication collects the posters shared at the 2023 Learning and Teaching Showcase at University College Cork, 5 December 2023. The posters are grouped into five themes: student engagement, inclusive teaching, academic integrity, digital education and education for sustainable development.

All the ingredients for an instant inclusion resource for students in your VLE.
Itʼs already assembled so download it and edit for your own context.
1.Inclusive technology options in Google and Microsoft Tools and more.
2.Awareness of UDL and how technology gives us options regarding reading, writing and more.
3. Digital Accessibility Skills

The OER Recommendation aims to assist Member States to support the development and sharing of openly licensed learning and teaching materials, benefiting students, teachers, and researchers worldwide. It supports the creation, use and adaptation of inclusive and quality OER, and facilitates international cooperation in this field through five Action Areas, namely (i) building the capacity of stakeholders to create, access, re-use, adapt and redistribute OER; (ii) developing supportive policy; (iii) encouraging inclusive and equitable quality OER; (iv) nurturing the creation of sustainability models for OER, and (v) facilitating international cooperation.

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