Hello and welcome to the 2015/16 Academic Session.
This year we are kicking off our first meeting of the term/semester with our Annual SHED Residential, followed by our first meeting of the year. For those registered for the residential you will have received the agenda and joining instructions via email.
For those attending on the Friday only we will be follwoing the below agenda (papers linked in below):
AGENDA for the Meeting
10:20am Tea and Coffee on Arrival, Round up from Day 1 | Alison Nimmo, Vice Convenor, SHED, GCU
10:30am Metaphors for Academic Development | Daphne Loads, Edinburgh University and Sam Ellis, GCU
11:30am Thinking ahead: Future directions | Lorraine Anderson, CPD Coordinator, SHED, Dundee University
This closing session will ask participants to reflect on their experiences over the past two days and to consider how the SHED network should support future CPD and enhancement initiatives for members. The session will also provide opportunity for participants to consider what they have learned during the two days and what they plan to use from the sessions within their own practice and context.
12:00pm SEDA Spring Conference 2016 | Fiona Campbell, SEDA
This open discussion will give colleagues an opportunity to discuss what inputs SHED could have within the SEDA Spring Conference 2016 being held in Edinburgh on the 12th and 13th of May.
12:15pm Lunch: Lunch is not provided prior to the IMG meeting as agreed at our last SHED meeting. Colleagues are welcome to bring their own lunch to the meeting or to visit the numerous catering outlets on campus to purchase their lunch.
1:15pm Dialogue with External Representatives
Representatives from the various agencies and organisations which support the Scottish Higher Education Sector attend SHED events to promote discussion and debate around key learning and teaching issues. In attendance we have representatives from:
- Association for Learning Technology
- Higher Education Academy Scotland
- Quality Assurance Agency Scotland and Scottish Enhancement Themes
- Staff and Educational Development Association
- Universities Scotland
2:00pm SHED IMG Meeting
The Agenda for the meeting can be downloaded here.
4:00pm Close of SHED IMG