#SoTLAdvent: Day 08

  1. Investigating The Impact of Public Engagement (PE) Training on Communication Skills and PE Perspectives
  2. GTA facilitated Active Learning in early-years undergraduate practical classes in the School of Geographical and Earth Sciences

Investigating The Impact of Public Engagement (PE) Training on Communication Skills and PE Perspectives

Laura Richmond (University of Glasgow)

The University of Glasgow’s MSc Cancer Research and Precision Oncology is a 1-year programme which offers students a comprehensive training in cancer sciences, however an opportunity exists to enhance the level of public engagement (PE) training provided throughout the year. This project proposes to investigate the impacts on students learning and skills of incorporating PE training, in line with the UofG Graduate Attributes, and its role in promoting good PE practices.

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Image of Music notes By Image by Mohamed Hassan

GTA facilitated Active Learning in early-years undergraduate practical classes in the School of Geographical and Earth Sciences

Alice Lacsny and Pamela Campbell (University of Glasgow)

Our blog explores our collaborative and cross-disciplinary approach to embedding active learning across our GTA-led practical classes in the School of Geographical and Earth Sciences, aiming for a consistent but adaptable framework of learning and teaching. Here we reflect on our pedagogical approach as practical class convenors and our considerations for GTA development in the context of facilitating active learning. 
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As many of us will be looking forward to heading away for a well-deserved break over the festive period, we have chosen one our favourite Christmas songs:  Driving Home for Christmas.

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