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July 2016: Forum insight brochure on TEAM Project

Overview of the project: In Science and Health practical sessions, the development of both technical and soft skills is essential in terms of both student learning and employability. The Institute of Technology Sector (IoT) in particular places a major value on producing graduates who are ‘workplace ready’ with an emphasis on developing practical skills. It…
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June 2016: National Forum Presentation

Akinlolu Akande, Nuala Harding, Edel Healy, Moira Maguire, Dina Brazil & Ronan Bree representing the TEAM project at the National Forum review series in Dublin (June 2016) The annual review of the Teaching & Learning Enhancement Fund 2015 projects took place on June 8th and 9th 2016.The review was facilitated by the international review panel.…
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November 2015: National Forum Presentation

"Best Practice in assessment to enhance practical learning and employability skills" Best Practice in assessment to enhance practical learning and employability skills in the Science and Health Disciplines: A digital approach (more…)
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Novel Approaches to Practical Assessment in Science & Health

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‘Novel Approaches to Practical Assessment in Science & Health’, TEAM Project workshop took place on June 13th 2016 in AIT. Attended by 17 students and almost 50 staff from across the 4 partner colleges. Presentations by 8 academics from 4 partner colleges on the use of technology enhanced assessment methods ‘TEAM stories from the frontline’; Key note presentation ‘Learning in the 21st Century Laboratory’ from external project advisor Dr. Michael Seery (University of Edinburgh); Initial findings from TEAM project literature review presented by Dr. Ronan Bree (DkIT) and event culminated in a workshop attended by staff and students to discuss the learning from the day and next steps in TEAM.

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