PhD Students teaching workshop
Chair: Claire Hurley, Kent
Claire Hurley, Kent – The Sociability of The Seminar
Kester Richardson, Queen Mary – Teaching for the first time: A PhD student Perspective
Kirsty Rolfe, Queen Mary – Close-reading Strategies
Isabelle Parkinson, Queen Mary – Transitioning from School to University: Developing Independent Thinking
Run by ECAs for ECAs, this session aims to address the question: How can we improve our teaching practices, to ensure students become proficient in the key skills involved in the study of English? The session will explore a range of theories, techniques and practices to scaffold, structure and support the teaching and learning of English in HE. Suitable for Ph.D. students new to teaching, and anyone interested in thinking through the complexities of improving student participation and engagement, the session will offer a combination of foundational pedagogical theory, and workshop style practical activities.
Thursday 6th July, 12.30