Teaching and Learning

Developing quality and engaging environments for students and staff

GMIT Teaching and Learning Office

At GMIT, we aim to create an environment where all students have a chance to flourish, by developing a student-centred learning experience.

The Teaching and Learning Office in GMIT is responsible for developing and managing a number of activities that help us reach that goal.

The main areas in the Teaching and Learning Office include:

 

Postgraduate Teaching & Learning Courses

A flexible, blended learning professional development pathway for lecturers in higher education who are interested in gaining a postgraduate Certificate, Diploma and MA in Teaching and Learning.

Visit postgraduate Teaching and Learning Programme

 

Teaching & Learning Online Courses

A suite of online courses is available to all GMIT staff to access anytime.

The courses aim to develop and support lecturers and learning facilitators and aid programme design and delivery.

Topics include:

  • Online teaching and learning skills
  • Peer learning
  • First steps in teaching
  • Designing assessment strategies
  • Programme design

Register for access at www.cpdlearnonline.ie

 

Teaching & Learning Workshops

The Teaching and Learning Office runs a monthly TEL Lecturer’s Network lunchtime session, a LIS Network Group, an annual Online Teaching and Student Centred Learning conference and showcase events.

This is a great opportunity to share and collaborate on teaching, learning and assessment ideas and approaches.

Specialist small group workshops are also available to book in the following areas:

  • Programme Design Strategies
  • Learning Design Workshops
  • Student Centred Learning Techniques
  • Peer Assisted Learning Strategies
  • Assessment and Evaluation Tools
  • Technology Enhanced Learning Tools
  • Module Design – Carpe Diem Workshops
  • Managing RPL Assessments and Portfolios

For further information contact carina.ginty@gmit.ie or TLO@gmit.ie

 

Teaching & Learning Resources

A variety of resources to support lecturers and programme leaders are available at www.cpdlearnonline.ie and the GMIT T&L LibGuide - visit http://libguides.gmit.ie/teachingandlearning/home

 

Teaching & Learning Projects

GMIT Teaching and Learning Officer works on a range of innovative education development projects with Higher Education partners, the Connacht Ulster Alliance, international Universities and the National Forum for the Enhancement of Teaching, Learning and Assessment.

A sample of current projects is available at http://www.gmit.ie/teaching-and-learning/projects or contact carina.ginty@gmit.ie for further details.

Project resources are published on the GMIT Teaching and Learning Office online course suite at www.cpdlearnonline.ie

 

For further information contact:

Dr. Carina Ginty
Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology
Teaching and Learning Officer

Email: carina.ginty@gmit.ie
Twitter: @carinaginty
Tel: +353 (0)87 7469072 / +353 (0)91 742423

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