School of Medical Sciences teaching and learning showcase Event as iCalendar

29 November 2013

1 - 4pm

Venue: Robb Lecture Theatre, Room 501-B09, Basement Level, Building 501, 85 Park Road, Grafton

The School of Medical Sciences cordially invites all staff interested in teaching and learning to participate in an interactive showcase event.


  • To celebrate effective and efficient teaching practices
  • To promote innovative teaching and learning practices
  • To facilitate ongoing discussion on ‘best practice’ in teaching and learning
  • To create networking and collaborative opportunities for teaching staff across the faculty
  • To provide an opportunity for discussion around the teaching portfolio as evidence for promotion and teaching / supervision awards
  • To create opportunity for staff development and self-reflection

Tentative timetabe

Time Location
1-1.15pm 505-007 Welcome – School of Medical SciencesHead of School, Academic Director & Associate Dean (Academic)
1.15-2pm 505-007 Demonstrations + Q & A: Angela Tsai, Roger Booth & Andrew Eberhard Audience response tools (free) Alternatives to Clickers: QuickClick & Piazza Poll Real-time annotation & questioning Notable (live PDF-annotation), Piazza discussion forum Marking & feedback tools MCQ Results Exam scanning and marking 2-2:05pm Changeover
2-2.05pm Changeover
2.05-2.55pm 503-124 hands-on workshop: Anuj Bhargava & John Egan Peer assessment Designing Rubrics and using PeerMark: Hands-on workshop on Turnitin
2.55-3pm Changeover
3-4pm 505-007 Presentations / Discussions: John Egan, Mark Barrow & CLeaR Student Learning Services e-Portfolio Teaching portfolios as evidence for promotion and awards
4pm Showcase closes; drinks and nibbles

All welcome; RSVP for catering purposes to: Angela Tsai Email: