Draft Programme

The 1st European Conference on Teaching and Learning Politics, International Relations and European Studies, Maastricht, 26-27 June 2014

This programme is subject to change.

 

Thursday 26 June 2014

09:00

09:30

Registration and Coffee (Venue: Turnzaal)

09:30

09:45

Welcome

  • Rein de Wilde, Maastricht University
  • Simon Lightfoot, University of Leeds
  • Heidi Maurer, Maastricht University

09:45

 

10:45

Roundtable

11:00

12:30

A new type of demand? Looking behind bologna, employability and other current demands

12:30

13:30

Lunch

13:30

14:30

The workshops below will be in parallel sessions, so you will need to choose one of them. Workshops 1-5 will be repeated on Friday. Read the workshop outlines...

Workshops
  • Workshop 1: Making Simulations Work - Simon Usherwood, University of Surrey
  • Workshop 2: How to...engage undergraduates with academic research and the research process? - Alison Statham, Chris Goldsmith, Simon Lightfoot & Chris Butcher
  • Workshop 3: How to organise and moderate webinars: the art of mastering the virtual classroom - Alexandra Mihai & Silviu Piros, Vrije Universiteit Brussel
  • Workshop 4: Smart Reading? Preparing our Students for the Online Research Environment and Facilitating Critical Discussions About Its Challenges - Martin Bartenberger, University of Vienna
  • Workshop 5: Using Problem-Based Learning à la Maastricht: simulating the pre-discussion of a PBL assignment - Heidi Maurer, Maastricht Unviersity
  • Workshop 6 is only on Friday

14:30

15:00

Coffee break

15:00

16:30

Note: these three sessions are in parallel - you will only be able to attend one.

How to make learning relevant for students: best practices
  • Chair: Simon Lightfoot
  • Engagement as an educational outcome - Britain and the EU - Charles Dannreuther, University of Leeds
  • Fear and Loathing of Research Methods Training - Liam McCarthy, Nottingham Trent University
  • It's Politics, Stupid - Maxine David, University of Surrey & Heidi Maurer, Maastricht University
  • Developing Student Global Understanding and Citizenship through Online Service Learning - Mary Beth Yount & Lorraine Cavaliere, Neumann University

OR

Teaching and Learning IR / Internationalisation
  • Chair: Simon Rofe
  • Beyond Cannons and Canon: learning and teaching IR in the C21 - David Sadler, University of Tasmania
  • NGOs and international studies - between concepts and practice - Kristi Stuvøy, Lillehammer University College
  • SWOT Analysis on the implementation of simulation games in Spanish Universities and its implications for the study of International Organisations - Antonio Manrique de Luna Barrios & María-Luisa Sánchez-Barrueco, University of Deusto
  • IR theory or conspiracy theory? Teaching International Relations in Pakistan - Wali Aslam, University of Bath

OR

Teaching European Studies

16:45

18:00

Nanoteach and Posters

19:00

 

(Informal) Conference Dinner

Friday 27 June 2014

09:00

09:30

Welcome and Coffee

09:30

10:30

Roundtable - The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning: what should we aim for Now?
  • Chair: Sophie Vanhoonacker
  • Emily Clough, Newcastle University
  • Maxine David, University of Surrey
  • Martha Bailes, Oxford University Press

10:30

12:00

Integrating skills in a meaningful manner: good practices

12:15

13:15

The workshops below will be in parallel sessions, so you will need to choose one of them. Workshops 1-5 are repeats of those presented on Thursday. Read the workshop outlines...

Workshops
  • Workshop 1: Making Simulations Work - Simon Usherwood, University of Surrey
  • Workshop 2: How to...engage undergraduates with academic research and the research process? - Alison Statham, Chris Goldsmith, Simon Lightfoot & Chris Butcher
  • Workshop 3: How to organise and moderate webinars: the art of mastering the virtual classroom - Alexandra Mihai & Silviu Piros, Vrije Universiteit Brussel
  • Workshop 4: Smart Reading? Preparing our Students for the Online Research Environment and Facilitating Critical Discussions About Its Challenges - Martin Bartenberger, University of Vienna
  • Workshop 5: Using Problem-Based Learning à la Maastricht: simulating the pre-discussion of a PBL assignment - Heidi Maurer, Maastricht Unviersity
  • Workshop 6: How to work with the Dublin Descriptors in the construction of syllabi - Elissaveta Radulova, Maastricht University

13:15

14:15

Lunch

14:15

15:45

New tools for teaching and learning

15:45

16:00

Concluding remarks

  • Simon Lightfoot, University of Leeds
  • Heidi Maurer, Maastricht University