Theme: Innovation in Postgraduate Teaching Methods.
The UK needs postgraduate education that is distinctive, of value and encourages inclusive participation. Good partnerships between postgraduate learners, facilitators and business and industry are .are recognised as essential to inclusivity, which contribute to quality, diversity and are crucial for developing postgraduate learner skills. This symposium brings together a range of experts from industry and academia across the fields of manufacturing, materials and design to discuss best practice in postgraduate education, explore and share challenges and opportunities faced by our learners, employers and educators.
There will be multiple opportunities for focused debate and participants will share ideas and experiences as well as being able to influence future direction.
Findings from this event will be publicised in a postgraduate education enhancement paper to be presented at the National Manufacturing Debate.
Copies of the report will be available to all attendees.
Symposium on Excellence in Postgraduate Education: Innovation in Postgraduate Teaching Methods
|10:00||Arrival and coffee|
|10:30-11:00||Cranfield Speaker: Opening Remarks|
|11:00-11:45||Dr Hannah Melia, Granta Design/CES Edu-pack|
|11:45-12:30||Dr John Eastman, Learning Science Ltd|
|12:30-13:15||Mr Babak Jahanbani, Didactic Services Ltd/Festo|
|14:15-15:00||Group Discussion on Innovation in postgrad teaching Groups: a. Technology based learning; b. Innovation in teaching for industrially oriented cubiculum; c. academic sharing good practice for effecting teaching and marking|
|15:00-15:45||Summary and conclusion from group discussion|
Location and travel details
Cranfield University, Building 41, SC03
Situated close to Milton Keynes and Bedford, the Cranfield campus is situated in Wharley End, very close to Cranfield village, and is about 10 minutes from the M1 motorway. There is rail and road access to most major airports as well as coach and train stations. Cranfield campus also has its own airport for private executive business travel.