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Wednesday 30 March 2011 – from 11:00am to 4:00pm
The Hallam Union Building of Sheffield (HUBS) Sheffield Hallam University
This workshop is a collaboration between the Institute of Materials, Minerals & Mining (IOM3) and the UK Centre for Materials Education (UKCME).
It is being held at Sheffield Hallam University - see event location at http://www.shu.ac.uk/university/hubs/
Attendance is free – there is no charge to delegates.Further details and format can be found below. To register your attendance, please provide the following brief information.
Who should attend?
This event will be of interest to the following individuals:
Aims of the event
The morning session will set the scene and discuss the changing context in which both universities and industry are operating.
The afternoon session will have invited speakers from a range of universities and industries that provide and accredit Materials courses and programmes.
|11:00||Registration and Tea / Coffee|
|Part 1||The Changing Landscape of Teaching and Learning|
The Institution Response: Why Create New Courses / Programmes?
The Business Response: How To Address the Impact of Student Fees?
The Practitioner Response: What is Effective Teaching and Learning?
|12:30||Panel Discussion – Identifying Opportunities|
|Part 2||New Materials Programmes: Examples from Academia and Industry|
Materials Accreditation and Professional Development
Subject Benchmarks: Materials and Other STEM Disciplines
|14.10||Discussion Forum – Participants’ Input (along with Tea / Coffee)|
How the Materials Community is Changing: Case-Study Examples
|15.30||Plenary Session – Taking Forward Opportunities|
For further details contact Adam Mannis at the UKCME, call 07588706801 or email firstname.lastname@example.org