The CIDTFF (Research Centre Didactics and Technology in the Education of Trainers), of the Universidade de Aveiro (UA), Portugal, is organizing an International Seminar (IS) entitled “Innovative academic practices in higher education: How to make them more sustainable”, which will take place at Department of Education and Psychology on the 27th September 2018.
– Head of DEP
|9h45:10h45||Lecture “Making innovative pedagogical approaches sustainable: The case of shaping higher education with students”
Invited Keynote: Vincent C H Tong
Overview: The significance of student-staff partnerships and inclusive learning communities in promoting innovative pedagogical approaches and making them sustainable, with applications to academic staff development programmes
|10h45:11h15||Coffee break & Poster exibition|
|11h15:11h30||Lecture “Educational innovations developed in Portuguese higher education institutions through national funded projects: how they were promoted and sustained.”
Keynote: Cecília Guerra
Overview: Characterization of the sustainability of educational innovations developed through national funded research projects implemented between 2006 and 2015 in Portuguese higher education institutions.
|11h30:12h45||Round table “Towards the sustainability of educational innovations in higher education: how to promote it?”
Moderator: Nilza Costa
Overview: To describe briefly the funded research projects that were developed and which were discussed at the Round Table, and to reflect on the factors that may (or may not) maximize the sustainability of educational innovations in higher education.
|14h00:14h30||Lecture “How do we prepare today’s higher education students for tomorrow’s challenges? Teacher education and the promotion of ’21st century skills’”
Keynote: Amanda Franco
Overview: In the context of European guidelines referring explicitly to the importance of “21st century skills”, presentation of the importance of sustained teacher education that is inclusive of critical thinking, to promote – deliberately, explicitly and systematically – students’ critical thinking in higher education.
|14h30:15h00||”Lecture“Pathways to change in teaching and learning at the University of Aveiro: notes from 8 years of experience”
Keynote: Gillian Moreira
Overview: Retrospective analysis of the actions implemented by the Rectory of Universidade de Aveiro concerning the promotion of teachers’ academic development (e.g., training workshops, Teaching Day, etc.).
|15h00:16h00||Poster presentation “My project in higher education in 5 minutes!”
Moderator: Mónica Seabra
Overview: Presentation of CIDTFF research projects focused on the promotion of educational innovations in higher education context.
|16h00:16h30||Coffee break & Poster exibition|
|16h30:17h30||Round table “Building the future of higher education: an agenda for research sustainability”
Moderator: Rui Marques Vieira
Overview: To reflect on the policies and strategies that are necessary to establish an agenda in higher education aimed at fostering the scientific, societal, and educational sustainability of research and innovation in the higher education context.
– Head of DEP