Thursday, 20. February 2020, Guildford, CPD: Engendering Academic Talk in Seminars

from 20. February 2020 - 10:00 till 12:00
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Seminars are a distinctive feature of HE education and are synonymous with discussion and debate. However, research into classroom talk has highlighted the link between quality of talk and depth of understanding. This workshop will present features of academic talk (as opposed to conversation) in the context of empirical research and the HE context. Participants will explore different strategies for promoting and supporting more academic talk in seminar discussions.
Learning outcomes:• To become aware of the role of talk in learning;• To become familiar with terminology around language and talk;• To become familiar with talk frames and talk prompts;• To evaluate activities to promote academic talk;• Apply activities and / or frames to own teaching context.
Session aligns with the following UKPSF Dimension(s) ():
Areas of Activity (A): A1, A4
Core Knowledge (K): K2, K3
Professional Values (V): V1, V2

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