1st September 2015 – Annual meeting

University of Exeter (EX4)

11am- 4pm

On the 1st September THE GEES network will hold it annual meeting. This year our focus will be on visibility and collaboration as means of professional development and enjoyment. Register here by 7th August.

11am Introductions

11.10 Dr Sharon Gedye (University of Plymouth): Pedagogic Research as a Geographer

11.50 Pop-up session: Visibility

12.15 Lunch

1pm Matt Finn (University of Exeter): Report from Enhancing Student Learning Through Innovative Scholarship: The Role of Teaching Focused Academics in driving the evolution of HE

1.30 Pop-up: Collaboration

2.00 Collective session: Making connections

3.30 – Close Reflections and next steps

For information

1. We will be asking for a £10 contribution for lunch. The registration form asks about dietary requirements.

2. A ‘pop-up’ sessions is an activity in which we will ask each participant to speak for one to two minutes. You will be asked to share about an example of (or idea to develop) best practice regarding visibility and collaboration. The aim is to quickly hear about range things that might help or inspire other participants.

3. THE GEES network is a network of Teaching-focused academics in Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences. To join search for ‘THE GEES network’ on LinkedIn.


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