TILE Talk | May 2018 | Robin Macpherson

The Myth of Sisyphus: Assessment and Absurdity Robin Macpherson (Assistant Rector, Dollar Academy) Wednesday, 16 May @ 4PM | Scrymgeour Building 2.12 BOOKING REQUIRED! Book your space now! All teachers can sympathise with poor Sisyphus. Their marking pile replenishes itself as surely as the boulder rolls back down the hill. Must it be so? This… Read more TILE Talk | May 2018 | Robin Macpherson

Reflection: Mark Healy’s talk on “Nothing Works Everywhere: Evidence-Based Approaches To Learning And Teaching“

In March, Mark Healy gave a thought-provoking talk by outlining his perspective of the current educational system and ways teachers and lecturers can start improving their own instruction practice by using evidence-informed strategies. But, hold on, Mark raised three main aspects that need to be taken into consideration before diving into evidence-informed practice. First point:… Read more Reflection: Mark Healy’s talk on “Nothing Works Everywhere: Evidence-Based Approaches To Learning And Teaching“

2nd Conference “Teaching Economics in the 21th Century” at University of Dundee

TILE member, Dr Omar Feraboli is organising the 2nd Conference on Teaching Economics in the 21st Century: Post-Crash Economics at the University of Dundee on 20 June 2018. Register now! Aims of the one-day conference: – engages in the debate about the need for novel and alternative approaches to economics teaching and research; – deals… Read more 2nd Conference “Teaching Economics in the 21th Century” at University of Dundee

TILE Talk | April 2018 | Dr Stuart Waiton

What is Education for? A Defence of Knowledge, the Enlightenment, and the Academy Dr Stuart Waiton (Senior Lecturer in Sociology and Criminology) Wednesday, 18 April @ 4PM | Scrymgeour Building 2.12 BOOKING REQUIRED! Book your space now! “For over a century, education has faced pressures to solve almost all of society’s problems, from the economy,… Read more TILE Talk | April 2018 | Dr Stuart Waiton

New Open Access Book | Shaping Higher Education with Students: Ways to Connect Research and Teaching

A new open access book has just been published and seems to reflect the core values of our TILE network. Thus, we cannot resist to share it with you all. The book is completely free and features many chapters on the relationship between teaching and research on how it can improve education – highlighted from… Read more New Open Access Book | Shaping Higher Education with Students: Ways to Connect Research and Teaching

TILE Talk | March 2018 | Mark Healy

Nothing Works Everywhere: Evidence-Based Approaches To Learning And Teaching Mark Healy (Deputy Head St. Andrews High School, Coatbridge; ResearchED Scotland Co-Organiser) Wednesday, 21 March @ 4PM | Scrymgeour Building 2.12 BOOKING REQUIRED! Book your space now! “What do we mean by an evidence base in education? Who gets to decide the canon of knowledge that… Read more TILE Talk | March 2018 | Mark Healy

Reflection: Carolina Kuepper-Tetzel’s TILE network Kick-Off Meeting

Well, what a way to kick off the first in a series of our TILE network meetings with our very own founder, Dr Carolina Kuepper-Tetzel.  The aim of the TILE network is to bring together people from different disciplines and backgrounds who are all interested in enhancing education.  Not only from the comfort of the… Read more Reflection: Carolina Kuepper-Tetzel’s TILE network Kick-Off Meeting

Call for Abstracts: UWS Annual Learning, Teaching & Research Conference

The TILE network is very excited to hear about the University of the West of Scotland’s Learning, Teaching & Research Conference. It is being held on Wednesday 27th and Thursday 28th of June at the UWS Paisley Campus. This is their first conference to combine research and enterprise explicitly with learning and teaching in reflecting… Read more Call for Abstracts: UWS Annual Learning, Teaching & Research Conference

What to expect: TILE’s Schedule

With its first meeting on the 21st of February, the TILE network kicks off and swings into action. As previously announced, TILE founder Dr Carolina Kuepper-Tetzel will be the speaker of this Kick-Off Meeting. We are now proud to present Mark Healy from Glasgow as our second speaker on the topic of ‘Application of cognitive… Read more What to expect: TILE’s Schedule

Announcement: TILE Kick-Off Meeting

The TILE network is excited to announce its Kick-Off Meeting on the 21st of February 2018. The meeting will take place at 4pm in room 2.32 in the Scrymgeour Building at the University of Dundee and TILE founder Dr Carolina Kuepper-Tetzel will be the speaker. Snacks and drinks will be provided. Please feel invited to attend… Read more Announcement: TILE Kick-Off Meeting