Category: learning & teaching

LILAC conference 10-12th April 2017

This year LILAC (Librarians’ Information Literacy Annual Conference) will be taking place from the 10-12th April 2017 at Swansea University’s Bay Campus. This conference is “aimed at librarians and information professionals who teach information literacy skills, are interested in digital

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Event report: WHELF Employability LibTeachMeets

Many thanks to Helen Bader (Assistant Librarian (Drama), Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama) for writing this report on her experience of attending the recent Employability LibTeachMeet at Swansea University: In November 2016 the WHELF Learning and Teaching Group

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WHELF Annual Report

The WHELF Annual Report for the academic year 2015-16 is now available. The report highlights the collective work of WHELF along with news and developments from the WHELF institutions. The report can be downloaded in English or Welsh from the

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Employability LibTeachMeets Nov 2016

The WHELF Learning & Teaching sub-group will be holding two Library TeachMeets during November 2016 the theme of employability. The first event will be held on the 9th November at Bangor University and the second event will be held at

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Call for papers: Cardiff Metropolitan learning and teaching conference

Cardiff Metropolitan University Library and Information Services will be hosting a teaching and learning conference on the theme of Enhancing student engagement through online learning communities on Monday 20th April 2015. “The aim of this conference is to explore ways

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Using archives and special collections in teaching at Swansea University

With thanks to Elisabeth Bennett, Ian Glen, Chris Hall and Sian Williams, ISS, Swansea University for this guest posting. We have just come to the end of a busy term with ‘Practice of History’ students. ‘The Practice of History’ is

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“Universities Wales” showcase of research projects

The following content is from the Universities Wales website: “How do Welsh universities advance the world around us? Today’s global society faces a raft of challenges – to our people, to our economy, and to our environment. Research at Wales’

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Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol Cynhadledd Ryngwladol – croeso i bawb / International Conference – all welcome

Wele ddolen i dudalen Cynhadledd Ryngwladol y Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol a gynhelir yng Nghanolfan y Mileniwm rhwng y 1af a’r 3ydd o Orffennaf. Ymhlith y siaradwyr gwadd mae’r athro Jasone Cenoz (Prifysgol Gwlad y Basg), yr Athro Colin Williams (Prifysgol

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Open & online: Wales, higher education and emerging modes of learning

A new report has recently been published by the Welsh Government investigating the theme of “Open & online: Wales, higher education and emerging modes of learning” “Recent years have seen an explosion of interest around the world in new modes

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Gregynog 2014 – deadline for papers extended until 18th April 2014

Gregynog Colloquium 10th – 13th June 2014: 2nd Call for Papers Theme: “Rethinking the Future: Satisfying staff and students in times of diminishing resources and rising expectations.” Every year HEWIT and WHELF organise a residential colloquium at Gregynog Hall, the

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