Board of Studies Network
A network for Board of Studies conveners and secretaries, for both undergraduate and postgraduate studies, who would like to share ideas about Board of Studies processes, experiences and challenges.
Board of Studies Convener and Secretary network
This network is for Board of Studies conveners and secretaries, for both undergraduate and postgraduate studies, who would like to informally share with colleagues ideas about Board of Studies processes, experiences and challenges.
The mailing list will be used to keep you up to date with events, workshops and resources.
How often does it meet?
It meets once per semester to share ideas and cover topics of interest to network members. Next meeting:
Title: Board of Studies Network Event - Designing a University of Edinburgh Course Design Interface tool
Date: Wednesday 08 April 2020
Time: 12:30-14:00 (with lunch available from 12:30)
Venue: 5.2, Lister Learning and Teaching Centre (Central)
Booking link: https://edin.ac/38ms1tJ
Topic: Designing a University of Edinburgh Course Design Interface tool
In this network event, Dr Jenny Scoles will present a proposal for a central web-based interface tool, which will guide individual educators at The University of Edinburgh to the available support and resources in (re)designing courses.
How do I join?
How to join: To join the mailing list for the network please contact Rosie Bree:
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Previous network events
Academic year 19/20
11th November 2019: A Focus on Assessment and Feedback
Presentations from Dr Tim Fawns (Medical School) talking about assessment and distributed learning, Professor Pete Higgins (Moray House) talking about his approach to promote feedback as dialogue and Dr Nina Morris (Geosciences) talking about blogs as a form of assessment.
Academic year 18/19
3rd December 2018: Student engagement in curriculum design and approval
An informal panel, comprised of Dr Catherine Bovill, Megan Brown, Eirlys Armstrong, Roberto Rossi and Dr Simon Riley, shared their experiences, challenges, aspirations, and lessons learnt when engaging students in curriculum design and approval processes.
6th May 2019: Embedding employability within the curriculum
Presentations from Helen Stringer, Dr Gavin McCabe, Dr Esther Mijers and Dr Patrick Walsh, which showcase good practice in embedding employability within the curriculum.
Board of Studies Convenor & Administrator training - dates & booking links will be advertised on our Learning & Teaching Workshops page