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.
Upcoming events in the academic year 22/23 can be found below:
|Date & time||Workshop||Location||How to book|
|Wednesday 30 November 2022, 14:00-15:30||Board of Studies and Curriculum Transformation Programme||Online via Collaborate||Book online (EASE log in required)|
How do I join?
How to join: To join the mailing list for the network please contact:
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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.
Dr Tim Fawns (Medical School) – Agency in Assessment – a case for creativity, collaboration and adaptive capacity (PDF)
Professor Pete Higgins (Moray House)
Dr Nina Morris (Geosciences) – Enabling learning: blogging as an assessment strategy (PDF)
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.
Slides from event - Student engagement in curriculum design and approval (MS PPT)
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.
BoS Network slides – embedding employability (MS PPT)
Embedding employability into the biology curriculum - Dr Patrick Walsh (PDF)
Board of Studies Convenor & Administrator training - dates & booking links will be advertised on our Learning & Teaching Workshops page