The Centre for Academic Innovation (CAI) and the Public Engagement and Education for Sustainable Development project held an online mini-conference on Wednesday 10 November 2020, 10am-1pm exploring the concept of Real-Life Learning. Details and resources from the event are below:
About the event
This virtual event on Real-Life Learning explored the pedagogy of experiential, community and business-engaged approaches to learning at DMU. The event featured stories and experiences of how this approach can be incorporated into teaching practice, and explored some of the highs and lows along the way. The mini-conference was followed by two seminar sessions which explored different aspects of implementation.
- Introduction (Momodou Sallah)
- Introducing Real-Life Learning (Dr Andrew Reeves)
- Session Recording (Youtube)
Workshop on Real-Life Learning and Assessment
- Creating and using ‘real world’ assessment – Roger Saunders
- Real-Life Learning and Apprenticeships (Helen Ure)
- Session Recording (MS Teams)
Workshop on Real-Life Learning and Community Benefit
|Practice and experience sharing
A series of short talks to illustrate the real-life learning approach from a range of perspectives:
|Plenary panel discussion:
What are the opportunities and challenges when putting real-life learning into practice?
Noon-1pmHost: Sarah Thompson Our host will be joined by Adele Browne, Head of Graduate Success, Student and Academic Services; Sunita Patel, Public Engagement Manager; as well as academics, students and community partners.