Engage, Excite, Enhance: Top tips for Teaching and Learning!

Title:Engage, Excite, Enhance: Top tips for Teaching and Learning!

Duration:0.5 days
Training Units1.0
Central Short Courses

Who should attend?

 Anyone teaching in HE who is interested in developing their creativity to improve professional performance and deliver powerful and memorable messages.  This includes those who are starting out as well as the highly experienced.

Course Description:

This workshop is packed full of handy hints and tips that will stretch the imagination, and trigger new ideas. Using creative tools, and in particular focusing on language and using it indifferent ways, this course encourages lecturers to think outside of the box and come up with exciting and interactive activities to deliver new concepts. Stories, drama and interactive games are an essential part of the lecturer's toolkit. This session is hands on, practical, and fun.

Learning Outcomes:

By the end of this workshop participants should be able to:

  • Describe a range of techniques you can use to engage and excite your students;
  • Use language creatively to add impact to your teaching;
  • Deliver powerful messages and make them memorable!

Course Tutor:

Alison Davies is an experienced trainer and creative practitioner. An author of thirteen books on a range of subjects and a professional storyteller, Alison delivers workshops for both the public and private sector throughout the UK. She has been involved in a number of ground-breaking projects using narratives, in particular working with the law school at Leicester University and delivering seminars using storytelling and presentation techniques as part of legal ethics seminars. She also writes for a selection of magazines, newspapers and educational journals. Her goal is to encourage a creative approach in all aspects of teaching and learning.

Other Learning and Teaching Courses by Alison Davies:

Making the Most of Language: Written and Verbal Communications

Memory Building Techniques (in the Well Being category)
Story Telling as a Tool to Enhance Learning and Teaching
Taking a stand: how to command an audience and deliver effective presentations
The Creative Toolbox: Applying creative tools to teaching and learning

 UK Professional Standards Framework (UKPSF)

This workshop is particularly relevant to these dimensions of the framework:

-  Areas of Active: A2
-  Core Knowledge: K2; K3
-  Professional Values: V1; V2

 Find out more about the Framework here

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