Story Telling as a Tool to Enhance Learning and Teaching

Title:Story Telling as a Tool to Enhance Learning and Teaching

Duration:0.5 days
Training Units1.0
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Who should attend?

Anyone working in learning and teaching who wants to discover an innovative and exciting approach to teaching.

Course Description:

The premise of the workshop is to introduce storytelling as a tool for creative teaching and learning. In particular the half-day focuses on the use of stories to make 'difficult to learn'subjects more accessible. The workshop is hands on, practical and fun.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Create stories, and use them to engage students in the learning process;

  • Use creative techniques to deliver 'difficult' concepts in new and exciting ways;

  • Communicate more effectively with learners.

 About the 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:

Taking a Stand: How to Command an Audience and Deliver Effective Presentations

The Creative Toolbox: Applying Creative Tools to Teaching and Learning

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

Making the Most of Language: Written and Verbal Communications

UK Professional Standards Framework (UKPSF)

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

  • Areas of Activity: A2

  • Core Knowledge: K2; K3

  • Professional Values: V1; V2 

Find out more about the Framework here.

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