Support for associate teachers, in particular Postgraduates and researchers who teach, is provided through the one-day Introduction to Teaching at Lancaster workshops and the Higher Education Academy accredited Associate Teacher Programme (ATP)
You are also encouraged to take advantage of any of the Continuing Professional Development Sharing Practice opportunities, intended for all those at Lancaster involved in teaching and supporting students learning.
This one-day induction course is designed to help postgraduates, researchers and others involved in modest amounts of demonstrating or seminar teaching to address some of the basic skills and understanding they will need for their work. It assumes that participants have little or no previous teaching experience.
The day will cover:
- Introduction to Learning and Teaching in HE
- Teaching small groups or demonstrating in laboratories
- Assessment issues
- Effective Communication in the teaching context
- Being a postgraduate tutor - addressing participants' own questions and concerns about teaching
n.b. You do not currently need to have any teaching hours in order to attend this event. Places are limited and allocated on a first come first served basis.
There is no charge for the event, and a light sandwich lunch and refreshments will be provided. You will receive a letter of attendance on completion of the workshop for your/your department's records. Departments are also sent a list confirming the names of all those who attend the Introduction to Teaching at Lancaster days.
Please note that departments are notified in the event of your non-attendance at an event unless at least 24 hours prior notification is received.