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Years One to Three: Special Training Weekend (for part time and non-Norwich based PGR students or Jan/April starters)

HUMRR004

Date: 16-05-2020 | Time: 9:30 am
Session Leader: Dr. Matthew Sillence

Topic: Learning through practice

Credit Value: 2
Gained By: Credits gained by: Attending the training weekend.


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

PPD Aims: * Basic understanding of theories and approaches to learning and pedagogy * Basic understanding of teaching approaches and strategies * Basic understanding of student approaches to learning * Basic understanding of what makes an efective teacher and how to put this into practice at the undergraduate level,

Research Development Framework: D3
Stage of Research: Starting your research

Presenting research in the mathematical sciences - MTH only

SCI3RF3Y

Date: 18-05-2020 | Time: 2:00 pm
Session Leader: Prof Alexander Korobkin

Topic: Expanding your experience

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance register Attendance Register AND either (a) observing talks, asking questions and giving feedback or (b) giving a presentation or (c) helping organise the session and acting as a session chair. Your activity will be confirmed by the session leader as part of the attendance register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

Develop presentation skills in mathematics

Research Development Framework: B1|B3|C1
Stage of Research: Developing as a researcher

Scientific Publishing - a Journal Editor's View

FMH9RC9Y

Date: 19-05-2020 | Time: 2:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Kevin Tyler

Topic: Academic writing

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

Learning outcomes for participants: 1, Understand why to publish research 2. Understand how to publish research 3. Understand where to publish research

Research Development Framework: B2|B3|C3|D1|D2|D3
Stage of Research: Developing as a researcher

An Introduction to Scale Development

CCETR0GY

Date: 20-05-2020 | Time: 7:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Kimberley Bartholomew

Topic: Research methods

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

- To help students develop reliable and valid scales to accurately measure a variety of personal and social variables - To provide an introduction to the process of scale development and analysis, including item generation, item piloting, data collection, exploratory and confirmatory factor analyses, and appropriate tests of reliability and validity

Research Development Framework: A1
Stage of Research: Developing as a researcher

Making the most of your slides for effective presentations

SCI2RF5Y

Date: 20-05-2020 | Time: 2:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Sarah Yeates

Topic: Communication skills

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

1.To use PowerPoint effectively to support oral presentations. 2.To recognise how animation can enhance your presentation. 3.To consider how some graphical formats may be better than others for communicating conclusions from data. 4.For you to produce slides that are memorable for all the right reason

Research Development Framework: A2|A3|B1|B2|C1|D1|D2|D3
Stage of Research: Developing as a researcher

Communication Workshop - Practical Experience of Short Talks (hosted by the School of Biological Sciences)

SCI7RB2Y

Date: 22-05-2020 | Time: 1:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Mohammad Hajihosseini

Topic: Communication skills

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

To get experience in presenting and feedback on your presentation so that you can identify strengths and possible areas for improvement.

Research Development Framework: A2|A3|D2|D3
Stage of Research: Developing as a researcher

An Introduction to Structural Equation Modelling

CCETR0HY

Date: 27-05-2020 | Time: 7:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Kimberley Bartholomew

Topic: Research methods

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

- To introduce the key concepts involved in SEM, including latent, exogenous, and endogenous variables and their graphical notation, the measurement model, and the structural model - To provide a step-by-step guide to the data collection and analytic processes in SEM, including model specification, model estimation, model evaluation, and model modification - To demonstrate how the output of an SEM analysis should be interpreted and reported, the latter using both text and appropriate figures.

Research Development Framework: A1
Stage of Research: Developing as a researcher

Using Socrative to enhance student learning

SCI4RE5Y

Date: 02-06-2020 | Time: 2:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Paul Mcdermott

Topic: Expanding your experience

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

Learn more about how students learn and how new technologies such as Socrative can enhance the learning process.

Research Development Framework: D3
Stage of Research: Developing as a researcher

Having an Impact at Conference

FMH3RA3Y

Date: 02-06-2020 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Mr. Stephen Smith

Topic: Impact and engagement

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

- Learn how to gain the most from conference attendance.

Research Development Framework: A1|B1|C2|D2
Stage of Research: Developing as a researcher

Training in Qualitative Methods: Qualitative Analysis and Interpretation (Two days)

FMH1RA9Y

Date: 03-06-2020 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Andrea Stockl

Topic: Research methods

Credit Value: 2
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

- To explore the theory and practice of qualitative data analysis and interpretation.

Research Development Framework: A1|A2|C3
Stage of Research: Developing as a researcher

Critical Thinking

SCI2RF1Y

Date: 04-06-2020 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Mr. Chris Bishop

Topic: Research methods

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register.


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

1.To develop your ability to evaluate your own findings and those of others 2.To develop awareness and understanding of language that can be used to construct and express critical academic arguments

Research Development Framework: A1|A2|A3|B1
Stage of Research: Developing as a researcher

An introduction to peer review journal articles

FMH9RB6Y

Date: 10-06-2020 | Time: 2:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Sarah Hanson

Topic: Academic writing

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

- To give you an introduction to the conventions of peer review - To equip you with skills to help you transition from student to Early Career Researcher

Research Development Framework: A1|A2|B3|D3
Stage of Research: Looking beyond your PhD

All write: Tips for overcoming writer's block

SCI9RF7Y

Date: 17-06-2020 | Time: 2:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Sarah Yeates

Topic: Academic writing

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

1. To understand the causes of writer's block including personal challenges 2. To explore techniques to increasing productivity when you faced getting stuck with your writing. 3. To improve well-being associated with writing and procrastination

Research Development Framework: A3|B1|B2
Stage of Research: Starting your research

Moving beyond PPI collaboration to co-research with experts in experience

FMH2RC9Y

Date: 18-06-2020 | Time: 11:00 am
Session Leader: Prof Fiona Poland

Topic: Research methods

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

- Some principles and resources for planning user/public involvement in research - Planning, developing and benefits of user involvement in CAFE project - Problem solving - discussing issues from your research.

Research Development Framework: A1|A3|C3|D3
Stage of Research: Developing as a researcher

Introduction to teaching and assessment in higher education

FMH5RC8Y

Date: 30-06-2020 | Time: 1:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Gill Price

Topic: Career planning

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

- To develop an understanding of the intellectual, organisational and communication skills which are currently needed for teaching undergraduates in Higher Education in the UK

Research Development Framework:
Stage of Research: (None)

EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING - 5.0 CREDITS

CCETR5RY

Date: | Time:
Session Leader: Dr. Simon Watts

Topic: (None)

Credit Value: 5
Gained By: Completing the "Learning through Practice" form.


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

Example 1.Assessing the generic skills learnt by attending workshops and courses. 2.Strengthen and broaden your knowledge and understanding. 3. Raise awareness of other avenues of research post PhD. 4. Developing of networking and communication skills. 5 Understanding what presenter and attendees are aiming to get out of a research presentation. 6. Developing research communication skills.

Research Development Framework:
Stage of Research: (None)

EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING - 1 CREDIT

CCETR1RY

Date: | Time:
Session Leader:

Topic: Learning through practice

Credit Value: 1
Gained By: Completing the "Learning through Practice" form.


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

Example 1.Assessing the generic skills learnt by attending workshops and courses. 2.Strengthen and broaden your knowledge and understanding. 3. Raise awareness of other avenues of research post PhD. 4. Developing of networking and communication skills. 5 Understanding what presenter and attendees are aiming to get out of a research presentation. 6. Developing research communication skills.

Research Development Framework: A2|A3|B1|B2|B3|C1|D1|D3
Stage of Research: Starting your research

EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING- 1 CREDIT

CCETR1XY

Date: | Time:
Session Leader: Dr. Simon Watts

Topic: (None)

Credit Value: 1
Gained By: Completing the "Learning through Practice" form.


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

Example 1.Assessing the generic skills learnt by attending workshops and courses. 2.Strengthen and broaden your knowledge and understanding. 3. Raise awareness of other avenues of research post PhD. 4. Developing of networking and communication skills. 5 Understanding what presenter and attendees are aiming to get out of a research presentation. 6. Developing research communication skills.

Research Development Framework:
Stage of Research: (None)

CSED - Developing Teaching Skills

CCETRCSY

Date: | Time:
Session Leader:

Topic: (None)

Credit Value: 3
Gained By:


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

Research Development Framework:
Stage of Research: (None)

CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY 2

MED-R02Y

Date: | Time:
Session Leader: Dr. Eleanor Sutton

Topic: (None)

Credit Value: 0
Gained By:


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

Research Development Framework:
Stage of Research: (None)

EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING - 4 CREDITS

CCETREXY

Date: | Time:
Session Leader: Dr. Simon Watts

Topic: (None)

Credit Value: 4
Gained By: Completing the "Learning through Practice" form.


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

Example 1.Assessing the generic skills learnt by attending workshops and courses. 2.Strengthen and broaden your knowledge and understanding. 3. Raise awareness of other avenues of research post PhD. 4. Developing of networking and communication skills. 5 Understanding what presenter and attendees are aiming to get out of a research presentation. 6. Developing research communication skills.

Research Development Framework:
Stage of Research: (None)

EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING- 3 CREDITS

CCETR3XY

Date: | Time:
Session Leader: Dr. Simon Watts

Topic: (None)

Credit Value: 3
Gained By: Completing the "Learning through Practice" form.


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

Example 1.Assessing the generic skills learnt by attending workshops and courses. 2.Strengthen and broaden your knowledge and understanding. 3. Raise awareness of other avenues of research post PhD. 4. Developing of networking and communication skills. 5 Understanding what presenter and attendees are aiming to get out of a research presentation. 6. Developing research communication skills.

Research Development Framework:
Stage of Research: (None)

Experiential learning: general activities (2.0)

FMH0RA4Y

Date: | Time:
Session Leader:

Topic: Learning through practice

Credit Value: 2
Gained By: Assessment by PGR Training Co-ordinator by completing Reflective Reporting Template that describes the activity and reflects on what was learnt to see


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

Examples of activities which may be included: Public engagement 0.5 - 2.5 credits can be awarded depending on the activity. Teaching - up to 2.5 credits. Demonstration - up to 2 credits Lab induction - 0.5 credits Lab supervision - up to 2.5 credits Health and Safety reviews 0.5 - 1 credit. Development of COSHH/SOPS - up to 2 credits Involvement in applying for research grants - up to 2 credits Trials reporting - up to 1 credit.

Research Development Framework: A1|A2|B1|D1|D2
Stage of Research: (None)

CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY 1

MED-R01Y

Date: | Time:
Session Leader: Dr. Eleanor Sutton

Topic: (None)

Credit Value: 0
Gained By:


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

Research Development Framework:
Stage of Research: (None)

Experiential learning: general activities (1.0)

FMH0RA2Y

Date: | Time:
Session Leader:

Topic: Learning through practice

Credit Value: 1
Gained By: Assessment by PGR Training Co-ordinator by completing Reflective Reporting Template that describes the activity and reflects on what was learnt to see


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

Examples of activities which may be included: Public engagement 0.5 - 2.5 credits can be awarded depending on the activity. Teaching - up to 2.5 credits. Demonstration - up to 2 credits Lab induction - 0.5 credits Lab supervision - up to 2.5 credits Health and Safety reviews 0.5 - 1 credit. Development of COSHH/SOPS - up to 2 credits Involvement in applying for research grants - up to 2 credits Trials reporting - up to 1 credit.

Research Development Framework: B1|B2|B3|D1|D2
Stage of Research: (None)