CONUL Teaching & Learning Committee Annual Seminar 2019

Teaching & Learning Annual Seminar 2019
Seamus Heaney Theatre, DCU
Thursday 07 November 2019


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10:00 – 10:30                    Registration: DCU Cregan Library, Drumcondra Campus
                                                   Tea/Coffee served

10:30 – 10:40                    Welcome and Opening Address
                                                  Niall McSweeney, Chair, CONUL T&L Committee

10:40 – 11:40                    Keynote Address

Opening up teaching and learning: Libraries as natural partners in Open Education
Vanessa Proudman, Director, SPARC Europe 

SPARC (the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition) Europe is a non-profit, member organisation comprising academic institutions, library consortia, funding bodies, research institutes and some publishers committed to delivering on the promise of open access and open science.

11:45 – 13:00                       Presentations – Morning Session

Open Practice for the Future of Library User Engagement: A vision for aligning Teaching & Learning with Customer Service for enhanced user education

Niall O’Brien & Johanna Archbold, Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland (20 mins)

Information literacy to support transition to 3rd level education

Patricia Mc Kevitt and Jamie Ward, Dundalk Institute of Technology   (10 mins)

Re-using OERs in UCD’s Research Accelerator for the Social Sciences online module

Marta Bustillo & Andrew Browne, University College Dublin (20 mins)

A story of primary and secondary sources: opening up the research process

Victoria Smyth, Dublin City University (10 mins)

Questions & Answers (10 mins)

13:00 – 13:45                     Sandwich Lunch, DCU Library Foyer

13:45 – 15:00                     Panel Discussion: The Idea of Open Education in the Third Level Sector

Drawing on their sphere of professional expertise, the panel will offer perspectives on the theme of Open Education, including open access, open publishing, open scholarship and open science, as it relates to teaching & learning in the third level sector. Participation from our delegates will be welcomed.

Chair: Alan Carbery, Head of Academic Technologies and Communications, University College Cork


Dr Eamon Costello, Head of The Open Education Unit, NIDL, Dublin City University
Ruth Drysdale, Senior Co-design Manager, JISC
Siobhán Dunne, Sub Librarian for Teaching, Research and User Experience, Trinity College Dublin

15:00 – 16.00                      Presentations – Afternoon Session

Brewing up a SCORM: using open education resources in an accredited PhD module at the University of Limerick

Michelle Breen, University of Limerick (20 mins)

The Digital Badge in the Responsible Conduct of Research, an example of a collaborative alternative learning pathway

Aoife Coffey, University College Cork (20 mins)

Access to Educational Opportunity: A Social Media Initiative

Saoirse de Paor, Maynooth University (10 mins)

Questions & Answers (10 mins)

16:00                                 Thanks & Closing Remarks
                                              Niall McSweeney, Chair, CONUL T&L Committee

16:15 Seminar Close