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Thu 3 Oct 2019
16:00 - 18:30

Venue: Corpus Christi, Harley-Mason Room

Provided by: Cambridge Centre for Teaching and Learning


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Direction of Studies: Support for New Appointees
Prerequisites

Thu 3 Oct 2019

Description


As a Director of Studies you provide essential academic guidance and support to students on an individual basis. Develop your ability to undertake this role more effectively and efficiently with this course. Through group work and discussions, the course will focus on sharing good practice, key responsibilities, and where to find additional sources of help.

Target audience
  • University staff
  • College and Non-University Teaching Institutions teaching staff
  • Further details regarding CCTL's eligibility criteria are available here
Prerequisites
  • Documentation will be circulated shortly before the course
  • Participants should read this material prior to attending
Sessions

Number of sessions: 1

# Date Time Venue Trainers
1 Thu 3 Oct   16:00 - 18:30 16:00 - 18:30 Corpus Christi, Harley-Mason Room map M.R. Wormald,  Marina Frasca-Spada,  Dr David M. Holburn
Aims
  • to understand the role and responsibilities of Directors of Studies, and hence improve support of undergraduates
  • to be aware of what information is available to Directors of Studies and how to access it
  • to understand the responsibilities of Colleges in the Direction of Studies, including the roles of supervisions and CamCORS
  • to be aware of relevant data protection legislation and how it affects the keeping of records and the provision of references
Duration

One session of two and a half hours

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Theme
College Roles

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