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Thu 26 Nov 2020
12:00 - 13:30

Venue: Online

Provided by: Cambridge Centre for Teaching and Learning


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DRC: Inclusive teaching; Postgraduate Students with Specific Learning Difficulties (Briefing) (Online)

Thu 26 Nov 2020

Description

This course is run and the trainers provided by the Disability Resource Centre


Redeveloped for 20-21 with a focus on only postgraduate students this workshop will look at ways of working effectively with students with specific learning difficulties (SpLD) Increasing numbers of all disabled students including those with SpLD means that it is less feasible to rely only on individual adjustments for all students. Consequently, this workshop focusses on practical changes based on inclusive teaching practice which enable the students to achieve their potential and have a fulfilling Cambridge experience. This workshop focusses on dissertations and PhDs, reading and research and laboratories and fieldwork.

  • This workshop will be delivered via Teams and includes around 30 minutes of preparatory work which is self paced.
  • This is a pilot presentation and participants will be encouraged to give feedback.
  • This workshop has been updated to reflect the current challenges because of COVID 19
Target audience
  • University staff
  • College staff
  • Non-University Teaching Institutions staff
  • Postdocs and Research Staff
  • PhD Students
  • Affiliated lecturers
  • Further details regarding CCTL's eligibility criteria are available here

**Please note this workshop is not open to Undergraduates**

Prerequisites

Please ensure you use your @cam.ac.uk contact details when booking

This workshop will be delivered via Teams and includes around 30 minutes of preparatory work which is self paced.

The Trainer will contact you prior to the workshop to provide further information.

Sessions

Number of sessions: 1

# Date Time Venue Trainer
1 Thu 26 Nov   12:00 - 13:30 12:00 - 13:30 Online June Massey
Aims
  • to understand the barriers experienced by students with Specific Learning Difficulties
  • to understand how to work effectively to remove such barriers
  • to gain knowledge of support and services provided by the DRC and others
Duration

One session of one and a half hours

Theme
Teaching Disabled Students

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