Cork Meeting

Meeting Objective

We will meet on Monday, Feb 8 at the Eureka Centre, Kane Building, University College Cork (please find attachment for the Campus map).

For those of you staying in the Kingsley Hotel, as you walk along the Western Road from the Kingsley Hotel, you will see one of the buildings of the University called the Western Gateway Building. You will then pass Lucan Place, Brighton Villas and Bloomfield Terrace as shown on the map and you see a T Junction next to Bloomfield Terrace. This T junction is called the Gaol (Jail) Cross.  You then turn right as shown on the map and walk towards the Kane Building which is less than five minutes walk from the Western Road.  Directions Eureka Centre UCC


09:00-09:30 Registration
09:30-10:00 Welcome and overview of program | Dr. Marian McCarthy
10:00-10:45 Exploring The Big Question | Prof. Anne Boddington
10:45-11:00 Coffee break
11:00-11:45 Learning Outcomes - the International Language for describing Programmes in Education | Dr. Declan Kennedy
11:45-12:00 Discussion, questions & answers
12:00-12:45 How do we write module Learning Outcomes and Programme Learning Outcomes? | Dr. Declan Kennedy
13:00-14:00 Lunch
14:00-15:00 Staff Development in Teaching and Learning in Higher Education in Ireland : Evolution and Development | Prof. Aine Hyland
14:45-15:00 Questions and Answers
15:00-16:15 Active Learning – Theoretical Frameworks | Dr. Marian McCarthy
16:15-17:00 Questions and Answers. Summary and Conclusions
09:30-10:15 Entry Points to Learning | Dr. Marian McCarthy
10:15-10:30 Questions and Answers
10:30–11:00 Coffee break
11:00-12:00 How do we link Learning Outcomes to Teaching and Learning Activities and to Assessment? | Dr. Declan Kennedy
12:00-13:00 Authentic Assessment: Sitting beside the student | Dr. Marian McCarthy
13:00-14:00 Lunch
14:00-15:30 Workshop – Glucksman Gallery UCC
Making Teaching and Learning Visible – Exploring Project MUSE Entry Points to Learning | Dr. Marian McCarthy
15:30-16:00 Questions and Answers, Summary and Conclusions
09:30-10:30 Universal Design for Learning – Principles| Dr. Marian McCarthy
10:30–11:00 Questions and Answers
11:00-12:00 Answering the Big Question: Researching our teaching and looking for the evidence of student learning: The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning | Dr. Marian McCarthy
12:30-13:00 Conclusion| Prof. John O' Halloran

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Victoria Cross, Cork
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Sightseeing & Food

St. Fin Barre's Cathedral

A leisurely 11-minute walk from St. Patrick's Street takes visitors to this Anglican Cathedral. The eye-catching structure in French Early Gothic style was designed by William Burges and consecrated in 1870. It's situated on a site where Christian worship has been taking place since the 7th century. Prior to the re-design a more modest Georgian style building and bell tower stood in its place.
Hours: Open Monday-Saturday 9.30am-5.30pm. Admission: Adult €5, children & students €3.
Address: Bishop Street, Cork

Fitzgerald Park

Named after Edward Fitzgerald, the city's Lord Mayor who organized Cork's International Exhibition in 1902, Fitzgerald Park is a tranquil oasis on the outskirts of Cork city. It still features the original pavilion and ornamental fountain from the era. In the gardens here, visitors will find Cork Public Museum, a cafe, sculptures, a skate park, and a water-lily pond. Picturesque Daly's Bridge, built in 1926 and known locally as the "Shaky Bridge," connects to Sundays Well Road.
Hours: Museum - open 11am-4pm, closed for lunch 1pm-2.15pm. Admission: Free. Address: Mardyke Walk, Cork