itp Disciplinary Commons
Meetings & Materials

Dates and Times

Note the extended times for the first and last meeting.

Date Subject Plans &
Homework Reading
Friday 7th October
10.00 - 16.00
The context of our itp courses: who we are, how we got to be teachers, what it's like to teach in our departments Portfolios (.ppt) Homework for 11th November meeting
Friday 11th November
11.00 - 15.00
The context of our itp courses: how our itp course fits in with the rest of the provision for the programme, the aims and objectives of the course   Homework for 9th December meeting
Friday 9th December
11.00 - 15.00
The content of our itp courses: what we teach, in what order, where (and what) the important bits are. The nature of our endeavour? (.ppt) Homework for 6th January meeting Reading
Friday 6th January
11.00 - 15.00
The instructional design of our itp courses: why we teach in particular ways, what material is suitable for delivery in lectures, what in labs, what via reading, etc. Vicky's Presentation (.ppt)
EVS (Quintin)
Using EVS for interactive lectures (Quintin's colleague)
Homework for 10th February meeting Reading
Friday 10th February
11.00 - 15.00
Assessments in itp courses: How do we find out what they're learning? What work do we ask them to do? What specific tasks do we ask them to undertake? Oh, and why.   Homework for 10th March meeting Reading
Friday 10th March
11.00 - 15.00
itp Evaluation: How do we judge what works? Who cares? That is to say, who are the stakeholders? Us as teachers, yes. But students and institutions, too. Anyone else? What feedback mechanisms are there for us to use?   Homework for 7th April meeting Reading
Friday 7th April
11.00 - 15.00
Delivery: What I'm like in the classroom? How I get stuff across (& how I know it works - or not). Debriefing Peer Observation. Observations on Peer Observation (.ppt)
Homework for 12th May meeting Reading
Friday 12th May
11.00 - 15.00
"Complete first draft" overview: is all the content hanging together? Do all my artefacts support my case? Is the structure coherent? And, of course, Does it look good? Can people find their way about? Is it usable by anyone other than me? The Portfolio Process (.ppt) Last Homework Reading
Friday 9th June
10.00 - 16.00
Portfolio presentations: Running Order Reading
Friday 1st June 2007
11.00 - 15.00
One year later: Transfer narratives Reading

Work in Progress (password protected)


We'll meet at London South Bank University in Room N101 in the Faraday wing (number 6 on the map here).

By train - Mainline railways at Waterloo, London Bridge and Elephant & Castle, all within 10 minutes walk.
By tube - Northern and Bakerloo lines, Southwark on the Jubilee line, all within 10 minutes walk.

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Page last updated 21st June 2007