Vitae Connections Programme 2012
The Vitae Connections 2012 programme provided a series of development events for those who work with researchers. It included:
Vitae Connections 2012: Provocations, conversations, innovations: doing things difference in researcher development
What's in it for me?
- Provocations - short, sharp, TED inspired talks from a range of speakers involved in learning and development activities from inside and outside academia. These include speakers from industry, commerce and other sectors to challenge you to think and do differently
- Conversations - creative, critical and shared with fellow experienced practitioners
- Innovations - time and space to generate new ideas and collaborate to develop training materials for use with researchers.
Why should I attend?
This practical one-day event provided an opportunity to:
- hear from inspirational speakers from a range of organisations who will talk about their experiences of delivering learning and development activities
- be involved in peer to peer discussions about how these experiences can be transferred to researcher development in your institution
- access other practitioners and experts to share practice on developing researchers
- gain creative techniques that can be immediately integrated into your training activities with researchers
- develop innovative ideas for integrating the Vitae Researcher Development Framework in your institutional provision
- explore collaborative opportunities to develop new training materials for use with researchers.
Vitae Connections 2012 - Facilitation skills for those working with researchers
Anyone who works for a higher education institution and is experienced at delivering learning and development activities for researchers.
A one-day workshop for those new to facilitating learning and development activities for researchers. This practical event provided an in-depth introduction to facilitation skills, combined with a toolkit of practical resources that you can use with researchers to develop their capabilities.
Vitae Connections 2012 May podcast: Facilitation skills workshop for those working with researchers
The podcast provides an insight in to the Vitae Connections event held in May, for those who develop the skills of researchers to come together and learn more about how to integrate experiential learning theories and techniques in to their provision in the development of researchers. Dr Janet Wilkinson and Paul Toombs, two Vitae associate trainers, of whom delivered the session provide an overview of what happened on the day, complimented by key take home messages, hints and tips exclusively for our online listeners to consider. In addition the final part of podcast, is dedicated to what our participants will take away from the day and do differently to make a difference within their institution.