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Thu 25 Apr - Fri 26 Apr 2019
09:30 - 17:30

Venue: Bioinformatics Training Room

Provided by: Bioinformatics


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Thu 25 Apr - Fri 26 Apr 2019


This course aims to provide trainers with guidance and tips for developing and delivering training in bioinformatics, exploring a range of methods appropriate to different learning styles and examining the requirements for a successful course (both scientific and logistic).

This event is organized as part of the Horizon 2020 ELIXIR-EXCELERATE project.

The training room is located on the first floor and there is currently no wheelchair or level access available to this level.

Please note that if you are not eligible for a University of Cambridge Raven account you will need to Book or register Interest by linking here.

Target audience
  • Graduate students, Postdocs and Staff members from the University of Cambridge, Affiliated Institutions and other external Institutions or individuals
  • Please be aware that these courses are only free for registered University of Cambridge students. All other participants will be charged a registration fee in some form. Registration fees and further details regarding the charging policy are available here.
  • Further details regarding eligibility criteria are available here

Number of sessions: 2

# Date Time Venue Trainers
1 Thu 25 Apr 2019   09:30 - 17:30 09:30 - 17:30 Bioinformatics Training Room map Sarah Morgan,  Dr Gabriella Rustici
2 Fri 26 Apr 2019   09:30 - 17:30 09:30 - 17:30 Bioinformatics Training Room map Sarah Morgan,  Dr Gabriella Rustici

The workshop will aim to:

  • provide guidance on general training techniques and appropriate use of methods based on learner needs, including some general do’s and do not’s for successful training
  • provide a framework for successful curriculum design and further development, to enable trainers to build a course appropriate to their learner’s needs

During this course you will learn about:

  • What is training, why do we do it
  • What makes good and bad training?
  • What skills do you need to be a good trainer? (Use the skills matrix)
  • How people learn – learning styles
  • Catering for different learning styles
  • Session / course planning: aims and learning outcomes/finding materials
  • Feedback - how to get it, what to do with it

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