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Mon 30 Mar - Tue 31 Mar 2020
09:30 - 17:30

Venue: Bioinformatics Training Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site

Provided by: Bioinformatics


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ELIXIR Train the Trainer

Mon 30 Mar - Tue 31 Mar 2020

Description

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
Sessions

Number of sessions: 2

# Date Time Venue Trainer
1 Mon 30 Mar   09:30 - 17:30 09:30 - 17:30 Bioinformatics Training Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site map Sarah Morgan
2 Tue 31 Mar   09:30 - 17:30 09:30 - 17:30 Bioinformatics Training Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site map Sarah Morgan
Objectives

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
Aims

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
Format

Presentations, demonstrations and practicals

Duration

2

Frequency

Once a year

Theme
General

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