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Thu 24 Sep 2020
16:00 - 17:30

Venue: Online

Provided by: Cambridge Centre for Teaching and Learning


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Direction of Studies: Support for New Appointees
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Thu 24 Sep 2020

Description


As a Director of Studies you provide essential academic guidance and support to students on an individual basis. This seminar will help you develop your ability to undertake this role more effectively and efficiently. The focus will be sharing good practice, key responsibilities, and where to find additional sources of help. This year, due to current circumstances, this event will be held online.

Target audience
  • New Directors of Studies
Prerequisites
  • A package of materials will be circulated shortly before the event, including case studies that will be discussed on the day
  • Please read this material prior to attending
Sessions

Number of sessions: 1

# Date Time Venue Trainers
1 Thu 24 Sep   16:00 - 17:30 16:00 - 17:30 Online Marina Frasca-Spada,  Dr Judith Bunbury,  Dr S. Martin
Aims
  • to understand the role and responsibilities of Directors of Studies, and hence improve support of undergraduates
  • to be aware of what information is available to Directors of Studies and how to access it
  • to understand the responsibilities of Colleges in the Direction of Studies, including the roles of supervisions and CamCORS
  • to be aware of relevant data protection legislation and how it affects the keeping of records and the provision of references
Duration

One session of one and a half hours (online)

Theme
College Roles

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