Selling Sustainability to students: Online strategies for behaviour change (EAUC Webinar)

Date First Broadcast Date 27 May 2015 12:00 - 13:15
Venue Webinar via Webex

LiFE Framework: Student Engagement / Learning and Teaching 

The University of Nottingham have been using online learning to increase the sustainability literacy of their students (and staff). This webinar repeats a popular session at the recent “Challenging Connections” EAUC Annual Conference and will focus upon the strategies they have used – a mix of practical activities, academic debate and reflection. This webinar will share what’s worked well and not so well. It will include tools for increasing engagement, strategies for dealing with large numbers, and ways of harnessing student experiences to support peer learning.

Why should I attend?
If you are looking for a refreshing and innovative approach to engaging with staff and students then this webinar is a must for you. Sarah will delve into sharing different methods of engaging students with The University of Nottingham’s sustainability agenda and encourage discussion within the webinar of participants ideas.

Key learning outcomes:
To explore how online learning can support student engagement with sustainability
To understand the benefits of intercultural and collaborative learning
To discuss how to incentivize student engagement

Who is this webinar for?
Any EAUC Members who are interested in engaging staff and students in behaviour change will benefit from this webinar, however it has been specifically created with the following roles in mind:
Academics
Staff involed in student engagement activities
Staff who are part of the co-curriculum

Agenda:
This webinar will comprise of 60 minutes of Sarah Speight explaining the highs and lows of these strategies plus open discussions and sharing of ideas. There will be 15 minutes left at the end for any unanswered questions.

Speaker:
Sarah Speight, Professor of Higher Education, Academic Director of Online Learning, The University of Nottingham

Download the Webinar Programme to find out more about Sarah and this webinar.
> Webinar Programme 

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