Beltane Public Engagement Network

Beltane Twilight | Engaged Teaching and Learning

Venue to be confirmed shortly

Beltane Breakfasts and Twilights are informal meetings where people from Edinburgh’s universities can come to find out more and share information about specific public engagement topics. At this Beltane Twilight, we’re looking at engaged teaching.

For the purposes of the meeting, we’re thinking of engaged teaching as where the teaching and learning is somehow linked to interactions with communities outside the universityin question. There is often an emphasis on learning though practical experience (AKA ‘experiential learning’).

Most of Beltane’s activities look at engaged research but, given the sometimes close links between research, teaching and learning, we thought it was time to look at engaged teaching!

Rough programme

4.30pm Grab tea and coffee

4.45pm Update from Beltane universities

4.50pm Guest speaker: Andrew Cross (Geosciences Outreach, The University of Edinburgh)

5.00pm 2-minute wonders [share your own experience and plans]

5.20pm Group discussion session 1

5.40pm Group discussion session 2

6.00pm End

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The Beltane Public Engagement Network
The Institute for Academic Development
1 Morgan Lane, Edinburgh, EH8 8FP

Phone: 0131 650 4874/4875

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