Enhancing Student Learning Conference

TU Dublin
Tallaght Campus, 
Thursday 13th June, 2019

Dear Colleagues,
We would like to invite you to a free one-day conference on enhancing student learning in the Tallaght Campus on Thursday 13th June 2019. We have 6 academic speakers from fields including science, engineering, maths and business. There will be opportunities throughout the day to make contributions, and to hear varying perspectives from different academic fields on effective student learning.

Event Title
“Inspiring students to produce inspiring 3rd level work”
Technological University Dublin (Tallaght campus) will host a one-day conference entitled “Inspiring students to produce inspiring 3rd level work”- taking place on Thursday 13thJune 2019 and funded by the National Forum for the enhancement of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (NFTL)*. 

We very much look forward to seeing you on 13th June and all you have to do is register on Eventbrite to book your place ( and you’ll find full details of the speakers and their proposed talks in the attached file.  The conference will run from 10am to 4pm, and lunch plus refreshments will be provided throughout the day for those attending.

Kind Regards,
The Conference Organisation Team

Confirmed speakers include:

Professor Melrona Kirrane (Dublin City University)
Topic: Stimulating research - getting students on board

Ciara Graham (TU Dublin)
Topic: Why ideas matters: the importance of philosophy for first years

Dr Ken Carroll (TU Dublin)
Topic: Strategies for supporting student learning

Dr Mary Costello (TU Dublin)
Topic: Effective reflective practice and assessment

Dr Greg Foley (Dublin City University)
Topic: Inspiring Students: Forget the gimmicks and create a culture of high expectations

 Ciaran O'Sullivan (TU Dublin)
Topic: Unlocking student potential by building mathematical confidence

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