Current Agenda

A meeting of the University Committee on Teaching and Learning will be held on  Wednesday 14 April 2021 at 2.00 pm, by way of Microsoft Teams.

Miss Emma Hay, Assistant Registrar

(e-mail e.hay@abdn.ac.uk)

Agenda

BLENDED LEARNING IMPLEMENTATION

1. Update on the Blended Learning Implementation Task and Finish Group (UCTL/140421/001)
  Members of the Committee are asked to consider the minute and associated action points associated with the last meeting of the BLITFG.
2. Captioning Update (UCTL/140421/002)
  Members of the Committee are asked to discuss the update on Captioning.
3. Planning for AY2021/22 (UCTL/140421/003)
  Members of the Committee are asked to discuss planning for the 2021/22 academic year.
4. Transition for New and Returning Students AY2021/22  
  Members of the Committee are invited to discuss the Universities Scotland paper, on Supporting New and Continuing Students (UCTL/140421/004a) in addition to a paper on the University’s approach to The Transition of Existing Students (UCTL/140421/004b).

TEACHING AND LEARNING

FOR DISCUSSION

5. Approval of the minute of the meetings held on 9 March 2021 (UCTL/140421/005)
6. Matters Arising (UCTL/140421/006)
7. Health, Safety and Wellbeing (Oral Item)
  Members of the Committee are asked to note the Campus Planning Group (CPG) papers and minutes of meetings, available here.
8. Education Committee Structure (UCTL/140421/007)
  Members of the Committee are asked to discuss the update on the Education Committee Structure, following approval of changes by the University Court.
9. Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL) Policy  (UCTL/140421/008)
  Members of the Committee are asked to discuss and approve the paper, proposing an amendment to the existing University policy for the Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL) to include more detail on the Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL).
10. Enhanced Transcript Update  
  Members of the Committee are asked to discuss and, if appropriate, approve the following proposals for initiatives to be added to the Enhanced Transcript as recognised activities from September 2020:
  (i) Green Champion (UCTL/140421/009a)
  (ii) S4S Mentors  (UCTL/140421/009b)
  (iii) ABDNConnect Programe  (UCTL/140421/009c)
11. ScienceDirect Negotiations (UCTL/140421/012)
  Members of the Committee are asked to discuss the briefing paper on forthcoming work ahead of the end of the current ScienceDirect multiyear agreement at the end of December 2021
12. Date of Next Meeting  
  The next meeting of the Committee will be held on Wednesday 14 April 2021, at 2pm, by Microsoft Teams.
13. Items for Information – see below  

 

Any member of the Committee wishing an item for routine approval or for information to be brought forward for discussion may ask at the meeting for that to be done.  Any such item will be taken after item 1.

 

Declaration of interests: Any member and individual in attendance (including Officers) who has a clear interest in a matter on the agenda should declare that interest at the relevant meeting, whether or not that interest is already recorded in the Registry of Member’s interests.

     

13.       FOR INFORMATION

13.1 Aberdeen Student Experience Survey (UCTL/140421/010)
  Members of the committee are asked to note the outcomes of the Aberdeen Student Experience Survey.
13.2 Equality and Diversity Impact Assessment (UCTL/140421/011)
  Members of the Committee are asked to note the Equality and Diversity Impact Assessment undertaken on the Comprehensive Measures for Fair and Consistent Assessment in the Context of Covid-19.
     
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