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Training Events

01/03/2006 12:00:13


CELT is running a series of continuing professional development workshops throughout the year designed as a forum for colleagues from across departments and disciplines to discuss teaching and learning issues of common concern and interest, and to help to create networks for sharing practice:

'ENSURING THE QUALITY OF TEACHING AND LEARNING AT LANCASTER', Tony Abbott, on Thursday 2nd February (14.00 - 16.00) in ASH House Training Rooms.

'DIVERSITY AND EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES IN HIGHER EDUCATION', Rosemary Turner & Ann-Marie Houghton, on Wednesday 8th February (13.00 - 15.00) in George Fox B59.

To book a place at these workshops please click on the following link and enter your university login:

If you have any problems with booking please contact Helen Griffiths, CELT:

Centre for e-Science - Short Courses

C++ Part I (8-9 Jun 06) and C++ Part II (15-16 Jun 06)- ISS Training Suite 2

Short courses on an Introduction to Object Orientated Programming(OOP)and C++ are being organised by Centre for e-Science. OOP is extensively used throughout research, industry and commerce for developing a wide range of software applications. The course is suitable for students, researchers, and professionals seeking an introduction to OOP and/or the C++ Programming language and is also relevant to those with some experience of OOP using another language such as Java or Smalltalk.

Cost is £40 per course for LU staff/students.

For further information please go to or contact Judy Camp on 01524 592175/Daniel Grose 01524 594457.

Applied Statistics Short Courses

The Centre for Applied Statistics is running an extensive programme of short courses for staff and postgraduates in 2006. The majority are introductory and intermediate-level software-based courses, but others are available - staff/postgraduates pay £20 - £40 for one or two day courses. The next courses to be held are:
For more information on our short courses please access our website:

Event History Analysis (2 + 3 February 2006)
Atlas.ti (8 February 2006)
STATA (16 + 17 February 2006)


Working with increasingly larger groups of students has been an issue for some time, and in this academic year CELT will be running a teaching and learning workshop with this theme in mind.

Teaching and Learning Day
Wednesday 29th March 2006

Professor Phil Race, Leeds University will run a whole day workshop on all aspects of working with large groups, much of it based on his most recent book, 'Making Learning Happen'.

To book a place on this event please click on the following link and enter your Lancaster University login:

Or contact Amanda Westwell, CELT