Presentation on theme: "View of an Internal Panel Member Evaluation and Re-Validation Panel Member Carol Reid Ulster Business School Wednesday 2 October 2013."— Presentation transcript:
View of an Internal Panel Member Evaluation and Re-Validation Panel Member Carol Reid Ulster Business School Wednesday 2 October 2013
Why Volunteer? Variety of Reasons: Help & support colleagues Identify good practice Preparation for own Validations/Re- Validations Collaborative opportunities Greater insight into University Operations Promotion?
What is Involved Training Nomination as a potential panel member Invitation to act as a panel member Receipt of documentation & paperwork Evaluation of documentation Pre-meeting paperwork (CA7) Validation Meeting Post-meeting
Your Role Plan time to review the documentation Prepare initial commentary and submit CA7 Ensure your knowledge of University T&L Policies is up to date, review any Faculty specific policies and PSRB requirements Understand the purpose of an internal panel member – a critical yet supportive colleague At the meeting – focus on the areas nominated to you by the Chair
Specific Preparation Gain an overview of the Programme -Introduction/Background/Rationale -Programme & Module Specifications -External Examiner/PSRB Comments Focus on what you know: -Teaching & Learning -Assessment -Learning Outcomes -Placements, work based learning, etc -Student Support
SUMMARY Good to engage with the process Gain value that can be transferred to your own subject area (revalidation preparation, assessment and teaching approaches, network opportunity) Remember to be objective but not objectionable!