9 June, 2011

Engaging Minds: Active learning, participation and collaboration in Higher education

NAIRTL 5th Annual Conference and Galway Symposium on Higher Education, June 9-10.

Conference flyer (pdf, 1 pg)
Programme (pdf, 3 pgs)
Book of Abstracts (pdf, 101 pgs, 8.8MB)

*Mac users should open the above pdfs in Adobe Reader rather than Preview

Certificates of attendance are available for all conference attendees. Please open this pdf and scroll to your own name.

Details on the conference
This international conference was comprised of short papers (15 min), Pecha-Kucha* style presentations, workshops, panel discussions and posters on the following themes:

  • students as co-creators of knowledge
  • civic engagement and social responsibility
  • the first year experience
  • engaging large classes
  • technology enhanced learning

*In this format the presenter has twenty slides to show, with 20 seconds per slide, before the next presenter takes the stage.

Conference presentations
Please see the 2011 Conference Proceedings for conference presentations and related resources. A selection of the keynote speakers talks can be viewed here


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