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FULL PROGRAMME OF EVENTS

These RCBN events are provisional and are subject to change.

These events compliment a range of other RCBN activities. They are designed and organised around eleven broader themes. For more information about how these events relate to other RCBN activities please follow the 'Themes' link provided adjacent to each event.

 

 

Date

Title of Event

Form and location
RCBN Theme (s)
2003 
January 31st March: Introduction to systematic reviewing - workshop on rationale for and conduct of systematic reviews. 1-day training workshop ; 15 places The path from studies to evidence; Combining methods
April      
May 22-23 May: Applying for small grant funding and Introducing quantitative research skills 2-day workshop/seminar; new career researchers; 15 places Building a research career;The role of numbers
  23 May: Building confidence in our conclusions - TLRP seminar 1-day seminar; TLRP team leaders Building on research expertise;
June 2 June: Introduction to systematic reviewing (repeated from 31st March) - workshop on rationale for and conduct of systematic reviews. 1-day training workshop ; 15 places The path from studies to evidence; Combining methods
  4 June: Using archive data sources for teaching and Learning research 1-day training workshop (Essex); 10 places Use of large-scale secondary datasets
  11 June: Developing a systematic review - 2nd day of three-day series of workshops on systematic research synthesis 1-day training workshop ; 15 places; must have attended day one of the workshop series The path from studies to evidence; Combining methods
  18 June: Specifics of undertaking a review - 3rd day of three-day series of workshops on systematic research synthesis 1-day training workshop ; 15 places; must have attended day one and two of the workshop series The path from studies to evidence; Combining methods
July 25 July: Use and application of Atlas.ti qualitative computer software package 1-day workshop (Leeds); 14 places only Developing the use of in-depth datasets; IT-assisted research
  Role of numbers in research for ‘consumers’ of research 1-day seminar/workshop (location TBA); 15 places The role of numbers
August Designing research projects for small grant applications: Focuses upon future teaching and learning research projects 2-day workshop; 15 places Research Design Issues; Building a research career
  Role of numbers in research for ‘trainers’ of new researchers 1-day seminar/workshop (location TBA); 15 places The role of numbers
September Meta-analysis: training in rationale for and conduct of meta-analysis 1-day training workshop (Leicester – repeated in Exeter, October 2003); 15 places The path from studies to evidence
  Randomised control trials (RCTs): rationale, design and use in teaching and learning research 2-day training workshop (Glasgow); 15 places Researching educational interventions
October 6-7 October: Applying for large scale grant funding 2-day training workshop /seminar(Glasgow); 30 places Building on research expertise; Research Design Issues
  22 October: From research questions to research design. This includes introductions to warrants, causation and measuring outcomes 1-day training workshop (Brighton); 15 places Research Design Issues; Building a research career; Combining methods
  Meta-analysis: training in rationale for and conduct of meta-analysis 1-day training workshop (Exeter – repeated from Leicester, September 2003); 15 places The path from studies to evidence
November 10 November: Context in qualitative research 1-day seminar (in collaboration with the Centre for the Wider Benefits of Learning, Institute of Education, London); 50 places Research Design Issues; Use of large-scale secondary datasets
  Large-scale secondary datasets: their use and application in teaching and learning research 1-day conference (London); 30 places Use of large-scale secondary datasets
  Formative evaluation: seminar on design of interventions in teaching and learning research 2-hour seminar (attached to TLRP Annual Conference); unlimited places Researching educational interventions; Combining methods
December 4 December: Quality in qualitative research: setting a new agenda. This is the first seminar in a series on the theme: Qualitative research in teaching and learning: quality, innovation and future directions. Discussion seminar 1; invited speakers; see Theme for more details Developing the use of in-depth datasets;
  5 December: Use and application of Atlas.ti qualitative computer software package 1-day workshop (Birmingham); 14 places only Developing the use of in-depth datasets; IT-assisted research
2004      
January 23 January: Longitudinal research in education 1-day seminar/workshop (York); 10 places Use of large-scale secondary datasets;The role of numbers; Developing the use of in-depth datasets
February 13 February: Qualrus: computer-based analysis of qualitative data 1-day training workshop (University of Gloucestershire; 15 places Developing the use of in-depth datasets; The path from studies to evidence
  24 February: Research Capacity Building in Teaching and Learning 1-day conference (Cardiff); all TLRP projects invited Building on research expertise
March 9 - 10 March: Evidence based policy in education. Please contact Prof Tony Gallagher (Queen's University Belfast) for more information about this RCBN-supported event. 2-day seminar (Queen's University) The path from studies to evidence 
  19 March: Multi-level modelling (MLM): introduction to the use and application of MLM in teaching and learning research 1-day training workshop (University of Leicester); 10 places Complex statistical analysis
 

25 March: Designing and analysing interviews with representational probes. Please contact Dr Carolyn Boulter (Institute of Education, London) for more information about this RCBN-supported event.

1-day seminar (Institute of Education, University of London) Developing the use of in-depth datasets;  
April 29 April: Video in teaching and learning research 1-day discussion based workshop (University of Bristol); 20 places IT-assisted research
May 12 May: Developing Research Capacity in Qualitative Inquiry Discussion seminar two. One day. (Cambridge). 20 places. Developing the use of in-depth datasets; The path from studies to evidence
  20 May: Randomised Trials in Educational Research 1-day seminar (Bonhill House, London) Research design issues; The path from studies to evidence; Researching educational interventions
  25 May: Research approaches to revealing tacit knowledge 1-day workshop. (Institute of Physics, London) Developing the use of in-depth datasets;The path from studies to evidence
  27 May: Critical Reading for Self-Critical Writing: Introduction to a Structured Approach for Reviewing Literature. 1-day workshop (University of Bath); 20 places Building on research expertise; Developing the use of in-depth datasets
June 24 June: Situating Qualitative Research in Evidence-based Research and Systematic Review Agendas Discussion seminar 3; invited speakers; see Theme for more details Developing the use of in-depth datasets; The path from studies to evidence
July      
Aug      
Sept 22 September, Constructivist Approaches and Research Techniques 1-day workshop (University of Reading) Joint BERA/RCBN Methodological Masterclasses
  29-30 September, Design and Analysis of Randomised Controlled Trials 2-day workshop (Cardiff University) Research design issues; The path from studies to evidence; Researching educational interventions
  Democratic Dilemmas Revisited: Accounts from the Final Cambridge Evaluation Conference 2 Symposia (BERA conference, Manchester) The path from studies to evidence
  Professional learning in the education research community – the experiences of the TLRP Research Capacity Building Network Presentation (BERA conference, Manchester) Building on research expertise
Oct 18 October, Studying Learning in Practice: an on-line master class 1-day online workshop (University of Birmingham) Joint BERA/RCBN Methodological Masterclasses
  21, 22 October, Sharing expertise on researching skill development and learning at work 2-day workshop (Warwick); 25 places Building on research expertise; Building a research career
 

29 October, Using Large Scale Data Sets in Qualitative Research

Please contact Dr Yvonne Hillier (City University, London) for more information about this RCBN-supported event.

1-day seminar, (City University, London) Small capacity-building grants scheme
Nov 10 November, Research approaches to revealing tacit knowledge
1-day workshop, Royal College of Music, London Developing the use of in-depth datasets;The path from studies to evidence
  12 November, The Multimodal Analysis of Classroom Interaction Video Data 1-day workshop, (University of Southampton) Joint BERA/RCBN Methodological Masterclasses
  22-24 November, TLRP Annual Conference 3-day conference (Marriott Hotel, Cardiff) TLRP
  25 November, International Studies 1-day seminar, (Oxford Brookes University) Joint BERA/RCBN Methodological Masterclasses
Dec 2-3 December, Life After the TLRP for New Career Researchers 2-day conference (Edinburgh); 20 places Building a research career
  13-14 December, Multi-level modelling (MLM): introduction to the use and application of MLM in teaching and learning research 1-day training workshop Complex statistical analysis
2005      
Jan 18 January, Consent, Confidentiality and Ethical Issues in Teaching and Learning Research 1-day seminar (TBA); 20 places Research design issues
  28 January, Educational Evaluation, Methodology and Changing Political Contexts 1-day workshop (UWE, Bristol); 25 places The path from studies to evidence
Feb 3-4 February, The Quality of 'Qualitative' Research in Teaching and Learning: The Educational Future and Innovative Qualitative Research Discussion seminar 4; 2-day conference (Manchester); 25 places Developing the use of in-depth datasets; The path from studies to evidence
  22 February, Methods and Methodologies in Teaching and Learning Research
RCBN Annual Conference
Conference (Cardiff); invited speakers All
March Building Research Capacity Conference All
       
 
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