Location: Via Zoom
Speaker(s): Dr Ruth Windscheffel
Determining your Teaching Identity: Being a Female Educator
An interactive workshop held on Zoom exploring how to establish your teaching identity – what kind of teacher would you like to be? What makes a great female teacher and educational role model? How can you establish boundaries with your students but still be approachable? How can you consider student diversity in your teaching? How to cope with burnout and excess workloads. And more!
A bit about our speaker Dr Ruth Windscheffel:
Dr Ruth Windscheffel is a Senior Lecturer in Education Development at City, University of London, a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, and a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society. She is an Auroran and is committed to championing the furtherance of women’s influence and leadership in Higher Education. She has worked in UK HE for more than twenty years and has undertaken a wide range of different roles as a teacher, researcher and manager. Like many, her first experience of university teaching was as a Graduate Teaching Assistant as a doctoral researcher. She now supports and develops a wide range of university teachers – GTAs, tenured colleagues, clinical educators – through her work teaching on a successful MA in Academic Practice, supporting staff to gain HEA fellowship, and as a university mentor. Ruth is a divisional lead for inclusive practice and EDI and contributes to strategic work at institutional level in this diverse area. She has scholarly interests in assessment and feedback, student support and personal tutoring, inclusive practice, compassionate and contemplatives pedagogies.