Day 1 Monday 13th September 2004

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					                                              DURHAM GRAD EQUIVALENT SUMMER SCHOOL
                                               ST AIDAN’S COLLEGE, DURHAM UNIVERSITY
                                                           24th – 27th JULY 2006




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                                                        Day 0: Sunday 23 July 2006

Time      Event                  Lead Tutor       Venue            JSS Mapping
17/1800   Tutors Arrive
1800      Introductory Session   Jane Conway
2000      Dinner                                  TBC




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                                                        Day 1: Monday 24 July 2006

0900      Tutor meeting          Jane Conway      Course Office    Explanation of Grad equivalent courses, objective setting, walk through
                                                                   programme, Q&A.
0930      Course Registration    Carolyn

          Tea/coffee

1030      Introduction           Jane Conway      Main Plenary     Welcome and introduction

1050      What do you                             Main Plenary     A question and answer based exercise, run in a semi-competitive environment,
          know……?                                                  designed to help the groups get to know more about each other
1130   Networking and                     Main Plenary   Process
       Negotiating based on                              A card sort exercise based on the joint skills statement. Participants decide
       Skills Cards                                      which of the skill sets they feel most comfortable with and then network with
                                                         others with complementary skills
                                                         Competencies developed:
                                                          Develop and maintain co-operative networks and working relationships
                                                             with supervisors, colleagues and peers (F1)
                                                          Listen, give and receive feedback and respond perceptively to others
                                                             (F3)
                                                         Understand one‟s behaviour and impact on others when working in teams (F2)
1230   Group Objective
       Setting

1300   Lunch

1400   CV Session             Tom Davie   Main Plenary   Process:
                                                         After an introduction about CVs, Participants discuss one another‟s own CV
                                                         (written to job ad of interest) facilitated by Lead Tutor.
                                                         Competencies developed:
                                                          Present one‟s skills, personal attributes and experiences through effective
                                                              CV‟s, applications and interviews (G4)
                                                          Listen, give and receive feedback and respond perceptively to others (F3)
                                                          Demonstrate an insight into the transferable nature of research skills to
                                                              other work environments and the range of career opportunities within and
                                                              outside academia (G2)
1530   Tea/Coffee

1600   Icebreaker Exercise                Main Plenary   Process:
       Wonder Widget                                     A high energy exercise where the participants produce a prototype for their
                                                         „wonder widget‟, along with some advertising for it. This exercise aims to
                                                         introduce the concepts of creativity and group culture.
                                                         Competencies developed:
                                                          Develop and maintain co-operative networks and working relationships
                                                              with supervisors, colleagues and peers (F1)
                                                          Understand one‟s behaviour and impact on others when working in teams
                                                              (F2)
                                                          Be creative, innovative and original in one‟s approach to research (D2).
1700   Cultural Exercise     Main Plenary   Process:
       My Way or Your Way    then Group     Students role play up to 6 different cultural groupings and undertake short
                             Rooms          “business trips” to the different countries. The objective is to communicate in
                                            ways that are culturally acceptable and to produce a guide for business people
                                            visiting that culture.
                                            Competencies developed:
                                             Develop and maintain co-operative networks and working relationships
                                                 with supervisors, colleagues and peers (F1)
                                             Understand one‟s behaviour and impact on others when working in teams
                                                 (F2)
                                             Demonstrate flexibility and open-mindedness(D3)
                                             Demonstrate a willingness and ability to learn and acquire knowledge(D1)
                                             Write clearly and in a style appropriate to purpose, e.g. progress
                                                 reports. Published documents, thesis.

1830   Dinner

1930   Group Review          Group Rooms    Process:
                                            An in depth review of the day‟s activities focussing on what the participant‟s
                                            have learnt about themselves, as a team and about how they will apply this
                                            learning for the rest of the course and beyond.
                                            Competencies developed:
                                             Demonstrate flexibility, demonstrate open-mindedness (D3)
                                             Demonstrate self-awareness and the ability to identify own training needs
                                                (D4)
                                             Listen, give and receive feedback, respond perceptively to others (F3)

2045   Opportunity for
       informal networking
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                                                    Day 2: Tuesday 25 July 2006

0800   Tutor meeting             Jane Conway   Course Office

0900   Introduction to the day   Jane Conway   Main Plenary

0915   Yomp - Enterprise                                       Yomp an enterprise focused business game
       Game                                                    Competencies developed:
       (separate groups)                                        Willingness and ability to learn and acquire knowledge (D1)
                                                                Develop and maintain co-operative networks and working relationships with
                                                                  supervisors, colleagues and peers (F1)
1100   Tea/Coffee available                                     Be creative, innovative and original in one‟s approach to research (D2)
                                                                Understand one‟s behaviours and impact on others when working in teams
                                                                  (F2)
1300   Lunch

1400   Outdoor Activities                                      Process
                                                               A series of low impact outdoor activities designed to give participants a chance
                                                               to focus on team skills including trust, communication, leadership and flexibility.
                                                               Competencies developed
                                                                Develop and maintain co-operative networks and working relationships
                                                                    with supervisors, colleagues and peers (F1)
                                                                Listen, give feedback and respond positively to others (F3)
                                                                Understand one‟s behaviour and impact on others when working in
                                                                    teams (F2)
1700   Recovery Period

1730   Introduction to Belbin    Jane Conway

1800   Dinner

1900   Group Review                            Group Rooms     Process:
                                                               An in depth review of the day‟s activities focussing on what the participant‟s have
                                                               learnt about themselves, as a team and about how they will apply this learning
                                                               for the rest of the course and beyond.
                                                               Competencies developed:
                                                                Demonstrate flexibility, demonstrate open-mindedness (D3)
                                                                Demonstrate self-awareness and the ability to identify own training needs
                                                                    (D4)
                                                                Listen, give and receive feedback and respond positively to others (F3)

2015   Opportunity for
       informal networking
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                                                   Day 3: Wednesday 26 July 2006

0800   Tutor meeting             Jane Conway     Course Office

0900   Introduction to the day   Jane Conway     Main Plenary

0915   Academic Case Study                       Introduction    Process:
       Getting the Balance                       Main Plenary    Role-playing an appeal panel to review a failed promotion to Senior Lecturer.
       Right                                     then Group      Develops awareness of academic career processes, types of evidence used in
                                                 Rooms           meetings, culture of University life and roles people play in meetings. Intro in
                                                                 Plenary then into Tutor groups for exercise.
                                                                 Competencies developed:
                                                                  Appreciate the need for and show commitment to continued professional
                                                                     development (G1)
                                                                  Construct coherent arguments and articulate ideas clearly to a range of
                                                                     audiences (E2)
                                                                  Demonstrate an insight into the range of career opportunities within
                                                                     academia (G3)
1115   Tea/Coffee

1130   Outdoor Activity
       Egg Throwing
       Competition

1200   Introduction to Putting   Jane Conway/    Main Plenary    Group based exercise designed to give participants practice at presenting their
       the Message Across        Lowry McComb                    research to a non-specialist audience

1245   Lunch

1345   Putting the Message       Jane Conway /   Main Plenary    An exercise developed by the Course Manager and Director
       Across                    Lowry McComb                    Process:
                                                                 Students work in pairs in tutor groups explaining the purpose of their research.
                                                                 Partners then present each other‟s research to the rest of the group. The
                                                                 group decides which 2 presentations are the best and then work on developing
                                                                 these, together, to go forward to a grand final where the 2 presentations from
                                                                 each group are judged to decide the overall winner.
1545   Tea/Coffee available                                      Competencies developed:
                                                                  Write clearly and in a style appropriate to purpose (E1)
                                                                  Construct coherent arguments and articulate ideas clearly to a range of
                                                                     audiences(E2)
                                                  Constructively defend research outcomes (E3)
                                                  Contribute to promoting the public understanding of one‟s research field
                                                  Effectively support the learning of others when involved in teaching,
                                                   mentoring or demonstrating activities
1600   Research Presentations   Main Plenary   Delivery of presentations and judging
       and presentation of                     Competencies developed:
       awards                                   Write clearly and in a style appropriate to purpose (E1)
                                                Construct coherent arguments and articulate ideas clearly to a range of
                                                   audiences(E2)
                                                Constructively defend research outcomes (E3)
                                                Contribute to promoting the public understanding of one‟s research field
                                                Effectively support the learning of others when involved in teaching,

1730   Group Review             Group Rooms    Process:
                                               An in depth review of the day‟s activities focussing on what the participant‟s
                                               have learnt about themselves, as a team and about how they will apply this
                                               learning for the rest of the course and beyond.
                                               Competencies developed:
                                                Demonstrate flexibility, demonstrate open-mindedness (D3)
                                                Demonstrate self-awareness and the ability to identify own training needs
                                                   (D4)
                                                Listen, give and receive feedback, respond perceptively to others (F3)

1845   Course Party
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                                                   Day 4 Thursday 27 July 2006

0830   Tutor meeting             Jane Conway   Course Office

0900   Introduction to the Day   Jane Conway

0915   Preparation for the       Tom Davie     Main Plenary      Process:
       Interview Workshop                      then Group        Participants have the opportunity to be interviewed by Tutors and to receive
                                               Rooms             feedback by other participants and the Tutor within the group.
1015   Interviews                                                Competencies developed:
                                                                  Present one‟s skills, personal attributes and experiences through effective
                                                                    CV‟s, applications and interviews (G4)
       Tea/Coffee available                                       Demonstrate an insight into the transferable nature of research
                                                                    skills to other work environments and the range of career opportunities
                                                                    within and outside academia (G2)
                                                                  Construct coherent arguments, articulate ideas clearly to a range of
                                                                    audiences (E2)

1130   Reflection Time

1200   Lunch

1300   Who Pays the Price                      Introduction in   Process:
                                               Main Plenary      A role orientated case study based on a chemical leak from a pipe between a
                                               then Group        chemical company and a sewage works. Participants role play the different
                                               Rooms             stakeholders and negotiate between themselves to resolve the issues.
                                                                 Competencies developed:
1500   Tea/Coffee                                                 Develop and maintain co-operative networks and working relationships
                                                                     with supervisors, colleagues and peers (F1)
                                                                  Understand one‟s behaviour and impact on others when working in teams
                                                                     (F2)
                                                                  Construct coherent arguments and articulate ideas clearly to a range
                                                                     of audiences (E2)
1600   Final Group Review                      Group Rooms

1700   Directors' Final Review   Jane Conway   Main Plenary

1715   Depart

				
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