3/26/2018 0 Comments
Congratulations to GMIT colleagues for receiving a National DELTA Award and Certificate of Achievement. The DELTA Awards (Disciplinary Excellence in Learning Teaching and Assessment) was hosted by the National Forum on Wednesday 21 March 2018 in the Mansion House in Dublin, to celebrate discipline groups within institutions who demonstrate sustained achievements in teaching and learning enhancement. The DELTA Awards form an integral part of the overall National Learning Impact Awards designed to enhance, showcase and strengthen teaching excellence in higher education by recognising the value of teaching at a national level. Mary Mitchell O’Connor, T.D., Minister of Higher Education addresses the guests at the event. The DELTA Awards was an evening of celebration for the finalists, who are all leading the way with successful and ambitious approaches to change in teaching and learning within their disciplines. The shortlist is available at www.teachingandlearning.ie/delta-awards-2018/delta-shortlist/
GMIT finalists included:
Building and Civil Engineering Teaching Team - Building Information Modelling Implementation Group GMIT (BIGG) Using a collaborative academic-industry reciprocal learning framework to establish GMIT as an international leader in Building Information Modelling (BIM) education and campus management
Mechanical & Industrial Engineering Department - A Retention Programme for first year Mechanical Engineering students.
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