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Research Skills Development (RSD) Awareness Session

Module 1 of RSD Workshops

Invitation to academic staff, tutors, markers, support sections and students at Laucala campus

The RSD Awareness Session is the first Module in the Series of RSD Workshops planned for 2016.  All academic staff, tutors, markers that have not attended previous RSD workshops and/ or are implementing RSD in courses are encouraged to attend.  This is the opportunity to see implementation in different Faculties at a single session and to engage in discussions with participants from across the Faculties.  The session will lead up to Module 2 on Programme level RSD implementation.


Programme for the RSD Awareness Session is given below.

DATE: 18 April 2016                         TIME: 11.00am to 1.15pm

VENUE: FBE Postgraduate Lecture Theatre

11.00-11.10am                   Opening and Background on Implementation of RSD at USP

– DVC Research & International Professor Derrick Armstrong

11.10-11.20am                   Strategy for Implementing RSD in the Curricula and Status on Implementation at USP           

– RSD Coordinator Ms Heena Lal

11.20-11.45am                   Implementation of RSD in Foundation Level Accounting Courses

– Ms Rosalia Fatiaki, College of Foundation Studies

11.45am-12.10pm            Implementation of RSD in Undergraduate Level Chemistry Courses

– Dr Romila Gopalan, Faculty of Science, Technology & Environment

12.10-12.35pm                  Implementation of RSD in Undergraduate Level Economics Course

                                             – Mr Markand Bhatt, Faculty of Business and Economics

12.35-1.05pm                     Implementation of RSD in the Social Work Discipline: Implementation from the 100-level to 300-level undergraduate courses

Dr Bruce Yeates, Faculty of Arts, Law & Education

1.05-1.15pm                       Conclusion of workshop

1.15pm                                 Light Refreshments


For enquiries, please contact:   Ms Heena Lal, Research Skills Development Coordinator, Research Office

Tel: 3232906       Email: lal_h@usp.ac.fj


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