*Please note that some of the information on these activities is available only on the Greek version of this website.



Useful Links for instructors

Material from Educational Programmes for Instructors

Useful materials (in Greek) from the Human Resources Services and the Academic Staff Manual (in Greek).


Online Registration for current events 
This webpage is updated frequently and further information is posted closer to the date of each event.


Workshops for instuctors, Fall Semester 2019-2020-open to all teaching staff: 

Location: Computer Lab No:004, Learning Resource Centre "Stelios Ioannou"

4 September 2019
Office 365 tools (IT  Infrastructure Service)
11 September 2019
Advanced level for Blackboard (Information Applications Service)
18 September 2019
Libraby tools for teaching staff:
Part Α: Resources and subscriptions.
Part Β: Research tools (Scopus, Web of Science, Google Scholar)
10th Orientation & Induction Programme for new teaching staff 2019-20
The Centre for Teaching and Learning is organising a three-day induction programme for new academic staff. 
Please download the programme and register online .
1st Day - Wednesday 28 August 2019:  Room 016 (ground floor), Common Teaching Facilities-02 (ΧΩΔ-02), UCY Campus.
08:45-09:00 Registrations and coffee – meet the trainer: Dr. Lisa Hayes, Academic Developer, Plymouth University, UK.
09:00-12:30 Session 1 – Introduction to teaching for new academic staff: 
  • A – Learning Theories & Teaching Approaches: This session will enable participants to consider and discuss a range of learning theories (including behaviourist, cognitive and constructivist, social and situated, Humanistic and self).   The session will then lead on to presenting practical strategies that teachers can use in class to support these learning theories (active learning, group work, snowball, case studies).
  • B – Developing Lessons and Schemes of Work: This session will present the principles of constructive alignment and allow the participants to access tools to use when planning a session, or series of sessions.
  • C – Presentation Skills: This session will introduce the 7 Steps to Perfect Presentations, and will involve a short micro-presentation from each participant to a small group of peers, with constructive feedback
  • 12:30-13:30 Lunch break - Restaurant A. Zorbas Catering Ltd – ground floor Social Facilities Centre-01 (ΚΟΔ01), UCY Campus
    13:30-16:30 Session 2 – Using Technology to support Learning:
  • A – Supporting Student Engagement  – using automated response tools and other technologies to support student engagement (e.g. Padlet, Mentimeter, Poll Anywhere)
  • B – Flipping the Classroom – theories of flipped learning and ideas for approaches and strategies using technology that support a flipped approach
  • C – Using a Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) effectively, principles and examples of best practice in using a VLE to support student learning 
  • 16:30-17:30 IT Tools & Services - (IT  Infrastructure Service): 
  • Email, VPN, Wireless, purchases process, use of IT equipment for teaching, IT labs
    2nd Day - Thursday 29 August 2019: Room 016 (ground floor), Common Teaching Facilities-02 (ΧΩΔ-02), UCY Campus.
    Academic staff manual (Human Resources Services):         
  • Tenure track
  • Research grants
  • Medical coverage 
  • 10:30-11:00 Coffee Break
    Professional development (Prof. Phoevos Panagiotidis, Chair Dept. of English Studies):      
  • Service balancing         
  • Academic advisors
  • 12:00-13:00
    Continuous student assessment (Prof. Christos Xenophontos, Dept. of  Mathematics and Statistics):
  • Student evaluation: case studies, papers, examinations
  • Grades
  • 13:00-14:00 Lunch break - Restaurant A. Zorbas Catering Ltd – ground floor Social Facilities Centre-01 (ΚΟΔ01), UCY Campus
    Visits to Departments 
  • Getting to know the Department, introduction to colleagues
  • Process for creating new courses
    3rd Day - Friday 30 August 2019: Location: Computer Lab No:005, Learning Resource Centre "Stelios Ioannou.
    09:00-10:00 Filing system ERMIS (Information Applications Service)
    10:00-13:00 Introduction to Blackboard (Information Applications Service)
    13:00-14:00 Lunch break - Restaurant A. Zorbas Catering Ltd – ground floor Social Facilities Centre-01 (ΚΟΔ01), UCY Campus
    14:00-16:00 Learning Resource Centre "Stelios Ioannou", Library services and guided tour
    Mental Health Centre (Department of Psychololgy) 
    Room 007 (ground floor), Common Teaching Facilities-02 (ΧΩΔ-02), UCY Campus.
    18:00-19:30 Reception-Cocktail-“Tent” of the University House Anastasios G. Leventis

    9th Orientation Programme & seminars for teaching staff, Academic year 2018-19:

    (1) Workshops for Blackboard:
    (a) 19 September 2018 - Presentations/case studies: Use of Blackboard tools by instructors
    (b) 26 September 2018 - Blackboard: Introductory level
    (c) 17 October 2018 - Blackboard: Advanced level - CANCELLED
    (2) 6th & 7th November 2018 - Detailed programme of the two-day workshop that will cover the following topics:
    Session 1-Coaching & mentoring to support learning
    Session 2-Effective peer review to support enhancement
    Session 3-Using Team Based Learning to enhance student engagement
    Facilitator: Dr. Lisa Hayes, Academic Developer, Plymouth University, UK.
    Room 018 (Ground Floor), Social Facilities Centre-07 (ΚΟΔ07), UCY Campus.
    (3) 16th January 2019 - Presentation of UCY Library services for teaching staff (in Greek)
    Location: Learning Resource Centre "Stelios Ioannou"
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    Academic years 2008-2010
    Academic years 2005-2007


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