The School of Engineering and Computing, University of the
West of Scotland would like to extend an invitation to join us
at our Paisley Campus for a CPD Away Day. Attendees will not
only be able to participate in our workshops but also have the
opportunity to network with colleagues from other Secondary
Schools and the University over a light lunch. To enable you to
plan for your CPD Away Day, we will ensure that your place is
confirmed by same day return of email.
To reserve your place please email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please contact Georgia Adam on 0141 848 3101 who will be happy to help with all enquiries. We look forward to welcoming you on campus.
WORKSHOP A RADIATION:
Workshop focus is on detection of environmental radiation
where there would be an opportunity to use a range of stateof-
the-art radiation detector systems in order to learn how
these different systems can be used to locate and characterise
ionising radiation in our environment.
WORKSHOP B PROGRAMMING:
Session focus is on Arduino – programming for the real world.
The Arduino is an open software/hardware microprocessor
platform which can interact with the real world via digital and
analogue I/O using a variety of sensors, switches and actuators
(motors, servos, LEDs).
WORKSHOP C MUSIC:
“An introduction to AVID Pro Tools for music and post
production” in support of the Music Technology National
awards will be provided through a tailored practical session.
In addition, AVID Pro Tools training and certification is available
at UWS presented by an AVID Certified Instructor.
WORKSHOPS WILL BE FACILITATED BY:
Dr David O’Donnell, Lecturer in Nuclear Physics
Duncan Thomson, Programme Leader for Computer Networking
Colin Grassie, Lecturer in Music Technology.
Location: Paisley Campus
Date: Thursday 25th May 2017
Duration of workshop: 1000-1400 hours
Spaces available: Spaces are limited to 10 for each session
and given the anticipated popularity of the sessions, we will
offer places on a first-come, first-served basis.
Cost: We are delighted to be able to offer these ‘something
for the Teacher’ workshops with session fees waived on
this occasion to allow you to engage in hands-on activity
aligned to the Physics, Music or Computing Higher/ CfE /