Courses:  Informatics Research Review & Informatics Research Proposal

Type: 
Tutor

Time in Year: 
These courses run throughout Sem 1 and Sem 2, and are compulsory for all MSc students.

Number of Posts:
 approx 20 (depending on student numbers and choices)

Description:  

The IRR and IRP tutorials will run with 8 sessions in Sem 1 and 8 sessions in Sem 2.  EComputer Networkingach session will run for approximately 90 minutes so tutors will be paid for three hours per session plus some allowance for providing feedback to students on their work.  For each of the sessions a slideset will be available to structure the session and there will be a short, coordination meeting at the start of each week to discuss the sessions for the week.  The planning for the IRR sessions is already quite detailed; an IRR outline is available here, with a sequence of the full IRR and IRP delivery available here.  You will be working in small groups with the goal of generating a satisfactory IRR in Sem 1 and a satisfactory IRP in Sem 2. 

The sessions are compulsory for all MSc students, meaning you will be expected to check attendance and report absence to the ITO.  There will be an initial (paid) training session to cover the content and mode of teaching for the IRR and IRP sessions.  There will be a final assessment for each IRR via a new structured assessment form and this will be paid for independently of the other sessions.

The 2010/11 IRR and IRP course and tutorials will be supported with a wiki: https://www.wiki.ed.ac.uk/display/irrirpwiki/

Tutoring posts are paid at grade UE06, currently upwards of £12.50/hr.

Total Hours:  48 hours for the contact sessions.  Claimed hours for providing feedback.  1 hour per graded final submission.

Contact:  Victor Lavrenko & Neil McGillivray

Application:  Apply by email to tutor-applications@inf.ed.ac.uk and copy your email to Victor and Neil know that you are interested.
 


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