AWSELVA Autumn Conference 2008: New Approaches for Teaching Animal Welfare Science, Ethics and Law

29th October 2008
University of Bristol
Langford
Bristol
BS40 5DU
United Kingdom

Speakers discussed aspects of teaching to school children, agricultural students, veterinary surgeons and nursing students, describing – and demonstrating – novel, IT-based and participatory innovations from around the world. 

10:00 - 10:25
Education, communication and knowledge transfer of AWSEL - the future. David Main
10:25 - 10:50
Core content for an AWSEL curriculum. Demonstration of the WSPA curriculum. Nancy Clark
10:50 - 11:10
Discussion
11:10 - 11:30
Tea/coffee
11:40 - 12:40
What solutions can Problem-based Learning provide? Demonstration of the Animal Ethics Dilemmas. Alison Hanlon
12:40 - 13:00
Discussion
13:00 - 13:50
Lunch
13:50 - 14:00
Information about AWSELVA
14:00 - 14:20
Should we (and can we) remain impartial when teaching animal ethics? Kathy Anzuino
14:20 - 14:50
Welfare teaching in the commercial setting. Andy Butterworth
14:50 - 15:10
Discussion
15:10 - 15:30
Tea/coffee
15:30 - 16:30
Participatory learning- techniques for getting everyone to think ‘outside the box’! James Yeates
16:30 - 17:00
Discussion
17:00
Summary and depart