Enhancing Student Learning Through Innovative Scholarship Conference 2015

 

 

Below you can find the program for the 2015 Enhancing Student Learning Through Innovative Scholarship Conference 2015 held in Durham on July 16-17th 2015. Click on any of the talk titles to view the asbtract and download the presentation. 

Thursday 16th July 2015

Time

Session

Plenary/ Parallel A

Parallel B

Parallel C

Parallel D

09:45

 

Arrival, Coffee & Registration (Atrium & Scarborough Café)

Results from delegate survey playing in CG85

11:15

1

Welcome (CG85), Professor Tom Ward, PVC Education, Durham & Dr. Catherine Marshall, Foundation Centre Director, Durham

11:25

1

The Teaching-Only Academic: A Stunted Academic Identity or a New Professional Identity? Abel Nyamapfene, University College London  (CG85)

12:10

1

Panel Discussion  (CG85) Chair – Sam Nolan

12:50

 

Lunch (Atrium & Scarborough Café)

 

2

Embedding Scholarship  (CG85) – Chair Jane Pritchard

Student As Partners (CG83) - Chair – Sharyn Maxwell

Student Transitions (Arthur Holmes Lecture Theatre)

Chair – Catherine Marshall

Workshops (CM105) – Support Sam Nolan

13:45

2

 The Monash Higher Education Research Program
Dr Chris Thompson, Ms Joy Whitton, Monash University

Using a student-staff partnership to create an interdisciplinary science skills class in a research-intensive university
Peter Sneddon, University of Glasgow

Data Driven Learning to aid transition to HE
Megan Bruce, Durham University

Workshop: Acquisition and application in partnership learning  At Glasgow Caledonian University, Sam Ellis and Alison Nimmo, Glasgow Caledonian University

14:10

2

 ‘Part-time teaching staff as the focus of scholarly enquiry: tutors in Languages at the Open University, their backgrounds, attitudes, values and beliefs
Uwe Baumann, Open University

Learning about learning, learning about the University: academic-student partnership in gender research,
Sarah Dyer, University of Exeter

Transition and Integration of Chinese Students into the UK programme after 3 years delivery of laboratory chemistry in China,
Julie Hyde,  University of Sheffield

14:35

2

 What place for scholarship in university language learning and teaching?
Rita Balestrini & Chiara Cirillo, University of Reading

Student Sounding Boards for Quality Enhancement,
Louisa Hill, University of Leeds

Supporting students' learning transitions through the use of innovative assessment design in the HE context,
Carol Evans, University of Southampton & Michael Waring, Loughbrough University

15:00

2

 Preconceptions, Perceptions and Misconceptions: Embedding Scholarship in the Teaching of Modern Languages at University,
Penelope Johnson & Simon McKinnon, Durham University

Collaboration Between Students and Teaching Fellows in Medicine at the University of Southampton,
Eleanor Seaby, University of Southampton

Citizen Science in the classroom: assessing an interactive teaching approach, Paula Miles, University of St Andrews

15:25

2

 Re-conceptualising and Rewarding Teaching Excellence in Higher Education: perceptions, practices and possibilities,
Sue Robson, Newcastle University

Lights, Camera, Action!: Involving students in digital video production to enhance educational engagement,
Chris Willmott, University of Leicester

Interrogating the academic locale: surface appreciation, or deep analysis?,
Sam Ellis, Glasgow Caledonian University

 

 

15:50

 

Coffee and Posters (Atrium & Scarborough Café)

 

3

Career Pathways for Teaching Focussed Academic Staff  (CG85) – Chair Simon Rees

Student As Partners (CG83) – Chair Nick Pearce

Scholarship to Support Student Learning (Arthur Holmes Lecture Theatre) – Chair Simon Forrest

 

16:15

3

Embedding Scholarship through Academic Staff Development,
Jane Pritchard, University of Bristol

Steps Towards Student Driven Teaching and Learning,
Jenny Slaughter, University of Bristol

The perils and joys of using video for assessment feedback,

Ms Mandy Honeyman, Open University

 

16:25

3

 Developing scholarship through professional recognition:  Associate Lecturers in the Open University,
Pat Atkins & Jane Roberts, Open University

Getting the gown into the town; accessing the liminal as a threshold for business students,
Jill Tidmarsh, Durham University

The National Undergraduate Neuroanatomy Competition: a success story of an innovative student-faculty partnership,
Sam Hall,  University of Southampton

 

16:50

3

 Developing a Teaching Fellow Network for UK STEM,
Derek Raine, University of Leicester

Supporting Transition through Peer Mentoring,
Jinhua Mathias & Megan Bruce, Durham University

The use of problem based learning in teaching Responsible Enterprise at Masters level,
Charles Lovatt, University of St Andrews

 

17:15

3

 A Teaching Network in a Research-Led Institution

Jenny Burnham, University of Sheffield

 

 

 

19:30

 

Wine Reception, Bar Lounge, Van Mildert College

20:00

 

Dinner, Main Dining Hall, Van Mildert College

 

Friday 17th July 2015

 

Time

Session

Plenary/ Parallel A

Parallel B

Parallel C

08:30

 

Tea and Coffee (Atrium & Scarborough Café)

09:00

4

Welcome Back (CG85)

09:05

4

Research into practice: Progress informed by scholarship,  David Read, University of Southampton (CG85)

 

5

Embedding and Enhancing Scholarship (CG85) – Chair Jan Smith

Technology Enhanced Learning (CG83) – Chair Nick Pearce

Scholarship to Support Student Learning (Arthur Holmes Lecture Theatre) – Chair Doug Newton

09:55

5

Developing as a Teacher: supporting GTAs in their transition into teaching, Michael P. McEwan & Angela Jaap, University of Glasgow

Supporting transitions - working with students as partners to develop innovative video-based approaches to pre-arrival ,
Sam Nolan, Durham University

Near Peer Teaching, William Parton,  University of Southampton

10:20

5

Partnering students in higher education: what is preferred and less preferred, Ching Hei Kuan, University of Malaya

AudioVisuals In the Disciplines: Developing an annotated collection of streamed TV recommendations for teaching,
Chris Willmott, University of Leicester

How do Undergraduate Chinese Students benefit from Practical Skills and Comprehension support in a joint degree?,
Julie Hyde, University of Sheffield

10:45

 

Coffee and Posters (Atrium & Scarborough Café)

 

6

Embedding and Enhancing Scholarship (CG85) – Chair Jan Smith

Technology Enhanced Learning (CG83) – Chair Nick Pearce

 

Scholarship to Support Student Learning (Arthur Holmes Lecture Theatre) – Chair Doug Newton

11:15

6

Does One size fit all?: Using scholarship to enhance the student learning experience, Grace Clifton, Open University

 

Enhancing Student Learning through Innovative Feedback, Alison Graham,  Sara Marsham and Christie Harner, Newcastle University

Grow up, Hansel & Gretel : Embedding scholarship in Foundation level assessment without really trying, Olwyn Hazelton, Durham University

11:45

6

The Career Model for Teaching Focussed Academics at the University of St Andrews, Clare Peddie & Gerald Prescott, University of St Andrews (10 Minute Talk)

Teaching with the Virtual Patient Simulator (SimMan),
Clare Guilding, Newcastle University (10 Minute Talk)

 How do undergraduates read scientific research papers?, Katharine Hubbard, University of Cambridge, (10 Minute Talk)

11:55

6

CREATE – Cultivating Research and Teaching Excellence, Jane Pritchard, University of Bristol (10 Minute Talk)

 

 

12:05

6

Teaching and Academic Leadership: is it possible to lead from the front in a research intensive University? ,
Simon Forrest, Durham University, (10 Minute Talk)

 

 

12:15

7

Close & Looking Forward (CG85) – Sam Nolan

12:25

 

Packed Lunches (Atrium & Scarborough Café)

14:00

 

SFHEA and PFHEA Application Worshop, Led  by Carole Evans & Ian Scott, Assocation of National Teaching Fellows