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2nd Enhancing Student Learning Through Innovative Scholarship Conference, UCL, 28-29/6/16

Tuesday 28th June 2016



Plenary/ Parallel A

Parallel B

Parallel C

Parallel D



Arrival, Coffee & Registration (Roberts Foyer G02)



Welcome (Roberts G06 Sir Ambrose Fleming LT),  Abel Nyamapfene, Sam Nolan


Official Opening of Conference, Professor Anthony Smith, Vice-Provost (Education & Student Affairs) (Roberts G06 Sir Ambrose Fleming LT)


Scholarly leaders or second class citizens? Rewarding educators and education leaders in research-intensive universities, Dilly Fung, University College London  (Roberts G06 Sir Ambrose Fleming LT)


The Teaching Route Realised,  (Roberts G06 Sir Ambrose Fleming LT) Chair – Sam Nolan



Lunch  (Roberts Foyer G02)



Enhancing the Role of Teaching Focused Academics  (Roberts G08 Sir David Davies LT) – Chair Philip Warwick

Scholarship of Teaching and Learning  (Roberts 106) – Chair Jenny Griffiths

Supporting Students  (Roberts 421)– Chair Sarah Dyer

Panel Discussion – Curriculum Review & Community Development (Roberts G06 Sir Ambrose Fleming LT)– Chair Carol Evans



Teaching-focused academics and the Scholarship of Engagement, Simon McKinnon, Durham University

 Overcoming Butterflies in the Stomach: A Workshop to Support Doctoral Students' Teaching Practices, Louisa Hill , University of Leeds

Partnership for Learning: the STEP programme as an example of collaboration between staff and students in developing innovative approaches to teaching and learning, Nicole Brown, UCL Institute of Education

 Curriculum Review & Community Development – A Potential Synergy?, Panel Discussion, Nathan Owston & Jenny Slaughter, University of Manchester



Recognising and rewarding teaching excellence in career progression in Higher Education, Judy Harris, University of Bristol & The Physiological Society

 Realising the potential of sessional staff as educational scholars,  Jane Southall and Hilary Wason, Kingston University

Personal Adds: making improvements to the personal tutoring scheme, Chris Willmott, University of Leicester



 Agencies of Change, Derek Raine, University of Leicester

 Modelling scholarship within academic practice, Rachael-Anne Knight, Julie Attenborough and Pam Parker, City University London

 Bridging the Gap: A student partnership project to improve practical class teaching, Katharine Hubbard, University of Hull





Operationalising the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning with a Network of Communities of Practice, Nick Almond and Penny Haughan, Liverpool Hope University

Action research to evaluate an immersive learning tool, Anne Llewellyn, Teesside University


 Students as Partners in Pedagogic Research and Teaching Innovation, Samantha Pugh and Kelvin Tapley, University of Leeds




Coffee (Roberts Foyer G02)



Enhancing the Role of Teaching Focused Academics  (Roberts G08 Sir David Davies LT) Chair Claire Peddie –

Scholarship of Teaching and Learning   (Roberts 106) Chair Simon Mckinnon

Supporting Students  (Roberts 421)– Chair Samantha Pugh

Technology Enhanced Learning (Roberts G06 Sir Ambrose Fleming LT) – Chair Derek Raine



How can teaching focused staff contribute to creating an institutional strategy for ongoing professional learning in teaching?,   Janet Barlow, Karen Clark, Julia Hodgkinson, Joy Jarvis, Sue Nimmo, Tony Rosella, Jayne Smith & Rebecca Thomas, University of Hertfordshire

Take a Walk on the Flip Side: How to Effectively Incorporate Flipped Learning into Vocational and Undergraduate Teaching. Rachel Cooper and Gareth Bramley, University of Sheffield

Improving learning and furthering students' appreciation of the purpose of laboratory work for a Chemistry undergraduate course, Kon Hao Kwek, Ruiqi Yu, Kathleen Quinlan, Malcolm Stewart and Fabrice Birembaut, University of Oxford & Maastricht University

Student learning networks enhance learning on a field course module, Judith Lock, Sebastian Shepherd and Jack Merrifield, University of Southampton



Supporting and developing staff in a university with a newly established Teaching Focused career path, Victoria Bourne, Royal Holloway, University of London

Team-Based Learning at Keele: From chance conception to treasured child through collaborative nuture, Laura Hancock and Graeme Jones, Keele University

The Student Thesis Conference as a Model for Undergraduate Research Dissemination, James Yearsley, Katharine Hubbard, Graham Scott and Caroline Douglas, University of Hull

The Structure of the Global Classroom, Steve Cayzer, Danish Mishra and Tracey Madden, University of Bath



Collaboration and Visibility as education-focused academics: The example of THE GEES network, Sarah Dyer, University of Exeter

Practice-based teaching and the Student Experience, Katie Stewart and Yvonne Illsley, University of Sheffield

Inspirational teaching in higher education: What does it look, sound and feel like?, James Derounian, University of Gloucestershire

Working with Students as Partners to help you identify and learn from your mistakes: Developing a pre-arrival study skills course for all Durham Undergraduates, Sam Nolan, Durham University



Strategic management and curriculum change led by teaching-focussed academics at the University of St Andrews, Gerald Prescott and Clare Peddie, University of St Andrews

Exploring transformative learning in a research intensive university, Kate Ippolito, Jo Horsburgh and Huw Rees, Imperial College London

The relation between multi-cultural group work and the integration of home and international students, Elisabeth Rushworth and Gita Sedghi, University of Liverpool

Can YouTube videos enhance learning? A case study from a first year undergraduate Accounting module, Debbie Pearson, University of Roehampton



Research-Led Teaching and Teaching-Focussed Staff: A contradiction in terms?, Beth Dyson, University of Sheffield

Developing teaching excellence through scholarship, Sarah Wilson-Medhurst and Lorraine Locke, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

Using analogies in curriculum design: a ‘soft’ approach to student engagement, Sam Ellis and Alison Nimmo, Glasgow Caledonian University

Interactive computer simulations for Physics education, Caroline Clewley, Antje Kohnle, Nigel Langford and Niels Walet, Imperial College London, University of St Andrews & University of Manchester



Developing excellent teaching in a research intensive university: is there any point?, Susan Gill and Andrea Bath, University of Sheffield

Teaching less popular modules – putting ideas into practice, Phillip Warwick, Durham University

Facilitating criticality and deep learning by stimulating student interaction, particularly in the case of Chinese students, Sylvie Donna, Durham University




Reception, Bar Lounge, Jeremy Bentham Room



Dinner, Main Dining Hall, Jeremy Bentham Room

Wednesday 29th June 2016



Plenary/ Parallel A

Parallel B

Parallel C



Tea and Coffee (Roberts Foyer G02)



Welcome Back, Sam Nolan, Abel Nyamapfene (Roberts G06 Sir Ambrose Fleming LT)



Keynote 2, Developing and Implementing Holistic Assessment Practice,  Prof. Carol Evans, University of Southampton (Roberts G06 Sir Ambrose Fleming LT)



Assessment for Learning  (Roberts G06 Sir Ambrose Fleming LT)– Chair John Mitchell

Scholarship of Teaching and Learning  (Roberts 106) – Chair Katharine Hubbard

Disciplinary Scholarship Showcase  (Roberts 110) – Chair Sam Nolan



Enhancing the Student Experience with e-Assessment: A case study of using Pearson’s MyFinanceLab on a third year undergraduate Corporate Finance module, Debbie Pearson, University of Roehampton

Understanding the experiences of older mature learners and how this can drive teaching excellence for all, Nick Pearce, Durham University

Deep and surface approaches to learning mathematics are not mutually exclusive, Jinhau Mathias & Douglas Newton, Durham University



No time to waste – improving student implementation of feedback, Simone Bijvoet-Van den Berg, University of Sheffield

Adventures in Flipping Lectures: Is Enjoyment or Understanding down the rabbit hole?, Kirsten Bartlett, University of Sheffield

Putting the ‘Anthropology’ into Forensic Anthropology: Crossing disciplines as a teaching focused academic, Trudi Buck, Durham University



Co-creation of value in discipline-wide feedback and assessment practice: the Law Feedback Project, Laura Bennett &  Imogen Moore,  University of Reading

Learning in a holistic way: beyond modules and units, Panos Vlachopoulos, Macquarie University, Sydney

Assessing Final-Year Practical Work Through Group Projects, Philippa Cranwell and Elizabeth Page, University of Reading



Coffee (Roberts Foyer G02)



Enhancing Student Employability (Roberts G06 Sir Ambrose Fleming LT)– Chair Sunny Bains

Scholarship of Teaching and Learning    (Roberts 106) – Chair Nick Pearce

Enhancing Student Learning (Roberts 110) – Chair Trudi Buck



Developing graduate employability attributes through projects with external partners, Simon O’Leary, Regent's University London

Developing a marking rubric for Psychology undergraduate laboratory reports, Emma Whitt, Kate Bailey, Carmen Tomas and Stephanie McDonald, The University of Nottingham





Student & Staff Perceptions of Transferable & Workplace Skills Development in Chemistry Degree Programmes, Dylan Williams and Sandeep Handa, University of Leicester

Live Streamed Interactive Online Lectures in the School of Architecture: One year on, Aidan Hoggard, University of Sheffield


Do Medical Students Mind Who Teach Them Anatomy? Evaluating The Role Of Student Teachers On An Undergraduate Medical Curriculum, William J.C Parton, Charlotte H Harrison, Eleanor Seaby, Keunhwi Ahn, Samuel R Hall, Jonny R Stephens and Scott Border, University of Southampton




Teaching enterprise skills by stealth, Mille Mockford, University of Sheffield


What does 'better' mean? Transforming Postgraduate Taught Education at UCL Engineering, Jennifer Griffiths & John Mitchell, University College London



The Assessment Landscape- how to ensure innovation does not lead to over-assessment, Suzanne Fergus, University of Hertfordshire





Close & Looking Forward (Roberts G06 Sir Ambrose Fleming LT)– Sam Nolan



Lunch (Roberts Foyer G02)



Workshop (Roberts G06 Sir Ambrose Fleming LT) – Carol Evans, National Teaching Fellowship (NTF) Workshop