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Learning and Teaching Conference 2018

The UWE Bristol Learning and Teaching Conference was first held in 2011 and is now an annual event. The conference provides a platform for those involved in teaching and supporting learning to communicate and share ideas about research and good practice in learning and teaching.

Building Learning Communities - Thursday 7 June - Frenchay Campus

Our annual Learning & Teaching Conference 2018 'Building Learning Communities' on Thursday 7 June 2018 is now fully booked.

Full details for sessions are available on the Conference programme: Learning and Teaching Conference 2018 programme

9:15-9:45 Morning session

  • Welcome and Introduction – Professor Jane Harrington, Professor Elizabeth Cleaver

9:45-11:30 Keynote

  • Keynote Address  'Integrated Programme Assessment' -  Dr David Tree
  • Poster Presentations

11:30-12:30 Parallel session 1

  • Session 1.1
    Dr Georgina Gough and Rob Ingram: Effective Collaborative Working – Testing a Sandpit Approach OR
  • Session 1.2
    Dr Helen King and Jamie Jordon: Student Engagement with Learning & Teaching Development: Sharing Ideas & Good Practice OR
  • Session 1.3
    a. Dr Mario Orsi: Open Data for Science Learning
    b. Dr Erik Stengler: Laying the Foundation for Programme and Departmental Identity OR
  • Session 1.4
    a. Rachel Wood and James Burch: Developing the Reflective UWE Student: A Collaborative Enquiry
    b. Dr Graham Baker: Work Based Enquiry Led Learning in Class OR
  • Session 1.5
    a. James Mckenzie and Kelly Goodfellow: Developing An International Partnership Between UWE Bristol And Zayed University (UAE) - Exploring The Needs Of Students With Specific Learning Difficulties (Spld), Inclusive Practice, Reasonable Adjustments And Specialist Support
    b. Mark Shand: Peer Note Banks - extending the life of a teaching session OR
  • Session 1.6
    a. Laura Walker: How Might Peer Assisted Learning in Law at UWE Support Student Wellbeing?
    b. Oli Schofield: What Does Learning Together In A PAL Session Look Like? OR
  • Session 1.7
    a. Marcus Keppel-Palmer: Building Legal Identities Through Pro Bono And Extra Curricular Activity
    b. Dr Sally Reardon: Global News Relay: Reflections in Student Experience in Taking Part in an International Collaborative Live News Programme OR
  • Session 1.8
    Janice St John-Matthews: Using the "Wisdom of the Crowd" To Support Teaching and Learning in Higher Education 

13:30-14:30 Parallel session 2

  • Session 2.9
    UK Partners Gathering OR
  • Session 2.10
    Dr Georgina Gough: Resource Pack for Running an Interdisciplinary Learning Activity On The UN Sustainable Development Goals OR
  • Session 2.11
    a. Dr Doris Schedlitzki: Developing Apprentice Leaders - Complexities of Recruitment and Identity Building
    b. Dr Antony Hill: Delivering Successful Degree Apprenticeship  OR
  • Session 2.12
    a. Myra Evans: Learning Through Practice In Higher Education: A Contrasting Look At Experiential Learning And Communities Of Practice
    b. Kathy Brown and Dr Thomas Webber: Feeling Valued - A Meaningful Role For The         Individual In A 900+ Undergraduate Programme OR
  • Session 2.13
    a. Hannah Poore and Kyle Lewis - A Sense of Belonging: Library Services Working In Partnership with Academic Teams to Enhance Programme Identity in the Foundation Year for Social Science
    b. Dr James Byron-Daniel: Mastermind groups – fostering identity and embedding learning online OR
  • Session 2.14
    a. Dr Victoria Davenport: Community Reach
    b. Jamie Darwen: Community Partnerships For Student Learning: What Can UWE Learn From Practice In The USA And Canada? OR
  • Session 2.15
    a. Wendy Fowles-Sweet and Dr Maryam Atoofi - Engineering Projects: How to Achieve Scientific Depth and Consistency of Practice
    b. Dr Tim Swift: Education Projects in Undergraduate Curricula

14:45-15:45 Parallel session 3

  • Session 3.16
    Chris Baker: Self-Efficacy the Next Big Lever In Learning OR
  • Session 3.17
    Dr Jennifer Hill and Harry West: Building Learning Communities To Enhance Assessment OR
  • Session 3.18
    a. Dr Jane Andrews and Mark Jones: "Keep Taking The Tablets" (But Maybe Not In School) – How Are Students And Staff On Education Programmes Navigating Different Digital Policy Contexts?
    b. UWE Students, Tim Lovegrove and Ben Collinson: Using the Flipped Classroom to Engender Collaborative Learning 
  • Session 3.19
    a. Prof Neil Willey: Insights From Building Pgr Identities
    b. Dr Richard Waller: Building a Community of Learners on the Professional Doctorate in Education (Edd) Programme OR
  • Session 3.20
    a. Laura Fogg-Rogers: Engineering And Society: Embedding Active Service Learning Through Paired Peer Mentoring
    b. Adrian Rivers: Team Entrepreneurship - A Case Study of a Learning Community OR
  • Session 3.21
    Dr John Lanham: A Whole New Apprentice? Rethinking the Apprenticeship for Degree/Post-Graduate Level OR
  • Session 3.22
    a. Dr Amanda Webber - UWE Bristol and Bristol Zoological Society: A Collaborative Partnership for Conservation
    b. Dagmar Steffens: Course Connect - Maximising Programmatic Value of External Relationships at Operational Level

15:45-16:30 Afternoon session

  • The Student Experience of Learning Communities - Jamie Jordon, Vice President Education
  • Closing – Professor Elizabeth Cleaver

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