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Managing Competing Agendas in a Transformed HE Landscape: the case for critical engagement with employability and graduate attributes

Thu16 Feb1.00 pm

CAPD Educational Research Seminar 16 February 2017, Room 0.15 Scape East, 438-490 Mile End Road, E1 4GG Managing Competing Agendas in a Transformed HE Landscape: the case for critical engagement with employability and graduate attributes Dr Finola Farrant, Senior Lecturer (Criminology), University of Roehampton Register Abstract Higher education in the UK is going through significant . . . Read the full article

Evaluating academic development in Higher Education

Thu25 May1.00 pm

CAPD Educational Research Seminar 25 May 2017, Room 0.15 Scape East, 438-490 Mile End Road, E1 4GG Evaluating academic development in Higher Education Dr Jennie Winter, Educational Developer, University of Plymouth Register Abstract Increasing emphasis on the professionalisation of university teaching has brought into sharp relief the need to know how ‘good’ teaching and learning evolve . . . Read the full article

Defining and demonstrating teaching quality and impact – what we learned from the literature

Thu27 Apr1.00 pm

CAPD Educational Research Seminar 27 April 2017, Room 0.15 Scape East, 438-490 Mile End Road, E1 4GG Defining and demonstrating teaching quality and impact – what we learned from the literature Dr Julie Belanger, Research Leader, RAND Europe Register Abstract While the assessment of ‘quality teaching’ and its impact in higher education has historically been neglected . . . Read the full article

Ipsative assessment: motivating students through recording feedback and progress over time

Thu16 Mar1.00 pm

CAPD Educational Research Seminar 16 March 2017, Room 0.15 Scape East, 438-490 Mile End Road, E1 4GG Ipsative assessment: motivating students through recording feedback and progress over time Dr Gwyneth Hughes, Reader in Higher Education, UCL Institute of Education Register Abstract Ipsative assessment is a powerful and under-used approach that provokes a radical rethink of the . . . Read the full article

Internationalising HE: strategic aims and pedagogical practice

Fri16 Dec1.00 pm

CAPD Educational Research Seminar Friday 16 December 2016, Room 0.15 Scape East, 438-490 Mile End Road, E1 4GG  Internationalising HE: strategic aims and pedagogical practice Dr Claudia Bordogna, Senior Lecturer, and Dr Halina Harvey, Academic Skills Tutor, University of Huddersfield Register Abstract The internationalisation of higher education is a complex phenomenon. So how are universities reacting . . . Read the full article

Understanding the spatiality of student support and belonging: An exploration of commuter-students’ experiences at an English University

Thu17 Nov1.00 pm

CAPD Educational Research Seminar 17 November 2016, Room 0.15 Scape East, 438-490 Mile End Road, E1 4GG Understanding the spatiality of student support and belonging: An exploration of commuter-students’ experiences at an English University Dr Kirsty Finn, Lecturer in Higher Education, Lancaster University Register Abstract The paper will draw on empirical research with undergraduate and postgraduate . . . Read the full article

Engaging Large Audiences: Tips and Tricks

Thu13 Oct1.00 pm

CAPD Educational Research Seminar 13 October 2016, Bancroft Road 3.01, Bancroft Road, E1 4DH Engaging Large Audiences: Tips and Tricks Dr Ian Turner, Head of Forensic Science, University of Derby Register Abstract Cast your mind back to your days as an undergraduate student can you actually recall all those session you sat in? Chances are they . . . Read the full article

International joint degrees as a “window to the world”

Wed13 Jul4.30 pm

International joint degrees as a “window to the world”: a case study perspective on internationalising the curriculum Dr Jan Bamford, Faculty Proctor, London Guildhall Faculty of Business and Law, London Metropolitan University Wednesday 13 July, 16:30-17:30, Fogg Lecture Theatre, Fogg Building, Mile End Campus International joint degrees offer the possibility of internationalising the curriculum, enhancing intercultural skills . . . Read the full article

Delivering UK Higher Education overseas and international staff in the UK

Mon11 Jul4.30 pm

Delivering UK Higher Education overseas and international staff in the UK: staff experiences in international HE Dr Carole Davis, Head of Educational Development, Queen Mary University of London Monday 11 July, 16:30-17:30, Fogg Lecture Theatre, Fogg Building, Mile End Campus This lecture will explore the experiences of staff working in an international higher education context, focusing both . . . Read the full article