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Category Archives: Educational Development

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

Educational research seminar series 2015-16

The Educational Development team is pleased to announce an exciting programme of research seminars for the 2015-16 academic year. All seminars take place in 3.11 Francis Bancroft Building, Mile End campus.  To find out more and register visit the research seminars page or click on the links below 1 October, 13:30 From bullying to going out on the . . . Read the full article

Review: Innovating Pedagogy 2014

The Open University’s series of Innovation Reports provide a top-ten listing of new developments in teaching, learning and assessment intended to guide both educators and policy makers.  This year’s report, Innovating Pedagogy 2014, offers a useful survey of recent innovations which are not necessarily new, but which have not yet achieved significant influence within education. . . . Read the full article