A number of discussion sessions were held on Friday 8th September as part of the RSECon23 satellite event focusing on Training (event agenda). Summarised in this post are the key points from the Delivery Styles and Techniques discussion and a call to action for the coming academic year (view in session notes). The first, andContinue reading Delivery Styles and Techniques: A call to action
I’ve been thinking a lot about the nature and purpose of education. What it is that we want to foster in students, the environment that we want to create. But also, what are the things that affect the student experience and our epistemological approach. What explicit and what is hidden under the surface? Re-thinking orContinue reading What does a good learning experience look like?
One of the joys at working at a university and one of the key things I have missed during the pandemic was library access. I am a lifelong learner and I am always interested in resources that challenge my views and require reflection. Most recently this has been Caroline Elbra-Ramsey’s book Understanding Feedback: A criticalContinue reading Understanding Feedback
In my most recent musings about the nature of teaching and learning on my morning commute I was thinking about my role as a teacher/trainer/instructor. This role is akin to that of the conductor of an orchestra. We chose the pieces, our curriculum and lesson plans, and guide the musicians with our instructions. The betterContinue reading Master Conductor and the Sorcerer’s Apprentice
Seven English Higher Education Institutions have registered to take part in both phases of the project. Policies have been collected from most of these institutions and phase 1 of the analysis is currently underway. Nvivo is being used to conduct a thematic analysis of student support and wellbeing policies. Additionally, mapping is being undertaken ofContinue reading Project Update 1
Welcome to the blog for the research project: What synergies or conflicts exist between current HEI LA and student wellbeing polices? The purpose of this blog is to share progress, ongoing findings and related readings / commentary. For an overview of the project please see the About page. The call for participation went live onContinue reading Welcome!