11th Annual SEDA Conference 2006

Mapping Educational Development: locations, boundaries and bridges

21 November 2006 - 22 November 2006

Location: Birmingham

Conference Programme

Tuesday 21st November 2006 - Day 1 (click here for day 2)

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10.00 - 10.30am

Registration and refreshments

10.30 - 11.00am Welcome and Introductions

11.00 - 12.00am Keynote:Developing Tribes and Territories, Paul Blackmore, Coventry University

12.15 - 12.45pm Discussion Groups

12.45 - 1.45pm LUNCH

1.45 - 2.30pm Parallel Session 1

  1. Supporting Learning and Teaching Innovation and Building Research Capacity Using an E-Portfolio: University of Wolverhampton, a case study
    Barbara Maiden, Brian Penfold, Tracy McCoy, Linsey Pitt and Julie Hughes

  2. Transcending Boundaries on an Innovatory Masters Programme
    Pauline McLeman and Patrick Smith (with Lionel Cox, Roger Dalrymple and Karen Mitchell)

  3. Balancing Accountability and Autonomy in Academic Professional Development: initiatives and case studies
    Eric Parkinson and John Lea

  4. Academic Development for Intercultural Competence: mapping tensions between compliance and commitment
    Yvonne Turner

  5. A Case Study of Collaboration Among the Diversity of Communities of Practice in UK Higher Education
    Moira Peelo and Tony Luxon

  6. Beyond Sessions and Papers: new ways to encourage educational change in institutions
    Brian Irwin

  7. Pedagogic Research: shifting paradigms
    Shan Wareing

2.45 - 3.30pm Parallel Session 2

  1. Researching the Impact of Academic Development on Student Learning Outcomes: reflections on a national collaborative project
    Lorraine Stefani

  2. Tripartite Work Based Learning: a collaborative model for the future?
    Louise Gibson and Lynne Watret

  3. From the Comedy Clubs to the Seminar Room: bridges, boundaries and educational development
    Kevin McCarron

  4. Working Together to Maximise the Impact of Small-Scale Funding on the Professional Development of Academic Staff
    Carol Arlett

  5. "A university education never hurt anybody who was still willing to learn after they got it" (Anon): Educational Development: how effective are current practices in improving both teaching knowledge and teaching skills?
    Pat Gannon-Leary and Mike McCarthy

  6. Developing Partnership for Educational Development from a CETL Perspective
    Pamela McKinney

  7. Embedding Inclusiveness in Assessment
    Alastair Irons and Karen Newton

3.30 - 4.00pm Refreshments

4.00 - 5.30pm Parallel Session 3

  1. Becoming a Professional Educator: challenges for the induction and development of successful professionals on their appointment as academics
    Peter Boyd and Liz Lawley

  2. Telling Stories: using stories to persuade and influence
    Steve Outram

  3. "The creative chaos, the fuss and the argument have been a good thing. It's changed our thinking." A case study of the changing roles of an educational development unit in facilitating and supporting change
    Julie Hall and Liz Shrives

  4. Driving Change or Being Driven? An exploration of staff development at the faculty level
    John Cowan, Stuart Brand, Luke Millard and Nicola Bartholomew

5.30 - 6.00pm Reading Group

7.15pm Drinks Reception


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