Surviving and Thriving - Effective Innovation and Collaboration in the New Higher Education

03 November 2016 - 04 November 2016

Location: Hilton Hotel Metropole, Brighton


Day One

09.15 - 09.45 Registration -HORSE SHOE STAIRCASE and tea & coffee - DUKES

09.45 - 10.00 Welcome and Introductions - THE BALMORAL

10.00 - 11.00 Opening Keynote Address - 'Sweet’ strategies for higher education developers working in the third space - THE BALMORAL

Professor Rhona Sharpe, Head of the Oxford Centre for Staff and Learning Development, Oxford Brookes University

11.00 - 11.30 Break - DUKES

11.00 - 11.30 New to SEDA? Come and find out more Yaz El Hakim and Jo Peat (SEDA Co-Chairs) - THE CHURCHILL

11.30 - 12.15 Parallel Session 1

  1. Dimensions of Institutional Collaboration for Development David Baume - SURREY 1
  2. SEDA Professional Development Framework (PDF) What, Why, How and Who? Supporting CPD in HE and beyond Jenny Eland, Rachael Carkett - SURREY 2
  3. "Can we find five minutes for a chat?" Fostering effective dialogue between educational developers and leaders of learning and teaching in universities Sally Brown, Shan Wareing - THE BALMORAL
  4. Curriculum Change as a Collaborative Endeavour Elizabeth Cleaver - THE OSBORNE
  5. Accidental experts: ways of supporting the professional development needs of teacher educators Rebecca Eliahoo - THE CHURCHILL


12.20 - 13.05 Parallel Session 2

  1. Innovation and Collaboration in the development of cross-disciplinary elective modules at the University of Westminster Mark Gardner - SURREY 1
  2. Student knowledge in Learning and Leadership: How an active and collaborative approach can help students articulate the skills they gain throughout Higher Education Samuel Geary, Jamie Morris - THE BALMORAL
  3. Building a collaborative student staff professional development partnership Susan Gibbs, Madeline Worsley - SURREY 2
  4. Developing Future Tutors: A collaborative Approach to Designing Pastoral and Academic Support Training for Academics Kerry Gough - THE OSBORNE
  5. Student staff collaboration to enhance teaching and learning Lisa Hayes - THE CHURCHILL


13.10 - 14.10 Lunch - 1890 RESTAURANT

14.10 - 15.40 Parallel Session 3

  1. Challenges and opportunities for academic developers working with international collaborative partnerships Bridget Middlemass, Jo Peat, KP Jaikiran - THE BALMORAL

  2. Encouraging Ownership and Collaborative Engagement with Subject Reading using visual bookmarking tool Pinterest Clare Millington, Marion Curdy, Kim Donovan - SURREY 1
  3. Adapting the 'Combined Learning for Employability and Research (CLEAR)' approach to develop an inclusive culture of collaborative inquiry James Wilkinson - THE OSBORNE


15.40 - 16.00 Break - DUKES

16.00 - 16.45 Parallel Session 4

  1. Conversations about research supervision - enabling and accrediting a Community of Practice model for research degree supervisor development Sian Vaughan - SURREY 1
  2. The Contribution of Professional Recognition to International Partnerships in Higher Education Juliet Hinrichsen, Paddy Turner, Byron Brown - SURREY 2
  3. You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation" - Plato (possibly!) Danielle Hinton, Sarah King - THE CHURCHILL
  4. Our five steps to build fuzzy relationships that change communities for the better Deena Ingham, Mark Jepson - THE BALMORAL
  5. Beyond survival: redefining and invigorating the personal tutoring relationship Kate Ippolito, Martin Kingsbury, Fran Hyatt - THE OSBORNE

17.00 - 17.45 Networking
Getting Published with SEDA James Wisdom (Chair, SEDA Educational Developments Magazine Editorial Committee) - SURREY 2

SEDA Fellowship Marita Grimwood (SEDA Fellowships Co-ordinator) - THE CHURCHILL

19.00 Drinks Reception - THE LANCASTER


Day Two

09.15 - 09.30 Welcome to day 2 - THE BALMORAL

09.30 - 10.25 Keynote Address - Flying not Flapping on a new campus: from blank canvas to reality

Professor Alejandro Armellini, Director, Institute of Learning and Teaching in Higher Education, University of Northampton

10.25 - 10.45 Break - DUKES

10.45 - 11.30 Parallel Session 5

  1. The collaborative delivery of embedded academic skills Nikki Anghileri AND An exploration of embedded resources development Leila Salisbury - THE OSBORNE
  2. Partnership for Learning: collaboration between staff and students to develop innovative approaches to teaching and learning Nicole Brown AND STEP Programme: From Collaboration to Innovation and from Innovation to Collaboration Marodsilton Muborakshoeva - THE BALMORAL
  3. Lessons learnt about creativity and innovation through a thriving collaboration crossing disciplinary and professional boundaries: Reflections on both process and product Anna Foss, Lorraine Locke, Susan Lawrence, Krystyna Makowiecka, Laura Brammar, Dalya Marks, Cheryl Woods - SURREY 1
  4. Become a key player in proactively developing interdisciplinary learning communities Kelly McAteer, Ruth Bavin - SURREY 2

11.30 - 11.50 Break - DUKES

11.50 - 12.35 Parallel Session 6

  1. Forging a new identity for an educational developer amidst the ‘super-complexity’ (Barnett, 2000; Pilkington, 2016) of HE shifting landscapes Annamarie McKie - THE BALMORAL
  2. Everything & Nothing: capturing hearts, minds and credit at the Royal College of Art Chris Mitchell, James Perkins - SURREY 1
  3. From conundrum to collaboration, conversation to connection: using networks to innovate Sue Moron-Garcia, Andrew Middleton - THE OSBORNE
  4. The developer's real new clothes...is cross-boundary learning the new cross-disciplinary learning? Chrissi Nerantzi - SURREY 2
  5. Not a community of practice? Creating safe spaces with multitudes of functions Petia Petrova, Marios Hadjianastasis - THE CHURCHILL

12.35 - 13.30 Lunch - 1890 RESTAURANT

13.30 - 14.15 Parallel Session 7

  1. Initialisation and sustainability in practices of Inclusive-Education Chris Ross, Kelly Coate - THE OSBORNE
  2. Bansosha (guide runner) as a metaphor to suggest a professional development model for 'third space professionals' Machi Sato, Kiiko Katsuno - SURREY 1
  3. Action learning as academic development Claire Stocks, Chris Trevitt, Joseph Hughes - THE CHURCHILL
  4. Cancelled
  5. Collaboration and the Role of Educational Developers in Building Interdisciplinary UG Curricula Rebecca Turner, Dave Morrison - SURREY 2

14.15 - 15.15 Closing Keynote - Emergence - THE BALMORAL

Sheila MacNeill, Senior Lecturer - Academic Quality and Development, Glasgow Caledonian University

15.15 - 15.30 Summing up and close - THE BALMORAL
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