SEDA Spring Teaching Learning and Assessment Conference 2017

The quest for teaching excellence and learning gain: issues, resolutions and possibilities

11 May 2017 - 12 May 2017

Location: Marriott Victoria and Albert Hotel, Manchester

Day One


09.15 - 09.45 Registration and tea & coffee - GLASS ROOF FOYER

09.45 - 09.50 Welcome and Introductions - JOHN LOGGIE BAIRD (JLB) SUITE 2 AND 3

09.50 - 10.00 View from SEDA - JOHN LOGGIE BAIRD (JLB) SUITE 2 AND 3

10.00 - 11.00 Opening Keynote Address - Measuring Learning Gain: Implications for development, enhancement and evaluation  - JOHN LOGGIE BAIRD (JLB) SUITE 2 AND 3
Dr Camille Kandiko Howson, Academic Head of Student Engagement, King's College London

11.00 - 11.30 Break - FOYER AREAS

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


11.30 - 12.15 Parallel Session 1

  1. Capturing Learning Gain from Work Placements  Lorraine Anderson, Eric Monaghan - BOARD ROOM
  2. Learning Gain and Confidence Gain as Metrics for Pedagogical Effectiveness  Fabio R. Aricò - JLB SUITE 1
  3. The Labyrinth: A reflective space in which to explore peer perspectives on learning gain  Ruth Bavin, Kelly McAteer - JOHN LOGGIE BAIRD (JLB) SUITE 2 AND 3
  4. Does engagement with the UK-PSF via an institutional HEA accredited recognition scheme impact on the participant's Quality of Academic Practice?  Kath Botham - IRWELL ROOM
  5. Enhancing teaching excellence through Team Based Learning: institutional challenges and lessons learnt when implementing a major change to curriculum delivery and assessment  Judy Cohen, Catherine Robinson -VICTORIA ROOM
  6. Teaching and learning in less formal digital spaces: how far can the use of less-formal learning environments support student learning and evidence teaching excellence for the TEF?  Sarah Crowson and Patrick Leonard - 1844 ROOM

     

12.20 - 13.05 Parallel Session 2

  1. Becoming Being and Belonging : Learning gain through transition support for articulation students Tom Cunningham, Lorraine Anderson & Michael Allardice - JLB SUITE 2 & 3
  2. MOAR: Making Our Aspirations Reality Sandie Dann, Samantha Davis, Pooja Panchmatia - BOARD ROOM
  3. Managing the intangibles: prestige and the role of programme leader  Sam Ellis - VICTORIA ROOM
  4. Peer learning in the age of excellence: how cross disciplinary collaboration can help develop excellence  Dario Faniglione, Samuel Geary - JLB SUIT 1
  5. Content, context and meta(cognition)  Peter Gossman, Stephen Powell, Charles Neame - 1844 ROOM

     

13.10 - 14.00 Lunch - RESTAURANT


14.05 - 15.35 Parallel Session 3

  1. Using the D4 Curriculum Development to addresses TEF metrics  Liz Bennett, Sue Folley - VICTORIA ROOM
  2. Ethographic Futures Research as an approach for learning needs analysis  Florence Dujardin -  BOARD ROOM
  3. A cut and stick approach to teaching excellence  Anna Hunter - IRWELL ROOM
  4. Strategies for enhancing learning and teaching focused continuing professional development Rachael-Anne Knight, Thomas Hanley - JLB SUITE 1
  5. SCALE-UP an alternative way of engineering pedagogy Presentation Anne Nortcliffe - ALBERT ROOM
  6. Teaching Excellence: Concepts and Behaviours  Pam Parker, Rachael-Anne Knight - JLB SUITE 2 & 3
  7. Can student's knowledge, skills and experiences of research methods serve as a proxy for learning gain?  Rebecca Turner, Claire Gray, Carole Sutton, Reema Muneer, Julie Swain & Mark Stone - 1844 ROOM

     

15.35 - 15.45 Break - FOYER AREAS

15.45 - 16.45 Panel Discussion - What is the future for learning gain and teaching excellence in UK higher education? - JLB SUITE 2 & 3

Jo Peat (SEDA), Sally Brown (National Association of Teaching Fellows), Mandy Asghar (HEDG), Will Carey (University of Manchester Students' Union)


17.00 - 17.45 Networking

Getting Published with SEDA James Wisdom (Chair, SEDA Educational Developments Magazine Editorial Committee) - ALBERT ROOM

SEDA-PDF Jenny Eland, Ruth Pilkington (Members, SEDA-PDF Committee) - IRWELL ROOM

18.00 - 18.45 SEDA AGM - 1844 ROOM

18.50 Drinks Reception - GLASS ROOF FOYER/TERRACE

19.30 Dinner - JOHN LOGGIE BAIRD SUITE


Day Two

09.00 - 09.25 Registration, tea and coffee - GLASS ROOF FOYER

09.25 - 09.30 Welcome to day 2 - JLB SUITE 2 & 3

09.30 - 10.30 Student presentations - JLB SUITE 2 & 3

Rachel Arland - Edge Hill University Student-led Staff Awards: Beyond a Popularity Contest
Leanne Hunt - The Importance of Rapport in Teaching Excellence and Learning Gain
Hollie Shaw - A widening participation student’s perspective of teaching excellence in college based higher education

10.30 - 10.45 Break - FOYER AREAS

10.45 - 11.30 Parallel Session 4

  1. Student evaluation of teaching and the use of mid-module review  Karen Fraser - JLB SUITE 2 & 3
  2. No pain, no learning gain  Lisa Hayes - BOARD ROOM
  3. Breadth and depth: Understanding and identifying evidence that effectively substantiates claims of ‘excellence’  Peter Hill - JLB SUITE 1
  4. Teaching excellence to maximise learning gain among diverse students Presentation David Killick - VICTORIA ROOM
  5. How the quality of our human interactions can contribute to ‘learning gain’ and the fulfilment of ‘co-production’ roles for students  Katie Brute, Susan Liggett, Keith Lindley - IRWELL ROOM
  6. Student partnership, teaching excellence and learning gain: evaluating the impact of 'students as partners'  Leoarna Mathias, John Peters - 1844 ROOM

11.35 - 12.20 Parallel Session 5

  1. Research as Ongoing Professional Learning in College Based HE: A new approach to achieving excellent teaching?  Philip Miller - BOARD ROOM
  2. Working with students to create authentic and timely course evaluation of teaching excellence – a case study using a structured qualitative approach  Dawn Morley - 1844 ROOM
  3. The Holy Grail for HE - how do we achieve transformational learning (gain) through excellent teaching?  Louise Naylor - JLB SUITE 1
  4. Striving for teaching excellence beyond the UK: what can we learn from middle and northern Europe?  Diane Nutt, Jayne Tidd - VICTORIA ROOM
  5. Celebrating learning gain and teaching excellence through social media and digital narratives Sue Beckingham - IRWELL ROOM
  6. Capturing learning  Paul Orsmond, Rachel Forsyth - JLB SUITE 2 & 3

12.25 - 13.20 Lunch - RESTAURANT

13.20 - 14.10 Keynote 4 - Learning gain, teaching excellence and the changing terrain of Higher Education - JLB SUITE 2 & 3

Professor Sue Rigby, Deputy Vice Chancellor (Student Development), University of Lincoln

14.15 - 15.00 Parallel Session 6

  1. Promoting teaching excellence through the development of digital capabilities: can it be done? Sue Pears, Charlie Davis - VICTORIA ROOM
  2. Observing the UK Professional Standards (UKPS) in HEA accredited provision: a tool towards defining teaching excellence and effective teaching environments for refining the Teaching Excellence Framework metrics  Clare Power - JLB SUITE 2 & 3
  3. When pedagogy collides with physical reality: the (re) design of teaching rooms to enable teaching excellence  Gunter Saunders, Federica Oradini, Peter Hartley - JLB SUITE 1
  4. Exploring ePortfolio-ness  Shane Sutherland (PebblePad), Lisa Hayes - BOARD ROOM
  5. My course has challenged me?? ...student interpretation of the revised NSS questions  Penny Sweasey - 1844 ROOM
  6. Developing the Teaching Recognition Project (TRP) at Queen Mary University of London and it's challenges to HSS  Maren Thom - IRWELL ROOM
15.05 - 15.50 Plenary - Surpassing others or surpassing ourselves? Exploring the concept of expertise in higher education - JLB SUITE 2 & 3

Helen King, HEFCE

15.50 - 16.00 Summing up and close - JLB SUITE 2 & 3
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