Developing Teaching Excellence: Supporting and Developing the Work of Groups and Teams

16 November 2017 - 17 November 2017

Location: The St David’s Hotel, Cardiff

Wednesday 15th November 2017
We will be holding our Annual Fellowships CPD Event the evening prior to the Conference.

Wifi code: Username: SEDA2017 Password: SEDA2017

Day One

09.15 - 09.45 Registration and tea & coffee - DYLAN THOMAS PRE-FUNCTION ROOM

09.45 - 09.50 Welcome and Introductions - THOMAS SUITE

09.50 - 10.10 View from SEDA - THOMAS SUITE

10.10 - 11.00 Opening Keynote Address - Reinventing the Wheel: A Blueprint for Supporting Course Teams to Develop Teaching Excellence  - THOMAS SUITE
Professor Ruth Pickford, Director of the Centre for Learning and Teaching, Leeds Beckett University


11.00 - 11.30 New to SEDA? Come and find out more - DAHL SUITE

11.30 - 12.15 Parallel Session 1

  1. Changing the academic landscape at Abertay : Academic change management from three different perspectives Alastair Robertson, Julie Blackwell Young and A. Janet Horrocks - DAHL SUITE
  2. Using technology to support team-working skills for effective groups: the development of tools and spaces Rehana Awan, Carole Anderson - ROALD SUITE
  3. SoTL and Gaining Senior recognition for your teaching Gina Wisker , Jacqueline Potter - PENARTH SUITE
  4. Transcending module silos: growing and supporting curriculum change agents Nina Brooke, Karen Ayres and Andrew Charlton-Perez - DYLAN SUITE
  5. Authority, Leadership and Cake: enablers or inhibitors of the creation and effectiveness of academic staff learning groups? Joy Jarvis, Karen Clark, Phil Long, Rebecca Thomas - THOMAS SUITE

12.20 - 13.05 Parallel Session 2

  1. The UWE Enhancement Framework: Working with Programme Teams to Develop Outstanding Academic Programmes and Practice Elizabeth Cleaver, Rachel Cowie - THOMAS SUITE
  2. How can we support groups or teams of staff to engage with and derive benefit from gaining professional recognition for their teaching? Clara Davies - DYLAN SUITE
  3. Developing Collegiality: International Perspectives on the Perceptions of Impact of Gaining Fellowship Aligned to the (UK) Professional Standards Framework Sarah Floyd, Vicky Davies, Fiona Smart, Rachael Carkett, Mark Dransfield - PENARTH SUITE
  4. Evaluating Individual Contributions to Group Work: how useful is Peer Assessment? Amy Lund - ROALD SUITE
  5. Distributed and disaggregated: Developing excellence in teaching and learning in online distance learning teams  James Brunton, Orna Farrell - DAHL SUITE


13.10 - 14.00 Lunch - THE ADMIRAL ST DAVID

14.05 - 15.35 Parallel Session 3

  1. Preparing students for group work Sue Cordell, Helen Waters-Marsh - ROALD SUITE
  2. Breaking silos: unlocking the potential of programme design Nigel Dandy, Cecilia Lowe, Katy Mann Benn, Phil Robinson-Self - DYLAN SUITE 
  3. Facilitating Academic Communities of practice Geof Hill - THOMAS SUITE
  4. Developing the effectiveness of teams through transdisciplinary approaches to addressing 'wicked problems’ Michael Wride - DAHL SUITE


15.45 - 16.45 Using national and international networks and communities for development, dissemination (and dodging bullets)  - THOMAS SUITE

Sally Brown, Phil Race and David Baume (Independent Consultants)

17.00 - 17.45 Networking

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



Day Two

9.00 - 09.30 Registration, tea and coffee - DYLAN THOMAS PRE-FUNCTION ROOM

09.30 - 09.40 Welcome to day 2 - THOMAS SUITE

09.40 - 10.30 Opening Keynote Address - We’re gonna need a bigger boat: achieving widespread educational change  - THOMAS SUITE
Jane McNeil, Director of Academic Development, Nottingham Trent University


10.45 - 11.30 Parallel Session 4

  1. Developing interdisciplinary cohort identities among early career university teachers Emma Kennedy, Claire Loffman - DYLAN SUITE 
  2. Teachers as learners and learners as teachers: Using the Maori concept of 'Ako' to develop collaborative professionals in a postgraduate programme and beyond Bernadette Knewstubb - THOMAS SUITE
  3. A comparison of two academic support team models: Peer delivery and 3rd space professionals Simon Gamble, Anna Limpens - PENARTH SUITE
  4. Immigrant academics in the pedagogic 'foreign-land': Factors influencing their pedagogic acculturation Namrata Rao and Dr Anesa Hosein - ROALD SUITE
  5. Evolving Carpe Diem: a tale of two universities Linda Creanor, Sheila MacNeill, Julie Usher - DAHL SUITE

11.35 - 12.20 Parallel Session 5

  1. Developing the work of programme teams . . . by 'giving licence' to Programme Leads Pollyanna Magne - DYLAN SUITE
  2. A Democracy of Loud Voices? Exploring alternative models of organising group discussion Chris Mitchell - ROALD SUITE
  3. Eliciting and Responding to Schools’ Needs: supporting teams using Academic Development Needs Analysis Jackie Potter, Corony Edwards - DAHL SUITE
  4. A critical exploration of the positive impact of an Institutional Fellowship on university wide teaching and learning John Bostock  - THOMAS SUITE
  5. SEDA Professional Development Framework: Supporting CPD in HE and beyond what, why and how? Vicky Davies, Jenny Eland - PENARTH SUITE

12.25 - 13.20 Lunch - THE ADMIRAL ST DAVID

13.20 - 14.10 Keynote 4 - What is the role of an educational developer in the neoliberal university?  - THOMAS SUITE
Professor Debby Cotton, Head of Educational Development, PedRIO, University of Plymouth

14.15 - 15.00 Parallel Session 6
  1. There's no "I" in team: developing a successful transnational collaboration Jo Smedley - ROALD SUITE
  2. The distributed educational development team: an evaluative case study Claire Taylor, Sue Horder, Jane Richardson, Colin Heron, Neil Pritchard - DYLAN SUITE
  3. All or nothing: Building teaching team capacity to support the adoption of active learning Andrew Middleton, Helen Kay - THOMAS SUITE
  4. 'Can we have us on here?' Recognising collaborative practice in professional development frameworks: possibilities and problems Ruth Windscheffel - DAHL SUITE
15.05 - 15.20 Interactive session - THOMAS SUITE

15.20 - 15.30 Summing up and close - THOMAS SUITE
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