SEDA Spring Teaching Learning and Assessment Conference 2018

Understanding and improving the student experience: making a real difference in the new age of metrics

10 May 2018 - 11 May 2018

Location: Doubletree Hotel by Hilton, Leeds

Day One

09.15 - 09.45 Registration and tea & coffee - FIRST FLOOR BREAKOUT AREA

09.45 - 09.50 Welcome and Introductions - RUM AND TIREE ROOM

09.50 - 10.10 View from SEDA - RUM AND TIREE ROOM

10.10 - 11.00 After the goldrush: Educational development on the run 1998-2018 - RUM AND TIREE ROOM
David Kernohan, Associate Editor, Wonkhe

11.00 - 11.30 Coffee Break - FIRST FLOOR BREAKOUT AREA

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

11.30 - 12.15 Parallel Session 1

  1. Learning Analytics That Matter: the experience of staff, developers, and students  Fabio Aricò, Florence Dujardin, Jacob Shilling - RUM AND TIREE ROOM
  2. REF, TEF, and KEF… introducing the SEF: the University of Derby's Student Experience Framework 2017-20  Fiona Shelton; Russell Lewis and Amy Kyte - MULL ROOM
  3. Defining High Quality Teaching: perceptions of students and academics  Penny Burden, Sabrina Poma, Nigel Page, Sophie Allen, Jillian Birad - ARRAN AND BUTE ROOM
  4. Can Assessment be Democratised? A Reflection on Implementation  Josh Berlyne, Fabienne Collignon - IONA ROOM
  5. TBL, PBL, EBL, SCALE-UP, Buzz, Virtual or what? What are the 'best' teamwork recipes to support our students' professional development and enhance their learning  Chris Dearnley, Peter Hartley - KERRERA ROOM
  6. More than the metrics - our deep dive into assessment workload  Laura Costelloe, Mark Glynn, Clare Gormley - TARANSAY ROOM

12.20 - 13.05 Parallel Session 2

  1. Whose student experience is it anyway? Exploring the Teaching-Learning Nexus in Academic Development  Anna Hunter - TARANSAY ROOM
  2. Gonzo Assessments: Balancing the inequality in assessment design  Nicholas Botfield - IONA ROOM
  3. Enhancing the student experience by enriching performance measures  Anna Mockler, Anne Llewellyn - MULL ROOM
  4. A ‘One-Stop Shop’ to enhance the Student Experience through active communication of extra-curricular and co-curricular opportunities  Tom Lowe , Maisha Islam, Tim Mellor - ARRAN AND BUTE ROOM
  5. Enhancing the student experience of assessed group work: Developing a research-informed framework  Moira Maguire, Ronan Bree, Paula Mullen, Colin Cooney, Peter Morris - RUM AND TIREE ROOM
  6. A research based induction to aid transition  Phillip Miller - KERRERA ROOM


14.05 - 15.35 Parallel Session 3

  1. ABC learning design and learning analytics: intent meets indicators  Samantha Ahern, Natasa Perovic, Clive Young - ARRAN AND BUTE ROOM
  2. Supporting transition through Peer Assisted Learning (PAL) Ruth Lefever, Leanne Hunt - TARANSAY ROOM
  3. Becoming a university student: Understanding successful induction and transition beyond metrics and employability  Leoarna MathiasGill Gilbert - IONA ROOM
  4. 2 x 45 minute sessions:
  5. 'Don't let markers put a cross unless they're going to explain why' - Undergraduate attitudes to assessment and feedback  Stephanie McBurney, Sue R Whittle AND Student Views on Assessment Workload and activities  Pam Parker, Rachael-Anne Knight, Julie Attenborough, Laurence Solkin - MULL ROOM

15.35 - 15.45 Break - FIRST FLOOR BREAKOUT AREA

15.45 - 16.45 Day One Closing Keynote Learning without Limits: thriving (not just surviving) in Wonderland  - RUM AND TIRREE ROOM
Professor Claire Taylor FSEDA, Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Professor of Education, Wrexham Glyndŵr University 

17.00 - 17.45 Networking

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

18.00 - 18.45 SEDA AGM - MULL ROOM


19.30 Dinner - THE GALLERY

Day Two

09.00 - 09.25 Registration, tea and coffee - FIRST FLOOR BREAKOUT AREA

09.25 - 09.30 Welcome to day 2 - RUM AND TIRREE ROOM

09.30 - 10.30 Student presentations - RUM AND TIRREE ROOM

Excellent Teaching: The Student View  Angelina Cliff

10.30 - 10.45 Coffee Break - FIRST FLOOR BREAKOUT AREA

10.45 - 11.30 Parallel Session 4

  1. Understanding why students find some concepts difficult to learn as the foundation of curriculum change: A case study from tertiary chemistry education  Nimesh Mistry - TARASAY ROOM
  2. The Collegiate Learning Assessment: An institutional case study of using standardised testing to measure students' generic skills  Stuart Brand, Jamie Morris - IONA ROOM
  3. Capturing the Student Voice:enhancing the student experience  Jack Lay, Chris Mattinson, Louise Naylor - ARRAN AND BUTE ROOM
  4. Improving student experience, retention, belonging, and success through induction: Lessons learned from research  Jessica Gagnon, Julia Smith - MULL ROOM
  5. Year in Industry: Barriers, Challenges and Motivations  Mark Sumner, Alice Shepherd - KERRERA ROOM
  6. Evaluating the collaborative development of pedagogic interventions based on learning analytics  Kerry Myler, John Peters, students - RUM AND TIREE ROOM

11.35 - 12.20 Parallel Session 5

  1. "It's all about horses for courses". Designing and developing an academic skills module to enhance the student experience of a mature, return to learn student cohort on a blended learning programme Eve Rapley, Sophie Pullen, Veronica Brewster - TARANSAY ROOM
  2. Student Partnership: the ultimate expression of engagement?  John Peters, Leoarna Mathias - MULL ROOM
  3. Flipping Heck! How can we engage students in the lecture experience?  Joanne Smailes, Anna Heyman - RUM AND TIREE ROOM
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  5. Engaging staff with the TEF metrics at subject level  Paul Yates - ARRAN AND BUTE ROOM
  6. Incidental Learning  Amanda Turner - IONA ROOM
12.25 - 13.20 Lunch - THE LOCK KITCHEN AND BAR

13.20 - 14.10 Day Two Keynote - The York Pedagogy and the TEF - RUM AND TIREE ROOM
Dr John Robinson, Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Learning, Teaching and Students, University of York

14.15 - 15.00 Parallel Session 6

  1. Get Set for Success: a Widening Participation focused pre-entry programme for transition into Higher Education  Vera van Leeuwen - ARRAN AND BUTE ROOM
  2. Outduction of pharmacy students - a case study  Nina Walker - IONA ROOM
  3. Using teacher perspective metrics to reflect and improve learning designs  Helen Walmsley-Smith - RUM AND TIREE ROOM
  4. Making the Connections: Induction, Transition and Beyond, putting a transition project into practice  Pamela Thomas, Jill Molloy, Rohzeena Janjua - TARANSAY ROOM
  5. What are we assessing? The Impact of NSS and TEF metrics on the assessment strategy in a Post-1992 School of Business and Law  Elaine Yerby, Andrew Boocock - MULL ROOM
  6. SEDA-PDF: Supporting CPD in HE and beyond What, Why, and How?  Jenny Eland, SEDA-PDF Committee - KERRERA ROOM

15.05 - 15.20 Plenary - Interactive Section - RUM AND TIREE ROOM

15.20 - 15.30 Summing up and close - RUM AND TIREE ROOM
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