Programme for Lancaster University Sharing Practice Day: Fostering Student Engagement

10th July 2014 09:00 - registration & refreshments, 09.30-16.00 HR teaching rooms

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9:00 Arrival, registration & coffee

9:30 Conference Opens

Welcome from Dr. James Howard, Head of Organisation & Educational Development

Opening Remarks by Professor Amanda Chetwynd, Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Colleges and the Student Experience

9:40 Keynote: Student Engagement: locating ourselves and our practice Vicki Trowler, University of Edinburgh

10:25 Refreshments

Parallel Session 1aParallel Session 1b
10:45-11:15 Project ENIGMA
Dr. Bela Chatterjee, Law
Engaging with communities: learning from each other
Suzana Ilic, LEC
11:20-11:50 A Partnership Approach: placing students at the heart of Quality Enhancement
Chris Cottam & Joe O’Neil, LUSU
Understanding Quantification: does technology help or hinder
Steve Lane, LEC

11:50 Short break

Parallel Session 2aParallel Session 2b
12:00-13:00 Understanding the Barriers to Student Engagement
Fay Sherrington and Jess Walmsley, Student Based Services
Moocs and student mentors
Jane Taylor, Kathy Chandler (LEC), Amanda Potts (Linguistics), Tim Ellis, Alison Sharman, Phil Tubman (ISS)

13:00-13:40 Lunch (please book on the event to ensure lunch is available for all)

Parallel Session 3aParallel Session 3b
13:40-14:10 GET INVOLVED: the role of students in the development of learning opportunities
Chris Cottam and Su Hall, LUSU
‘Appiness and engagement
Fiona Curtis, Medicine
14:15-14:45 Students as Partners in Learning Development in LUMS
Gill Burgess and Sharon McCulloch, LUMS
Further adventures in PeerWise - students authoring their own multiple choice questions
Ian Bailey, Physics

14:45 Refreshments

Parallel Session 4aParallel Session 4b
15:00-15:30 ‘Travel deep not far’: Border pedagogy to explore colonial legacy in contemporary Africa
Saskia Vermeylen, LEC
Using free smartphone audience response systems for public engagementSteve Wright, FHM
15:30-16:00 PG Distance-Learning: Opportunities and Challenges in T&L
Basil Germond, PPR
Realtime Moodle Quizzes – Using students’ smart phones during lectures
Mark MacDonald, Mathematics & Statistics

16:00 - End of event

The day is designed to allow ‘drop in’ as well as full day attendance, but please register your attendance so that we have an idea of numbers for catering purposes.

Please register here

This is a Lancaster University Sharing Practice Day co-ordinated jointly by

Organisation & Educational Development and the Learning Technology Group

Lancaster University
LancasterLA1 4YW United Kingdom
+44 (0) 1524 65201