Dr Dawne Irving-Bell

Name: Dr. Dawne Irving-Bell
Department: Centre for Learning and Teaching (CLT)
Current position: Senior Lecturer in Teaching and Learning Development
Email: belld@edgehill.ac.uk
Location: Ormskirk Main Campus, The Lodge

Biography

Dawne Irving-Bell, PhD, is the Centre for Learning and Teaching Projects Lead and a Senior Lecturer in Teaching and Learning Development at Edge Hill University.

She has extensive experience of working in secondary, further and Higher Education settings and is a member of The Centre for Higher Education Research and Evaluation at Lancaster University.

Dawne’s research interests include the formation of learner identity, with a particular focus on STEM subject disciplines. The Scholarship of Learning and Teaching (SoTL) and pedagogical approaches to learning and teaching,  including the use of technology (and social media) to engage and enhance learning. She also enjoys lecturing on visual thinking and advocates for technology and design education.

Dawne is a member of The Staff and Educational Development Association’s (SEDA) Conference and Events Committee and was recently invited to join the International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning’s (ISSOTL) Narrative Inquiry Collaborative Writing Group.

Dawne is the Network Lead for the AdvanceHE Connect Social Media for Learning Group and a member of the Scientific Committee for EuroSoTL: Building Communities through the Scholarship of Learning and Teaching which will be hosted at Manchester Metropolitan University, UK in 2021.

Dawne is a Principal Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (PFHEA) and leads on the University’s Graduate Teaching Assistant Teaching in Higher Education Programme, and the Postgraduate Certificate in Teaching in Higher Education Developing Practice through Pedagogic Research Module.

In her current position Dawne chairs institutional enquiries and leads on university-wide strategies to enhance the student learning experience, including Personal Tutoring and Induction and Transitions.

To view Dawne’s Research Profile please click here to visit the University’s Research Archive.

Dawne’s Research Gate link is here

ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8943-9559

Twitter: @belld17

Qualifications

Lancaster University: PhD in Higher Educational Research
Edge Hill University: PG Cert Teaching and Learning in Higher Education
Edge Hill University: PG Cert Pre-Doctoral Studies
Lancaster University: MA in Education
Lancaster University: B.Sc. (with QTS) in Design and Technology Education

Research

Research interests:

Dawne’s research interests include the formation of learner identity, with a particular focus on STEM subject disciplines, specifically the influence personal histories (experience-related beliefs) have in shaping a learners attitudes and approaches toward learning.

Pedagogy and pedagogical approaches to STEM Education and the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL), including the use of technology (and social media) to engage and enhance learning. Dawne also enjoys lecturing on visual thinking and advocates for technology and design education.

To view Dawne’s Research Profile please click here to visit the University’s Research Archive.

Dawne’s Research Gate link is here

ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8943-9559

Twitter: @belld17