Conference

 celebration of Learning and Teaching

Took place: Thursday 9th and Friday 10th June 2016

The 2016 conference was the 10th Anniversary of the SOLSTICE CETL Conference. Many of our past keynotes contributed to make it a celebratory and memorable occasion.

Programmes

The SOLSTICE and CLT Conference sessions are ran as parallel sessions over two days, 9th and 10th June. It is indicated in the programme whether a session was ‘SOLSTICE’ (shaded blue) or ‘CLT’ (shaded green).

Thursday 9th June_SOLSTICE and CLT Conference Programme
Friday 10th June_SOLSTICE and CLT Conference Programme

Keynotes

Prof. Alejandro Armellini
Director of Institute of Learning and Teaching in HE
University of Northampton
@alejandroa

Abstract: Are Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) pedagogically innovative?


Sue Beckingham
Educational Developer/Senior Lecturer
Sheffield Hallam University
@suebecks

Abstract (co-presenter Prof. Peter Hartley): In search of communication: the key to digital capability?


Prof. Sally Brown
Emerita Professor, at Leeds Beckett University, Adjunct Professor, at the University of Sunshine Coast, and James Cook University, (both in Queensland, Australia) and Visiting Professor, at the University of Plymouth
sally-brown.net
@ProfSallyBrown

Abstract: Leading change in learning and teaching: it’s all different now!
Slides: Leading Change in Learning and Teaching


Dr. Mark Childs
Senior Lecturer in Technology Enhanced Learning
Oxford Brookes University

Abstract: Through Despair and Hope: The Circle of Second Life


Becka Colley
Careers Adviser
Edge Hill University
@beckacolley

Abstract: Yes, but what difference does it make?


Prof. Peter Hartley
Independent HE consultant and also Visiting Professor at Edge Hill University
@profpeterbrad

Abstract (co-presenter Sue Beckingham): In search of communication: the key to digital capability?


Dr. Mark Kerrigan
Director of Learning & Teaching
Anglia Ruskin University
@MarkKerrigan

Abstract: Digital Literacy – Making it work


Prof. Allison Littlejohn
Professor of Learning Technology at the Institute of Educational Technology and Academic Director of Learning and Teaching at the Open University
@allisonl

Abstract: Nine things autonomous learners do differently
Slides: Nine things autonomous learners do differently


Lawrie Phipps
Senior co-design manager Jisc
@Lawrie

Abstract: Everyone is talking about digital; I want to talk about you.


Prof. Phil Race
phil-race.co.uk
@RacePhil

Abstract: It’s all about learning – that’s what we’re for


Dr. George Roberts
Principal Lecturer, Educational Development
Oxford Brookes University
@georgeroberts

Abstract: Teaching on the edge


Prof. Mark Schofield
Dean of Teaching and Learning Development
Edge Hill University
@schom

Abstract: The Active Learning Toolkit


Prof. Rhona Sharpe
Head of OCSLD and Deputy Director of HR
Oxford Brookes University
Visiting Professor, Edge Hill University
@rjsharpe

Abstract: Managing university wide teaching and learning projects: implications for academics taking on leadership roles


Simon Thomson
Head of Digital Pedagogy
Leeds Beckett University
@digisim

Abstract: An academic road less travelled. A decade of digital discourse.


Simon Walker
Principal Lecturer; Head of the Educational Development Unit
University of Greenwich
@sialker

Abstract: Innovation and Higher Education. Hype or reality?


Steve Wheeler
Associate Professor of Learning Technologies
Plymouth University
steve-wheeler.net
@timbuckteeth

Abstract: Narrative pedagogy: Digital literacies and digital story telling for education

Abstracts and slides

Abstracts and slides for conference breakout sessions:

Thursday 9th June

Abstract: New Classrooms to Support Active Learning (SOLSTICE)
Prof. Gunter Saunders, University of Westminster
Prof. Peter Hartley, Visiting Professor at Edge Hill University
Antonia Klemming, University of Westminster
Federica Oradini, University of Westminster


Abstract: Transformational Assessment: Enhance or Automate? (SOLSTICE)
Dr. Charles Knight, Edge Hill University
Dr. Andrea Wright, Edge Hill University
Jacqui Basquill, Edge Hill University


Abstract: The Journey to Creative Wisdom: Reflections on Teaching the Theory U Model (CLT)Paper: The Journey to Creative Wisdom… – Prof. Kriben Pillay
Prof. Kriben Pillay, University of KwaZulu-Natal


Abstract: Embedding a Holistic Employability Model in the Curriculum (CLT)
Dr. Dane Anderton, Edge Hill University
Sue Murrin-Bailey, Edge Hill University
Prof. Helen Woodruffe-Burton, Edge Hill University


Abstract: Multimodal Posters: An alternative form of assessment that university students appreciate? (SOLSTICE)
Dr. Ramona Tang, National Institute of Education, Singapore


Abstract: Using BLOGS as a Formative Assessment Tool (SOLSTICE)
Slides: Using BLOGS as a formative assessment tool
Adele Nightingale, Edge Hill University


Abstract: Fitting the Frame and Appraising the Picture (CLT)
Slides: Fitting the Frame and Appraising the Picture
Dr. John Bostock, Edge Hill University
Margaret Postance, Edge Hill University


Abstract: Enhancing Graduate Employability Skills: The perspectives of employers (CLT)
Slides: Enhancing Graduate Employability Skills
Dr. Mercy Chaita, Jubail University College, KSA


Abstract: Experiences and use of “Biblioboard” within the Library and for a JISC Funded E-Textbook Project (SOLSTICE)
Slides: Experiences and use of Biblioboard…
Paul Catherall, University of Liverpool


Abstract: Directed Use of Student Devices in Large Lecture Settings: an analysis of the effect on levels of engagement and distraction (SOLSTICE)
Slides: Directed use of student devices in large lecture settings…
Claire Moscrop, Edge Hill University
Stephen Rawsthorne, Graduate


Abstract: The Paraphrase Project: exploring how students write from sources (CLT)
Carol Bailey, University of Wolverhampton
Jodi Withers, University of Wolverhampton


Abstract: Empolyability Ready Portfolios (CLT)
Slides: Employability Ready Portfolios
Hayley McKenzie, Edge Hill University
Shelly Haslam, Edge Hill University
Laura Ashton, Edge Hill University


Abstract: The Use of Blackboard to Design and Deliver Computer-Based Summative Examinations: Challenges and Solutions (SOLSTICE)
Slides: The use of BlackBoard to Design and Deliver Computer-Based Summative Examinations
Dr. Ahmed Kholeif, Edge Hill University


Abstract: Don’t take the goat track up the mountain: Developing undergraduates’ historical thinking (SOLSTICE)
Slides: Don’t take the goat track up the mountain
Dr. David Allan, Edge Hill University


Abstract: Embedding Child Mental Health into Intial Teacher Training Curriculum (CLT)
Slides: Embedding Child Mental Health into Initial Teacher Training Curriculum
Eve Allen, Edge Hill University


Abstract: Transition and Adaptation of International Students (CLT)
Slides: Transition and Adaptation of International Students
Dr. Keith Cook, Edge Hill University


Abstract: Student Presentation


Abstract: Pardon the Interruption

Friday 10th June

Slides: Lecturer perspectives of using technology for student feedback
Dr. Lydia Arnold, Harper Adams University


Abstract: Yikking the Yak: how anonymous social media posts may assist in the identification of student support needs (SOLSTICE)
Slides: Yikking the Yak
Ursula Curwen, Edge Hill University


Abstract: Team Based Learning: building the win-win into large group teaching (CLT)
Prezi link
Simon Tweddell, University of Bradford
Rebecca McCarter, University of Bradford


Abstract: Articulating a pedagogy for transition and early intervention – insights from Bolton Business School (CLT)
Slides: Articulating a Pedagogy for Transition and Early Intervention
Dr. Emily McIntosh, University of Bolton
Carol Brown, University of Bolton


Abstract: CyberGaTE: A Gamified Virtual Training Environment for Cyber-Security (SOLSTICE)
Slides: CyberGaTE
Dr. Chitra Balakrishna, Edge Hill University
Prof. Daniela Romano, Edge Hill University
James Coleman, Edge Hill University


Abstract: Exploring Online Teaching and Learning Spaces in an Art and Design Environment (SOLSTICE)
Google Slides
John Jackson, University of the Arts London


Abstract: Digital Feedback in an Art and Design University (SOLSTICE)
Google slides
John Jackson, University of the Arts London


Abstract: Applying Critical Approaches to Management Pedagogy (CLT)
Slides: Applying Critical Approaches to Management Pedagogy
Dr. Keith Cook, Edge Hill University
Dr. Peter Wheeler, Edge Hill University


Abstract: Learning for Sustainable Futures – reshaping academic practice for the 21C (CLT)
Dr. Alex Ryan, University of Gloucestershire


Abstract: Apps and Smartphone Technology Acceptance: Lecturers’ Likelihood of Using Interactive Voting Systems in the Lecture Theatre (SOLSTICE)
Dr. Dane Anderton, Edge Hill University


Abstract: “Try it + Watch it = Self Perception”: Supporting Professional Pre Registration Students to Enhance Oral and Practical Presentation Skills (SOLSTICE)
Laura Taylor, Edge Hill University
Kevin Henshaw, Edge Hill University


Abstract: Whatever happened to programme-focussed assessment? (CLT)
Ruth Whitfield, University of Bradford
Prof. Peter Hartley, Visiting Professor at Edge Hill University


Abstract: Educators for the Future: Insights from European ESD Professional Development Initiatives (CLT)
Dr. Alex Ryan, University of Gloucestershire


Abstract: Online Course Design: The Complexity and Challenges (SOLSTICE)
Shirley Hunter-Barnett, Edge Hill University


Abstract: A Senior SOLSTICE Fellow’s Story: An Introspective Account (SOLSTICE)
Laura Taylor, Edge Hill University


Abstract: Student-centred Learning, Quality Assurance, and the Death of Good Teaching? (CLT)
Dr. Mark Hall, Edge Hill University


Abstract: Should a flexible teacher training course exist- a school and trainee perspective? (CLT)
Helena Knapton, Edge Hill University
Alyson Midgley, Edge Hill University
Felix Obadan, Edge Hill University
Colette Giblin, Edge Hill University


Poster Presentations (both days):

Abstract: Getting over the gap: How can researchers and practitioners work together? (CLT)
Anna Mariguddi, Edge Hill University


Abstract: Using Augmented Reality (AR) to transcend international education systems in order to provide differentiated learning for all. (SOLSTICE)
David Woof, Edge Hill University


Abstract: Virtually STEM; Developing Collaborative STEM Knowledge Communities. (SOLSTICE)
Dawne Bell, Edge Hill University


Abstract: Interviewer Software to Enhance Interview Performance (SOLSTICE)
Michael Banford, Edge Hill University
Dr. Chris Beaumont, Edge Hill University
Prof. Peter Hartley, Visiting Professor at Edge Hill University

 

Enquiries:

For enquiries regarding SOLSTICE and CLT Conferences, please email clt@edgehill.ac.uk or phone Lizy Reed (SOLSTICE and CLT Conference Organiser) on 01695 650750.

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