SOLSTICE eLearning and Centre for Learning and Teaching (CLT) Conference
Learning & Teaching in Higher Education: Effective Practices
5th – 6th June 2014

Please click on the links below to access the presentations and resources that we have receieved from conference presenters.

Day One – SOLSTICE Conference Presentations:

1. Observing Online Teaching: Creating a supportive process
Shirley Bennett, Northampton University and Jacqui Basquill, Edge Hill University

2. MOOCed out? Learning from being a MOOC student
Dr. Anne Dickinson, Coventry University

4. “Distance makes the brain grow stronger”. Using Blackboard Collaborate with the Flipped Classroom Model to Teach Distance Learners
Andrew Tomkins, Mark Wilcock and Michelle O’Connell, Edge Hill University

5. Contribution of Intelligent Repeat Engine in Mobile Learning for Enhancing Students’ Learning in Industrial Engineering Education
Dr. Murat Saran and Ulas Gulec, Cankaya University, Turkey

6.1 Encompassing Design – Exploiting the VLE to Create the Online Resource for Nursing Students Planning a Voluntary Placement
Karen Currell and Paul Dagg, University of Huddersfield

6.2 Technology Enhanced Learning Strengthening Practice Across the Faculty of Health and Social Care Professional Programmes
Tracey Baker and Alan Seatwo, Edge Hill University

7.1 All Ears? Effects of Formative Assessment Screencasts on Tutors and Students
Carl Simmons, Edge Hill University and Dr. Phil Wood, University of Leicester

8.1 Triangulating TEL: What’s currently happening, what do staff think and what do students want?
Peter Reed, University of Liverpool

9.1 Online Assessment Feedback – Revisited
John Jackson, University of the Arts London

9.2 Using Turnitin as a Formative Assessment Tool to Support Academic Writing Skills
Dr. John Bostock and Laura Taylor

10. Well-placed for Success – Enhancing Preparation for Practice Placements
Paul Dagg, James Youdale and Prof. Janet Hargreaves, University of Huddersfield

11. Creating a Climate of Digital Citizenship in Higher Education
11. Handout – ‘Some Nifty Information’
Dr. Sandy Murray, Dr. Suzanne Maniss and David Dietrich, University of Tennessee at Martin, USA. Dr. Joseph Molinatti, College of Mount Saint Vincent, USA.

12. Playing Nicely
Ursula Curwen, Edge Hill University

13. Hygiene Factors & VLE Minimum Standards: a conceptual framework for understanding student satisfaction and dissatisfaction
Peter Reed, University of Liverpool

14. EXIT-M (Extending Interactions with Text and Other Media
14. EXIT-M Resources
14. EXIT-M Paper
Prof. Mark Schofield, Edge Hill University

15. Satisfaction, experience or engagement: what are we measuring and why?
Prof. Rhona Sharpe, Oxford Brookes University

16.2 Are we meeting the University Baseline standard for Blackboard? A review of the Computing Department’s use of Blackboard and suggestions for improvement.
Susan Canning, Edge Hill University

18.1 Whatsapp-ening in Higher Education?
Paul Smalley, Edge Hill University

18.2 Moving a Face-to-Face Session Online: The Case of ‘Finding Information for your Dissertation’
Peter Beaumont and Helen Miller, Edge Hill University


Day Two – CLT Conference Presentations: 

1. Supporting Students to Build Up Positive Mental Health and Resilience
Dr. John Bostock, Liz Diamond and Hazel Devereux, Edge Hill University

3. Student Academic Mentoring: Two Years On
Gillian Pye and Susan Williams, Edge Hill University

4. Taking the ‘Ass’ out of Assesssment: Getting rid of the Donkey Work
4. Linking Assessment with Learner Success
4. Toolkit
Prof. Mark Schofield, Edge Hill University

5. From Student to Educator – Mentoring Junior Faculty in Higher Education
Dr. Joseph Molinatti, College of Mount Saint Vincent, USA.
Dr. Sandy Murray, Dr. Suzanne Maniss and David Dietrich, University of Tennessee at Martin, USA.

6. The ‘glocal’ terrain of learning and teaching in transnational HE (TNHE): Exploring equivalence, positionality and interculturality in practice contexts
6. References
Dr. Viv Caruana, Leeds Metropolitan University

7.1 Integrating Web 2.0 Tools to Engage Pre-service Teachers
Dr. Karen DiBella and Dr. Kimberly Williams, University of Tennessee at Martin, USA.

7.2 Assessment Feedback for Learning Disabled Students in Higher Education
Liz Richards, Edge Hill University

9.1 Student Research Internship, a Coventry University Add+Vantage Module
Alun Evans and Stacey Tilling, Coventry University

10.1 An MSc in Nursing (pre-registration) Objective Structured Clinical Examination
Julie Devereux, Karen Connor, Mairi Byrne, Jennifer Hampton and Robert Welsh, Edge Hill University

10.2 Working in Partnership with Pre-registration Student Nurses: The Development of a Practice Learning and Skills Record as a Tool to Enhance Learning in the Practice Placement Setting
10.2 Paper
Anita Flynn and Cathy Griffiths, Edge Hill University

11.1 Supporting the Struggling Sophomore
Dr. Suzanne Maniss, Dr. Sandy Murray and David Dietrich, University of Tennessee at Martin, USADr. Joseph Molinatti, College of Mount Saint Vincent, USA.

11.2 Supporting Student Transitions from Further Education to Higher Education
Dr. John Bostock and Jane Wood, Edge Hill University

12.1 Improving Final Year Student Success through Work-based Learning – Two Case Studies
Prof. Judy Donnelly, Leeds Trinity University

12.2 Preparing Students for the Graduate Labour Market: from unfreezing to action
Dr. Paul Greenbank, Edge Hill University

13. Supporting Student Learning Transitions
Prof. Peter Hartley, Visiting Professor at Edge Hill University and independent HE consultant

14.1 Which way works better? A comparison of the Effectiveness of Two Forms of PDP Initiative in a First Year Psychology Curriculum
Dr. Linda Kaye, Edge Hill University and Dr. Elizabeth Bates, University of Cumbria

15. Intervention and Support to Improve English Proficiency and Cultural Re-adjustment for International Students
Dr. John Bostock and Keith Cook, Edge Hill University


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