SOLSTICE and CLT Conference

We are delighted to return to a face-to-face conference and look forward to welcoming you to our award-winning campus on Tuesday 28th and Wednesday 29th June for the 2022 SOLSTICE and CLT Conference.  This well-established international conference provides a fantastic professional development and networking opportunity.  The conference includes guest speakers, presentations and workshops, with time for conversations with existing and new contacts working in higher education.  Many delegates choose to attend the SOLSTICE and CLT Conference every year.  We look forward to seeing familiar faces again and also welcoming those joining us for the first time.

The SOLSTICE conference focusses on Technology Enhanced Learning and the CLT (Centre for Learning and Teaching) conference focusses on Teaching and Learning in higher education.  The conference fee covers both of these strands.  They will run as parallel strands across the two days and delegates can choose which sessions they want to attend.  Any resources shared by facilitators will be made available to all attending delegates.  The conference encompasses a wide-range of themes to ensure an interesting and vibrant conference that will be useful to all those working in higher education.

Book your place

Once you have booked your place, the payment link will be emailed to you.

SOLSTICE Themes

SOLSTICE Themes:

  • Creative deployment of technologies to enhance the student experience
  • Getting the best our of the VLE
  • Adding value to large group teaching using technology
  • Creative use of technologies in the classroom
  • Electronic assessment and feedback
  • Student induction into HE and the role of technology
  • Going beyond PowerPoint
  • Technologies and formative assessment
  • The role and use of online classrooms
  • Microcredentials, badges and developments in online course structures
  • Technologies and internationalisation of the student experience
  • Lecture capture
  • Inclusive technologies and accessibility
  • Simulation – from Classroom to Cyber Space
  • Learning Analytics – Pros and Cons
  • Hybrid classrooms and flexible approaches to teaching
  • Technologies and belonging
  • Personalisation
  • Others of topical interest

CLT Themes

CLT Themes:

  • Student induction and transitions
  • Sense of belonging and retention
  • Implications of post-16 curriculum changes re: planning for induction and transitions
  • Making the first year experience a success
  • Assessment for learning
  • Retention focused practices
  • Adding value to large group teaching
  • Enhancing employability
  • Educational Gain and how to measure it
  • Skills and information literacy
  • Academic writing
  • Teaching and supporting international students
  • Leading change in the teaching and learning arena
  • Internationalisation and international students’ experiences
  • Academic integrity, essay mills and eliminating contract cheating
  • Effective Feedback processes
  • Emerging challenges to improving student success
  • Education for sustainable development
  • Peer mentoring
  • Inclusive practices and inclusive assessment
  • Personal Tutoring
  • Evidence-based practice, pedagogic research
  • TEF and teaching excellence – lessons learned and next steps
  • REF – Implications for Learning and Teaching Research
  • KEF – Knowledge Exchange Framework
  • Access Agreements – working with students with protected characteristics
  • Wellbeing in relation to Learning, Teaching and Research.
  • Internationalisation of the curriculum
  • Decolonisation of the curriculum
  • Approaches to enhancement of learning, teaching and assessment
  • Postgraduate learners and learning
  • The undergraduate dissertation
  • The viva as learning and assessment tool
  • Evidence-based practice, pedagogic research
  • Others of topical interest

Venue

The Business School

Edge Hill University
St Helens Road
Ormskirk
Lancashire
L39 4QP
United Kingdom

How to find us

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Conference fee

The conference fee includes access to all sessions, lunch and refreshments throughout the day.

Fees have been frozen at the 2019 rate:

Option 1: Full conference (Tuesday 28th and Wednesday 29th June 2022) £370

Option 2: Tuesday 28th June 2022 only £190

Option 3: Wednesday 29th June 2022 only £190

(All prices include VAT.)

Book your place

Once you have booked your place, the payment link will be emailed to you within 5 working days.

Contact us

For SOLSTICE and CLT Conference enquiries, please email us at [email protected]

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