Conference Catch-up 2014
A selection of videos, presentation slides and other resources from the 2014 Learning at City Conference - Students as Partners in Learning?
Opening plenary - It's goodnight from me, and goodnight from him
James Perkins, Vice President Education, Students' Union, City University London
Great partnerships have often been defined by one main theme: inequality. In this session we will consider how the student-staff partnership can be realised.
Keynote speech - Students as Partners in Learning - Unlocking Best Practice
Dr Jenny Hill, Associate Professor of Teaching and Learning, University of the West of England
Rhiannon Jenkins, Undergraduate Student, Geography and Environmental Management, University of the West of England
Educators are increasingly recognizing that engaging students actively in shaping their learning experiences can be transformative for both students and staff (Kay, Dunne, & Hutchinson, 2010). The presenters of this session will prompt you to consider the many ways we might envisage student-staff partnership in higher education, making reference to a number of supporting philosophies and integrative models.
Session 1A (workshop)
The virtual experience of enhancing employability skills and helping students succeed at gaining first choice employment posts
Sophie Willis, Jane Harvey-Lloyd, Kaufi Atutornu, Kate Ling, Joaquim Graca
Session 1B (workshop)
How might the experience of Neurodiversity be utilised to develop teaching and learning practices?
Amanda Clements, Neil Goldwasser, Gill Huntington, Jannett Morgan and Kylie Radford
Session 1C ( 2 papers)
Leave them to their own devices: Healthcare students' experiences of using a range of mobile devices for learning.
Julie Attenborough, Roberta Williams and Stephen Abbott
Collaborative blogging: effective learning support?
Session 2A (workshop)
Let's 'talk' feedback - How can students and tutors find a common understanding?
Session 2B (workshop)
Going beyond 'you said, we did' approaches to student engagement: developing effective co-design processes
Stella Jones-Devitt and Ann-Marie Steele
Session 2C (2 papers)
The use of the "flipped classroom" in a blended learning programme: Have we Flipped?
Gill Harrison & Allison Harris
Why put multimedia creation in the hands of students? Introducing the Multimedia Theme of LEaD
Morris Pamplin, Martin Agombar, Jo Richardson, Fariha Afgan, Steve McCombe
Session 2D (2 papers)
To what extent can students be partners in their study skills learning? An evaluative study of a series of academic learning support workshops
Emma Davenport, Richard Knott, David Shah, Sally Thorpe
Viva survivors - enabling peer mentors to decrease pre-viva anxiety for early-years students
Dr Rachael-Anne Knight, Dr Lucy Dipper, Dr Madeline Cruice
Session 3A (workshop)
Defining Student Partnership in Sensory Terms
Session 3B (workshop)
Student Counselling - A Partnership in Learning
David Glyn, Lynne Mark, Midge Seymour
Session 3C (2 papers)
Do students and staff prefer to use computer assisted assessments or a traditional paper based method for high stakes summative exams?
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