Wednesday, 12 December 2007

The Teaching - Research Interface: Implications for Practice in HE and FE

The Teaching - Research Interface: Implications for Practice in HE and FE
ESCalate conference 29 – 30 April 2008
Stirling Management Centre
University of Stirling

2008 Conference themes include:
•Widening Participation (progression and retention) including the role of HE
in FE
•Technology Enhanced Learning
•Contexts of Learning
•Research-Teaching Linkages

Keynote speakers include:
•Professor Gert Biesta: Professor of Education, University of Stirling
•Professor Terry Mayes: Emeritus Professor, Glasgow Caledonian University
•Professor Dai Hounsell: Professor of Higher Education, University of Edinburgh
•Professor Gill Crozier: Professor of Education, University of Sunderland

Abstracts will be reviewed as received and authors notified within 2 weeks
of submission

We would particularly encourage papers by staff delivering HE in an FE
A number of bursaries are available for part-time staff and full-time students
Invitation to submit abstracts/ workshop papers

The conference will comprise keynotes, parallel sessions of workshops,
discussion papers and round table/symposium groups.

We are seeking abstracts/workshop papers (maximum 400 words) from those
wishing to participate in seminar/workshop sessions on any of the conference

Submissions can be for individual papers, posters, group symposia and
individual or group workshops aimed at encouraging informed debate and
discussion by delegates.

Deadline for abstract submissions is Friday 29th February 2008 –
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