Wednesday, 23 April 2014

FW: Oxford Learning Institute Public Seminars


From: Online forum for SEDA, the Staff & Educational Development Association [mailto:SEDA@JISCMAIL.AC.UK] On Behalf Of Research
Sent: 23 April 2014 11:25
Subject: Oxford Learning Institute Public Seminars


*Apologies for cross posting*




The Oxford Learning Institute (University of Oxford) is holding seven public seminars on Thursdays from 1st May to 12th June 2014. These seminars are open to anyone interesting in research into higher education. They will take place at 4pm-5.30pm at the Institute on St Ebbe’s Street, Oxford. No advanced booking is required, and all are welcome to join us for a drink after the seminars.


For more information about the seminars please visit our website ( If you have any queries regarding the seminars or how to get to the Institute, please do not hesitate to contact me at


You can now also follow us on Twitter (@learningoxford), where we post up-to-date information about the seminars and the work we do at the Institute.


Best wishes,



Christopher Parton

Research Administrator | Oxford Learning Institute


Littlegate House, 16/17 St Ebbe's Street, Oxford OX1 1PT


Tel: (044) 01865 286 811

Fax: (044) 01865 286 801

Twitter: @learningoxford



Week 1 1 May 2014

‘Gender equality in higher education: learning from international experience’

Trudy Coe, Equality and Diversity Unit, University of Oxford


Week 2 8 May 2014

‘Academic literacy and student diversity: Towards an inclusive higher education pedagogy’

Dr Ursula Wingate, King’s College, London


Week 3 15 May 2014

‘Student learner identity in a marketised higher education system’

Dr Anna Round, Northumbria University


Week 4 22 May 2014

‘Changing careers and identities: the role of learning and working in developing career adaptability across the life-course’

Professor Alan Brown, University of Warwick


Week 5 29 May 2014

‘Extending and disrupting texts: shifts in genre, mode and practice in academic writing’

Dr Colleen McKenna, HEDERA


Week 6 5 June 2014

‘Religion and higher education: developing a critical understanding of the experiences of religious students in UK secular universities’

Dr Jacqueline Stevenson, Leeds Metropolitan University


Week 7 12 June 2014

‘Becoming a leader in higher education: an ‘emergent identity’ trajectory perspective’

Dr Leonard Holmes, Roehampton University



Please note that there is no seminar in Week 8.



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