Research informed Teaching: Delivering participation, engagement and enquiry
Wednesday July 14 2010, 9.30am – 4.45pm
Prof. Alan Jenkins, Oxford Brookes University
Alan has long taught and researched geography and contemporary China studies, in higher education in the UK . He was a founding editor of the international Journal of Geography in Higher Education.
He is now an educational developer / researcher on higher education and Emeritus Professor at Oxford Brookes University UK : Consultant on teaching research relations for the HE Academy; Consultant for QAA Scotland on the Research/Teaching Linkages theme; and a Reinvention Fellow for the Reinvention Centre for Undergraduate Research at Oxford Brookes and Warwick Universities
Prof. Stuart Hampton-Reeves, University of Central Lancashire
Professor Stuart Hampton-Reeves is Professor of Research-informed Teaching at the University of Central Lancashire. His research interests include Research-informed Teaching, Shakespeare in Performance and Shakespeare's history plays. He is also a trustee and director of the British Shakespeare Association and the Blackpool Grand Theatre.
The aim of the conference is to bring together practitioners, academics, researchers, students, policy makers and learning support staff to explore the pedagogic issues and policies surrounding the contested notions of Research informed Teaching and the research-teaching nexus in higher education.
Registration 9.30am – 10.00am
Welcome 10.00am – 10.15am
Keynote 1: Alan Jenkins 10.15am – 11.00am
Parallel session 1 11.00am – 12.00pm
Lunch 12.00pm – 1pm
Keynote 2: Stuart Hampton-Reeves 1.00pm – 1.45pm
Parallel session 2 1.45pm – 2.45pm
Break 2.45pm – 3.15pm
Parallel session 3 3.15pm – 3.45pm
Notes from rapporteurs 3.45pm – 4.30pm
Concluding remarks 4.30pm – 4.45pm
4.45 Close and depart
Papers are welcomed on any of the following themes, with an overall focus on Research informed Teaching/ research-teaching nexus in higher education:
· Pedagogies for the research-teaching nexus for example, enquiry/inquiry-based learning
· The student voice in Research informed Teaching
· The role of technology in the research-teaching nexus
· The role of information literacy in the research-teaching nexus
· Reports from Research informed Teaching projects – design and impact
· Fostering communities of practice in Research informed Teaching
· Benchmarking Research informed Teaching
Call for Papers & Posters:
Abstracts for the conference to be submitted by SUNDAY FEBRUARY 28, 2010. Notification of a decision will be made by WEDNESDAY MARCH 31, 2010
Presentations will be 30mins in length, 20mins content plus 10mins for questions
Posters should be A0 in size.
In your abstract please use the following guidelines:
The title of the presentation or poster
Indicate clearly which theme(s) it will address
Abstracts should be no longer than 300 words.
Please visit the following website to submit your abstract:
Papers accepted for this conference will be given the opportunity to submit a full article to a special edition of an HE teaching and learning journal.
Registration is now open.
Please use the online booking form at:
Cost of attendance: £95 (£45 Staffordshire University employees)
For more information on the conference please visit the conference web page at:
We look forward to seeing you on the 14th.
Dr Geoff Walton, BA (Hons), MA, PhD, PgCHPE, FHEA, MCLIP
Subject Librarian & Research informed Teaching Project Co-ordinator,
D112 Thompson Library,
Tel: 01782 294448
Fax: 01782 295799
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