Tuesday, 24 May 2011

Fwd: FW: Register for the RAISE Conference

RAISE Conference 2011: Registration is now open


Apols for cross-posting


Dear Colleagues

You are invited to attend the inaugural Researching, Advancing & Inspiring Student Engagement (RAISE) Conference on the 15th-16th September in Nottingham Conference Centre, United Kingdom.

Full details of the conference and how to register are available at:


The overarching objective of the conference is to focus specifically on student engagement.

The conference aims to:

·         Develop conceptual clarity about the nature of student engagement

·         Disseminate and showcase evidence informed practice

·         Provide networking and professional development opportunities for participants

·         Involve students – who are particularly welcome at the conference

The conference themes are:

·         Presenting conceptual models  based on well founded research about student engagement

·         Evaluation of student engagement initiatives at an institutional level

·         Evaluation of curricular and extra-curricular  developments to engage students in their learning

·         Sharing evidence about student expectations, experiences and identity and their impact on engagement

We have put together a conference programme  based on many excellent submissions which include several presentations involving undergraduate students. The main keynote will be delivered by Mantz Yorke.


WHERE: Nottingham Conference Centre, Nottingham, UK

WHEN: Thursday, September 15th to Friday September 16th 2011.

CONTACT: raise@ncl.ac.uk

We look forward to hearing from you!

Best wishes

RAISE Conference Organising Team

Colin Bryson, Newcastle University

Liz Dunne, Exeter University

Christine Hardy, Nottingham Trent University

Ed Foster, Nottingham Trent University

Grace Cooper,  Newcastle University

Rebecca Freeman, Birmingham City University

Marco Angelini, University College London

Claire Hamshire, Manchester Met University

Becca Colley, Bradford University

Julie Wintrup, Southampton University


David Andrew,
Head of Academic Practice

The Learning Institute at Queen Mary, University of London

Mile End, London E1 4NS



 Book an appointment with me at http://doodle.com/DavidAndrew

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