Category Archives: A4 Develop effective learning environments and approaches to student support and guidance*

Faculty of Life Sciences – Presentation Skills

17/05/18 – School of Pharmacy, N19, Richmond Building This session is an excellent example of collaborating with the research students and staff to address something they have identified through their own professional development evaluation as a training need. The session … Continue reading

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Research Proposal Skills Enhancement

April 2018 – Development Work for Kim Marchant, Directorate of External Affairs On behalf of the DPGR forum, I offered to enhance our institutional approach to RP advice given to our prospective doctoral candidates. I was proud of the work … Continue reading

Posted in A2 Teach and/or support learning, A4 Develop effective learning environments and approaches to student support and guidance*, RESEARCH DOMAIN A3 CREATIVITY, V2 Promote participation in higher education and equality of opportunity for learners | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Consultation re PGR Induction Enhancements

11/01/18 – This involved a variety of stakeholders, synthesis and summary in order to identify best practice in PGR Induction content. I engaged in: contacting 2017 students to find out where they had spotted unnecessary duplication or were not informed … Continue reading

Posted in A1 Design and plan learning activities and/or programmes of study, A4 Develop effective learning environments and approaches to student support and guidance*, RESEARCH DOMAIN C2 RESEARCH MANAGEMENT, RESEARCH DOMAIN C3 FINANCE, FUNDING & RESOURCES, V3 Use evidence-informed approaches and the outcomes from research, scholarship and continuing professional development | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Redevelopment of Training Needs Analysis

09-11/01/18 – the TNA materials needed a complete redesign as they are not as developmentally informative. My focus consisted of: critically re-drafting lead-in material to make it more self-explanatory, with a clear rationale relocation and re-prioritising of the material and … Continue reading

Posted in A1 Design and plan learning activities and/or programmes of study, A4 Develop effective learning environments and approaches to student support and guidance*, K4 The use and value of appropriate learning technologies, K6 The implications of quality assurance and quality enhancement for academic and professional practice with a particular focus on teaching, V3 Use evidence-informed approaches and the outcomes from research, scholarship and continuing professional development | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

New Researcher Training Developed for 2017

24/09/17 – These lectures were developed in direct response to supervisor request. Both 2 hour sessions were fully researched, then designed, peer-reviewed then evaluated. Thriving in Your Viva – Maps to¬†Vitae RDF¬†Domains: A3, B1, B2 & D2. Data Management for … Continue reading

Posted in A1 Design and plan learning activities and/or programmes of study, A2 Teach and/or support learning, A4 Develop effective learning environments and approaches to student support and guidance*, K1 The subject material, K2 Appropriate methods for teaching, learning and assessing in the subject area and at the level of the academic programme, K5 Methods for evaluating the effectiveness of teaching, RESEARCH DOMAIN C2 RESEARCH MANAGEMENT, RESEARCH DOMAIN C3 FINANCE, FUNDING & RESOURCES, V1 Respect individual learners and diverse learning communities | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

North West & Yorkshire Doctoral Training Group

01/02/17 – Founder Member This group is a reciprocal training sharing network. We meet twice yearly to discuss which doctoral training at our institutions can be opened to others at our partner university’s across Yorkshire and the North West. Students … Continue reading

Posted in A1 Design and plan learning activities and/or programmes of study, A4 Develop effective learning environments and approaches to student support and guidance*, RESEARCH DOMAIN D1 WORKING WITH OTHERS, V4 Acknowledge the wider context in which higher education operates recognising the implications for professional practice | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Development of new sessions for PGR Induction

2/10/17 – PGR Induction week. New sessions were designed and delivered, and evaluated well. What is a Doctorate? From Beginning to End: the Doctoral Journey Research Design: Key Principles for All Researchers Qualitative Research: Foundations of Good Practice.

Posted in A1 Design and plan learning activities and/or programmes of study, A2 Teach and/or support learning, A4 Develop effective learning environments and approaches to student support and guidance*, K1 The subject material, K2 Appropriate methods for teaching, learning and assessing in the subject area and at the level of the academic programme, V1 Respect individual learners and diverse learning communities, V3 Use evidence-informed approaches and the outcomes from research, scholarship and continuing professional development, V4 Acknowledge the wider context in which higher education operates recognising the implications for professional practice | Tagged , | Leave a comment