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Critical Reflection: Demystifying the Process

14/03/18 – Seminar @ Leeds Beckett University I was delighted to be invited by Dr Ruth Cross to deliver this seminar. The discussion and questions within the group were stimulating and showed how seriously the participants took their reflective practice. … Continue reading

Posted in A5 Engage in continuing professional development in subjects/disciplines and their pedagogy, incorporating research, scholarship and the evaluation of professional practices, K1 The subject material, K2 Appropriate methods for teaching, learning and assessing in the subject area and at the level of the academic programme, K3 How students learn, both generally and within their subject/disciplinary area(s), K4 The use and value of appropriate learning technologies, K5 Methods for evaluating the effectiveness of teaching, RESEARCH DOMAIN A1 KNOWLEDGE BASE, RESEARCH DOMAIN B1 PERSONAL QUALITIES, RESEARCH DOMAIN D2 COMMUNICATION & DISSEMINATION, RESEARCH DOMAIN D3 ENGAGEMENT & IMPACT, V1 Respect individual learners and diverse learning communities, V2 Promote participation in higher education and equality of opportunity for learners, 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

Reflective Practice 5th Edn

02/03/18 – Publication of new edition Dr Gillie Bolton’s best-selling book authored with me. I am immensely proud of my work for SAGE on this new edition of Gillie’s long-standing and excellent text. Being able to research and provide the … Continue reading

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Universities in the crosshairs: why they are under attack, and what they should do about it

04/10/17 – Public Lecture @ University of Bradford, Norcroft Centre This lecture entitled “Universities in the crosshairs: why they are under attack, and what they should do about it” will be given by be Sir Richard Lambert, journalist and business … Continue reading

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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

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Personal Tutoring and Mental Health

20/11/17 – UKAT’s Personal Tutoring and Mental Health Although I couldn’t attend the live event, I watched this application of research to practice offer by UKAT. A good deal of our work involves some aspects of mental health. Even people … Continue reading

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Launch of Early Career Researcher Peer-support Forum

12/10/17 – this peer support group was initiated this week. The group is designed to foster peer support between ECRs. I am currently collating all expressions of interest with a planned initial meeting in December or early January.

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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.

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