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Annual Learning and Teaching Conference 2009/2010

Inaugural event: Tuesday May 25 2010

Developing learning and teaching in changing times

9.30    Coffee and Registration

9.50    Introductions to the day

Professor Sue Jackson, Pro-Vice Master Learning and Teaching

10.00   Keynote address – Challenges in changing times

Professor Julia Goodfellow, University of Kent

10.45   Symposium - flexible learning in a changing environment

  • Technology enhanced learning, Steve Hirons, School of Science
  • Network learning, Dr Kate MacKenzie-Davey and Barnaby Booth, School of BEI
  • Performing learning, Pauline Greene and Maria Koripas, School of Arts

11.45   Break-out discussion groups: S. Hirons, room G01; K. M-Davey & B. Booth, room 101; P. Greene & M. Koripos, room 104

12.30   Lunch

1.15    Developing learning through the disciplines – differentiated teaching in the classroom: a panel discussion through the Higher Education Academy subject centres

  • C-SAP (sociology, anthropology and politics subject centre), Steven Curtis, London Metropolitan University
  • Bioscience HEA subject centre, Dr Steve Maw, University of Leeds

2.15    Break-out discussion groups: S. Curtis, room G01; S. Maw, room 101.

3.00    Developing learning beyond the disciplines: a debate with the Assistant Deans Learning and Teaching on cross-School and interdisciplinary degrees

  • Dr Ed Bacon School of Social Science, History and Philosophy
  • Professor Michelle Everson, School of Law
  • Dr Dick Rayne, School of Science
  • Dr Martin Shipway, School of Arts
  • Chair: Dr Linda Trenberth, School of Business, Economics and Informatics

4.00    Conclusions

Professor Sue Jackson, Pro-Vice Master Learning and Teaching

4.15    Tea and depart