Brookes Learning and Teaching Conference 2011 Engaging learning through graduate attributes: staff and student perspectives

To be held on Wednesday 29 June 2011 at Harcourt Hill Campus

9.00 - 9.15

Coffee and registration in the Main Lecture Hall

9.15 - 10.00

Welcome, Prof John Raftery, PVC Student Experience
Keynote talk: "Internationalisation: are we being prodigious enough?" Jude Carroll, OCSLD


 Exhibition opens in the Glasgow Room



Global citizen & personal literacies


Digital literacies


Assessment literacies


10.05 - 10.40

From cross-cultural group work towards global citizenship: Challenges, pitfalls & solutions
Louise Green, OBI & OCSLD

Virtually there: Supporting and assessing the development of digital literacies through virtual groupwork
Debbie Witney, Business

Optimising Student Performance in Assessment Through Assignment Brief Design
Fiona Gilbert & Garry Maguire, OBI

10.05 Using an ‘Induction Wiki’ to improve the undergraduate student experience. Lindsay Williams and Belinda Platt

10.25 Developing digital and information literacy: using the VLE for information skills training
David Bell


 Exhibition and refreshments in the Glasgow Room

11.00 - 11.35

Beyond the curriculum - in search of authentic settings to disseminate undergraduate research.
Helen Walkington, SSL

Looking back and looking forward – preparing for Moodle
Irmgard Huppe, HSC & Emma Coles, Business

Investigating assessment literacy in our learning communities: what is it and how can it be developed?
Birgit den Outer & Margaret Price, ASKe

11.00 Learning legacies.
HLST Subject Centre and Steve Burholt

11.20 Ripple project – OERs in action.
Peter Robinson and Richard Francis

11.40 - 12.40

Keynote talk: "Digital literacies? "I just type it into Google" David White, University of Oxford

12.40 - 13.40

Buffet lunch in the Refectory. Drinks, exhibition and poster tour in the Glasgow Room

13.40 - 14.15

Practice Makes Perfect  - An active learning & research collaboration case study
Tom Farrell, Business

The Power of Experience: evaluating the use of a mobile approach for enhancing learning in urban design. Laura Novo de Azevedo, Tobias Fett, Nina Sharp, BE

Extending the mode of report formats used by learners: exploring the challenges
Eric Cassells & Karen Handley, Business

13.40 English for Academic Purposes (EAP) and the Web. Peter Saunders

14.00 Simulation and Experiential Learning in Law: Student Client Interviewing. Marc Howe & students

14.15 - 14.35

Refreshment break in Glasgow Room

14.35 - 15.10

Engaging Students with Personal Literacy by Incorporating Personal Development Planning into the Curriculum
Mary McAlinden, Technology

Debate - This House Believes that Full Scale Online Education Will Inevitably Become … Mainstream Education.
Marion Waite, Sue Schutz, Jackie Miley, Irmgard Huppe, Jane Goodman Brown, HSC

‘Golden opportunity’ or ‘Lead Balloon’? Evaluating and evolving a modules formative assessment and feedback strategy.
Dan Butcher, HSC

14.35 Tutor perceptions of the word-based boundaries of plagiarism
Mary Davis

14.55 4E: Enhancing and Evaluating the Electronic Learning Experience. 
Dominic Corrywright and Tom Cosgrove

15.10 - 15.30

Cultivating community: the New Library and Teaching Building. Berry O’Donovan BUS, John Ridgett, Richard Jobson, Design Engine

15.30 - 16.00

Closing discussions and exhibition in Glasgow Room