Brookes Learning and Teaching Conference:
"Student 2012"

Conference Programme

This year, the exhibition is laid out in the Simon Williams Undergraduate Centre, and most of the talks will take place in the Stuart Rookes Postgraduate Centre, thus symbolically spanning our Student 2012 population.

9.00 - 9.30

Coffee and registration in the Postgraduate Centre

9.30 - 10.00

Welcome - Rhona Sharpe, Head of OCSLD, Stuart Rookes Theatre and broadcast to Pg 201


Students as...
Stuart Rookes Theatre

Students as... PG201

Workshops Pg 202

Presentations W208

Upstairs and downstairs in SWUC

10.00 - 10.50

Students as Producers

Testing the limits of university teaching: openness, assessment & collaboration
George Roberts & students

Students as Enquirers

Phenomenology and enquiry based-learning
David Aldridge, Education


Research workshop:

Students as Evaluators
International Student 2012: What’s working well?

Louise Green & students, OBI

Getting to know your Zebra - Prezi and beyond
Tim Gibson, Creative Services

Joining up Google
Bespoke systems using Google Docs, Sites and Calendar

Richard Francis, Media Workshop and OBIS staff

Getting your Moodle site ready for September - a hands-on workshop in Moodle
Abi Ball, Media Workshop

Review of groupwork guidelines
Debbie Witney, Business

10.50 - 11.30

Exhibition, discussion and refreshments in the SESE cafe, Simon Williams Undergraduate Centre

11.35 - 12.30

Student 2012 - Effective Change Agents, Dale Potter and Students from Exeter University, Stuart Rookes Theatre and broadcast to Pg 201

12.30 - 13.30

Lunch served in Pg203 with access to garden and SWUC. Poster tour in the SWUC

13.30 - 14.30

Students as Evaluators

Student responses to formative feedback
Mary Davis, OBI

Responding to student feedback
Linet Arthur
, Education

Students as Consumers

Podcasts & flexible learning: the future of lectures?
William Pedley, Tim Goodridge, Laura Novo de Azevedo, Leslaw Zieleznik, Planning & OBIS


Possible reform in recording student achievement
Chris Rust, Helena Webster, SMT

Integrating reading lists (Talis Aspire) Jan Haines, LR staff

Getting more from Moodle and RADAR

Self-running video tutorials from the Media Workshop

Steve Burholt, Media Workshop

14.30 - 15.00

Exhibition, discussion and refreshments in the SESE cafe, Simon Williams Undergraduate Centre

15.00 - 15.45

Students as Co-constructors

Do staff and student voices echo the literature on assignment brief design? Fiona Gilbert & Garry Maguire, OBI

Students as Professionals

Simulation and experiential learning in law
Marc Howe & law students


What’s in it for us? Rewarding & recognising staff
Frances Deepwell

Moodle & Mahara pilot report back

Lecture capture
Les Zieleznik, OBIS

Getting more from Moodle and RADAR

Self-running video tutorials

15.45 - 16.00

Closing discussions and exhibition, SESE cafe, Simon Williams Undergraduate Centre

Throughout the day, you can view the exhibition in SWUC which displays the 12 PESE projects. At times when the SESE cafe is open, you are invited to come and find out more about the 12 PESE projects and share refreshments with members of the various project teams. The projects are wide-ranging and all seek to improve the Brookes' learning experience.

They are:

1. PETAL 7. Student Engagement with the Institution
2. The new VLE 8. Student led initiatives
3. University wide modular feedback system 9. Accreditation of work related learning
4. APTT 10. Enhancing the Brookes Experience in Associate College Partnerships
5. Graduate Attributes 11. Student Life
6. Grading & Assessment 12. Knowing me, knowing you.

In addition, there will be demonstrations from Blackwells of their new epack, the InStePP project and a reading corner with the latest learning and teaching publications from Brookes' staff.