Brookes Learning and Teaching Conference 2013
Wednesday 27 March 2013

Student Engagement: What does it mean? What does it look like?


9.00 - 9.30

Coffee and registration in the Atrium, Abercrombie Building

9.30 - 10.00

Unconference beginnings - What does 'student engagement' mean to you?

Questions and answers with representatives of different forms of student engagement

Welcome, Prof John Raftery, PVC Student Experience

10.00 - 10.45

e-Pioneer partnerships: Pioneering partnerships for digital literacy

Rauri Pountain, Lizzie Fraser and Richard Francis, with e-Pioneers

You live and learn: A pedagogical case for live projects

Jane Anderson with Jonathan Shmulevitch

Project based learning in first year Mathematics: embedding information and digital literacies

Rachel Long, Dan Croft and students


Crossing Boundaries: Student and Staff Engagement, Interaction and Experiences

This panel discussion examines undergraduate learning in Religion and Theology

Dominic Corrywright, Mary Foy, Nigel Sharp
10.50 - 11.25

The art of lecturing without lecturing

John Twycross

Student Engagement: what is it, what is it good for and does it happen?

Katherine Hewitt and Mark Cain

Could you flip? ... OERs and student engagement

Tom Smith, Ashley Aryee, David Whittingham with Lizzie Fraser, Stephen Harland, Jenny Richards and Mary Foy

Peer review in the formative stage of writing

Mary Davis, Lijun Tang, Rawan Albaqami, Tsilazazi Itwi
11.30 - 12.30

Exhibition and refreshments in the Atrium

12.00 - 13.15

Keynote talk: “Building partnerships, enhancing learning: Engagement versus satisfaction approaches”

Camille Kandiko, Kings College London
Main Lecture Theatre
13.15 - 14.10
Lunch in the Atrium  
14.15 - 15.00

Peer Advice on Learning: What’s in it for all of us?

Debbie Witney & Tatia Batsikadze, Victoria Nmadu, Ade Adekoya, Andrew Butler, James Chan, Leo Juergens, Fadzai Muzivi

Students researching the student experience of ethnic minority students

Neil Currant, Suneela Ahmed & Dianne Regisford

Making the most of moodle

Rachel Long, Clare Martin, students & colleagues

Sharing positive experiences with Moodle and general good practice across the University


The tthical importance of subject matter

David Aldridge
Main Lecture Theatre
15.00 - 15.20

Exhibition and refreshments in the Atrium
and in Buckley
15.25 - 16.00

Enhanced understanding of students' understanding and perception of formative assessment processes

Paul Ong

Peer mentoring using ipad tablets

George Roberts, Neil Currant, Adrian Aambo, Andrew Saul, Arnaud Deloffre, Blayne Gomez, Debra Nkomo, Henriette Valmestad, Jessica Gottardo, Jon Kingaby, Konstantin Volkmann, Nathalie Grahn

Was it plagiarism or just good groupworking? Client interviewing under the spotlight

Marc Howe with Adrian Henderson, Mark Mills and Pardis Safadel

Learning and teaching computer programming using the apprenticeship model

Arantza Aldea, Ken Brownsey, Nigel Crook and Peter Marshall with Arianna Schuler Scott and Alicia Sykes

16.00 - 16.45

Twilight Talk: Engagement for global and local citizenship

Paul Collins, Acting Keeper of Antiquities, Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology, in conversation with Lyn Bibbings, Business Faculty

Main Lecture Theatre