Identifying Best Practice in Academic Induction Conference

(Oxford Brookes: 13 January 2017)

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09.30Welcome and Keynote address: (Still) Unskilled and Unaware of It? Some Thoughts on First Year Transitions in HEProfessor Paul Latreille Chakrabarti Lecture Theatre (JHB208)
10.30Teaching Legal Skills: Fusion of the Academic and the PracticalAndrew KopkinJHB206
Peer mentoring in disciplinary focused transition: a partnership approachJulia WinterJHB204

Coffee and pastries

JHB 201 and 202
11.30Peer Advice on LearningRehab OsmanJHB206

Developing Students' Skills

Dan SamesJHB205

A shift in responsibility: Inclusive Learning and Teaching to replace parts of the Disabled Students’ Allowances for students with Dyslexia and Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLD)

Fiona Hutchison and Fiona WatkinsJHB204
Academic orientation and skills development in the Department of Biological and Medical Sciences through inclusion of academic advisor-led tutorials in a first year moduleAndrew RendellJHB203
12.50  Equality, Diversity and InclusionKanja SesayJHB206
Taming baggy monsters; or, groans, grades and gratitude: Perspectives from English Literature

Andrea Macrae and Niall Munro



 The Deli
14.20Developing a digital environment to enhance the pre-arrival experience: transition into higher educationSamia KamalJHB206
From Fear to Finesse: Helping students navigate bumps on the road to academic successKevin WatsonJHB204
15.00Foundations for Academic Success: Orientation, Transition and IntegrationJacqui O’RourkeChakrabarti Lecture Theatre
15.45Tea and Plenary 

Chakrabarti Lecture Theatre (JHB208)