Identifying Best Practice in Academic Induction Conference

(Oxford Brookes: 13 January 2017)

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Time Title Presenter Room
09.30 Welcome and Keynote address: (Still) Unskilled and Unaware of It? Some Thoughts on First Year Transitions in HE Professor Paul Latreille  Chakrabarti Lecture Theatre (JHB208)
10.30 Teaching Legal Skills: Fusion of the Academic and the Practical Andrew Kopkin JHB206
Peer mentoring in disciplinary focused transition: a partnership approach Julia Winter JHB204
11.10 Coffee and pastries   JHB 201 and 202
11.30 Peer Advice on Learning Rehab Osman JHB206
Developing Students' Skills Dan Sames JHB205

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 Watkins JHB204
Academic orientation and skills development in the Department of Biological and Medical Sciences through inclusion of academic advisor-led tutorials in a first year module Andrew Rendell JHB203
12.50 Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Kanja Sesay JHB206
Taming baggy monsters; or, groans, grades and gratitude: Perspectives from English Literature Andrea Macrae and Niall Munro JHB205
13.30 Lunch   The Deli
14.20 Developing a digital environment to enhance the pre-arrival experience: transition into higher education Samia Kamal JHB206
From Fear to Finesse: Helping students navigate bumps on the road to academic success Kevin Watson JHB204
15.00 Foundations for Academic Success: Orientation, Transition and Integration Jacqui O’Rourke Chakrabarti Lecture Theatre
15.45 Tea and Plenary   Chakrabarti Lecture Theatre (JHB208)
16.30 Finish