Upcoming events: Advance HE – symposia series

Advance HE’s range of symposia events focus on thematic areas of interest within teaching and learning and are for anyone wishing to improve their knowledge of the latest teaching pedagogies and upskill their practice in key areas. Practitioners are invited to participate in each symposium through submitting an abstract on their work as a presentation…

Questioning Assumptions

            Strand Student Retention Type Campfire Learning objective(s) The objectives of this session are; to enable participants to recognise that barriers to participation, engagement and thus learning can be caused by unseen and unrecognised assumptions to enable participants to uncover their own assumptions through an ongoing process of review and…

Engaging, including and activating: multimedia learning scholarship for the visual revolution

            Please note that all images are copy-right protected and must not be used without the owner’s permission! Strand Student retention Type Campfire Learning Objective(s) By the end of the session, participants will: be up to date with leading scholarship on multimedia learning and its predictions regarding pedagogic impact on…

Conveying the tears behind the stories in child and adolescent mental health through distance learning

          The aim of this presentation is to show how an innovative distance learning course can engage practitioners from a wide variety of backgrounds in enhancing their knowledge and skills in child and adolescent mental health. Two experienced practitioners and educators in the field constructed a course which has proved popular…

Word Café – ACHIEVE Projects strategic focus

Hosted by: Graham Holden, Director of Learning and Teaching, LEAD ACHIEVE is a programme of innovation, research and practice at Sheffield Hallam University concerned with not just improving, but rethinking, the student experience. ACHIEVE has been designed to support the ambitious strategy we have set ourselves to be a world-leading applied university. Using a World…

The emotional dimension of training to teach in the primary classroom: implications for support and pedagogy in ITE

                          “Teaching is even in my dreams” (PGCE trainee teacher 2017): How can initial teacher education support trainee primary teachers to develop their understanding of the emotional dimension of teaching? What are the implications for teaching, learning and student support in the university?Abstract:…

Thinking Creatively about Teaching in HE – An Educational Treasure Hunt

A Teaching Survival Kit – what to do if you get shipwrecked mid-session…… Based on chapters from our recently published book, An A-Z of Creative Teaching in Higher Education (Ashton and Stone, 2018), this walkshop invites you to uncover the whereabouts of six interactive posters related to engaging students in teaching and learning. The common…

Upcoming CPD event: Demystifying diversity: the role of the academic in inspiring cohesion in the classroom

About the session In this session we will consider how being consistently inclusive in the classroom can help build meaningful relationships between staff and students and foster supportive peer relations which can improve student outcomes in relation to key metrics for the TEF such as retention. We will briefly explore what prevents us from being…