Meet the Team – Liz Austen – Senior Lecturer in Research, Evaluation and Student Engagement

Meet the Team – Dr Liz Austen – Senior Lecturer Research, Evaluation and Student Engagement My academic profile: https://www.shu.ac.uk/about-us/our-people/staff-profiles/liz-austen Summary My current work focuses on student experiences within higher education and the policy context which shapes them. Most recently my work has included projects which review the complexity of teaching excellence and evaluating pedagogic interventions…

How can digital capability promote teaching excellence?

Dr Liz Austen, Helen J Parkin, Stella Jones-Devitt   ‘There is an inherent difficulty when trying to use the words digital capability and teaching excellence as they are contested terms singularly and in combination.’ (Austen et al 2016). This was one of many conclusions to a QAA funded research project, published today, which aimed to…

Maximising ‘reach’ during the research process: using steering groups to increase visibility before publication

by Dr Liz Austen, Helen J Parkin and Stella Jones-Devitt Friday 16th September Enhancing your academic impact: Library Support Team It may be that the term ‘reach’ only invokes images of Mr Tickle’s extraordinarily long arms for those of us with young children. However that’s the analogy we used when we presented our integrative review…