Presentation on theme: "Pedagogical Research: How not to reinvent the wheel."— Presentation transcript:
Pedagogical Research: How not to reinvent the wheel
The Higher Education Academy (HEA) is committed to improving the student learning experience by raising the status of teaching, adding to the body of knowledge relating to pedagogy, enhancing professional teaching practice, and facilitating networks and communities of practice. The Higher Education Academy Strategic Plan, 2012-2016 The Higher Education Academy
Student responses to Creative Writing: Coherence, Progression and Purpose This set of pages forms the major project output of the research into student expectations of doing Creative Writing at the undergraduate level conducted during 2007-8 by Dr Steve May, Head of Department, Bath Spa University. http://www.english.heacademy.ac.uk/explore/projects/archive/creat ive/cwstudproj/index.php What does it look like? 4
Funding Opportunities Applying for a HEA Teaching Development Grant (TDG) can help gain recognition for the innovative work you do with your students and/or provide seed money for a larger project. Research needs funding, sometimes 5
Workshops, Seminars, Conferences Attending some of the many different types of events that the HEA organises is one way to learn about how others teach and what pedagogical research is in development. It can also help you to develop as a teacher. Sharing ideas and practice 6
2 April Digital Literacies: Building learning Communities in the Humanities, LiverpoolDigital Literacies: Building learning Communities in the Humanities 7 April Teaching Screenwriting: Creativity, Innovation and Professional Practice, SalfordTeaching Screenwriting: Creativity, Innovation and Professional Practice 8 April, Teaching Landscape Writing: Interdisciplinary Approaches & Innovations, MMU Cheshire Crewe,Teaching Landscape Writing: Interdisciplinary Approaches & Innovations 29 April, Towards a postcolonial pedagogy: Engaging with literary representations of ‘race’, racism and ethnicity, ReadingTowards a postcolonial pedagogy: Engaging with literary representations of ‘race’, racism and ethnicity 7 Upcoming HEA events - FREE
1 May The Transatlantic – Towards a Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, LiverpoolThe Transatlantic – Towards a Scholarship of Teaching and Learning 2-3 June Heroes and Monsters: extraordinary tales of teaching and learning in the arts and humanities, ManchesterHeroes and Monsters: extraordinary tales of teaching and learning in the arts and humanities 17 June Teaching War & Remembrance LondonTeaching War & Remembrance *CFP Deadline 31 March* 8 Upcoming HEA events – fee!
Discipline specific pedagogical research Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL)? What might you do? Have an idea?
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