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Professional Recognition of Educator Practice Framework (PREP) successes

The following staff have successfully completed the Professional Recognition of Educator Practice Framework (PREP) and achieved recognition by the Higher Education Academy at Fellow, Senior Fellow or Principal Fellow level. PRINCIPAL FELLOW Dr Julie Cullen, Principal Teaching Fellow, Health Sciences. SENIOR FELLOWS: Professor Patrick James, Professor of Energy and Buildings within Engineering and the Environment. Dr Thomas Logothetis, Senior Teaching Fellow, Chemistry. Continue reading →

Special Interest Groups – What’s on

ILIaD Special Interest Groups (SIGs) bring together staff to share good practice, learn from one another and collaborate, or to look in more depth at a specific area of Education excellence or innovation. In support of the Education Enhancement Theme, last year saw the establishment of a number of new Technology Enhanced Learning  SIGS which are now going from strength to strength. Continue reading →

Professional Recognition of Educator Practice Framework (PREP) successes

The following staff have successfully completed the Professional Recognition of Educator Practice Framework (PREP) and achieved recognition by the Higher Education Academy at Fellow, Senior Fellow or Principal Fellow level. PRINCIPAL FELLOW Associate Professor, Dr Lisa Roberts, Health Sciences. SENIOR FELLOWS: Dr Miranda Dodd, Programme Director for PGCE Primary, Education. Dr Basel Halak, Electronics and Computer Science. Continue reading →

ILIaD reconfigures to meet growing demand….

The work undertaken by ILIaD and the Community of Education Practice has strategic significance, enhancing University ranking and reputation by improving quality, engagement and outcomes of the student education experience. With the sharpened institutional focus on quality, collegiality, sustainability, national and international reputation, it has been recognised that the increasing organisational-wide demand for ILIaD services and support cannot be met with ILIaD’s current configuration. Continue reading →

Students interview Vice-Chancellor about Researching Assessment Practices (RAP) group

On 26th October, students interviewed Professor Sir Christopher Snowden about the Researching Assessment Practices (RAP) Group, a cross-disciplinary initiative open to all colleagues across the University wishing to develop their assessment and feedback practice using a research-informed approach.  The initiative is led by Professor Carol Evans. https://youtu.be/IzdxbCw7HJ8 Students are encouraged to join the RAP group as student RAP representatives and contribute to this important work. Continue reading →

Special Interest Groups – What’s on

ILIaD Special Interest Groups (SIGs) bring together staff to share good practice, learn from one another and collaborate, or to look in more depth at a specific area of Education excellence or innovation. In support of the Education Enhancement Theme, last year saw the establishment of a number of new Technology Enhanced Learning  SIGS which are now going from strength to strength. Continue reading →

CoP Membership news

As we start the new academic year, the following staff are welcomed as Affiliates to the Community of Education Practice: Dr Helen Roberts, Associate Professor and Honorary Consultant in Geriatric Medicine, within Medicine. Dr Susie Rebelo Hopkins, Senior Teaching Fellow within Medicine. Daryl Peel, Professional Specialist in Learning Design, Institute for Learning Innovation and Development (ILIaD). Continue reading →

CoP Membership News

New Affiliate members We are delighted to welcome the following new members: Dr Jonathan Way, Associate Professor and lecturer in Philosophy within the Faculty of Humanities. Joe Franklin, developing a new Writing Centre for Humanities. Dr Pam Megaw, Visiting Fellow, Biological Sciences within the Faculty of Natural and Environmental Sciences. Amal Al Muqarshi - Doctoral researcher, Education within the Faculty of Social, Human & Mathematical Sciences. Continue reading →

How Podcasting helps academics tell engaging stories.

Reporting from September's Podcasting Micro-Conference #sotonpod16    Martin Austwick talks to the audience at #sotonpod16   In designing the Podcasting Micro-conference, we wanted to exploit the recent growth in podcasting production and opportunities for researchers, educators and staff keen to capitalise on the increasing success of the medium to reach out, tell stories and engage the public. Continue reading →