Enhancing the student experience in lifelong learning: research and practice
|Date(s)||Thursday 24-Friday 25 May 2007|
|Venue||NCSL Learning and Conference Centre, Nottingham|
|Organised by||ESCalate and University of Nottingham|
The conference will comprise a mixture of keynotes, parallel sessions of workshops and discussion papers covering the themes of: Flexible delivery (eg. e-learning, distance learning, work-based learning); Part-time study; Inclusion; Assessment and feedback; Research-teaching linkages
Keynote speakers include:
Professor John Field: Director of the Division of Academic Innovation and Continuing Education; Deputy Principal (Research), University of Stirling, Associate Director of ESCalate.
Professor Lee Harvey: Director, Centre for Research and Evaluation, Sheffield Hallam University.
Professor Kathryn Eccleston: Professor of Post-Compulsory Education, Westminster Institute of Education, Oxford Brookes University.
Dr Hazel Knox: Senior Research Fellow, Centre for Lifelong Learning, University of Paisley.
Promoting inclusive teaching practice
Evaluating prior assessment experiences
Reusable electronic learning objects
Enhancing flexible delivery
Assessment and feedback design
Innovations in teaching
Engaging with reflective practicePresentation topics include:
Academic communities in the workplace
Work based tasks – using observation to support learning from experience
Pushing the Parameters: ePioneers of Assessment?
Impact of the student learning experience upon retention
Enhancing the Learner Experience: A Flexible Work Based Approach
All in the detail: increasing student diversity and its implications for inclusive practice
Innovative and flexible practices to enhance learning for work-based students
Blended learning: a more flexible and enhanced learning experience
Oral interaction and lifelong learners
The experience of mature women students in higher education
Registration Fee(s)Early bird rate £305 (until 02 03 2007) - inclusive of accommodation, conference dinner and entertainment.
Standard rate £325 - inclusive of accommodation, conference dinner and entertainment.
Day delegate rate 24 May – includes lunch - £115.
Day delegate rate 25 May – includes lunch - £115
Conference dinner, wine reception and entertainment (24 May) - £45.
Cancellation: Cancellation of places should be in writing (faxes and email accepted). A 20% administrative charge will apply to cancellations received before Friday 13 April 2007. After this date, or for non-attendance on the day, the full fee will be payable.
For further information please contact:ESCalate @ StirlingDAICEAirthey CastleUniversity of StirlingStirlingPhone: 01786 467946Fax: 01786 466131ESCalate@stir.ac.uk