Resources and downloads from 2nd Annual ESCalate Student Conference - Students as Stakeholders: take an active part in your own learning

Description This event, held in April 2010 explored the new roles that students currently play in being more proactive in the process of teaching and learning.

Opening Plenary
Students as Agents for Change in Learning and Teaching - Liz Dunne, University of Exeter

Morning Parallel Sessions

  • A1 Active Participation in Learning - Joan Walton, Liverpool Hope University
  • B1 What Does it Mean for Students to become Agents of Change? - Liz Dunne, Roos Zandstra and Harriet Whewell,University of Exeter
  • C1 The Student Voice – can you hear us? - Jennifer Redman, Claire Sharples and Victoria Todd, University of Central Lancashire
  • D1 Student Engagement through Collaboration: enhancing the curriculum with learners as partners - Helen Gough and Linda Proudfoot, Glasgow Caledonian University
  • E1 Student Involvement and Stakeholder Requirements: emancipation to abdication - Joe Gazdula and Amanda Dalzell, Liverpool Hope University.  

Keynote Address
The Importance of the Learner Voice in 21st Century Higher Education - Aaron Porter, Vice President - National Union of Students (NUS)

Afternoon Parallel Sessions

  • A2 Reflections on the part time learning experience of mature students at the University of Glamorgan - Charlotte Freeman, University of Glamorgan
  • B2 Students Taking the Lead – Student Engagement: The Ecoversity Story - Sheri-Leigh Miles and Mansi Kulkarni, University of Bradford
  • C2 Using Lecture Capture to enhance teaching and learning and meet student expectations and needs - Steve Rose, University of Exeter
  • D2 The Relationship between Research and Employability :a personal perspective - Jodie Hunter-Lamontanaro, University of Plymouth
  • The Opening Plenary
  • Rapt attention during the opening plenary
  • Catching up with friends and colleagues in the coffee break
  • The team from Glasgow Caledonian University
  • Dee and Szeri from ESCalate
  • Students as Agents of Change - interactive workshop activity
  • ESCalate's Director joining in the fun
  • Niaz Soomro presenting his poster
  • Yusmarwati Yusof answering questions about her poster
  • Nia Richards presenting her poster
  • ESCalate publications on display
  • Aaron Porter delivering the keynote speech
  • Delegates during the keynote
  • Students as Agents of Change - interactive workshop activity
  • The team from Liverpool Hope University testing out their Sage yo-yos!
  • Sara Bath from the HE Academy chats to delegates
  • Liz, Steve and Genna from ESCalate
  • Joe Gadzula facilitating a workshop
  • An interactive workshop
  • The closing plenary moderated by Tony
  • The team from University of Exeter