Resources: Scholarship of learning and teaching

42 resources found for "Scholarship of learning and teaching"
CETL
This resource outlines the work of ESCalate, the Higher Education Academy Subject Centre for Education with CETLs (Centres for Excellence in Teaching and Learning) in various institutions. This work includes: helping CETLs to become established and embedded in their institutions; supporting the creation of coherent and effective teams; supporting the sharing of subject knowledge and pedagogy among CETLs, Subject Centres, institutions and CETL...
Conference impressions from 2nd annual ESCalate student conference : Students as stakeholders : take an active part in your own learning
Short video of conference impressions from 2nd annual ESCalate student conference : Students as stakeholders : take an active part in your own learning, 16 April 2010
Continuum : Listening to learners : student voice
The one day conference formed part of a piece of ESCalate commissioned work led by Professor John Storan, Dr. Petula Peters and Kathy Wright of the University of East London. Listening to Learners: Partnerships in Action and aimed to disseminate innovative work in progress as well as good practice from other projects and initiatives. These collated resources from the day feature a number of presentations, case studies and reports about the...
CPD (Continuing Professional Development) needs of mentors in post-compulsory ITT (Initial Teacher Training)
This ESCalate Developing Pedagogy and Practice grant was awarded to Ewan Ingleby of the University of Teesside in 2009. This project explored the CPD needs of mentors in Post-Compulsory Initial Teacher Training. The primary research was based on questionnaire and semi-structured interview data. The findings complemented recent Ofsted inspection findings of Post-Compulsory ITT providers. The research developed the themes identified by Ingleby and...
Editorial : summer newsletter June 2010
David Sadler, Director of Networks for the Higher Education Academy writes the editorial for the ESCalate summer newsletter for 2010 and outlines the involvement he has had with ESCalate, the Subject Centre for Education over the years. It is available as a PDF download of some 3 pages
eep : the educational evidence portal
This is an article from the ESCalate newsletter, issue 18, autumn 2010 by Andrew Morris. It details the Educational Evidence Portal, an online tool for getting hold of research evidence for those working in education
Enhancing the student learning experience in HE education programmes across the UK
Jocelyn Wishart of ESCalate prepared a poster presentation of ESCalate's work for the August 2010 European Conference on Educational Research (ECER) in Helsinki. It details the process and findings of a recent evaluation of ESCalate, looking at the impact of grants and events, as well as the degree of engagement with institutions
ESCalate and the changing world of HE
This is an article from the ESCalate newsletter, summer 2010. Tony Brown, Director of ESCalate, explains the scope of ESCalate’s work and the diversity of its reach while anticipating possible changes to come. It is available as a PDF file of some 2 pages
ESCalate newsletter, autumn 2010, issue 18
This is the ESCalate newsletter, issue 18, autumn 2010. It contains a collection of varied stories from across the education research community. Articles range from developments involving students directly in research, to project updates from various teams and details of innovations using online resource databases
ESCalate newsletter, issue 14, summer 2009
This is the ESCalate newsletter, issue 14, summer 2009 which focusses on research in education - sharing stories, sharing expertise. It was edited by Fiona Hyland (ESCalate Researcher) and Rachel Segal (Assistant Director - Research and Evaluation, Higher Education Academy). This collection of articles takes the reader through the research process, from getting your work published, to the 'researcher experience', and what ESCalate can offer in...
ESCalate newsletter, issue 16, spring 2010
This is the ESCalate newsletter, issue 16, spring 2010 with contributions from across the education sector, this edition seeks to show ESCalate's involvement with a range of different organisations and people
ESCalate newsletter, issue 17, summer 2010
This edition of the ESCalate newsletter celebrates 10 years of the subject centre and contains a collection of articles from our community - from past and present staff, award holders and outside agencies, all of whom have been involved with ESCalate and its range of activity in the last ten years
ESCalate's new funding opportunities
This is an article from the ESCalate newsletter issue 14, summer 2009. It announces three new strands of funding for the coming academic year 2009/2010. This article talks about these and other areas of funding ESCalate offers. Alexis Taylor (ESCalate’s Academic Projects Coordinator) talk about the funding awards available from ESCalate
Getting your assessment, learning and teaching research published
This is an article from the ESCalate newsletter, issue 14, summer 2009 by Sally Brown of Leeds Metropolitan University. It details ways of getting your research published, some reasons for choosing to write and tips for making the most of writing
In conversation with ... Andrew Pollard
This is an article from the ESCalate newsletter, issue 14, summer 2009 featuring an interview with Professor Andrew Pollard, the outgoing Director of the Teaching and Learning Research Programme (TLRP). He answers questions from Fiona Hyland of ESCalate about the state of Education research today and developments for the future
In conversation with ... Jocelyn Wishart
This is an article from the ESCalate newsletter, issue 18, autumn 2010. Here Jocelyn Wishart, ESCalate's Acting Director, talks about some of the issues surrounding Higher Education today and about her "other" job and how this supports the work she does for the Subject Centre
In conversation with ... Rosemary Deem and Julie Anderson
In conversation is a regular feature in the ESCalate newsletter. The summer 2010 edition features Rosemary Deem and Julie Anderson as two past members of the ESCalate team. Here they talk about the things they enjoyed and the things they didn't and what they are doing now
In the beginning .
This is an article from the ESCalate newsletter, summer 2010 by Roger Murphy of the University of Nottingham. Roger was ESCalate’s first Director and has always kept a keen eye on developments both within the Subject Centre and in the wider Education community. The article is available as a 2 page PDF download
Keeping you informed ..
This is the editorial from the ESCalate newsletter, issue 18, autumn 2010. Fiona Hyland gives a flavour of what readers can see in this edition of the newsletter
Learning from the Research Successful
This is a piece of ESCalate commissioned work for 2010/11 led by Professor Jean Murray (Cass School of Education, University of East London). It is a questionnaire and interview-based study of the learning life histories of a purposive sample of established researchers in teacher education. Its aims are: to explore the experiences of established researchers and the socio-cultural factors which support their development in the professional field...
Making room for scholarly activity and research within HE in FE
This is an article from the ESCalate newsletter, issue 18, autumn 2010 by Steve Rose. For a long time there has been support for the Further Education sector in delivering Higher Education courses. The article calls for continued support of scholarly activity within colleges
Memories of the early years of ESCalate ..
This is an article from the ESCalate newsletter, summer 2010, celebrating 10 years of the subject centre for education. Arlene Gilpin the first ESCalate manager, talks about a role she describes as encompassing ‘associate directorship with executive manager, academic manager and any other job that needed doing!’
Mental Health in Initial Teacher Education
Developing an understanding of emotional wellbeing and mental health is an essential component of initial teacher education – if learners are to be equipped both to support and nurture the mental health of pupils, and to enhance their own wellbeing and that of colleagues. With space in the curriculum at a premium, there is a need to consider how best this area of learning can be addressed. A number of initiatives have been developed to promote...
Offering support from the beginning
This is an article from the ESCalate newsletter, issue 18, autumn 2010 by Emma Jackson, of the University of Worcester. Emma is a doctoral student who received an ESCalate bursary to attend the Forum for Access and Continuing Education (FACE) 2010 conference. This account tells about how she felt and how this type of support is so valuable for early researchers
Reflective teaching : the past, present and future of a textbook
This is an article from the ESCalate newsletter, issue 16, spring 2010. Andrew Pollard writes about how the established textbook - Reflective Teaching - for teachers first started and how he sees it moving forward ... with a little help from the education community
Research informed pedagogy for the 21st century teacher
This is an ESCalate Developing Pedagogy and Practice grant awarded to Simon Hoult of Canterbury Christ Church University. We wish to develop our pedagogic and curriculum approaches to our initial teacher education programmes in order to develop student learning that is underpinned by research informed teaching and learning. This will enable us to initially respond (by modelling) and then provide a scholarly critical underpinning to a range of...
Resources from 1st TEAN annual conference : The importance of education
Resources from the ESCalate event 1st TEAN (Teacher Education Advancement Network) annual conference : The importance of education, 21 May 2010. Includes a link to the conference website, the Teacher Training Resource Bank conference website and conference resources / abstracts
Resources from ESCalate at UCET 2010 : Teacher education futures across the four nations of the UK : perspectives from policy, research and practice
Resources from ESCalate at UCET 2010 : Teacher education futures across the four nations of the UK : perspectives from policy, research and practice 11-12 November 2010. Includes a presentation on learning from the research successful
Resources from University of Northampton Learning and Teaching Conference
Resources from the ESCalate event University of Northampton Learning and Teaching Conference, 13 May 2010 on the theme of learning dialogues. Better understanding of learning dialogues is an important element in the scholarship of Learning and Teaching. The conference was designed to provide a forum in which effective, evidence-informed practice can be shared and debated. The learning dialogues conference was organised around four themes:...
Scholarly activity undertaken in HE in FE
This is an article from the ESCalate newsletter, issue 14, summer 2009 by Madeline King and John Widdowson. This article looks at provision given in FECs (Further Education colleges) for Higher Education programmes and looks forward to new initiatives
Shooting stars research with ESCalate
This is an article from the ESCalate newsletter, summer 2010, celebrating 10 years of the education subject centre. Joe Gadzula writes from a lecturer’s point of view about the support ESCalate has given to one of his students to make a start on their career by applying for funding, engaging with research and presenting at conferences
Teacher education across the four nations
This is an article from the ESClate newsletter, issue 15, autumn 2009. Ian Menter continues his discussion (begun in ESCalate newsletter, issue 11) of teacher education research across the four nations. He reminds us of the TEG (Teacher Education Group) database of annotated research abstracts that support teacher educators engaged in research. Analysis of the TEG resource itself indicates that teacher education research is very much alive in the...
Teacher Education Group (TEG)
The TEG project team includes: Dr Moira Hulme, University of Glasgow; Professor Marion Jones, Liverpool John Moores University; Professor Pat Mahony, Roehampton University; Professor Jean Murray, (University of east London; Dr Karl Wall, Institute of Education, University of London; Research Support: Ian Hextall Between 2007 and 2009 the Teacher Education Group (TEG) worked under the auspices of the Teaching and Learning Research Programme...
Teacher Education Research Network (TERN)
The Project team: Professor Marion Jones, Liverpool John Moores University Professor Pat Mahony, Roehampton University Professor Olwen McNamara, University of Manchester Professor Ian Menter, University of Glasgow Professor Jean Murray, University of East London Dr Grant Stanley, Liverpool John Moores University The Teacher Education Research Network (TERN 2008-09) was a year-long project funded by the ESRC which ran from November 2008 to July...
Teaching and Learning Research Programme (TLRP) publications
This part of the ESRC Teaching and Learning Research Programme (TLRP) website, which lists their publications. Users can browse publications by type, such as commentaries, research briefings, press releases, newsletters etc. TLRP covers the whole range of educational research topics, with current subjects of interest including neuroscience, disability issues, widening participation and technology enhanced learning. The landing page lists the most...
TEAN Workshops - Teacher Education Futures across the 4 nations of the UK
This is a piece of ESCalate commissioned work for the year 2010/11 and led by Alison Jackson of the University of Cumbria. TEAN (the Teacher Education Advancement Network) based at the University of Cumbria, will organise and run four workshops for ESCalate, one in each of the four countries of the UK. The workshops will respond to policy changes in each of the four nations and engage delegates in debate concerning current issues in Initial...
The freedom to write
This is an article from the ESCalate newsletter, summer 2010, celebrating 10 years of the education subject centre. Rebecca Turner explains how the collaboration between ESCalate and the HELP CETL provided invaluable support for scholarly activity amongst staff at the University of Plymouth Colleges
The Higher Education Academy: EvidenceNet
This is an article from the ESCalate newsletter issue 14, summer 2009 by Heather Fotheringham and Rachel Segal. This article talks about the launch of EvidenceNet: a Higher Education Academy initiative. The authors write about the need to promote evidence based practice for Teaching and Learning. How this new resource from the Academy will give colleagues access to the evidence base and to have the space and opportunity to discuss and explore how...
The power of the written word
This is an article from the ESCalate newsletter, summer 2010, a celebration of 10 years of the education subject centre. Jenny Moon explains how she was able to develop her research skills and publish her findings through ESCalate support and encouragement
The work of teacher education
This is an article from the ESCalate newsletter, issue 18, autumn 2010 by Viv Ellis of the University of Oxford. It is an interim update of an ESCalate funded project looking at how Teacher Education is being delivered in both England and Scotland
Touching hearts and minds
This is an article from the ESCalate newsletter, summer 2010, celebrating 10 years of the education subject centre. Bart McGettrick outlines the support that ESCalate has provided to those involved in academic research and the way it has helped them to make their work known to a wider audience
Working with NTF's, Senior Fellows, CETLs
This is a piece of ESCalate commissioned work, awarded to Tony Brown of the University of Bristol. The purpose of NTF Scheme and the HEA Senior Fellowship is to establish a recognition and reward process for high achieving colleagues in the HE sector. This project aims to publicise the work of NT Fellows in the ESCalate newsletter and the web site. This will be done through selected telephone interviews with NT Fellows working within the...