Resources: Student centred education

18 resources found for "Student centred education"
Aaron Porter : Keynote speech from 2nd annual ESCalate student conference students as stakeholders : take an active part in your own learning
Short video of extracts from Aaron Porter (NUS President) Keynote speech from the ESCalate event 2nd Annual ESCalate Student Conference Students as Stakeholders: take an active part in your own learning, 16 April 2010. Also an audio version synched with the presentation slides
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...
Developing the partnership between out of school educational agencies and initial teacher education
This is an ESCalate development project led by John McCullagh of Stranmillis University College and featuring a partnership with the W5 centre in Belfast. Rationale Out of school ‘informal educational’ visits to science discovery centres, museums, nature reserves, etc. have much to contribute to the overall learning experience of children. However the extent to which such trips impact on pupils’ learning largely depend on how the experience is...
Editorial : Towards a new psychology of student learning
This is the editorial for the ESCalate newsletter issue 11, summer 2008 Towards a new psychology of student learning, written by Tony Brown, Director of ESCalate. It explores how psychodynamic theory offers an exploration of relational experience and the defences we use to cope with relations: with self and other and the ego's attempts at self-protection from stress and anxiety in the face of the unfamiliar. Arguing that with a wealth of...
Hearing the student voice: involving students in curriculum design and development
This brief online article describes an ESCalate development project led by Fiona Campbell at Napier University. The Hearing the Student Voice project investigated effective means to capture and use the student voice to inform academic professional development. This development project will take that work on and explore innovative methods which enable students to contribute effectively to curriculum design and development. Using the materials and...
ISSOTL 2010 Conference
Julie Anderson of ESCalate presented a paper "A Classroom of anxious students" at the ISSOTL conference 2010, "Global Theories and Local Practices: Institutional, Disciplinary and Cultural Variations" 19-22 October 2010, in Liverpool. In the current climate where we may be increasingly time poor, are there nevertheless more interventions the concerned lecturer could adopt to lessen student anxiety and further support effective learning?...
Learner-centredness and the class of 130
This is an article from the ESCalate newsletter, issue 11, summer 2008. Dr Jenny Moon writes about how her Teaching Fellow award helped her to travel to Tanzania and take part in an Oxfam project (EQUIP). She worked on a Primary School project in rural Tanzania for three weeks, mainly helping the local project workers to structure the documentation of the project in order to promote its uptake in other areas of the country. The focus of the...
Let’s hear it for the student voice!
This is an article from the ESCalate newsletter, summer 2010, celebrating 10 years of the education subject centre. Fiona Campbell argues passionately for the inclusion of the student voice in all aspects of higher education and provides an overview of the two projects that ESCalate supported as a way of mainstreaming this once marginal area
Newsletter Issue 21 - Autumn 2011
The last edition of the ESCalate newsletter. The editorial is provided by ESCalate's Director Andrew Pollard as well as colleagues across the Education community, gathering together their thoughts on the legacy ESCalate leaves behind but also what support continues to be available to the community
Poster Presentations from 2nd Annual ESCalate Student Conference Students as Stakeholders: take an active part in your own learning
Poster Presentations from 2nd Annual ESCalate Student Conference Students as Stakeholders: take an active part in your own learning, 16 April 2010. Each poster presentation has a brief abstract, with links to poster / presentation files
Resources from Listening to Learners: Partnership in Action
Resources from the ESCalate event Listening to Learners: Partnership in Action, 22 April 2009. The ‘Student Voice’ agenda provides students and young people the opportunity to have a say in their world, to contribute to their community, and to better inform decisions that are made on their behalf. Students will ‘become more active participants in their education, including the evaluation of their own learning’ and this will impact positively on...
Resources from Students as researchers : novice to expert; the first annual ESCalate student conference
Students as researchers : novice to expert; the first annual ESCalate student conference was held in April 2009, for Education undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral students to consider the value and purpose of small-scale personal research in education for both individuals and groups. The resources from this event include presentations on; The Research Process: from Inception to Dissemination; Students as researchers in the first year...
Science education students taking ownership of their learning
This paper by Liz Lakin from the University of Cumbria, forms part of the ESCalate Help Directory for Teacher Educators and is part of the Research Papers from the Teacher Educator Community series. This paper reports on the initial outcomes of an exercise with Secondary students in the conceptual development year of their undergraduate or post graduate training. Students were asked to use a focussed learning log to assist with their studies. The...
Students as change agents, new ways of engaging with learning and teaching in Higher Education
This booklet seeks to define themes around student engagement and details the background to an initiative run by the University of Exeter called the "Students as Change Agents" project. It describes how Exeter undertook this project, and there are case studies. There is practical advice both within the booklet and on the accompanying ESCalate project Web page for others who might like to set up a similar scheme
Students as researchers : novice to expert
This is an article from the ESCalate newsletter, issue 14, summer 2009 reporting on the first ESCalate student conference - Students as researchers : novice to expert - held on Monday 20th April 2009, at the Lakeside Centre, Birmingham. The article gives a flavour of the day and what was covered in the different sessions
Students as researchers : novice to expert
This is an article from the ESCalate newsletter, autumn 2008 giving notice of the first annual ESCalate conference for students. Organised by the Higher Education Subject Centre for Education ESCalate Monday 20th April Aston Conference Centre – Aston University In April 2009, ESCalate will be hosting its first major conference specifically aimed at undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral students in education. The event will provide an...
University of East London (UEL) Continuum
This is an ESCalate Commissioned Work project led by Professor John Storan, Dr Petula Peters and Kathy Wright of the University of East London. The project proposal carried out in the year 2008/9 focused on four areas of activity. These were: 1) Survey - New Learning Professionals Online survey of “New learning professionals” Focus groups (6-8 respondents per group) conducted with survey respondents 2) Listening to Learners – Student Voice The...
What has inquiry based learning got to do with learning and teaching in a business school and beyond?
This is an article from the ESCalate newsletter, autumn 2008 by Margaret Page of the University of the West of England. In June 2008 two tutors and three student researchers from Bristol Business School met at Bristol Parkway station to travel up to the LTEA conference in Sheffield. The LTEA conference was a first for us in many ways. For students this was a first academic conference. For tutors it was a first LTEA conference and a first...