'Engaging Students in a Research Intensive Environment'

Parallel Sessions



11.00
Parallel Sessions 1
  1. Facing Outwards: New narratives of engagement at The University of Sheffield
Professor Brendan Stone (English), Professor Rowland Atkinson (Urban Studies and Planning), Dr Beatrice De Carli (Architecture)

  1. a) Leading the way through peer learning and teaching
Holly Nicholson (Civil and Structural Engineering), Jordan Rickard (Chemical and Biological Engineering)

b) Research-led thesis projects – MSc Sustainability in Architecture Studies
Dr Sofie Pelsmakers, Aidan Hoggard (Architecture)

  1. a) AMRC Foundation Degree in Manufacturing Technology: Compressed learning and student engagement
Kathryn Jackson, Ian Loasby (AMRC Training Centre)

b) Seeing the bigger picture – contextualising Engineering
Dr Candice Majewski (Mechanical Engineering)

c) Gamification – how to engage students in research-led teaching in class
Christakis Liassidis (Business Administration and Economics Department, International Faculty)

  1. a) Academic transitions in the context of a research intensive institution
Dr Rita Hordósy (Widening Participation Research and Evaluation Unit), Dr Tom Clark (Sociological Studies), Dr Dan Vickers (Geography)

b) Curiosity, enquiry and confidence: Developing investigative skills in Foundation Year learners
Dr Camilla Priede, Ros Tratt (Lifelong Learning)

  1. a) Incorporating a company…and much more. A case study from Law on active research and self-directed learning
    Rachel Cooper and Pauline Laidlaw (Law)
b) Making numbers matter – lessons from teaching quantitative skills in the Social Sciences
Jamal Lahmar (Education, Q-Step Programme), Dr Alasdair Rae (Urban Studies and Planning, Sheffield Methods Institute, Q-Step Programme)

c) Engaging Medical postgraduate students in identifying DDP literature review support requirements
Emily Fisk, Billy Bryan, Dr Peter Grabowski (Medical School)

  1. a) What does research “mean” when it comes to cross-campus learning and teaching?
    Amanda Crawley Jackson (French), Alastair Buckley (Physics and Astronomy), Fran Sutherland (Projects and Development)

b) Interdisciplinary teaching – the advantages and challenges of teaching in teams
Dr Kevin Kuykendall, Ida Kemp (Interdisciplinary Programmes Office, Faculty of Arts and Humanities)

12.10
Parallel Sessions 2
  1. Consistency and the VLE – ensuring the foundations are in place to support widespread change
Farzana Latif (CiCS), Dr Chris Stokes (Cross-Cutting Director of Digital Learning), Danny Monaghan (CiCS), Ali Day (Student Education Officer)

  1. a) Stepping stones to student engagement in research: From interfering to interacting!
Dr Paschalia Patsala (English Studies, International Faculty)

b) A new approach to Level 3 project work
Dr Katherine Inskip, Jim Weston, Professor David Mowbray, Professor Paul Crowther, Dr Luke Wilson, Dr Ed Daw, Dr Alastair Buckley, Professor David Lidzey, Dr Susan Cartwright, Dr Chloe McDaid, Dr Matt Mears (Physics and Astronomy)
  1. a) Student-staff partnership in learning, teaching and assessment
Dr David Forrest (English), Dr Andrea Bath (Learning and Teaching Services), Alex Hamilton (Student Associate for Learning and Teaching)

b) Collaborating with students to modernise laboratory class teaching
Dr Emma Jones (Molecular Biology and Biotechnology)

c) Learning and teaching about equality and diversity in Higher Education and beyond: Turning “deficits” into “assets”
Professor Tamara Hervey, James Cairns, Sarah McCloskey, Nellie Wanyama (Law), Nazma Begum (Politics)
  1. a) What is the value of a doctoral degree? Exploring perceptions of personal value gained from doctoral study in the context of the UK knowledge economy
Billy Bryan (Academic Unit of Medical Education)

b) Trust me! Building and breaking professional trust in doctoral student-supervisor relationships
Dr Kay Guccione (Research and Innovation Services)

  1. a) Who’s the project for? The issues and benefits of working with a community client
Mel Burton (Landscape)

b) Project ACE: Action on Community Energy Efficiency
Dr Mohammad Zandi (Chemical and Biological Engineering), Dr Nigel Russell (Learning and Teaching Services), Ryan Malcolmson, Ademuyiwa Agbonyin, Vasileios Kalliris (Chemical and Biological Engineering)

c) International students, migrant communities: The local and the international in an Engaged Curriculum project
Dr Tim Herrick (Education)

  1. a) Perceptions of feedback – the student/staff mismatch
Dr Louise Robson (Biomedical Science)
b) The use of online chatrooms for participative student engagement or “avoiding those seven elephants”
Aidan Hoggard and ARC6780 students (Architecture)

c) Effective engagement of students in an online learning environment
Dr Parveen Ali (Nursing and Midwifery)

13.10
Lunch
14.00
Parallel Sessions 3
  1. Elegant consumers and active creators: Engaging students in research-led learning through a co-developed portfolio of information and digital literacy resources
Elka Hubenova (Politics and Library Student Associate for Learning and Teaching), Kate Grigsby, Vicky Grant (Library)

  1. a) Can we teach our Medical students to be socially accountable?
Dr Joanne Thompson, Professor Deborah Murdoch-Eaton (Academic Unit of Medical Education)

b) Collaborative production – working with marginalised communities
Daniel Jary (Architecture)

  1. a) Title tbc
Dr Richard Steadman-Jones, Neslihan Onder Ozdemir (English)

b) Students’ lived experience as a learning resource
Victoria Mann (English Language Teaching Centre), James Ashton (Aerospace Engineering)
  1. a) Built-in, bolt-on or blended? Academic skills inside and outside the curriculum
Dr Oli Johnson, Amy Mollekin (301 Student Skills and Development Centre)

b) Supporting students researching contrastive linguistics
Dr Roel Vismans (Languages and Cultures)

c) Portfolio assessment for postgraduate professional skills development
Dr Angela Carter, Dr Anna Topakas, Rose Shepherd (Institute of Work Psychology, Management)

  1. a) Killing the ideas-killers: Harnessing support to innovate in the curriculum
Jesse Armstrong (CiCS Creative Media), Dr Millie Mockford (Animal and Plant Sciences), Dr Ali Riley (University of Sheffield Enterprise)

b) The flight of the short-haired bumblebee – developing enterprise skills in postgraduate research students and post-doctoral researchers
Eunice Lawton (Faculty of Engineering), Pratik Desai (Chemical and Biological Engineering)

c) Students making small talk: Student-led clinical learning in speech and language therapy
Helen Cameron, Dr Judy Clegg, Stephanie Crichton, Nicola Malley (Human Communication Sciences)

  1. a) On the case: Enhancing independent learning and research skills through case-based learning
Dr Sarah Hale, Dr David Vessey (Lifelong Learning)
b) Student collaborations with national impact
Ellen Marshall (Maths and Statistics Helpdesk), Daniel Wilson (Sheffield Robotics), Sofia Maria Karadimitriou (Mathematics and Statistics)

c) Journalism in danger: Engaging students outside the classroom
Dr Lada Price (Journalism Studies)



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