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Welcome to the St Mary's Festival of Learning and Teaching 2021.

Expertise in higher education: reshaping post-pandemic learning and teaching

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Programme for Day 2: Friday 25th June 2021, 9am-5pm

9-10-am: Session 10

  • Session 10 Zoom link
  • [10] Interactive workshop: Diversifying voices of expertise in higher education.
    Iain Cross, Associate Dean of Learning & Teaching, St Mary’s University; Obi Oputa, Careers Consultant, St Mary's University.

10-10.15am: Tea Break

10.15-10.45am: Session 11

  • [11a] Help! Where am I? Mapping a way through blended learning.
    Matt James, Associate Professor, Institute of Theology and Liberal Arts, St Mary’s University.
    Session 11a Zoom link
  • [11b] Supporting Student Wellbeing Online During Covid-19—An interactive workshop with the Wellbeing Service.
    Helen Duncan, Disability Service Manager, St Mary’s University; Mairead Watson, Wellbeing & Disability Adviser, St Mary’s University.
    Session 11b Zoom link

10.45-11am: Tea Break

11am-12pm: Parallel Sessions 12 and 13

  • Session 12 Zoom link
  • [12a] 11.00am: Horizon-scanning: designing assessments to equip students for 21st Century society – developing skills to understand key challenges and critically explore solutions.
    Gemma Hobcraft, Senior Lecturer in Law, St Mary’s University
  • [12b] 11.30am: Exploring students' experience of learning through a co-operative learning model as an innovative pedagogical approach to learning.
    Nic Evans, Programme Director, Physical Education, Sport and Youth Development Undergraduate programme, St Mary’s University; Dr Michelle Flemmons, Senior Lecturer, Physical Education, Sport and Youth Development, St Mary’s University; St Mary’s University UG students
  • Session 13 Zoom link
  • [13a] 11.00am University Students' Experiences of Remote Learning throughout the COVID-19 Pandemic.
    Ameera Ali, Post-Doctoral Researcher, York University.
  • [13b] 11.30am Covid Keeps- What the pandemic has taught us about how we can reshape teaching and learning in higher education.
    Viki Veale, Senior Lecturer, Early Years and Primary Education, St Mary’s University.

12-12.15pm: Tea break

12.15-1.15pm: Parallel Sessions 14 and 15

  • Session 14 Zoom link
  • [14] 12.15pm: Roundtable: What have the last 16 months taught us, and what has been the impact on our practice and student outcomes?
    James Moreland, Programme Director, Institute of Education, St Mary’s University; Sarah Batty, Senior Lecturer, Secondary History, St Mary’s University; Kirsty Harding, Senior Lecturer, Secondary PE, St Mary’s University.
  • Session 15 Zoom link
  • [15] 12.15pm: Workshop: Making information go viral: Create a meme to build digital skills.
    Arielle Redman, Teaching & Learning Advisor, University of York.

1.15-2pm: Lunch Break

2-3pm: Parallel Sessions 16 and 17

  • Session 16 Zoom link
  • [16] 2.00pm Workshop: Let Learning Shine Through Online Design.
    Kathryn O’Reilly & Paul Stapley, Technology Enhanced Learning Designers, St Mary’s University.
  • Session 17 Zoom link
  • [17a] 2.00pm Embracing remote learning opportunities, whilst exploring the personal development of St Mary's University 'Graduate Attributes' with Foundation Year EHSS students.
    Bob Hope, Senior Lecturer Centre for Workplace Learning, St Mary’s University.
  • [17b] 2.30pm. Avengers Assemble! Working together and valuing professional services staff expertise in programme design.
    Leigh Kilpert, Head of Education & Student Experience, University College London; Zak Liddell, Director of Education & Student Experience, University College London.

3-3.30pm: Tea break

3.30-4.30pm: Parallel Sessions 18 and 19

  • Session 18 Zoom link
  • [18a] 3.30pm A Turbulent Journey: Students’ Perspectives on the Purpose and Value of an MA Education Programme during the Covid-19 Pandemic.
    Mary Mihovilovic, Programme Director, MA Education, St Mary’s University.
  • [18b] 4.00pm ITT students as agents of change: A primary science education perspective.
    Amy Strachan, Senior Lecturer in Primary Science Education, St Mary’s University.

4.30-5pm: Session 20

  • Session 20 Zoom link
  • [20] Reflection on the Festival.
    Dr Adam Longcroft, Dean of Learning & Teaching, St Mary’s University.

5pm: End of Festival 2021