Sunday, January 17, 2010

Research informed Teaching

There is a call for papers for the conference Research informed Teaching: Delivering participation, engagement and enquiry, which takes place on 14 July 2010, at Staffordshire University, UK. Keynote Speakers are Alan Jenkins, Oxford Brookes University and Stuart Hampton-Reeves, University of Central Lancashire. "The aim of the conference is to bring together practitioners, academics, researchers, students, policy makers and learning support staff to explore the pedagogic issues and policies surrounding the contested notions of Research informed Teaching and the research-teaching nexus in higher education." Themes for submitted papares are: Pedagogies for the research-teaching nexus for example, enquiry/inquiry-based learning; The student voice in Research informed Teaching; The role of technology in the research-teaching nexus; The role of information literacy in the research-teaching nexus; Reports from Research informed Teaching projects - design and impact; Fostering communities of practice in Research informed Teaching; Benchmarking Research informed Teaching. Deadline for abstracts is 28 February 2010. For more info
Photo by Sheila Webber: Sheffield, January 2010

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