Department for Curriculum and Quality Enhancement

Conference programme 2016

Conference Programme (Subject to change)

8.30 – 9.00

Registration & coffee        

    Portland Atrium

9.00 – 9.15 

Opening address: Welcome

Professor Paul Hayes, Pro Vice-Chancellor

(Education & Student Experience)

Richmond LT1 

9.15 – 10.15

Keynote address 1

Keynote Address 1

Professor Carol Evans (University of Southampton)

What do we know about student engagement and how do we know it?

Richmond LT1 

10.15 – 10.45

Refreshments

Portland Atrium 

10.45 – 12.00 

Discussion groups

Q1 – Why do some of our students not engage with the learning process?

Q2 – How can we engage students more fully?

 Portland Atrium

12.00  – 13.00    

Buffet lunch

Richmond LT1

13.00 – 13.30

Plenary 1 (Feedback & Discussion)

Professor Paul Hayes, Pro Vice-Chancellor

Portland Atrium

13.30 – 14.30

Keynote address 2

Professor Ray Land (Durham University)

Preparing students for higher level learning (inducting students in university learning)

Richmond LT1

14.30 – 15.45 

Discussion groups

Q3 – What are the challenges faced by students as they transition to HE?

Q4 – How can we better structure and use the induction period to support students?

Venue to be confirmed on the day

15.45 – 16.15

Tea break

Portland Atrium

16.15 – 16.45

Plenary 2 (Feedback & Discussion)

Professor Paul Hayes, Pro Vice-Chancellor

Richmond LT1

16.45

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