Category Archives: A5 – Continuing Professional Developments

Research Informed Teaching & Learning: Dr Valeria Guarneros-Meza

Valeria reflects on her own transition from researcher to teacher of Politics. She has embedded the pedagogic method  of Inquiry Based Learning into her teaching.  This enables her to develop a research informed approach to an academic subject, allowing the … Continue reading

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Harnessing Student Potential: Dr Jess Hall

This is a clip reflecting on the way to make a lecture more effective for students.  Jess discusses how to promote an interaction and engagement with students in a large lecture environment. For example she looks as scaffolding knowledge and … Continue reading

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Fostering Intrinsic Motivation in Students: Bernadette Waldron

Bernadette reflects on fostering intrinsic motivation of nursing students, through Active and Experiential Learning.  She discusses the use of Emotional Intelligence methodology to develop their professional skills within the sensitive world of nursing. She discusses how she has changed her … Continue reading

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Fostering Compassion, Courage and Compassion in Mental Health Nursing Students: Barry Farnsworth

This is a useful clip of the development of Barry’s approach to students studying the sensitive work of Mental Health Nursing. He evaluates the characteristics students need to develop to be able to be effective practitioners in the field. This … Continue reading

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Work based Practice Nursing Learning and Teaching: Allison Brindley

This is an excellent evaluation of Alison’s professional development through taking the PGCert in HE at DMU. Alison has enhanced her delivery of updating the work of Practice Nurses in doctors’ surgeries. Through her participation in the PGCert in HE … Continue reading

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Work Based Learning: Jackie Martin

Jackie outlines how she supports and assesses the newly qualified Social Workers as they work. (ASYE) The Distance learning resources are all on Blackboard, with the underpinning pedagogic theory of Gibbs and his extended learning cycle which included feelings.  It … Continue reading

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International students expectations: Aaron Toogood

This research analysed the reasons for expansion in the numbers of International Students entering HE courses and evaluated the issues involved in ensuring success for this group. The research involved finding out the expectations before and during the university experience. … Continue reading

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Student Engagement and Employability: Alasdair Blair

This is useful resource as Alasdair Blair clearly identifies how he successfully covers the UKPSF criteria in terms: of initiating programme changes; placing student needs at the centre of these changes; using appropriate technology as a tool; using scholarly support … Continue reading

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The Webinar: Caroline Coles

The innovation, of using an ‘interactive on-line learning’ pedagogic approach to developing Postgraduate Research skills, is supported effectively by Caroline Coles in this presentation. She briefly outlines her pedagogic theory of the Bloom Taxonomy, Biggs, Kolb and Krathwold behind her … Continue reading

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Student Centred Professional Skills Development: Dr Jon Waterfield

Within the study of Pharmacy, Jon Waterfield presents his innovation of student centred learning with the interaction with ‘real life’ practitioners. In this competence based pedagogic approach there is the contextualisation of the subject content. It is ‘situated learning’ whereby … Continue reading

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