Association of National Teaching Fellows’ Symposium – programme

Association of National Teaching Fellows (ANTF) Symposium         Birmingham City University (BCU)

DAY 1 PROGRAMME: Thursday 28th March 2019

Time Activity     Notes
8.45-9.45 Committee of the Association of National Teaching Fellows CANTF meeting. For committee members only.

 

9.15

Registration supported by Advance HE staff & BCU ambassadors 1st floor mezzanine/social learning space, City South Campus

Conference office and Ede and Ravenscroft base Room SCT163

10.00-10.40 Tea, coffee and ‘Plenary in promenade’

* 1st floor mezzanine / social learning space, City South Campus, Mary Seacole Building

10.40-11.00 Welcome to the symposium Sara Houston and Sally Brown

Welcome from Phillip Plowden Vice Chancellor BCU

Supporting the ANTF: Kathryn Harrison-Graves, AdvanceHE

 

* 1st floor mezzanine / social learning space, City South Campus, Mary Seacole Building

11.05-11.50 Evaluating Teaching Impact strand Pilkington, Kneale & Winter Room SCT142 PS1

David Mcilroy and Sue Palmer Conn

Exploring the role of personality in the processes and pathways of learning and achievement.

Room SCT241

PS2 James Derounian

Why do Students Skip Class? And is the ‘carrot’ or the ‘stick’ more likely to encourage attendance? Room SCT209

 

Juliette Gaunt and Mark O’Hara, BCU CATE Presentation

Supporting High Achieving students

Room SCT009

11.55-12.40 Evaluating Teaching Impact strand Pilkington, Kneale & Winter

Room SCT142

PS3

Sambell, Brown and Graham

Subverting the system by enjoying ourselves. Room SCT241

 

PS4 CATE Spotlight

Researching Assessment Practices: A participatory inclusive approach to making a difference in assessment.

 

Carol Evans, Xiaotong Zhu, Sharifa Al’ Adawi, and Chris Chiorean Room SCT209

Unfacilitated networking

Room SCT252

12.45 Lunch
14.00-14.45 Evaluating Teaching Impact Pilkington, Kneale & Winter

Room SCT142

PS5 Andrew Walsh

Enabling playful learning in higher education. Room SCT241

 

PS6 Andrea Cameron

Building Health Partnerships

Through mental health interventions. Room SCT209

 

Unfacilitated networking

Room SCT252

14.50-15.30 Evaluating Teaching Impact Pilkington, Kneale & Winter

Room SCT142

PS7 Simon Thomson

10 initial reasons for why we should be developing time and space for learning sabbaticals

Room SCT241

PS8 Suzanne Fergus

“What are those lecturers doing, who receive top student feedback and ratings?” Room SCT209

 

Unfacilitated networking

Room SCT252

15.30 Tea and coffee
16.00 Plenary session Jenny Field Practical ideas to make lectures more creative, engaging and interactive, and in doing so provide opportunities for regular formative assessment as part of the teaching process. Lecture theatre SCT009
16.45 Keynote Theo Gilbert, THES Innovative Teacher of the Year award 2018 Making a difference through compassionate teaching. Lecture theatre SCT009
17.30 End of formal business symposium day 1

 

Guests make their own way to Edgbaston Cricket Club

Celebratory Dinner at Edgbaston Cricket Club: 18.15 drinks reception, dinner at 19.00

 

DAY 2 PROGRAMME: Friday 29th March 2019

Time Activity Parallel sessions Parallel sessions Notes
9.00 Registration for day 2 arrivals and networking activity/posters. Main Entrance foyer, City South Campus
9.30-10.15 Professors in Preparation group Debbie Lock, Liz Mossop, Peter Draper Sally Brown.

Room SCT204

Keynote Haleh Morajev and Viv Rolfe

Making a difference to student learning and engagement through practical activities through the medium of food/nutrition.

Lecture theatre SCT009

10.20-11.05 Professors in Preparation Debbie Lock, Liz Mossop, Peter Draper Sally Brown.

Room SCT204

PS9

Leisa Nichols Drew, Angela O’Sullivan, Annette Crisp, Joanne Bacon and Marie Bassford

 

CATE spotlight: PuzzlEd Escape rooms.

Room SCT232

PS10

Jackie Leigh Coaching Conversational Techniques for Personal Tutors.

Room SCT217

Unfacilitated networking

Room SCT303

11.05-11.20 Tea and Coffee
11.20-12.20 Professors in Preparation Debbie Lock, Liz Mossop, Peter Draper Sally Brown.

Room SCT204

Plenary 2  Tina Overton That won’t work with my students – the role of evidence in changing practice. Lecture theatre SCT009
12. 20 Lunch

12.30 AGM in lecture theatre SCT 209. Plus posters/networking in foyer

 

14.00-14.45 PS11

Peter Hartley

Learning from ten years of PASS.

Room SCT232

PS12

Rafe Hallett, Julie Hulme and Debbie Lock. Great Expectations? The Contested Language of Scholarship. Room SCT217

PS13

Nicki Martin Professional services staff and academics working together to embed inclusive practice. Room SCT303

 

 
14.50- 15.20 in Lecture theatre SCT009

Andrew Kulman Night School, Morning conversations, Magical mystery tours: three innovative interventions to improve student retention, achievement and engagement.

Candice Satchwell My two words? ‘Creative Energy.’ Engaging students in a participatory story-making; research project with disadvantaged young people.

15.20 Making a difference to our communities, our colleagues and ourselves: a session facilitated by NTF Chair, Becky Huxley-Binns with support from ANTF committee members; designed to draw from the symposium community key ways in which we as individuals and groups can change the higher education setting  through recognition, research, role-modelling, renewal and radiance!

 

16.00 Close of symposium