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About Dawne. @belld17

Dawne Irving-Bell, PhD, is a Senior Lecturer in Teaching and Learning development within the Centre for Learning and Teaching at Edge Hill University. She has extensive experience of working in secondary, further and Higher Education settings and is a member of The Centre for Higher Education Research and Evaluation at Lancaster University. Dawne’s research interests include the formation of learner identity and pedagogical approaches to learning and teaching with a particular focus on STEM subject disciplines. She also enjoys lecturing on visual thinking and advocates for technology and design education. Dawne is a member of The Staff and Educational Development Association’s (SEDA) Conference and Events Committee, and was recently invited to join the International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning’s (ISSOTL) Narrative Inquiry Collaborative Writing Group. Dawne is the Network Lead for the AdvanceHE Connect Social Media for Learning Group, and is currently co-chair for The Social Media for Learning in Higher Education Conference. Dawne is a Principal Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (PFHEA) and leads on the University’s Graduate Teaching Assistant Teaching in Higher Education Programme, and the Postgraduate Certificate in Teaching in Higher Education Developing Practice through Pedagogic Research Module. In her current position Dawne chairs institutional enquiries and leads on university-wide strategies to enhance the student learning experience, including Personal Tutoring and Induction and Transitions.

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During our week long #LTHEchat 170 we invited you to share your ideas, information, links and planning in order to create a compendium of virtual resources. Our list has now merged with SEDA’s and is offered in the spirit of … Continue reading

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Q3. What issues will the online pivot cause students accustomed to studying on campus? (and what can we do to alleviate these?)

Supporting colleagues in contingency planning for Coronavirus: Covid19: A Special Edition #LTHEchat (Chat 170) What issues will the online pivot cause students accustomed to studying on campus? (and what can we do to alleviate these?) We are delighted to welcome Professor … Continue reading

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Q1. Assessment: Supporting colleagues in contingency planning for Coronavirus

Supporting colleagues in contingency planning for Coronavirus: Covid19: A Special Edition #LTHEchat (Chat 170) Question 1. is focused on issues around transitions to online learning, teaching and assessment, and we are absolutely delighted that the marvelous Professor Sally Brown has been … Continue reading

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Supporting colleagues in contingency planning for Coronavirus: Covid19: A Special Edition #LTHEchat (Chat 170)

Hello from your #LTHEchat spring-semester curation team! @belld17 and @drnsheridan Welcome to this very special #LTHEchat. Please may we begin by thanking our colleagues who have had ‘chat’s’ scheduled for sometime but have been flexible in re-arranging which has supported … Continue reading

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#LTHEchat 167: Strategies for Institutional Change with @beckmccarter

#LTHEChat 167: Strategies for Institutional Change Blog Driven by growth opportunities, market forces, competitor pressure and technological innovation, the pace and scale of change in the higher education sector today is unprecedented. The frequency with which new strategies, structures, policies, … Continue reading

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