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About sarahwrightehu

As Faculty Senior SOLSTICE Fellowship Lead, Sarah has a strong interest in innovation in teaching and learning in higher education. Her role has seen her develop projects on the use of social media and online teaching, as well as lecture engagement and seminar design. Sarah is an Apple Distinguished Educator and enjoys collaborating with a global network of educators, reflecting on research informed pedagogies which she can disseminate within the University. Sarah has written for the Times Educational Supplement, contributing on a range of educational issues and sat on the Board of Management for NAACE, the national association for educational technology. Last year, she co-chaired the National Conference for Social Media in Higher Education and is now proud to sit on the editorial board for the journal. Sarah is a Fellow of the Chartered College of Teaching where she also enjoys reviewing for ‘Impact’ journal. Sarah was shortlisted for the Guardian Excellence in Teaching award in 2019 and the Educate North award in the same category. She was proud to win the Student Led Staff Award for Outstanding Contribution to Teaching. Sarah is a self confessed geek, enjoying nothing more than arguing with a Google Home or exploring the latest features of VR - however, she prides herself on taking an informed and insightful approach to the use of technology in learning.

#LTHEChat193 @Dr_Chris_Wiley ‘Evaluating Student Evaluation of Teaching’

Student evaluation of teaching (SET) is routinely implemented at institutions across the UK and internationally, partly in response to the increased weight given in recent years to national measures of student satisfaction. Yet multiple studies have indicated that SET may … Continue reading

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