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Previous Conferences

The Rich Exchanges brand expanded in 2014 to include two Learning & Teaching conferences per year.

Please see below for materials from recent conferences.

Summer 2015

Tuesday 21st July 2015

'Group Work and Team Based Learning'

Full Programme: Rich Exchanges Summer Conference Progamme 2015 (PDF 1,166K, Downloads file)

09:30

10:00

Morning Refreshments – MC Hospitality Suite

10:00

10:10

Official Opening

Vice Chancellor Geoff Layer

 

10:10

10:30

Groupwork – What students have told us

Presentation: Group Work - what students have told us (Powerpoint 2,621k)

 

Kulmiye Tifow and Sophie Williams

Students'   Union

10:30

10:50

Am I a T or an A? Exploring how group learning through blogging, critical incident sharing and the use of social media can support becoming and belonging in Higher Education.

Presentation available here.

Julie Hughes; + GTAs: Marina Pemberton-Whiteley; Kauser Husain; Kerys Harrop; Laura Onions; Zhara Malik

FEHW

10:50

11:10

Is there an app for that?

Presentation available here.

Dan Collins

FoA

11:10

11:30

Indulging in trivia or cutting edge pedagogy? Using Socrative as a teaching tool?

Presentation: Using socrative as a teaching tool (Powerpoint 748k)

Sam Pryke

FoSS

11:30

11:50

The Laptop Ensemble as Learning Platform

Presentation available here.

Mat Dalgleish, Chris Foster, Richard Burn, Alex Dudley, James Prosser, Lee Clarke

FoA

11:50

12:10

Can collaborative software tools be used to identify patterns of learning and student engagement in modules?

Presentation: Collaborative tools for learning (Powerpoint 2,250k)

Steve Garner + Alix Bergeret

FSE

12:10

12:30

A comparative assessment of MPharm students dispensing performance in computer and paper-based dispensing exercises

Presentation: A comparative assessment of MPharm students... (Powerpoint 1,698k)

Mike Daly

FSE

12:30

13:30

Lunch – MC Hospitality Suite

13:30

14:00

The University of Wolverhampton Race Car Team: A new formula for teamwork

Presentation available here.

Paul Lister, Wael Abdou, David Tucker

 

14:00

14:20

Students with Asperger’s syndrome participating in group work

Presentation: Students with asperger's syndrome participating in group work (Powerpoint 449k)

 

Stephanie Brewster and Olivia Sismey

FEHW

14:20

14:40

Emotional Intelligence in Educational Practices

Presentation: Emotional Intelligence in Educational Practice (Powerpoint 2,541k)

Gobinder Gill

FEHW

14:40

15:00

Development of the new 2014 MPharm: An integrated, non-modular programme featuring small group, enquiry-based instructional approaches

Presentation: Development of the new 2014 MPharm (Powerpoint 938k)

Colin Brown

FSE

15:00

15:20

Afternoon Refreshments – MC Hospitality Suite

15:20

15:40

Delivering Science using TBL on the New MPharm Course: A Staff and Student Reflection

Rebecca Butler, Mark Hewitt with Amrita Saund and Dillen Majithia

FEHW

15:40

16:00

Teaching to Learn in Music – what’s the problem?

Presentation available here.

Kevin Stannard and Laura Thompson 

FoA

16:00

16:20

A discourse on working collaboratively…are the benefits constructive or   destructive…?

Presentation: A discourse on working collaboratively (Powerpoint 560k)

Sarah Elsey + PGCE students

FEHW

16:20

16:30

Closing Remarks

Dean of College Learning & Teaching Dr Phil  Gravestock

DAS

Autumn 2014

Our inaugrial Autumn conference took place in December 2014. The theme was 'Assessment' and we were delighted to welcome Professor Mark Russell, Director of Technology Enhanced Learning and Head of the Centre for Technology-Enhanced Learning, from King's College, London to give the key note speech.

 

The conference programme and presentations can be viewed below.

Rich Exchanges Programme - Autumn 2014 (PDF 607K, Downloads file)

Presentation: Failing students...lectures too long...PRSB requirements (PDF 296K, Downloads file)

Presentation: Portraying assessment - enhancing the student experience (PDF 1,893K, Downloads file)

Presentation: Producing a radio broadcast at level 4 (PDF 248K, Downloads file)

Presentation: Visioning the library of the future (PDF 364K, Downloads file)

Presentation: What students have told us (PDF 756K, Downloads file)

Presentation: Prof. Mark Russell (Key Note Presentation) (Powerpoint 3,960k)

Summer 2014

Our summer conference took place in July and was well attended by staff from across the University. The theme was 'Opportunities to Learn in the Classroom' and we were delighted to welcome Dr Sally Bradly from the Higher Education Academy to give the key note speech.

The conference programme and presentations can be viewed below.

Rich Exchanges Programme - Summer 2014 (PDF 352K, Downloads file)

Presentation: Attempt at driving engagement through assignment design (PDF 1,562K, Downloads file)

Presentation: Impact of different HE systems on international student learning (PDF 589K, Downloads file)

Presentation: Live projects to aid students development and employability skills (PDF 1,188K, Downloads file)