Developing a culture of student engagement


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Slides from a presentation at the Association for Learning Development in Higher Education Conference in Belfast, 2011, “Engaging Students – Engaging Learning”.

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Developing a culture of student engagement

  1. 1. #aldcon #lilac11<br />Please use BOTH hashtags to tweet about this session<br />
  2. 2. 8th ALDinHE Conference: Queen's University Belfast<br />"Engaging Students - Engaging Learning“<br />18-20 April 2011<br />Rachel Myers<br />Rebecca Dearden <br />Anna Seabourne<br />Carol Elston<br />Staff and Departmental<br />Development Unit<br />Developing a culture of student engagement <br />
  3. 3. Aims<br /><ul><li>To share our experiences from a programme working with librarians to increase their engagement in academic skills development (LibTeach)
  4. 4. To explore alternative models and initiatives for increasing the number of students engaged with academic skills</li></li></ul><li>
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  8. 8. What’s your model for bringing engagement in academic skills to students?<br />
  9. 9. You may like to tweet as you watch.Please use BOTH hashtags so we can link up with our sister presentation.<br />#aldcon #lilac11<br />
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  11. 11. University of Leeds Information Literacy Strategy<br />University of Leeds merger of Library and Skills Teams<br />University of Leeds Library Strategy Plan 2009/10 – 2013/14<br />University of Leeds Academic Skills Strategy<br />Information skills in HE: a SCONUL position outlines 7 pillars of information literacy<br />Russell Group surveyed on the level of support for learning development<br />Collaboration with SDDU<br />Announced to FTLs<br />LTDG subgroup formed<br />Programme development begins<br />Request from Library team leaders<br />Launch<br />VLE goes live<br />Browne report<br />Expected Spring 2011<br />Revised UK Professional Standards Framework<br />White Paper on future of HE<br />Dearing Review<br />HEFCE announces <br />£1bn funding cuts<br />UK Professional<br />Standards Framework<br />Lunchtime<br />sessions<br />SDDU Workshop 1<br />Amendment to legislation capping tuition fees<br />SDDU Workshop 2<br />Content ideas elicited from<br />FTLs<br />SDDU Workshop 4<br />SDDU Workshop 3<br />Anna 2<br />
  12. 12. ‘This is a valuable opportunity to share ideas with colleagues from the Library and SDDU. Teaching is an increasingly important aspect of our role and we need to become leaders in this area if we are to justify our existence!’<br />‘…a good opportunity to reflect on teaching - it's all too easy to stagnate unless you go to things like this every so often.’<br />‘An excellent idea and I hope it will encourage everyone to continue to share good ideas, best practice and resources.’<br />
  13. 13. Questions?<br />
  14. 14. What internal partnerships can you develop?<br />What changes are you facing?<br />discuss<br />Where will you be in 2015?<br />What barriers are in the way of using partnerships?<br />
  15. 15. Participant video: Michelle<br />
  16. 16. Thank you!<br />
  17. 17. #aldcon #lilac11<br />Please use BOTH hashtags to tweet about this session<br />