Friday 19 June 2015, Craiglockhart

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8.30am Registration and coffee
9.15am Welcome
Principal Andrea Nolan
(Introduced by Brian Webster, Dean of Learning and Teaching)
9.30am KEYNOTE Assessment and feedback: where are we now and where are we going?
Professor Sue Bloxham
10.15am Coffee and pastries including Poster viewing
10.45am Interactive Sessions A: sharing our practice
Silent and unengaged? What you see in class is not always the reality: what student from overseas really think
R Holmes
What’s that got to do with getting a degree? Integrating academic skills support into programmes
S Gray et al
Exploring academic and student perspectives of feedback
L Strachan
Using videos in the entrepreneurial classroom: a ‘close-up’ on supporting student assessments
L Jackman et al
TESTA Acting on the findings: helping students see the value of assessment
L Adamson et al
11.10am Move on to next session
11.20am Interactive Sessions B: sharing our practice
Prepare for take-off!… students’ experience of using an airline simulation game as preparation for assessment
S Marr et al
Employability skills in large business modules: built-in or bolted-on?
S Robertson et al
Win/win: the engineering peer tutors
K Durkacz
New modes of assessment: introducing video essays
L Joyce et al
TESTA Acting on the findings: clarifying goals and standards for students
C McLuckie
11.45am Move on to next session
11.55am Interactive Sessions C: sharing our practice
Failure for beginners
M Huxham
Crediting the student: embedding volunteer opportunities in the curriculum
C Cavers et al
Peer-in at feedback: provide students with the skills to successsfully give and receive feedback form each other
S Glube et al
Spinning the WebEx to capture opportunities for assessment prep and feedback
J Fotheringham et al
TESTA Acting on the findings: student feedback
F MacKinnon et al
12.30pm Lunch including Poster viewing
1.30pm Transforming the Experience of Students through Assessment (TESTA): Lessons learnt from the School of Nursing, Midwifery & Social Care pilot
Professor Brian Webster and Liz Adamson
2pm Open Space including Expo
3pm Where ARE we going? Reflections on the day and next steps
Professor Sue Bloxham and Professor Brian Webster

Award for Poster Prize!

Excellence in Teaching – the road less travelled
Maxine Wood, Stephen Robertson and Bill Buchanan

4pm Close