Teaching & Learning


Full Conference Programme

The title of the parallel sessions below is a link through to the full abstract.

08.30 - 09.30Wilkins JBR Registration / Cloakroom / Refreshments
09.30 - 10.00

Conference Opening and Welcome -

Anthony Smith (VP Education ), Dilly Fung (CALT Director), Rosalind Duhs (Senior Teaching Fellow) – UCL Arena launch

10.00-11.00Keynote Speaker - Etienne Wenger-Trayner
11.00-11.30UCL President and Provost Michael Arthur
11.30am-11.45am Coffee break to be taken in rooms for first parallel sessions (see below)
11.45 - 12.45 (first set of parallel sessions - split into 10 minute presentation with 5mins Q&A for each presenter at the end)
Session TimeRoberts 110 Roberts GO8 Sir David Davies LT Roberts 508 Malet Place Engineering 1.02 Malet Place Engineering 1.04 Roberts 309
11.45 - 11.55Theme: Assessment and Feedback Jan Peters presenting for Emanuela Tilley Presentation Title: Teaching self-awareness, diversity and reflection to support an integrated engineering curriculum Theme: Students as Researchers Carl Gombrich Presentation Title:Students as Researchers: a case study of Arts and Sciences BASc first year Core methods modulesTheme: Students as Researchers Christian Spielmann Presentation Title: The early bird catches the worm - exposing undergraduate students to research methodology and critical thinking about economics and the environment using the software package MathematicaTheme - Learning to be a Professional Jolene Skordis- Worrall Presentation Title: Use of portfolio to assess the learning of a diverse group of students taking an online course in Economic EvaluationTechnology Enhanced Learning Daniel Richardson Presentation Title: Developing psychological literacy through enquiry and evidence in a first year introductory teachingEngaging Diverse Groups Jamie Harle Presentation Title: A new framework facilitating student & external supervisor engagement in off-campus project work
11.55 - 12.05Theme: Assessment and Feedback Andrew Dawson Presentation Title: Improving individual learning through personal interaction - an experiment in tutorial-based teaching and peer assessmentTheme: Students as Researchers Antony Makrinos Presentation Title: When Dicaeopolis met Petrie: teaching Greek in UCL Museum9sTheme: Students as Researchers Paul Walker Presentation Title: Making History with UCL StudentsTheme - Learning to be a Professional Carol Sachett Presentation Title: Partnership and collaboration: involving students in a service evaluation projectTechnology Enhanced Learning Jenny Bunn Presentation Title: Trying to hit a moving target: Teaching emerging practice in digital curationEngaging Diverse Groups Nathaniel Adam Tobias Coleman Presentation Title: Decolonising my discipline by teaching research on race
12.05 - 12.15Theme: Assessment and Feedback Pam Donovan Presentation Title: Closing the feedback loop: how do physics undergraduates use feedback comments on their laboratory coursework?Theme: Students as Researchers Licia Capra Presentation Title: Research-lead Group Projects in Computer ScienceTheme - Students as Researchers Suzanne Ruddy Presentation Title: Molecular Biosciences undergraduate research symposium -an introduction to scientific conference participationTheme - Learning to be a Professional Stefanie Bucher Presentation Title: Enabling students to learn and work together in an inter-professional clinical placementTechnology Enhanced Learning Jim Tyson Presentation Title: A Flipping ChallengeDiverse Groups Eva Sorensen Presentation Title: When students develop e-learning material for their peers
12.15 - 12.25Theme: Assessment and Feedback Paul Bartlett Presentation Title:Data Retrieval Tests and Task Book Training: An alternative route to Laboratory AssessmentTheme: Students as Researchers Hazel Smith Presentation Title: Research-based approaches for teaching chemistry to first year biologistsTheme: Students as Researchers Tim Causer Presentation Title: Open-access publications for research and learning: the case of Jeremy Bentham and the escaped convictTheme - Learning to be a Professional Ian Harwood Presentation Title:"Tell it like it is!" - using local service-user experience to challenge student attitudes towards people with learning disabilityTechnology Enhanced Learning Parama Chaudhury Presentation Title: Increasing student engagement using audience response systemsEngaging Diverse Groups Daniela Warr Presentation Title: Peer led workshop teaching: enhancing research-led teaching for Masters students, and developing the teaching skills of research students and early career researchers
12.25 - 12.45 Q&A for Presentations Q&A for Presentations Q&A for Presentations Q&A for Presentations Q&A for Presentations Q&A for Presentations
12.45-14.00 Lunch break in JBR and Roberts 422
13.45 - 13.55 Moving to next venue
14.00 - 15.00 Second set of parallel sessions - split into 10 minute presentation with 5mins Q&A for each presenter at the end
 Roberts 110 Roberts GO8 Sir David Davies LTRoberts 508 Malet Place Engineering 1.02 Malet Place Engineering 1.04 Roberts 309The Art Museum (Print Room) 
14.00 - 14.10Theme: Assessment and Feedback Anne Schlottmann Presentation Title: Does mode of assessment influence the grade and student experience within a research-based degree programme? Typed vs. handwritten examination answers: A pilot study.Theme: Students as Researchers John Mitchell Presentation Title: The Integrated Engineering ProgrammeTheme: Students as Researchers Adriana Allen Presentation Title: Co-producing transformative knowledge and action through spatially and socially embedded learningTheme - Learning to be a Professional Snezana Djordjevic Presentation Title: From CPD courses to advanced final year research-based undergraduate modulesTechnology Enhanced Learning Sanjay Manohar Presentation Title: Creating an engaging environment for physiological experiments with a numerical simulatorEngaging Diverse Groups Viki Dale Presentation Title: Developing our postgraduate researchers as teachers – evaluation of a PGTA training scheme

Object Based Learning


14.10 - 14.20Theme: Assessment and Feedback Alastair McClelland Presentation Title: Improving assessment literacy skills in undergraduate Psychology students using an Honours and GPA grading systemTheme: Students as Researchers Charmian Dawson Presentation Title: Letting First Year Students Design and Run Their Own Biochemistry PracticalTheme: Students as Researchers Susan Ware Presentation Title: Improving the student experience and future pedagogy: Research-based actions in the Bartlett Faculty of the Built EnvironmentTheme - Learning to be a Professional Neil Ralph Presentation Title: Developing an Online Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Video Tutorial Library (extending competence acquisition through online tutorials)Technology Enhanced Learning Adrien Desjardins Presentation Title: Learning through teaching: A pilot study on student-generated e-learning videosEngaging Diverse Groups Abbie Willett Presentation Title: Personal tutoring and research-based education at UCL

Object Based Learning


14.20 - 14.30Theme: Assessment and Feedback Amanda Cain Presentation Title: Assessing practical skillsTheme: Students as Researchers Stephen W Davies Presentation Title: Adapting Research Based Learning to the Current University Environment


Theme: Students as Researchers Frosso Pimenides Presentation Title: The Alchemy of Team Work: Cultivating  creativity through team  research in yr 1 Architecture education

Theme - Learning to be a Professional Jeanette Murphy Presentation Title:

Can UCL offer personalised CPD? A review of one department’s experience of creating a graduate programme for busy healthcare professionals

Technology Enhanced Learning Ljiljana Marjanovic-Halburd Presentation Title: Creating a Platform for Effective Academic and Pastoral Care in Borderless Teaching Technology Enhanced Learning Ulrich Tiedau Presentation Title: Integrating Open Educational Practice and Public Engagement: a case study from a less-widely taught language communityObject Based Learning  
14.30 - 14.40 Theme: Students as Researchers Julie Evans Presentation Title: Enhancing research-based communication skills in Undergraduate Students Theme - Learning to be a Professional David Blundred Presentation Title: Running a fully distance learning course at UCL: what have we learned? Theme: Technology Enhanced Learning Hassan Haghparast-Bidgoli / Jolene Skordis-Worrall Presentation Title: Exploring Students’ Perception and Experience of an Online Learning Course in Economic EvaluationObject Based Learning  
14.40 - 15.00 Q&A for Presentations Q&A for Presentations Q&A for Presentations  Q&A for Presentations Q&A for Presentations  
15.00 - 15.15 Moving to the next venue
15.15 - 16.15 (third set set of parallel sessions - split into 10 minute presentation with 5mins Q&A for each presenter at the end)
  Darwin Lecture Theatre Roberts 110 Roberts GO8 Sir David Davies LT Roberts 508Malet Place Engineering 1.02Malet Place Engineering 1.04Roberts 309The Art Museum (Print Room) 
 15.15 - 15.25  


 Theme: Students as Researchers Gerold Baier Presentation Title: SysMIC Live Training of Interdisciplinary Skills via the InternetTheme: Technology Enhanced Learning Jessica Sheringham Presentation Title: Maximising the potential of Moodle in medical education: an online self-study module created in partnership with students


Elpida Makrygianni (45 minutes) Workshop Title: Readiness for research-based learningObject Based Learning  
 15.25 - 15.35    Theme: Students as Researchers Jacqueline van der Spuy Presentation Title: Piloting of a Text Messaging Based Student Evaluation PortalTechnology Enhanced Learning David Bowler Presentation Title: Making Physics more interactive  Object Based Learning  
 15.35 - 15.45    Theme: Students as Researchers Andrea Townsend-Nicholson Presentation Title: Innovative ways to enhance the laboratory experience for large class sizesTechnology Enhanced Learning Deidre Wallace Presentation Title: The Flipped Classroom – could it work in a Medical School?  Object Based Learning  
 15.45 - 16.00    Theme: Learning to be a Professional Sandra Dunsmuir Presentation Title: Developing creative practice through multi-media learning: Linking theory and researchTechnology Enhanced Learning Adam Liston Presentation Title: Imaging Fruit & Veg With A Table-Top MRI Scanner - Self-Guided, Object-Based Learning with Group Work & Vlogging for Good Measure  Object Based Learning  
 16.00 - 16.15    Q&A for Presentations Q&A for Presentations   Q&A for Presentations  
16.15 - 16.30 Moving to Darwin Lecture Theatre
 16.30 - 17.15 "Ask the Panel" Chaired by Dilly Fung
Darwin Lecture Theatre
17.15 - 18.00 Closing Comments , wine reception and networking
Wilkins JBR