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Call for abstracts and registration for: 'Enquiry, Autonomy and Graduateness: achieving an outstanding student learning experience'

The Centre for Promoting Learner Autonomy Conference 2010, in association with the Learning Through Enquiry Alliance.

  • Sheffield Hallam University
  • 15 - 16 June 2010

This conference is dedicated to improving the student learning experience. It will provide a forum for sharing and discussing practices and theories around the development of the autonomous learner, the role of Enquiry Based Learning in HE and the changing conceptions of the nature of graduateness.

Mon 01 Feb 2010, 11:48

Registration now open for 'The Fifth Symposium on Social Learning Space: Knowledge Spaces'

Following the success of the previous four Space Symposia, Knowledge Spaces addresses the role of architecture, spatial planning and the use of different spaces in the construction and experience of curricula and pedagogy in Higher Education.
Fri 29 Jan 2010, 14:56 | Tags: Learning space

QAA publishes Reinvention Centre paper and interview

A paper written by the Reinvention Centre's Director, Paul Taylor, and Research Associate (Student Engagement), Danny Wilding, has been published on the website of The Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA), which states "QAA has published a think-piece exploring the relationship between students and universities, looking specifically at the work of undergraduate students as researchers."

The QAA has also posted an interview with Paul and Danny as an episode of the QAA Podcast.

Fri 11 Dec 2009, 15:57 | Tags: Undergraduate Research, Student engagement

Paid research opportunity for undergraduate students

There is currently an opportunity for 4 or 5 undergraduate students who would like the opportunity to work on a research project about students' perspectives on careers and employability for a Centre-funded project called Reinventing Careers.

It is being run by the Centre for Student Careers and Skills at Warwick by Gill Frigerio.

For participation in the project you will be paid a bursary of £850.

Application deadline: 5pm on Wednesday 2 December 2009.

Mon 30 Nov 2009, 14:36 | Tags: Undergraduate Research, Student engagement

Undergraduates sought for Reinvention Journal Editor and Sub-Editor positions

Reinvention: a Journal of Undergraduate Research is an online, peer-reviewed journal, dedicated to the publication of high-quality undergraduate student research.  It is jointly run by staff and undergraduate students at the University of Warwick and Oxford Brookes University. The position of Editor and three Sub-Editor positions are now open to undergraduate students at either of these institutions.

Closing date for applications: Friday 16 October 2009.

For more information and the application form, see the Journal website.

Wed 07 Oct 2009, 13:55 | Tags: Undergraduate Research, Student engagement

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