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Programme

University of Warwick – Virtual

Programme of Events

15 April 2021

09:30

Arrival and Breakout Rooms

 

10:00

Opening Statements and Welcome

 

 

10:10

 

Keynote Address – Dr. Linda de Greef, University of Amsterdam

Dr. de Greef is a program manager in education innovation and has led on several publications including Designing Interdisciplinary Education, A Practical Handbook for University Teachers, 2017.

https://www.uva.nl/en/profile/g/r/l.degreef/l.de-greef.html

11:00

Break Out

Work-based Interdisciplinarity

 

​​Human-Centred Workplace Innovation as an Interdisciplinary Experience: What and Why?

 

​​​Creating Learning Opportunities in Human-Centred Workplace Innovation Across Disciplines

 

Transforming Students’ Perceptions of Innovation and of Themselves as Innovators

 

​T. Carey, S. McDonald, F. Nobis, M. Stephenson – Monash University, Melbourne (Australia)

 

 

 

Student-led Interdisciplinarity

 

Exposure and Expertise: Vulnerability in Interdisciplinary Teaching – K. Lockwood, University of Nottingham

 

Co-Constructing Sustainability: Online interdisciplinarity and the Sustainable Development Goals

– J. O’Brien, University of Manchester

 

Communicating co-creativity, innovation and design thinking skills within interdisciplinary education through the creation of a multimedia student magazine

L. Schrock, C. Evans, K. Watts, D. Allcoat, and A. Dixon, University of Warwick

 

 

 

Interdisciplinarity at School level

 

Valuing interdisciplinary learning: the IB extended essay – R. Julian, Curriculum Manager, International Baccalaureate

 

Interdisciplinary Concepts in a Secondary Context H. Paddle, International Baccalaureate educator

 

Transitions into Interdisciplinarity: Can we prepare students in Secondary for

HE practice? – D. Morrison, PGCE

 

 

11:50

Break

 

 

12:10

Break Out - Parallel Sessions

Student-led Interdisciplinarity 2

 

Deliberative Democracy in an Interdisciplinary Department – J. Everest, University of Birmingham

 

Interdisciplinarity and the Lifelong Learner: celebrating individual stories and collective voices – R. Strisino and C. Jones, University of Warwick

 

‘Open Box’ curriculum at the Open University – How we are helping students to make their learning count – G. Curry and L. Robson, The Open University

 

 

 

Interdisciplinarity across ‘disciplines’

 

Reflections on the launch of an interdisciplinary STEM qualification – J. Baxter, The Open University

 

Teaching and Learning Science with Graduate-Entry Medical Students from

Diverse Subject Backgrounds – N. Hopcroft and P. Pollitt, University of Warwick

 

Curriculum Planning for Medicine and Law: A Model for collaborative learning – A. le Roux-Kemp, University of Lincoln

 

 

 

 

Workshop

 

What are the challenges to interdisciplinary teaching and how can we overcome them? – D. Marais, B. Kelestyn, I. Molinaro, L. Schrock, J. Wale, University of Warwick

 

13:00

Lunch

 

13:30

Break Out - Parallel Sessions

 

Interdisciplinary Pedagogy in Practice

 

Our experience developing a university-wide interdisciplinary teaching model at undergraduate level – challenges and recommendations – A. Quintana and P. O’Toole, Universidad del Desarrollo, Chile

 

Pedagogies that can support collaborative teaching and learning: benefits and challenges – L. Mirbahai, University of Warwick and J. Page Utrilla and R. Gómez, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid

 

Universalizing interdisciplinary pedagogy? Matching pedagogy to cognitive structure – D. Roberts, Loughborough University

 

 

 

 

Embedding Interdisciplinarity

 

Navigating Utopia: Module Design for the Co-production of Knowledge – K. Harris, University of Warwick

 

Future-proofing education: Challenges and rewards of interdisciplinary learning and teaching in a capstone module – I. Fischer, University of Sussex

 

From the classroom to the boardroom: radical interdisciplinarity in the

Regulations – E. Brown, P. Baxter and E. Coonan, Anglia Ruskin University

 

 

 

 

Student-led Interdisciplinarity 3

 

Experiential Learning Impacts for Post-Graduates within Scholar-Led Editorial

Practice – G. J. Johnson, University of Warwick

 

Learning From Each Other Through a Community of Practice: Warwick's

Interdisciplinary Learning Circle – J. Wale, University of Warwick

 

Practicing interdisciplinarity: Developing Interdisciplinary ‘Knowing’ and ‘Doing’ – M. Woodward, Cardiff Metropolitan University

 

14:20

Break

 

 

14:45

Parallel Sessions - Workshops

 

Workshop Meaningful assessment in interdisciplinary education L. de Greef, J. Rodermans, D. Gerritsen, University of Amsterdam

 

 

 

 

 

New Forms, New Features; Changing Structures of Interdisciplinary Curricula – R. Hallett and F. Nereo, Keele University

 

 

 

 

Embedding Undergraduate Research as Interdisciplinary Pedagogy K. Harris, G. Schwartz-Leeper, T. Burnett, University of Warwick

 

 

 

 

Learning from Each Other through Design Thinking B. Kelestyn, R. Freeman, L. Netherclift, G. Bottoli, C. Nithila-George, J. Pittgens, University of Warwick

 

15:50

Plenary – Closing Statements

 

Conference 2022

 

16:30

End

Please note that this programme might be subject to change.