Engaging Students In Capstone Research & Inquiry

28 January 2020 (Tue) , 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
At Classroom 16

The CTL will host a workshop with Dr. Mick Healey on strategies for engaging students in capstone research and as partners in research. This is topic on which he has been researching and training faculty around the world for many years. A Geographer by training, Mick has served as director of the Centre for Active Learning (CeAL), director of the Geography Discipline Network (GDN) and Senior Advisor for Geography to The Higher Education Academy’s Subject Centre for Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences. He has also been co-director of a HE Academy project on linking teaching and research through the disciplines and Academics’ Experiences and Conceptions of ‘Research’ and ‘Teaching’; co-director of the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching Leadership Programme on Undergraduate Research; and co-director of a National Teaching Fellowship Scheme (NTFS) Project entitled Leading, Promoting and Supporting Undergraduate Research. He also directed another NTFS project on Rethinking Final Year Projects and Dissertations: Creative Honours and Capstone Projects based at the University of Gloucestershire. He has authored several publications on this topic, including 1) “Developing research-based curricula in college-based higher education” and 2) “Engagement through partnership: Students as partners in learning and teaching in higher education.” More information available at https://www.mickhealey.co.uk

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