Thursday 25th June 2015
Session One 11:45 - 12:45
Dr Zeta Brown – University of Wolverhampton
Mark Wilson – University of East London
Debating the use of in-class debates in Education Studies: A comparative investigation into the use of debates as a teaching strategy in Higher Education.
Miss Sarah Dauncey – Cardiff Metropolitan University
Primary School Teachers’ Perceptions of Risk: Emerging findings from a study of theoretical conceptualisations of risk and their impact upon Pedagogical Practice
SYMPOSIUM: UCL Institute of Education
Dr Trevor Male
Education Organisations and Learning in a Digital Age
Mrs Chantelle Haughton, Prof. Gary Beauchamp – Cardiff Metropolitan University and Mrs Marianne Manello – Play Wales
‘Open all hours’: researching access, play and adventure in school grounds
Mrs Chantelle Haughton, Prof. Gary Beauchamp – Cardiff Metropolitan University and Dr Julie Burke – Guilford College, North Carolina
Education Studies a research ‘journey’ from North Carolina to Cardiff: learning outdoors with teachers and practitioners in rain, snow and sun through conversations, observations and reflections.
Mr Alan Howe and Graham Downes – Bath Spa University
Assessed asynchronous discussion with an education studies programme: Student perspectives on their value and validity
Dr Rob Baker and Jayne Revill – Sheffield Hallam University
Do Screencasts Really Work? A Study of Their Effect in the Teaching of Quantitative Methods
Ms Sarah Elsey and Dr Sean Starr – University of Wolverhampton
The Factors that Influence Student Teachers’ Efficacy.
Ms Tansy Swerdlow, Dr Nia Young and Dr Anne-Marie Smith – Bangor University
Expanding horizons or ruining Disney? An investigation of students’ experience of threshold concepts in Childhood Studies.
Session Two 15:00 - 16:00
VAD: Vocabulary Acquisition via Drama, a new teaching tool!
Prof. Koompong Noobanjong – King Mongkut’s Institute of Technology, Ladkrabang (KMITL)
Assoc. Prof. Taisto H. Mäkelä – University of Colorado at Denver
An Integration of Collaborative Learning and Haptic Senses: A Cross-cultural Approach in Architectural Education
Being Enterprising in an Educational Context
Dr Joe Gazdula – University of Bolton
Enterprise Education: Analysing Critical Learning and Attainment from Enterprise Education Placements
Meritocracy and Social Mobility through Education: An Obtainable Aspiration or Political Myth
Dr. Scott Buckler – University of Worcester
Sophie King-Hill – University of Worcester
Gareth Dart – University of Worcester
Two fingers to the administrivialisation of higher education: A radical approach to radical education.
How Fantastic is Literacy?
Mrs Chantelle Haughton
Mrs Sian Sarwar, Dr Jacky Tyrie, Mr Dylan Adams and Dr Cheryl Ellis – Cardiff Metropolitan University
‘Wild Time’: discovery and adventure tales from free-play episodes with a reception class working in an ancient woodland site.
Whose ethics is it anyway?
Ms Charu Dada and Dr Anne-Marie Smith – Bangor University
“We trust you, don’t you trust us?”: Reflections on ethics and positionality in fieldwork in India.
Friday 26th June 2015
Session Three 09:30 - 10:30
Developing supportive online environments: Exploring the experiences of non-traditional students enrolled in higher education
Mr Tim Palazon – Cardiff Metropolitan University
Dr Sarah Lloyd-Jones – People and Work Unit
Calvin Lees – NIACE Cymru
Incentives and barriers to participation in education for males identified as NEET aged eighteen and over.
Exploring and engaging with the failings of ‘Inclusion in Higher Education’. Is a post-rights inclusive future possible?
Mr Ben Ewart-Dean – Cardiff Metropolitan University
How film-making can improve the social communication skills of children on the autism spectrum.
Global learning in Primary Education: moving beyond charity
Dr David Ratcliffe – University of Bolton
A Comparative Study of Teaching & Learning Styles in the UK and South East Asia
Education as a tool for ethnic minority community cohesion: An exploration into Liverpool’s Somali community and the use of multicultural education in a secondary school to promote integration.
Mr Ibrahim Alhouti – UCL Institute of Education
Developing the Leadership Capability of School Principals at Public Intermediate Schools in Kuwait
Session Four 11:00 - 12:00
The nature of teachers’ work in a primary Academy school: an ethnographic case study
Ruby Price – Cardiff Metropolitan University
Education studies students’ recollection of childhood play and their impact on learning.
Leading and implementing change in Childhood Education: the case study of the EYFS 2012 framework principles implementation and student increase at Brilliance International School in Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Mrs Basma Alghufali – Canterbury Christ Church University
Behavioural Problems in Preschool children from Teachers’ perspectives in Saudi Arabia.
The risky terrain of student writing
Dr David Menendez Alvarez-Hevia – Manchester Metropolitan University
Conceptualising Research in Education Studies Programmes
Bath Spa University
The diversity of our Education Studies research projects
Mrs Lana Farrington
The process of emotion coaching from one parent’s perspective: Uncovering the impact of parental behaviour and emotions on the effectiveness of emotion coaching
Miss Amy Lamborn
What is the potential impact of an extended induction initiative at Bath Spa University on undergraduate students starting their first year?
Mr Shaun Taylor
Has the marketisation of education in England created a behemoth that is wreaking havoc on society?
Mr Rob Watson
Learning Theory: A Philosophical Critique
The Dragon in the Room: Pedagogical reflections on teaching and learning in a bilingual environment.
Dr Melanie Parker and
Dr Ciaran O’Sullivan – University of
‘It Takes a Politicised Educator to Free Education from Capitalism’
Session Five 12:00 - 13:00
How do students’ beliefs about education studies affect their performance and study choices
Dr Brendan Bartram – University of Wolverhampton
A comparative study of students’ entry motivation at universities in England, Germany and Portugal
Ms Nasrat Shaheen and Dr Roger Willoughby – Newman University
Authentic Student Partnership: Space for Diversity and Inclusion
Mrs Jacqueline Elton – UCL Institute of Education
Searching for the Academies Standards Effect: The Bigfoot Phenomenon
Informal Learning within the Context of a Public House
Mrs Sue Ainsworth – University of Wales Trinity Saint David Carmarthen
Restorative Practice: Resolving conflict, Supporting well-being, Delivering positive behaviour. What’s the catch?
Dr Suanne Gibson
The diversity of our Education Studies research projects
Sonia Pieczenko – University Centre Grimsby
Learning about ‘Life’ or valuing ‘Life’
Mr Andy Reynolds – University of Wales Trinity Saint David (Swansea)
The Professional, Policy, Politics and ‘Successful Futures’