Paper Sessions

Paper Session SchedulePaper Sessions

Thursday 25th June 2015

Session One 11:45 - 12:45

Room C101

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

Room C102

SYMPOSIUM: UCL Institute of Education

Dr Trevor Male
Sulaiman Alshathri
Amin Alzahrani

Education Organisations and Learning in a Digital Age

Room C105

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.

Room C106

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

Room C109

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

Room C101
Miss Konstantina Kalogirou – Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, & Cardiff Metropolitan University
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

Room C102
Dr Gill Jones – Cardiff Metropolitan University
Being Enterprising in an Educational Context

Dr Joe Gazdula – University of Bolton
Enterprise Education: Analysing Critical Learning and Attainment from Enterprise Education Placements

Room C105
Dr Caroline Lohmann-Hancock – University of Wales Trinity Saint David
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.

Room C106
Dylan Adams – Cardiff Metropolitan University
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.

Room C109
Mrs Chris Grant – University of Bolton
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

Roomm C101
Dr Jo Axe – Royal Roads University, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada.
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.

Room C102
Dr Suanne Gibson – Plymouth University
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.

Room C105
Mr Alex Kosogorin – Nottingham Trent University
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

Room C106
Mr Ashley Kirwan – Liverpool Hope University
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

Room C101
Miss Marlena Chrostowska – Liverpool John Moores University
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.

Room C102
Mr Leonardo Silveira – University College London Institute of Education
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.

Room C105
Ms Verity Aiken – Nottingham Trent University
The risky terrain of student writing

Dr David Menendez Alvarez-Hevia – Manchester Metropolitan University
Conceptualising Research in Education Studies Programmes

Room C106
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

Room C109
Dr Nia Young and Dr Anne-Marie Smith – Bangor University
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

Room C101
Dr Cathal O’Siochru – Liverpool Hope University
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

Room C102
Mr Richard Sanders,
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

Room C105
Mr Stephen Lake – University of Worcester
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?

Room C106
Plymouth University

Dr Suanne Gibson
John Walker
Charlotte Wallwork
Jenna Witcombe
Melanie Parker
Ciaran O’Sullivan

The diversity of our Education Studies research projects

Room C109
Mr Tom Feldges – University of Hull
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’

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Updated 22/06/2015