Plenary Speakers

Keynote 1: Feedback – moving from “feed me” to a collaborative engagement with learning.

Professor Deborah Murdoch-Eaton, The University of Sheffield

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Professor Murdoch-Eaton is Dean of Medical Education at the University of Sheffield and is a National Teaching Fellow. Within her broad research interests she is looking at how feedback is built (particularly within an “educational alliance”), recognised and utilised by learners as well as the role and impact of cultural perceptions of feedback.


Keynote 2: Applications of mathematical e-assessment to support learning and teaching.

Dr Chris Graham, Newcastle University

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Dr Graham is the Director for E-Learning at the School of Mathematics, Statistics and Physics at Newcastle University. As part of this role he manages e-assessment and oversees the Numbas project. Numbas is open-source maths e-assessment software that is widely used across the University and worldwide.


Keynote 3: Title TBC

Professor Andrea Sella, UCL

Twitter: @SellaTheChemist
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Professor Sella has long used e-Learning tools to strengthen his teaching. He is extensively involved in the testing and development of new approaches to laboratory practice and for formal teaching and the trialling of improved self-study methods for students. This includes the development of online and video resources for teaching, and the development of new practical modules that combine teamwork, coding, and measurement.

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