Torgny Roxa

Dr Torgny Roxå

Torgny Roxå serves as academic developer at the Faculty of Engineering at Lund University in Sweden since 1988. His focus is Strategic Educational Development using a socio-cultural approach. He has won the Lund University award for distinguished pedagogical achievements and been recognized as an Excellent Teaching Practitioner. He has been the external examiner for the Postgraduate Diploma in Learning and Teaching at Oxford University and is currently visiting professor at Ulster University (Northern Ireland) and Distinguished Scholar at McMaster University. 2011 to 2014 he served as Vice President of the International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning. Recent publications include a co-authored chapter “Developing higher education organisations and evaluating effects”. Published in Egger & Merkt (Eds). Teaching Skills Assessments – Qualitätsmanagement und Personalentwicklung in der Hochschullehre, Springer 2016

Catherine Bovill

Catherine Bovill

Dr Bovill is an Associate and Senior Fellow of the UK Higher Education Academy and a Fellow of the Staff and Educational Development Association. She supports a wide range of academic development initiatives across the University of Glasgow including the Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practice, the MEd Learning and Teaching in Higher Education, Periodic Subject Review and the Annual Learning and Teaching Conference. Dr Bovill is an Associate Editor (Europe) for the International Journal for Academic Development and an Editorial Board member for Teaching in Higher Education. Her research and publications focus on students and staff co-creating curricula; higher education curriculum; peer observation of teaching; and the internationalisation of higher education. She has completed over 50 publications and invited presentations focused on active student participation/co-creation of curriculum in higher education. In 2014, she co-authored a book with Prof. Alison Cook-Sather and Prof. Peter Felten – Engaging students as partners in learning and teaching: a guide for faculty, published by Jossey Bass in the USA, which offers guidance to academic staff who wish to initiate and sustain partnerships with students in learning and teaching.

The nature of enquiry in(to) co-creation of learning and teaching

Tom Lowe

Tom Lowe

Tom was previously Vice President, Education at Winchester Student Union representing the students of the University of Winchester. During his time as Vice President, Tom gained a particular passion for student engagement participations through revamping the Student Academic Representative system (StARs), sitting on The Steering Group for the Student Engagement Partnership (TSEP) and starting up the Winchester Student Fellows Scheme. Also Tom sits on the Quality Assurance Agency Student Advisory Board and is the Communications Officer for RAISE (Researching, Advancing & Inspiring Student Engagement). Tom is currently the project manager of the HEFCE catalyst funded REACT project, where he facilitates collaborative development between 15 UK HE institutions around Student Engagement with Educational Developments.

A Holistic Perspective Student Engagement Activity

Niamh MooreCherry

Niamh Moore-Cherry

Dr Niamh Moore-Cherry is Senior Lecturer in the School of Geography and a Senior Fellow in Teaching and Academic Development, University College Dublin. She is an urban geographer and her research is focused on understanding how cities are governed; how urban policy is developed; and with what impacts. She also has a strong research and practice interest in first year transitions and student partnership. Niamh has authored and co-edited a number of books and has been published in national and international journals. She is Chair of the IGU Urban Commission Young Scholars Committee and a member of the Social Sciences Committee, Royal Irish Academy.

Staff-student collaboration: Thinking through inclusionary/exclusionary practice(s)