HEFi Festival Programme

Day 1: Monday 5th July

TIME

ACTIVITY

10.30-10.50

Welcome to the HEFi Festival

Professor Kathleen Armour, Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Education),   University of Birmingham

11.00-11.50

Keynote Speaker:

Professor Lydia Arnold, Harper Adams University
Let's not go back:  Learning from a time of crisis

13.00-15.00

Keynote Speaker / Workshop

Professor Blake McKimmie, University of Queensland
Motivating Online Student Engagement in and out of the Classroom 

15.00-15.50

Webinar
Blended Digital Education - How Lessons from the Pandemic Can Enhance Teaching in 21/22

Presenters:  HEFi Digital team - University of Birmingham

Day 2: Tuesday 6th July

TIME

ACTIVITY

10.00-10.50

Keynote Speaker

Dr Luke Millard, Dean of Teaching and Learning at Abertay University
Student transitions: enabling personalisation and purpose for student success 

11.00-11.50

Post-Keynote Panel Discussion
Supporting the Transition of Students into Higher Education in the 2021/22 Academic Session

Presenters: Luke Millard, University of Abertay;  Dan Cottle, University of Birmingham;
Sarah Montano, University of Birmingham; Natalie Jordan, University of Birmingham &
Liam Dwyer, University of Birmingham School.

13.00-13.50

Webinar
Three, 10 minute papers exploring  aspects of student engagement and support

Presenters will be: Staff from across the University of Birmingham

14.00-14.50

Panel Session 
Collaborating with HEFi for Career-long Professional Development

Presenters: HEFi Educational Development - University of Birmingham

15.00-15.50

Webinar
Assessment, Fleetwood Mac and why we are never going back again

Presenters: Lisa Coulson and Sarah King, HEFi - University of Birmingham

Day 3: Wednesday 7th July

TIME

ACTIVITY

10.00-10.50

Keynote Speaker:

Amatey Doku, Nous Group
Impacts of global events on race equity, diversity and inclusion in higher education  

11.00-11.50

Post-Keynote Panel Discussion
Embedding equality, diversity and inclusion into our practice

Amatey Doku, Nous, Professor Jo Duberley, University of Birmingham, Dr Celia Greenway, University of Birmingham

12.00-12.50

Lunchtime lightning sessions

4 x 10 minute show and tell sessions on effective interventions during the pandemic

13.00-13.50

Webinar
Inclusive digital engagement with students: some best practice examples

Presenters: Helen Murray  and Antonia Parker-Smith, University of Birmingham

14.00-14.50

Webinar
Microaggressions in HE: what are they, why should we care, and what can we do?

Presenter: Els Van Geyte, HEFi – University of Birmingham

15.00-15.50

Webinar
Elegant Digital Architectures: considering embodied learning in digital spaces

Presenter: Helen Greetham, HEFi – University of Birmingham 

16.30-17.30

HEFi Award Ceremony

This event is by invitation only

Day 4: Thursday 8th July

TIME

ACTIVITY

 10.00-10.50  

Webinar
Personal Academic Tutoring: An exploration of the value of the online weekly group tutorials

Presenter – Dionne Barton, HEFi - University of Birmingham

 11.00-11.50

Webinar
Civic Leadership to improve Social Well-Being

Presenters - Julian Paenke, Lloyd Jenkins and Helen Hook, University of Birmingham

 13.00-15.00

Online workshop
Creativity, teaching and Covid-19: A creative step back to propel your practice to the future

Presenters: Sandrine Gelly-Guichoux, Anne-Céline Grolleau, Elora Chasseriaud, Arnold Magdelaine 
University of Nantes

15.00-15.50

Online workshop
Using “Liberation Bibliographies” in our Teaching - Bringing Open-Access Research into the Classroom

Presenters: Jeremy Kidwell and Gabi Witthaus, University of Birmingham

Day 5: Friday 9th July

TIME

ACTIVITY

 10.00-10.50

Webinar
An Introduction to the UKPSF and the Beacon Scheme 

Presenter:  Dionne Barton, HEFi – University of Birmingham 

 11.00-11.50

Webinar
Getting started with the learning and teaching literature (for Beacon)

Presenter: Marios Hadjianastasis, HEFi – University of Birmingham 

13.00-13.50

Webinar
Getting started with your teaching philosophy

Presenter:  Danielle Hinton, HEFi – University of Birmingham 

14.00-14.50

Webinar
Active learning techniques (in small and large group settings)

Presenter:  Jamie Morris, HEFi – University of Birmingham 

 

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