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Solent Learning and Teaching Community Conference 2016

The primary aim of the Solent Learning and Teaching Community Conference (SLTCC) 2016 was to promote excellence in learning and teaching, connecting staff and students by providing a forum for exploring innovative opportunities and sharing experience and best practice.

SLTCC 2016 took place in the Spark, our dynamic and interactive new learning centre, and included over 70 presentations from academic and professional services staff of Southampton Solent University and five neighbouring south coast universities. 

Keynote speaker - Professor Diana Laurillard

Teachers pursuing excellence: Blending the physical, social and digital environments

Diana is Professor of Learning with Digital Technologies at UCL Institute of Education, University of London.  Within her leading role at the London Knowledge Lab (part of UCL), Diana is involved in developing a learning design support environment for teachers, and software interventions for learners with low numeracy and dyscalculia.

These research projects tie in with her roles developing and running massive open online courses (MOOCs) with Coursera and FutureLearn.

Read Diana’s full bio on the UCL website

Keynote speaker - Professor Tansy Jessop

Evidence to Action: Why TESTA works

Tansy joined Southampton Solent University as the Professor of Research Informed Teaching (RIT) on 3 May 2016, leading the development of the RIT aspect of the University’s strategic vision. Tansy’s main research interests are assessment and feedback, student engagement and the use of technology to enhance learning.

Read Tansy's full bio on LinkedIn

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