Wales NEXUS Conference 2016

Posted on 2 March 2016

The Wales NEXUS Conference 2016 is the annual learning and teaching conference of the University of Wales Trinity Saint David (UWTSD), in association with the University of Wales, and will be taking place over two days from the 23rd – 24th March in Carmarthen.

The Wales NEXUS Conference provides a platform to further develop the links between research, professional practice and teaching in Higher Education. Linkages between research and teaching are defined broadly to include the scholarship of learning and teaching, research-informed teaching, enriching the student experience, and the learning and teaching in general. The NEXUS integrates subject- and multidiscipline-based research with curriculum, teaching and learning.

The Conference, which will be chaired by Professor Simon Haslett PFHEA, Pro Vice-Chancellor (International and Enhancement), includes a number of keynotes, symposia and workshops, including themes such as:

Other sessions include keynotes by Professor Simon Haslett and Luci Attala (winner of the Sustainability Champion Award (staff) of the Green Gown Awards 2015), an academic publishing workshop facilitated by the University of Wales Press (and the relaunch of the Wales Journal of Education), a learning and teaching symposium chaired by Dr Erietta Bissa, a research-informed teaching symposium chaired by Rob Charters, and a technology-enhanced learning workshop and symposium chaired by Professor Tony Toole.

Registration is now open to all and delegates should register using this link by 5pm Friday 11th March 2016.

A Conference Proceedings will be published in due course as a special issue of the Wales Journal of Learning and Teaching in Higher Education and submissions are welcome from all conference delegates.

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