Student Experience, Learning & Teaching (SELT) Forum

Extending the Student Voice in BCI

25th October, 1-4pm University Campus Ayr: Lecture Theatre 1

1pm

Welcome and introduction, Dr David McGillivray (Chair of SELT)

Panel 1: Student as Partners (or Producers): A Debate
The panel will respond to an pre-circulated blog post by Rachel Wenstone, Vice President (HE) at NUS
http://www.wonkhe.com/2012/09/13/five-questions-about-students-as-partners/

• The institutional perspective (Malcolm Foley, Vice Principal (Learning and Teaching) and Executive Dean) 10mins
• The student perspective (Garry Quigley, President SAUWS) 10 mins
• The staff perspective (Sandro Carnicelli, Business School) 10mins

Q&A Discussion (facilitated by David McGillivray) 15mins

1.45pm

Panel 2: From Policy to Practice: Exemplars of Student Involvement in BCI

• Business School good practice (Meg Dunn, Business School)
• CCI good practice (Stuart Hepburn, School of Creative & Cultural Industries)
• Pedagogies and Technologies to enhance involvement (Bill Steele, CAPD)

2.30

Coffee & Tea

2.45

Breakout session: Encouraging/embracing the student voice (45 mins discussion, 30 mins feedback)

– What are the main impediments to student involvement currently?
– What practical solutions would encourage greater student participation in course-related activities (SSLGs, SDGs, Faculty Boards)

In small groups (with table top flip charts) facilitated by Fiona Milne

4pm Close