Learning Development Partnerships and Student Learning: The Transformative Impact of Constructive Encounters in the Curriculum

This conference was hosted by the DMU Library Services and the Academic Professional Development Unit on Tuesday 24 May 2011, 9.30am to 2.00pm at De Montfort University.

With increasing pressure on resources, learning development teams need to demonstrate their ability to be relevant to, and engage with, the full range of students.  This event considered ways of enhancing the impact of learning development through collaborative and embedded approaches.  Students, academic staff, librarians and learning developers shared their experiences of learning and teaching together.

Conference Programme

Keynote Speaker: John Hilsdon, founding chairman of the Association of Learing Development in Higher Education.
- 'Co-producing not just consuming! Student as partners in Learning Development'
- Activity outcome - co-production ideas 

Workshop outlines
Workshops provided opportunities to consider how partnerships have enabled the development of key resources, enhanced the delivery of the curriculum and widened the cope of learning development.

Workshop presentations and handouts:

   Wearable words: creative vocabulary workshops as a tool to develop fashion students' writing

2   Creating a critical thinking toolkit for LLM - LPC (Legal Practice) distance learners

3   Maths Learning Centre at De Montfort University

4   Not just another study skills resource ....the contribution of collaboration in enhanching the impact of learning materials 

5   Symbiosis! How learning developers and librarians work together at DMU
     Symbiosis - a 3 cornered dialogue  

6   Study Skills inputs to Humanities subject modules

Any queries about this page or the conference please contact nilapatel@dmu.ac.uk.



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