Development Awards

Congratulations to the Aspire Development Fellows for 2013/4, each of whom has been awarded funding to support an innovative project relating to teaching and learning. Fellows will share their experiences and findings in future Learning & Teaching Forums as well as through a variety of published outputs.Alerts of any such output will be added to these pages.

The 2013/4 Fellows and their respective projects are as follows:

  • Michael Heasman & Adrian Morely - Creating and launching an innovative short course online called “Food-Smart Cities: Understanding and enabling sustainable and healthy urban food systems”
  • Tricia Parrott - Being a Professional Digital Citizen – Managing a digital online footprint
  • Susan Howarth (with support from departmental colleagues) - Development of computer aided assessment to enhance the reliability and validity of practical competence based examinations at Harper Adams University
  • Charles Cowap - Development of a Pilot Farming Learning Object
  • Nicky Hunter & Emma Pierce-Jenkins - Evaluation of the new assignment brief
  • Jane Headley & Pam Whitehouse - Feeding forward from feedback with Business and Food first years

The next opportunity to apply for a Fellowship will be in July 2014 in preparation for the 2014/5 academic year.