Dr Liz McKenzie
Profiles

Dr Liz McKenzie

Lecturer in Postgraduate Professional Development

Plymouth Institute of Education (Faculty of Arts and Humanities)

Role

Tutor on the National SENCo award and MA Education within the Institute of Education.

Qualifications

EdD (Open University)

QTLS (Qualified Teacher Learning and Skills) awarded by IfL (2009).

 PGCE (Higher Education) - Open University.

 MA Education (Primary)  - Open University.

 PGCE (Primary, QTS) University of London Institute of Education .

 MSc (Child Development ) - University of London Institute of Education.

 BSc  Hons. (Psychology) - Nottingham University.

Professional membership

British Psychological Society (BPS).

British Educational Research Association (BERA)

Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (HEA)


 
 

Teaching interests

Teaching on the National Award for SEN Co-ordinators and the MA Education.

Psychology and education; all aspects of classroom practice; HE in FE practice; Post-16 education and Adult Learning; Professional Development; Reflective Practice.

Research interests

Reflection and Reflective practice.
Teacher educators experience of reflection.

Professional Identities and practice styles of HE in FE practitioners.
HE in FE practice.

Teaching Assistants' experience and practice.
FdA students' choices and experience.

Schofield, C. & McKenzie,L.  (2017) An exploration of importantfactors in the decision making process undertaken by Foundation Degree studentswith respect to Level 6 progression.      
eprint link:  http://www.tandfonline.com/eprint/AkDCjutuEZXd8SG4ratn/full

McKenzie, L. Turner, R. &Gale, K.  (2016): Reflectivewriting:  I wouldn’t start from here –examining a professional development initiative to enhance the scholarlyactivity of English HE in FE lecturers, Reflective Practice, 17:4, 430-443.

McKenzie,L. (2015) Trainee teachers’ experience of reflection, Journal of Further and Higher Education.

Gale, K. Turner, B. & McKenzie, L. (2013) Action research, becoming and the assemblage: a Deleuzian reconceptualisation of professional practice, Educational Action Research, 21:4, 549-564,

Gale, K. , Turner, R. and McKenzie, L. M.(2011) 'Communities of praxis? Scholarship and practice styles of the HE in FE professional', Journal of Vocational Education & Training, 63: 2, 159 — 169

Turner, R, McKenzie, L. and Stone, M. (2009) ''Square peg - round hole': the emerging professional identities of HE in FE lecturers working in a partner college network in south-west England', Research in Post-Compulsory Education, 14: 4, 355 — 368.

Turner, R, McKenzie, L. M. , McDermott, A. P. and Stone, M. (2009) 'Emerging HE cultures: perspectives from CETL award holders in a partner college network', Journal of Further and Higher Education, 33: 3, 255 — 263

Key publications are highlighted

Journals
Articles
McKenzie L & Schofield C 2018 'Degrees of freedom: college-based higher education students’ choices and views on the top-up mode of higher education' Research in Post-Compulsory Education 23, (3) 314-327 , DOI PEARL
Schofield C & McKenzie L 2017 'An exploration of important factors in the decision-making process undertaken by foundation degree students with respect to level 6 progression' Journal of Further and Higher Education 42, (6) 1-10 , DOI PEARL
Mckenzie L, Turner R & Gale K 2016 'Reflective writing: I wouldn’t start from here – examining a professional development initiative to enhance the scholarly activity of English HE in FE lecturers' Reflective Practice: International and Multidisciplinary Perspectives , DOI PEARL
McKenzie L 2015 'Trainee teachers’ experience of reflection' Journal of Further and Higher Education 39, (5) 645-664 , DOI
Turner R, Brown T, Edwards-Jones A, Hughes J, Banks A, Bardsley J, Bryan Y, Gray C, Isaac A 2014 'Narrative explorations into the professional development of lecturers teaching higher education in English further education colleges' Professional Development in Education 41, (3) 546-562 Author Site , DOI PEARL
Gale K, Turner B & McKenzie L 2013 'Action research, becoming and the assemblage: a Deleuzian reconceptualisation of professional practice,' Educational Action Research 21, (4) 549-564 Publisher Site
Gale KJ, Turner R & Mc Kenzie L 2011 'Communities of praxis, scholarship and practice styles of the HE in FE professional' Journal of Vocational Education and Training 63, 159-169 , DOI PEARL
Gale K, Turner R & McKenzie LM 2011 'Communities of praxis? Scholarship and practice styles of HE in FE professionals' Journal of Vocational Education and Training (2) 159-169
Turner R, McKenzie L & Stone M 2009 'Square peg - round hole:the emerging professional identities of HE in FE lecturers working in a partner college network in the South West' Research in Post-compulsory education (4) 355-368
Turner R, McKenzie LM, McDermott A & Stone M 2009 'Emerging HE cultures:Perspectives from CETL award holders in a partner college network' Journal of Further and Higher Education (3) 255-263 PEARL
Chapters
McKenzie L 2009 'Climbing the hill- how the HELP CETL Award has supported me' in Turner R; Hughes J; Brown T Putting the I into Identity and other Stories: Scholarly approaches to the professional identity and development of HE practitioners in FE Colleges HEA ESCalate