Priska Schoenborn
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Priska Schoenborn

Academic Developer

Teaching & Learning Support

Role

Academic Developer

This role involves the following responsibilities:

  • Tutor on PGCert in Academic Practice Programme (PGCAP)
  • PGCAP Module Leader for PGCAP713: Negotiated Study Module
  • Co-ordinating the internal process for identifying nominees for the National Teaching Fellowship Scheme (NTFS)
  • Advising and supporting applicants and nominees for NTFS
  • Supporting colleagues applying for fellowship through the Teaching Development Framework (TDF)
  • Reviewing applications for NTFS, PedRIO/PRTI
  • Organising cross-institutional staff workshops
  • Supporting Schools and colleagues in aspects of curriculum development; Faculty representative for Science & Engineering
  • Engaging in pedagogic (HE) research  
  • Representing Educational Development on committees. e.g. Teaching, Learning & Quality Committee (Facutly of Science and Engineering)

Professional membership

Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (SFHEA)
National Teaching Fellow (June 2004)

Roles on external bodies

Accreditor for the Higher Education Academy (HEA)

Teaching interests

Currently teaching/facilitating:

  • PDAP/PGGCAP711: Introduction to Teaching and Learning
  • PGCAP712: Developing Professional Practice
  • PGCAP713: Technology Enhanced Learning
  • Staff Development workshops on Cultural Differences/Diversity, Large Group Teaching, Problem Based Learning, Inclusive Assessment, National Teaching Fellowship Scheme, Teaching Development Framework Guidance, etc.

Other teaching interests:

  • Systems Analysis & Design
  • Programming and Internet related areas

Research interests

Pedagogy 2.0, students as producers, students as designers, collaborative learning and 'chaotic'/non-linear learning, assessment and feedback, inclusive practice.

Grants & contracts

2017  Pedagogic Research and Teaching Innovation Fund (PRTI) funded research project : Delivering impact via Student Research: Sharing Best Practice  (with Asiya Khan & Richard Pemberton) £6,500.

2016 Pedagogic Research Institute and Observatory (PedRIO) funded research project: From OncoSim to OncoWiki: evaluating OncoSim's educational effectiveness towards developing OncoWiki (with Robert Belshaw & Michael Jarvis) £8,425.

2014 Pedagogic Research Institute and Observatory (PedRIO) funded research project: What do trainers think of their trainees? Perceptions of trainers on the preparedness to practice of their year 1 Dental Foundation Trainees (with Catherine Coelho & Sally Hanks) £5,976.

2013 Inclusivity Development Project funded research project: Untapped Knowledge: Learning from Student Enablers to develop inclusive practice guides (with Sarah Hutchins, Claro Learning & Karen Sheret, Disability Assist) £15,196.50.
 
2011 Staff and Educational Development Association (SEDA) funded small grants project: Evaluation of a university teaching fellowship scheme as a tool to promote pedagogic research and development (with Rebecca Turner) £500.

2011 Pedagogic Research Institute and Observatory (PedRIO) funded research project: Students as producers of multimedia curriculum content: an investigation of pedagogical merit (with Tracey Collett, Fiona Dalton, Verity Campbell-Barr & Valerie Huggins), £17,105.

2011 Teaching Fellowship Award Scheme (TFAS) funded research project: Producing multimedia resources for teaching medical students about the social context of medicine: a partnership approach (with Tracey Collett), £5000.

2004 National Teaching Felllowship Scheme (NTFS) award: Conveying systems Analysis & Design using a Blended-Learning Approach with Elements of Chaotic Learning, £50,000.

2002 TFAS funded research project: From induction to graduation (and beyond): developing students' team working/building skills, £4,900.

Khan, A., Schoenborn, P., and Sharma, S. (2017) The use of clickers in Instrumentation and Control Engineering education: a case study. European Journal of Engineering Education, 42, pp 1-12.

Schoenborn, P. and Miller, M. (2016) Learning from non-medical helpers to develop inclusive practice guides. Equality and diversity in learning and teaching in HE: compendium of papers, pp 70-85.

Schoenborn, P., Poverjuc, O., Campbell-Barr, V., and Dalton, F. (2013) ‘Limitations of ‘Students as Producers’ in Web 2.0: a reflective account’. Journal of Teaching and Learning and with Technology, 2(2), pp 5-20.

Schoenborn, P. and Rees, T. (2013 ) ‘A Module designed with Chaos and Complexity in Mind’ . Innovation in Teaching and Learning in Information and Computer Sciences, 12(1), pp 14-26. 

Turner, R., Schoenborn, P., & Wyness, L. (2013) ‘Evaluation of a university teaching fellowship scheme as a tool to promote pedagogic research and development’. Educational Development, 14.2.

Conference Papers: 

Collings, J. and Schoenborn, P. (2016) From admissions to alumni: preparing for the dearth of the DSA! National Association of Disability Practitioners (NADP) Annual Conference 2016, Chesford Grange, Kenilworth, Nr Warwick, UK.

Collings, J. and Schoenborn, P. (2016) Inclusive Assessment: Why? What? How? National Association of Disability Practitioners (NADP) Annual Conference 2016, Chesford Grange, Kenilworth, Nr Warwick, UK.

Khan, A. and Schoenborn, P. (2016) Measuring student engagement and participation: How can an engineering lecturer's use of technology in teaching and learning contribute towards institutional research?, Higher Education Institutional Research (HEIR) Conference, Liverpool John Moores University, UK.

Schoenborn, P., Miller, M., Sheret, K. and Hutchings, S. (2015) Untapped Knowledge: Insights from Non-Medical Helpers. European Conference on Educational Research, University of Budapest, Hungary.

Hanks, S., Coelho, C., Schoenborn, P. and Coster, R. (2015) Dental Foundation Trainers' (DFT) perception of the 'Preparedness for Practice' of new dental graduates. International Association for Dental Education in Europe Conference, Hungary.

Schoenborn, P. and Miller, W. (2015) High anxieties: listening to student voices through their enablers. 13th Vice Chancellor's Teaching and Learning Conference, Plymouth University, Plymouth, UK.

Coelho, C., Hanks, S. and Schoenborn, P. (2015) What do dental trainers think of the preparedness for practice of dental graduates? Fourth Annual PedRIO Conference 2015, Plymouth University, Plymouth, UK.

Schoenborn, P. (2013) Students as producers of multimedia curriculum content: towards collaborative learning. The 11th Vice Chancellor’s Teaching and Learning Conference, Plymouth University, Plymouth, UK.

Schoenborn, P. and Turner, R. (2012) University teaching fellowship schemes: do they promote development in pedagogic research and development? 17th Annual Staff and Educational Development Association (SEDA) Conference, Aston Business School, Birmingham, UK. 

Schoenborn, P. and Poverjuc, O. (2012) Student voice: engagement with Pedagogy 2.0. European Conference on Educational Research, University of Cadiz, Spain.

Collett, T., Schoenborn, P., Johnstone, K., Nutting, T., Pettengell, A., Haley, M., Thompson, C., Liu, A., Holden, S., & Seymour, A. (2012) ‘Getting the pitch right’: A study of how medical students can help each other learn the social aspects of medical care. AMEE (An international Association for Medical Education) 2012 Conference, Lyon, France.

Collett, T., Schoenborn, P., Johnstone, K., Nutting, T., Pettengell, A., Haley, M., Thompson, C., Liu, A., Holden, S., & Seymour, A. (2012) Producing multimedia resources for teaching medical students about the social context of medicine: a partnership approach. Vice Chancellor’s Teaching and Learning Conference, Plymouth University, Plymouth, UK.

Collett, T., Schoenborn, P. (2012) Teaching medical sociology in a PBL curriculum: Trying to think of it from an educator’s perspective. Behavioural and Social Sciences Teaching in Medicine (BeSST) Conference, Cardiff University, Wales

Schoenborn, P., Campbell-Barr, V., Collett, T., Dalton, F., Huggins, V. & Poverjuc, O. (2012) Students as producers of multimedia curriculum content: challenges and opportunities of Pedagogy 2.0. International Consortium for Educational Development, Bangkok, Thailand.

Schoenborn, P., Campbell-Barr, V., Collett, T., Dalton, F., Huggins, V. & Poverjuc, O. (2012) Students as producers of multimedia curriculum content: an investigation of pedagogical merit. Pedagogic Research Institute and Observatory Conference. Plymouth, UK.

Schoenborn, P., Campbell-Barr, V., Collett, T.; Dalton, F., Huggins, F. & Tidy, R. (2011) Pedagogy 2.0: friend or foe? SRHE Annual Conference, Newport, South Wales.

Neal, V., Schoenborn, P. (2010) Authority and power: Comparing pedagogies across cultures. The London Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) 8th International Conference, Thames Valley University, London, UK. 

Schoenborn, P., Neal, V. (2010) Chaotic Learning: a new theory? The London Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) 8th International Conference, Thames Valley University, London, UK. 

Neal, V., Schoenborn, P. (2010) Integrating Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) into a Learning and Teaching in Higher Education (LTHE) Programme. Educational Development Caucus (EDC) 2010 Winter Conference, Thompson Rivers University, Kamploops, BC, Canada.

Schoenborn, P., Subramaniam, P. (2009) The Undergraduate Ambassador Scheme (UAS): exploring the value of work-based experience in secondary schools for final year Computing students. Work-based Learning Conference: Towards Our 2012 Vision, University of Plymouth, Plymouth, UK.

Neal, V., Schoenborn, P. (2009) Rethinking Feedback. Plymouth e-Learning Conference. Boundary Changes: Redefining Learning Spaces, University of Plymouth, Plymouth, UK.

Schoenborn, P. (2008) XBL: Connecting Learners, Tutors and Industry. International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (ISSOTL) 2008 Conference, Grant MacEwan College and University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada.

Schoenborn, P. (2008) Mediating Learning in Object-Oriented Systems Analysis & Design using an eXtended Blending Learning Approach with Elements of Chaotic Learning. 9th Annual Conference of the Subject Centre for Information and Computer Sciences. Liverpool Hope University, Liverpool, UK.

Schoenborn, P. (2008) Collaborative Content Manipulation. Vice Chancellor's Teaching and Learning Conference. University of Plymouth, Plymouth, UK.

Schoenborn, P. and Bleimann, U. (2007) How we implemented self-organised learning based on social constructivism. Vice Chancellor’s Teaching and Learning Conference, University of Plymouth, Plymouth, UK. 

Schoenborn, P. and Abbey, C. (2003) From induction to graduation (and beyond): developing students' team working skills. Teaching and Learning Conference, University of Plymouth, Plymouth, UK.

Reports & invited lectures

Schoenborn, P. (2015) Applying for the National Teaching Fellowship Scheme. Workshop: Learning Innovation, University of the West of Scotland, Paisley, UK.

Schoenborn, P. (2008) E-Learning Innovationen und Beispiele. Workshop: Advanced Learning in der Informatik und Informationstechnik - Innovative Beispiele. University of Applied Sciences, Darmstadt, Germany.

Schoenborn, P. (2008) On being a National Teaching Fellow. University College for the Creative Arts' Teaching & Learning Conference, London, UK.

Schoenborn, P. (2005) E-learning in the UK – an Overview. Atlantis Workshop: Extended Blended Learning, University of Applied Sciences, Darmstadt, Germany.