I am delighted to have been awarded my Principal Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy.
Interesting piece on female pioneers, although I feel they overlooked Isabel Briggs and Katherine Myers: Often they are so effortlessly criticised within academic psychology, that it is almost impossible to understand how they could have developed the world’s most popular psychometric test. http://psychlearningcurve.org/4-innovative-women-who-were-pioneers-of-industrial-organizational-psychology/
The National Teaching Fellowship Scheme (NTFS) celebrates and recognises individuals who have made an outstanding impact on student outcomes and the teaching profession in higher education. So proud to be collecting my award with my amazing husband Craig and Institute Lead, Charles. It would have been impossible without all the love and support of my… Read More
I am delighted to find out that I was awarded Specialist in Test Use by the British Psychological Society this week: a qualification for very experienced psychologists to consult on the design of tests, to provide expert testimony in court cases, and, to provide organisations with bespoke psychometric packages. Alex I terrific two-minute read from… Read More
Saying goodbye to my beloved blog PsychLiverpool. Letting the reigns go to the amazing safe hands of Emir Demirbag (Technical Director) and Jasmine Warren (now Editor-in-Chief). https://www.psychliverpool.co.uk/liverpool-life/events/look-on-the-bright-cider-life/
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via The ‘Holy Grail’ of pedagogical research: the quest to measure learning gain Delighted to see the ongoing coverage of our work with an excellent quote @ Digital learning PD Dr Ann Lawless “real-world pedagogical questions in HE…..meets the auditing culture”
Alex Forsythe, Carol Evans, Camille Kandiko Howson and Corony Edwards argue that only by changing focus will the concept become useful https://www.timeshighereducation.com/features/learning-gain-political-expedient-or-meaningful-measurement A few years ago, a major UK airport determined to speed up passenger movement by incentivising baggage handlers to move luggage from planes faster. Since it was deemed unfair to compare the overall… Read More