Research and Scholarship

Research and Scholarship

Selected Publications and Conference Presentations Conference papers, presentations and reports

Wilson, E., Davies, C. Fish, H., Harris, L.M., Reynolds, E., Saunders, D., Washington, R. (2016) Claiming a Space for the Work-based Learner Voice: Enabling or silencing the learner voice in Closing the Gap: Bridges for Access and Lifelong Learning eds. Hill, Hudson, Mckendry, Raven, Saunders, Storan and Ward.

Washington, R. (2016) Developmental mentoring in the workplace: delivering the promise in Closing the Gap: Bridges for Access and Lifelong Learning eds. Hill, Hudson, Mckendry, Raven, Saunders, Storan and Ward.

Jones, K. and Washington, R. (2016) Higher Education and the Work-based Learner: A Paradox of Good Intentions? In Closing the Gap: Bridges for Access and Lifelong Learning eds. Hill, Hudson, Mckendry, Raven, Saunders, Storan and Ward.

Kimaliro, E. Promoting Values Through Professional Platforms at the 8th Annual Conference on Research in Education, Edge Hill University, 12-13th July 2016. 

Washington, R. (2015) Developmental Mentoring in the Workplace: Delivering the Promise. Presentation at the FACE Conference 2nd July 2015.

Jones, K. and Washington, R. (2015) Higher Education and the Work-based Learner: A Paradox of Good Intentions? Presentation at the FACE Conference 2nd July 2015. 

Washington, R. (2016) Hen Wlad Fy Nhadau - The Power Vacuum, a Boardroom Bias. South Wales Business Review Volume 6 Issue 3, 16.

Locock, M. (2016) Hinterland: rurality, community and heritage in Ceredigion. Contemporary and Historical Archaeology in Theory conference, Orkney, 21-23 October 2016.

WIWBLProgressing with scholarship targets.  (29th June 2016) WIWBL Research and Scholarship Workshop Programme 2016, Facilitator:  Danny Saunders; Visiting Professor,  University of Wales Trinity Saint David.

Davies, C. Harris, L.M. (2016) Engaging professional learners using the Virtual Learning Environment (VLE): a case study from social care. Paper and presentation at the NEXUS Conference 24th March 2016.

Fish, H. Locock, M. (2016) Mainstreaming sustainability in work-based learning at UWTSD. Presentation at the NEXUS Conference 23 March 2016.

WIWBLProgressing with scholarship targets.  (14th March 2016) WIWBL Research and Scholarship Workshop Programme 2016, Facilitator:  Danny Saunders; Visiting Professor,  University of Wales Trinity Saint David.

Davies, C. Harris, L.M. (2015) The role of the VLE for distances learners: Adding value and increasing engagement. Presentation at the FACE Conference 2nd July 2015.

WIWBLProgressing with scholarship targets.  (11th February 2016) WIWBL Research and Scholarship Workshop Programme 2016, Facilitator:  Danny Saunders; Visiting Professor,  University of Wales Trinity Saint David.

Wilson, E., Reynolds, E., Washington, R., Fish, H., Davies, C.. Harris, L.M. (2015) Claiming a Space for the Work-based Learner Voice: Enabling or silencing the learner voice. Presentation at the FACE Conference 2nd July 2015. 

Locock, M. (2015) 'Sustainable workplaces: the impact of workplace learning', (2nd June 2015) for the ‘Education for Sustainability and Global Citizenship’ (ESDGC) conference, Swansea Business School. (Sustainable workplaces: the impact of workplace learning)

Davies, C. (2015) ‘Finding and making Xerte Learning Objects for Research Methods’. Proc. OER15, Cardiff, April 2015. [online] Available at: https://oer15.oerconf.org/sessions/finding-and-making-xerte-learning-objects-for-research-methods-670. (Accessed 5.5.15)

Davies, C., Gibbon, S. and Green, D. (2015) ‘An Open Mobile App to Support practice-Based Learning’. Proc. OER15, Cardiff, April 2015. [online] Available at: https://oer15.oerconf.org/sessions/an-open-mobile-app-to-support-practice-based-learning-671/. (Accessed 5.5.15)

WIWBL, Converting evaluation reports, conference planning and agreeing scholarship targets.  (14th May 2015) WIWBL Research and Scholarship Workshop Programme 2015, Facilitator:  Danny Saunders; Visiting Professor,  University of Wales Trinity Saint David.

Davies, C. (April 14th 2015) Finding and making Xerte learning objects for research methods. Association for Learning Technology, Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, in Cardiff, Wales. https://oer15.oerconf.org/sessions/finding-and-making-xerte-learning-objects-for-research-methods-670/

WIWBL, Converting evaluation reports (17th March 2015) WIWBL Research and Scholarship Workshop Programme 2015, Facilitator:  Danny Saunders; Visiting Professor,  University of Wales Trinity Saint David.

WIWBL, Impact Assessment, Good Practice and preparing for the FACE 2015 Symposium (11th Feb 2015) WIWBL Research and Scholarship Workshop Programme 2015, Facilitator:  Danny Saunders; Visiting Professor,  University of Wales Trinity Saint David.

Reynolds, E. C. and Wilson, E.A., (11 November, 2014) ‘Astudiaeth Achos Dwyieithog o Gymru / A Bilingual Case Study from Wales’  Recognising Prior Learning National Seminar, Swalec Stadium Cardiff.

WIWBL, Case Study Writing (7th Nov 2014) WIWBL Research and Scholarship Workshop Programme 2014, Facilitator:  Danny Saunders; Visiting Professor,  University of Wales Trinity Saint David.

WIWBL, Action Planning (26th Sept 2014) WIWBL Research and Scholarship Workshop Programme 2014, Facilitator:  Danny Saunders; Visiting Professor,  University of Wales Trinity Saint David.

Wilson, E A and Reynolds, E C, (2014) ‘The same but different? A perspective on the development and validation of generic and discipline-based professional doctorates’ 4th International Conference on Professional Doctorates, Cardiff, April 2014.

Reynolds, E C, Harris, L M and Wilson, E A, (2014) ‘Valuing Experiential Learning: Empowering the Learner Journey’ HEA Conference Future Directions, Aberystwyth University, 2 April 2014.

WIWBL, Developing a strategy:  “the magnificent seven” (25th March 2014) WIWBL Research and Scholarship Workshop Programme 2014, Facilitator:  Danny Saunders; Visiting Professor,  University of Wales Trinity Saint David.

Davies, C. (2014) ‘Equipping the Mobile Teacher: a Project to provide ‘just in time’ support for trainee teachers’. Future Directions for Higher Education in Wales; presentations. [online] Available at: https://www.heacademy.ac.uk/about/higher-education-academy-wales/future-directions/future-directions-conference-2014. (Accessed 5.5.15)

WIWBL, Individual and collective interests, and SWOT analysis (26th Feb 2014) WIWBL Research and Scholarship Workshop Programme 2014, Facilitator:  Danny Saunders; Visiting Professor,  University of Wales Trinity Saint David.

WIWBL, Tactics and action planning (13th Jan 2014) WIWBL Research and Scholarship Workshop Programme 2014, Facilitator:  Danny Saunders; Visiting Professor,  University of Wales Trinity Saint David.

WIWBL, Developing work based learning (9th Dec 2013) WIWBL Research and Scholarship Workshop Programme 2013, Facilitator:  Danny Saunders; Visiting Professor,  University of Wales Trinity Saint David.

Reynolds, E C, (2013) ‘Achredu Entrepreneriaeth’ Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol: Aberystwyth, November 2013.

Mosley, B. (ed) (2013) ‘Apprenticeships Report 2013’ Regional Learning Partnership, July 2013

Locock, M. (2013) ‘Tools for reflection’, Wales Public Service Summer School, June 2013.

Locock, M. (2013) ‘Changing the way we work: delivering impact through better project management’, IfA Conference for Archaeologists, April 2013.

Washington, R.S. (2013) Distal Mentoring: an antidote to toxicity? 9th Annual Coaching & Mentoring Research Conference Oxford Brookes University, January 2013

Mosley, B (2012) Welsh Government's 'It's Time to Talk'

Wilson, E A and Reynolds, E C, (2012) HEA Conference - Learning in Employment Work Strand, Case Study: ‘Postgraduate Certificate in Leadership in Public Service: a collaborative approach to curriculum design and APEL’, May 2012.

Wilson E A and Reynolds, E C, (2012) HEA Conference - Learning in Employment Work Strand, Case Study: ‘Dyslexia Cymru/Wales Dyslexia: supporting the needs of the dyslexic workers in Wales’, May 2012.

Wilson, E A and Reynolds, E C, (2012) HEA Conference - Learning in Employment Work Strand, Case Study: ‘LATERAL – Liberating Aptitudes through Technology-Enhanced Recognition and Accreditation of Learning’, May 2012.

Wilson, E A and Reynolds, E C, (2012) Poster: ‘APEL for Oil Refinery Process Operators’, Highly Commended UALL Awards Scheme 2011-12, April 2012.

Davies, C. (2012) ‘A Case Study of Learners’ Perspectives on Technology for Learning’. Compass, the Journal of Learning and Teaching at the University of Greenwich, 5th edition, p41 - 44. [online] Available at: http://www2.gre.ac.uk/__data/assets/pdf_file/0011/679520/D6601-12_Compass_web.pdf

Edwards, A R (2012) Police Superintendents Association Conference

Edwards, A R (2012) Higher Education Police Service Conference

Davies, C. (2012).  ‘A Review of Technology for Learning, Teaching and Assessment within HE Teacher Training Courses’. SEDA Research and Evaluation Small Grants: 2012 Grant Holders. [online] Available at: http://www.seda.ac.uk/research.html?p=7_1_1_7 (Accessed 30.3.13)

Reynolds, E C (2011) ‘e-APEL – a Bilingual Case Study’ HEA Seminar: Valuing Learners in the Workplace, December 2011.

Wilson, E A (2011) ‘APEL – Practical Issues and Opportunities for Work-based Learners’ HEA Seminar: Valuing Learners in the Workplace, December 2011.

Davies, C. (2011) ‘Using Dialogue to build Sustainable Capacity in a Challenging Climate’. Proceedings of ALT-C, 2011. [online] Available at: http://archive.alt.ac.uk/conference/altc2011.alt.ac.uk/talks/22318.html.  (Accessed 25.5.15)

Davies, C. (2011) ‘Talking technology at ALT-C. CELT’. University of Glamorgan Learning Zone blog. Available at: http://learning.blogs.glam.ac.uk/2011/09/13/talking-technology-at-alt-c/. (Accessed 30.3.12)

Davies, C. (2011). ‘Changing academics, changing curriculum: How Technology Enhanced Curriculum Design can deliver strategic change’. Proc. 10th European Conference on e-Learning, p15-16. [online] Available at: http://academic-conferences.org/pdfs/ECEL_2011-Booklet.pdf. (Accessed 7.5.11)

Davies, C, and Walker, A. (2010) ‘Learning technologies for Different learning Styles’. IEEC, 2010. [online] Available at: http://ieec.co.uk/previous-conferences/action-in-enterprise-education/parallel-sessions-2/ . (Accessed 7.5.11)

Davies, C. and Bodley, M. (2010) ‘Development of a web-site to support ILT in Post-16 Initial Teaching Training’. The Escalate-JISC HE in FE Conference: Inspiration for Practice. [online] Available at: http://escalate.ac.uk/7687 (Accessed 25.7.11)

Davies, C. (2011) ‘Enabling Student Engagement in Technology-Enhanced Learning’. Enhanced and Transformed: Tales from the Digital Age. [online] Available at: https://showtime.gre.ac.uk/index.php/edu/tel-conference/paper/viewPaper/21  (Accessed 1.8.11)

Wilson, E A (2009) ‘New Skills for New Jobs – Regional Development in South West Wales’, presentation at European University Business Cooperation Forum Dublin, 22 October 2009.

Reynolds, E C and Wilson, E A (2009) ‘Workforce Skills: What role for the Welsh Language?’ presentation at National Conference – Skills in Welsh, Cardiff, 6 October 2009.

Wilson, E A (2009) Presentation ‘HE and Sector Skills Councils Collaboration’ at HEFCW HE/SSC Workshop, 20 May 2009.

Wilson, E A and Hamilton, R (2008) ‘Review of Best Practice of Learning Contracts in Wales’, scoping report published for the Strategic Development of High Level Learning for the Workforce in Wales.

Davies, C; Bodley, M. (2008) ‘e-Learning for Initial Teacher Trainers’. [online] Available at: http://initialteachertraining.jiscinvolve.org/wp (Accessed 13.6.11)

Davies C. (2007) ‘Early integrated support for level 1 students’. OU PILS CETL project. [online] Available at: https://intranet-gw.open.ac.uk/cetl/pilsintranet/p7_5.shtml. (Accessed 3.5.11)

Reynolds, E C (2007) ‘Ehangu’r Defnydd o Iaith mewn Addysg’ Cynhadledd Dwyieithrwydd, Coleg y Drindod.

Bedford, D and Wilson, E A (2006) ‘New Partnerships for Learning: remodelling the workforce. The final report of the research project into teachers and teaching assistants working together in schools’ presented at BERA University of Warwick, 8 September 2006.

Bedford, D and Wilson, E A (2006) ‘New Partnerships for Learning: teachers and teaching assistants working together’, paper presented at International Congress for School Effectiveness and Improvement (ICSEI) Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States 5 January 2006.

Wilson, E A (2005) ‘Ensuring progression to higher level skills’, dissemination of research report at conference with Prof Derek Longhurst of Foundation Degree Forward, 8 December 2005, and Aimhigher London South conference 22 March 2006.

Jackson, C R and Wilson, E A (2005) ‘An exploration of teacher skills and teaching assistant deployment to create effective partnerships for learning’, presented at the British Educational Research Association (BERA) annual conference in Pontypridd, Wales, 17 September 2005.

Reynolds, E C (2005) ‘Mentoring Professional Development’, Research Conference.

Reynolds, E C (2004) ‘Arolwg o’r ddarpariaeth Gymraeg/ddwyieithog ôl-16 yn Sir Gaerfyrddin.’

Reynolds, E C (2004) ‘Resource Management and Bilingual Education’ University Education in Irish: Challenges and Perspectives, Fiontar: Dublin City University. [English and Irish]

Books

Bedford, D and Wilson, E A (2013) Study Skills for Foundation Degrees London: David Fulton 2nd edn. (1st edn. 2006).

Locock, M. (2012) 10 simple steps to better archaeological management (Ammanford: Carreg Fflyfan Press)

Locock, M. (2010) The flow of thought: a manager’s guide to using poetry for reflection (Ammanford: Carreg Ffylfan Press)

Wilson, E A and Bedford, D (2009) Study Skills for Part-time Students Harlow: Pearson Education.


Journals

Washington, R (2013) ‘Distal mentoring: An antidote to toxicity? ’International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching and Mentoring, Special Issue No 7, pp. 73 – 81.

Aitchinson, K. and Locock, M. (2009) ‘Hard times: archaeology and the recession’, The Archaeologist 71 (Spring 2009), 10-11.

Locock, M. (2009) ‘Putting Welsh Journals Online: the challenges’, ALISS Quarterly 4.3 (Spring 2009), 32-34.

Wilson, E A and Bedford, D (2008) ‘New Partnerships for Learning: teachers’ perceptions of working with teaching assistants’, Journal of Education for Teaching 34.2, pp. 137-150.

Bedford, D, Jackson, C R, and Wilson, E A (2008) ‘New Partnerships for Learning: teachers and teaching assistants working together’ Journal for In-Service Education 34.1, pp. 7-25.

Wilson, E A (2006) ‘Ensuring progression to higher level skills’Forward 9, pp. 51-58.