The ALDinHE conference 2017: storify and the journal link

The ALDinHE storify from the conference – see our twitter sumary here:

and images that will stay with me:



Hull City of Culture – weeping poppy window

Rare book – Wilberforce thanks to Hull University Librarians

Head of Knowledge, Hull University











and from the Journal of  Learning Developers in HE – an Easter message:

If you were not at the superb Learning Development conference – ALDinHE 2017 at the University of Hull – earlier this week you may not have heard that issue 11 of our journal JLDHE is now live!

Your Easter reading includes:


  • Evaluating retrospective experiential learning as process in scholarship on a work based professional doctorate by John Fulton and Catherine Hayes
  • Development and evaluation of an online learning object to improve pre-registration nursing students’ knowledge and engagement with pre-operative fasting by Stuart Roberts and Richard Windle
  • The big picture: mining the student data resource to inform learning development provision by Elizabeth Tanguay and Peter Hanratty

Case Studies

  • Using Leaning Dimensions within the Effective Life-long Leaning Inventory (ELLI) as Indicators of Academic Success in Biosciences    by Suad Salih Awad and Mirela Cuculescu-Santana
  • Using two languages to inform and inspire: a case study using bilingual digital technology to educate healthcare students demonstrating the importance of language choice in enhancing communication and patient care in Wales by Beryl Cooledge and Peggy Murphy
  • Student as researcher: Rethinking how to make research methods interesting for students by Alison Marie Rodriguez and Sarah Jane Daly

Opinion Piece

  • Holiploigy – Navigating the complexity of teaching in Higher Education by Phil Wo

All at

Do you have an idea for a paper, case study or opinion piece about student learning in higher education? Would you like to review a relevant book or web-based learning resource? Let us know – we’d be happy to discuss your ideas.


Best wishes on behalf of the editorial team:


Sue Eccles, Bournemouth University, United Kingdom

Amanda French, Birmingham City University, United Kingdom

Lucy Gray, The Open University, United Kingdom

Andy Hagyard, University of Leeds

John Hilsdon, Plymouth University, United Kingdom

Christina Howell-Richardson, Birkbeck College, University of London

Moira Maguire, Dundalk Institute of Technology, Ireland


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