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Building bridges with credit

June 28 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Building bridges with credit

Credit as a vehicle for the recognition of achievement, facilitating student mobility and supporting transnational graduates.

Friday 28th June 2019

Room SB214, Sentamu Building at the Lancaster Campus of the University of Cumbria

Credit has come a long way from the early days of the Open University and late-night TV tutorials about quantity surveying.  Now millions of Millennials have billions of credits between them, but do they even recognise this?  Colleagues from the Universities of Cumbria, Derby and Nottingham Trent, the Centre for Recording Achievement and the Quality Assurance Agency explore how credit can be used to support innovations the recognition of achievement, facilitating student mobility and supporting transnational graduates.

Presenters and their sessions:

  • Ian Corrie, Principal Lecturer/Specialist Advisor to EMCC, Department of Nursing, Health & Professional Practice, University of Cumbria and Alison Felce, Standards and Frameworks Officer, Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education on ‘Making the Recognition of Prior Learning Accessible
  • Anne Danby, Course Director of the School of Environmental Sciences, College of Life and Natural Sciences at the University of Derby on the ‘Midlands Enterprise Universities Credit Alliance
  • Samuel Dent, Educational Research & Evaluation Team Lead, Centre for Academic Development and Quality Nottingham Trent University on ‘Should I stay or should I go?: Student demand for credit transfer and recommendations for policy and practice’.
  • Rob Ward, Director Emeritus of the Centre for Recording Achievement on ‘Digital Credentials – the story so far

If you would like to book onto this event, please click here for the booking form and here for the agenda.

Details

Date:
June 28
Time:
11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Venue

Room SB214, Sentamu Building at the Lancaster Campus of the University of Cumbria