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Learning Development: Who Needs It?

University of Bradford
17 March 2008 00:00 - 18 March 2008 00:00

The Keynote Address will be given by Professor Ray Land, co-author of ‘Threshold Concepts and Troublesome Knowledge’ (Meyer and Land, 2005).
Ray is Professor of Higher Education and Director of the Centre for Academic Practice and Learning Enhancement at the University of Strathclyde and his research interests include the theory and practice of educational development, threshold concepts and troublesome knowledge, and theoretical aspects of digital learning.
This year they are offering a range of practitioner-focussed papers and workshops, posters and ‘show-and-tell’ sessions relevant to the field of Learning Development. There will be a social event and an evening meal on Monday 18th.
The AGM and election of officers for the Association for Learning Development in Higher Education (ALDinHE) will also be held during the Symposium.
They are still able to accept proposals for papers, workshops etc – the deadline has been extended until 4pm on Monday 21st January. Details of how to submit a proposal and guidelines for presenters can be found at:

Contact Name:
John Hilsdon
Contact Telephone:
01752 232276
Contact Email:

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