School of Arts academics contribute to inaugural University teaching symposium

University of Surrey - Surrey ExciTeSSchool of Arts academics were responsible for three speaker-led sessions and a further three poster presentations at the inaugural Surrey ExciTeS (Excellence in Teaching Symposium) event held at the University on 8 January 2014, ensuring that the School was well represented.

Presentations delivered by School of Arts staff, and delivered to academics from across the University, were as follows:

  • Peter Morris, ‘I’ll give it 5. The search for perfection in 360 ̊ feedback’
  • Christopher Wiley, ‘Enhancing Instructional Interactivity through Electronic Voting Systems: Advanced Features and Innovative Pedagogies’
  • Caroline Haigh, ‘The use of optional formative assessments with feedback to aid the development of practical skills’

The lunchtime poster presentations included the following contributions from the School of Arts:

  • Alan Haigh, ‘Improving technical ear training with software-based practice and assessment’
  • Caroline Haigh, ‘An Investigation into the case of formative assessment’
  • Christopher Wiley, ‘The National Teaching Fellowship Scheme: Paths to Success’