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Ms Linda Robson

Professional biography

I am the Lead Staff tutor for the School of Engineering and Innovation, overseeing the managment role of 14 Staff Tutors.
My own Associate Lecturer management portfolio covers undergraduate modules in Environmental Management (T219, T319) and Engineering at Work (T198), and postgraduate modules in Systems Thinking in Practice (TU811, TU812)  

Much of my time is spent on academic development, particularly providing development opportunities for Associate Lecturers both within STEM and more generic pedagogy for Associate Lecturers across the university.  

 

Research interests

My research is around three key themes: online staff development, supporting students with disabilities and communications with students.
I am also involved in promoting scholarship of teaching and learning (SoTL) accross the university an am Co-Chair of SHARE, a cross faculty network supporting distributed scholarship.  

Teaching interests

I am currently co-chair of T198: Engineering at Work.
I have been module chair of T227: Change, strategy and projects at Work. Previously I have been on the production teams for T219: Environmental Management, TU100: My Digital Life, T180: Living with the Net, T209 Information and communication Technologies.

Drawing on my experience as a endurance athlete (7 Ironman triathlons, over 30 marathons, represented Great Britain at duathlon and triathlon) I have also taught on E112: Introduction to Sport, fitness and management and authored part of the access module Y064: Exploring Sport Online.

Publications

National Association of Disabled Staff Networks (NADSN) – “Our Stories: Experiences from our Disabled Staff Networks across the UK” (2016)
Robson, Linda; Patel, Mona and Nicholson, Jacquie
The Journal of Inclusive Practice in further and higher education(7) (pp. 28-33)
Providing sandwiches: optimising feedback at the education picnic (2014-12)
Robson, Linda
Brookes E-Journal of Learning and Teaching, 6(2)
Enablingstaff@OU – Supporting Integration In The Workplace (2014-11)
Robson, Linda
SDF Digest: A Practitioner Journal for HE Staff Development(2) (pp. 64-67)
Accessibility Challenges in Mobile Learning (2015)
Robson, Linda
In: Zhang, Yu (Aimee) ed. Handbook of Mobile Teaching and Learning (pp. 337-350)
ISBN : 978-3-642-41981-2 | Publisher : Springer
Student experience of university email communication (2016-03-07)
Robson, Linda; Cook, Lynda and Habgood, Nicolette
In : INTED 2016 (7 - 9 March 2016, Valencia) (pp. 6118-6124)
Developing the developers – supporting development of online conference presentations (2015-03-02)
Robson, Linda
In : 9th International Technology, Education and Development Conference (2-4 March 2015, Madrid, Spain) (pp. 0381-0386)
Scholarship beyond the main campus - supporting the pursuit of scholarship in a distributed institution (2015)
Perry, Raquel and Robson, Linda
In : 20th Annual Staff and Educational Development Association Conference (19 - 20 November 2015, Cardiff)
Additional help, additional problem – issues for supported dyslexic students (2014-04)
Robson, Linda
In : HEA STEM Annual Conference (30 April - 01 May 2014, University of Edinburgh, Scotland)

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