Skip to content

Toggle service links

You are here

  1. Home
  2. Dr Nicolette Habgood

Dr Nicolette Habgood

Profile summary

  • Regional Academic Staff
  • Senior Lecturer, Staff Tutor in Science
  • Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics
  • School of Life, Health & Chemical Sciences
  • nicolette.habgood

Professional biography

As a staff tutor I am responsible for the management of a number of Associate Lecturers (ALs) who tutor modules in the health sciences curriculum.

I have teaching responsibility in the health sciences and natural sciences curriculum, including working on modules in presentation and in production. I am currently chairing the production of an introductory level, 60 credit module, Questions in science. (S111). S111 is entirely online and covers introductory level biology, chemistry, physics, astronomy and Earth and environmental science in 11 Topics all with a question as the title, the first being Can you make a hole in water? The module will be presented twice a year and starts in October 2016 with around 1200 students and 60 ALs.

I have an interest in change management projects and am also currently the sub project lead for 'learning design and content' in the Group Tuition implementation project. This project is university wide and involves faculty and academic services staff and is changing the way tuition is delivered in all modules (over 600) across the university.

 

Research interests

Pedagogic research interests in communication methods with students.

Teaching interests

Current module teams

S111 Questions in science

S211 Developing your Paramedic practice

Previous Module teams

SDK125 Introducing Health Sciences: a case study approach

SK277 Human biology

S110 Health Sciences in Practice

SZL110 APEL Health Sciences in Practice

S210/S212 Developing your Health/ODP practice

S173 Plants and People

S810 MSc in Science project course.

External collaborations

I was the Director of work based learning for health within the science faculty and engaged with NHS Trusts in partnership to deliver qualifications in paramedic science.

Publications

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)

Meet our Academics

Head and shoulders of male OU academic

In addition to teaching on Open University modules our academics are engaged in ground breaking research that benefits individuals and society.

Request your prospectus

Request a prospectus icon

Explore our qualifications and courses by requesting one of our prospectuses today.

Request prospectus

Are you already an OU student?

Go to StudentHome