Understanding the importance of creating an inclusive timetable in the age of the commuting student

Page, Nigel, Bonetzky, Mark and Forster-Wilkins, Gary (2019) Understanding the importance of creating an inclusive timetable in the age of the commuting student. In: Advance HE STEM Conference 2019; 30-31 Jan 2019, Birmingham, U.K.

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Abstract

With many students now living at home and commuting, this places challenges on universities in developing their inclusive learning communities, whereby student activities can be appropriately scheduled. Furthermore, distinctive commuter patterns are apparent between White and BME students, where BME students tend to live considerably further away from university than White students, presenting additional challenges in securing equitable outcomes. This presentation will review some of the inclusive strategies that we have taken in terms of improving the student experience and engagement and how we have worked closely with our head of timetabling to bring about changes in curriculum delivery.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Lecture)
Event Title: Advance HE STEM Conference 2019
Organising Body: AdvanceHE
Additional Information: Conference is listed here in a programme of session abstracts on page 28: https://www.dora.dmu.ac.uk/xmlui/bitstream/handle/2086/17538/HE%20STEM%20congress%202019%20Session%20abstracts_7.pdf?sequence=1&isAllowed=y KH 20/06/2019
Research Area: Biological sciences
Education
Faculty, School or Research Centre: Faculty of Science, Engineering and Computing > School of Life Sciences, Pharmacy and Chemistry
Depositing User: Nigel Page
Date Deposited: 20 Jun 2019 13:40
Last Modified: 20 Jun 2019 13:40
URI: http://eprints.kingston.ac.uk/id/eprint/42714

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