Lincolnshire Learning Lab (LLL) was established to improve the learning of all children and the working environments for teachers within Lincolnshire. The purpose is to bring academic rigour and evidence-based research into the classroom by engaging the three key stakeholders – teachers, academics and anyone involved/interested in the education system (parents/educational consultants etc.). The LLL…Continue Reading The School of Education: Lincolnshire Learning Lab
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New Study finds Dogs may reduce Stress Levels in Children
Originally posted on Lincoln.ac.uk New research from the University of Lincoln has found that dog-assisted interventions can lead to significantly lower stress levels in children both with and without special needs. The findings were published this week in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Kerstin Meints, Professor in Developmental Psychology at the University of Lincoln, and colleagues. The…Continue Reading New Study finds Dogs may reduce Stress Levels in Children
Lincolnshire Learning Lab Introduces: Active Online Reading
On: Wednesday 6th April 2022 Time: 3:30pm to 5pm Learn more about how students read online, what they think about how we teach them to do so, and how their online reading habits relate to their transition to study at university. At all levels of education, reading is ubiquitous – it is relevant for all…Continue Reading Lincolnshire Learning Lab Introduces: Active Online Reading
Academic freedom in contemporary Britain: A cause for concern?
Using comparable legal information, and empirical data from over 2000 members of the UK’s University and College Union and 2000 staff in universities of the European states, gathered by means of similar surveys, this paper is a comparative assessment of the de jure protection for, and the de facto levels of, academic freedom enjoyed by academic staff in the…Continue Reading Academic freedom in contemporary Britain: A cause for concern?
The Fourth Industrial Revolution and Legal Education and Training in England and Wales
Globalisation, technology, and changing social (and digital) values, are dramatically and rapidly transforming the future of work. This is also true of legal practice and the future of lawyers and other law professionals. It is estimated, for example, that “nearly 40% of jobs in the legal sector could end up being automated in the long…Continue Reading The Fourth Industrial Revolution and Legal Education and Training in England and Wales
Combining Our Virtual Isolation Discussions
In this presentation, Jamie, a PhD Student studying the pathways into teaching: exploring the preparation and retention of maths and science teachers, converses with his supervisor Rachael about their combined experiences of the virtual isolation over the past year. They discuss the challenges and benefits put upon them by the situation over the last year,…Continue Reading Combining Our Virtual Isolation Discussions
Reflecting on PhD supervision during the pandemic.
Postgraduate Research students have faced a difficult time during the Covid-19 pandemic, when carefully planned research has been disrupted due to recurrent lockdowns, mental health problems have come to the fore, and the challenges of doing a doctorate have been made greater due to pressures on work and family. In this short talk, doctoral supervisors…Continue Reading Reflecting on PhD supervision during the pandemic.
Creating Connections in a Virtual World
When the Covid-19 pandemic hit in March 2020 in the UK, it quickly changed our day-to-day lives. With the closure of university facilities, doctoral researchers suddenly found themselves out of the postgraduate office and left to continue their studies from home. This shift triggered an almost overnight change in the environment surrounding many doctoral researchers,…Continue Reading Creating Connections in a Virtual World
Overcoming the challenges of doctoral study during the pandemic.
Director of Studies, Dr Joss Winn, talks with colleague and PhD Professional candidate, Alison Raby, about the challenges she has faced during the pandemic when undertaking her research, An exploration of the personal tutoring experiences of Chinese students in the UK. The impact of Covid-19 has meant that Alison has had to rethink her data…Continue Reading Overcoming the challenges of doctoral study during the pandemic.