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Subject Areas: Education, Sociology
Helen Hewertson is a fully qualified post compulsory teacher who has taught at various levels and to learners with various abilities and ages. She is currently teaching on the Foundation programme in the School of Humanities and Social Sciences, and is module leader for several modules. Helen is also the Chair of the Pedagogic Research Forum and is passionate about educational research.
Helen is research active in the Pedagogic Research Forum.
Helen has published at international conferences on education and anthrozoology, and contributed to a book on creative education. She has also published with the Pedagogic Research Forum; The UCLan Guide to Pedagogic Research and Impact Guide to Pedagogic Research. Her research interests are quite varied but include work within the areas of Pedagogy, Research- informed Teaching, Social Psychology, Environmental Sociology, Sociology and gender, Human-Computer Interaction and Anthrozoology.
Helen is the module leader for several Foundation entry modules in the School Of Humanities and Social Science including; Essential Study Skills for Higher Education, Learning by Experience and Extended Study.
Helen also teaches on Developing Academic Knowledge and works with the Sociology team. She will be running a new Sociology module on Animals and Society in 2017.
Helen is an Academic Advisor for the Humanities and Social Science Foundation entry students.
Hewertson H. (2015) Undergraduate Research Internships: Engaging Students in the Co-Creation of Research, In Brewer, G. and Hogarth, R. (eds) Creative Education, Teaching and Learning; Creativity, Engagement and the Student Experience. London: Palgrave Macmillan.
Gayle Brewer, G. Dennison, D. Hewertson, H. Pilkington, R. Smith, R. Smith, S. and Wood, G. (2011) IMPACT; Pedagogic Research. Centre For Research-informed Teaching, UCLan.
Hampton-Reeves, S. Hewertson, H. Mashiter, C. (2010) Research-informed leadership and Academic Identities in the Post-92 University Sector. Report for the Leadership Foundation in Higher Education. Available at Academia.
Hampton-Reeves, S. Mashiter, C. Westaway, J. Lumsden, P. Day, H. Hewertson, H. Hart, A. (2009) Students’ Use of Research Content in Teaching and Learning. A report for the Joint Information Systems Council (JISC) Available at Academia