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Helen Hewertson

Lecturer in Humanities and Social Science
School of Humanities, Language & Global Studies
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Helen Hewertson is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy who has taught at various levels and to learners with various abilities and ages. She is currently teaching on the Foundation entry programme in the School of Humanities, Language and Global Studies, and is module leader for several modules. Helen does guest lectures for Sociology as well as Film and Media. She is also the Chair of the Pedagogic Research Forum and is passionate about educational research.

Helen's interests and teaching experience are varied. She teaches study skills, critical thinking, research methods and digital literacy for the foundation year. She has been asked to guest lecture on anime, gender in sci-fi, stereotypes and representation in the media. Helen has also taught sessions for sociology on participatory action research and media representation. She has published around research-informed teaching, curriculum development, and educational technology.

Helen is on the steering group of the British Conference for Undergraduate Research (BCUR) and is a founding member. She also chairs the Pedagogic Research Forum (PRF) and is involved with the annual UCLan learning and teaching conference.

  • MRes in Child Computer Interaction, University of Central Lancashire, 2015
  • MSc in Applied Psychology, Liverpool Hope University, 2007
  • BSc (Hons) Biology and Psychology, Liverpool Hope University 2002

Modules Taught

  • HUC110 - Essential Study Skills for Higher Education
  • HUC111 - Developing Academic Knowledge
  • HUC114 - Target Award Extended Study
  • HUC115 - Learning by Experience
  • Academic literacy
  • Anime
  • Critical pedagogy
  • Curriculum development
  • Educational equity
  • Educational technology
  • Intersectionality
  • Representation in media
  • Research-informed teaching
  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy