Jacqueline Dodding

Dr. Jacqueline Dodding

Professional Tutor in English for Academic Purposes and Study Skills

Centre for Excellence in Learning and Teaching (CELT)

Harris Building, HB114

+44 (0) 1772 89 2370

jdodding@uclan.ac.uk

Jacqueline is a member of the WISER team and has a special interest in engaging and supporting students from a variety of educational backgrounds.  With a background of over 15 years teaching students in different educational settings, she developed her area for doctoral research based on the educational experiences of widening participation students.  Her thesis title was: Looking beyond the label: What are the educational experiences of a cross-section of four cohorts of students labelled as ‘non-traditional’?

Jacqueline is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and a retired registered member of The Society of Homeopaths.

Full Profile

Dr Jacqueline Dodding is a member of the WISER team situated within The Centre for Excellence in Learning and Teaching (CELT).  She provides study skills support on an individual basis for students as well as workshops and bespoke sessions for students on all courses across UCLan. Jacqueline has a background of over 15 years teaching in different educational settings and on different courses in Education, Health care and Counselling. She currently provides educational consultancy for an integrated healthcare governing body.  Her experience of teaching, engaging and supporting students from a variety of educational backgrounds inspired her doctoral research which sought to develop an understanding from the students’ perspectives of their educational journey and engagement in higher education. 

Jacqueline is an active qualitative researcher and her research interests include widening participation, transformative educational experiences, student experience and academic identity.  

Qualifications

  • EdD Professional Doctorate in Education, Centre for Excellence in Learning and Teaching, University of Central Lancashire, 2018
  • PG Cert Academic Practice, University of Cumbria, 2015
  • MSc Homeopathy, School of Health, University of Central Lancashire, 2009
  • Post Graduate Certificate in Education, University of Central Lancashire, 2007
  • BSc (Hons) Homeopathic Medicine, School of Health, University of Central Lancashire, 2004

Publications

Dodding, J. (2017) Book Review: Complexity in Education: From Horror to Passion Bakker, C. & Montesano Montessori, N. (eds.) Rotterdam: Sense Publishers (2016) Published Prism Journal May 2017

Satchwell, C., Partington, H., Barnes, L., Gurjee, R., Ramsdale, S., Dodding, J., & Drury, K. (2015). ‘Our breadcrumb trail through the woods’: Reflections on the use of a secret Facebook group as a strategy for surviving and thriving on the doctoral journey. International Journal of Doctoral Studies, 10, 465-482

Projects

  • Exploring the perception of academic identity of higher education in further education lecturers
  • Educational experiences of widening participation students
  • Factors influencing retention and success of students on college-based higher education courses

Research Activities

  • Widening participation
  • Transformative educational experiences
  • Student experience
  • Academic identity

Teaching Activities

  • Delivery of bespoke academic skills workshops to all courses across the university
  • One-to one academic support tutorials
  • Delivery of study skills workshops.

External Activities

  • Editorial panel of The Society of Homeopaths Journal
  • Educational liaison The Society of Homeopaths
  • Member of the Professional Standards Board, The Society of Homeopaths
  • Member of the Educational Standards Board, The Society of Homeopaths
  • Educationalist board member of the British Acupuncture Accreditation Board (2014-2017)
  • External Examiner North West College of Homeopathy (2015-2018)

Conferences

  • Dodding, J. & Ramsdale, S. (2016) ‘Wear your heart on your sleeve: How to support and survive the doctoral journey’ Presentation: UK Council for Graduate Education, Liverpool
     
  • Dodding, J. (2016) ‘Looking Beyond the Label’: What are the experiences of those students labelled as ‘non-traditional’? Presentation: CDSS Conference, University Centre Blackburn College
     
  • Dodding, J., Partington, H. & Ramsdale, S. (2015) Our breadcrumb trail through the woods’: reflections on the use of a secret Facebook group as a strategy for surviving and thriving on the doctoral journey Presentation: UK Council for Graduate Education, Glasgow
     
  • Dodding, J., Halliwell, J. & Myers, G. (2015) Working at the Coalface: Supporting vocational students in achieving academic success Presentation: Teaching and Learning Fest, University of Cumbria
     
  • Barnes, L., Dodding, J., Drury, K., Gurjee, R., Partington, H. & Ramsdale, S. (2015) Facilitating Peer Support through Social Media: Reflections on finding a way through the doctoral maze Presentation: International Conference on Developments in Doctoral Training, Oxford
     
  • Dodding, J., Partington, H. & Ramsdale, S. (2014) Facilitating Peer Support through Social Media: Reflections on finding a way through the doctoral maze Presentation: Sharing Practice Conference, University of Central Lancashire
     
  • Dodding, J. (2012) ‘A Qualitative Investigation into Factors influencing Retention of Students in a HE in FE Environment’ Presentation: University Centre Blackburn College Teaching and Learning Conference