On this page, I have included  my recent presentations and workshops, some of which can be directly downloaded

Pedagogical action research

Recent ppt presentations in last three years:

March 2018:  Action research and higher education pedagogy, University of Northampton.

February 2018: Pedagogical action research in teaching and learning with technology. TLwT, University of Keele

June 2017: Action research and higher education pedagogy, University of York.

January 2017:  An introduction to action research for the developing practitioner, Harper Adams University.

November 2016: Action Research in Higher Education: Experiences & reflections on integrating the personal and political through professional practice, Collaborative Action Research Network (CARN) conference, Lincoln.

June 2016: Action Research :Reflection rather than reaction (with Dr Anne James) Liverpool Hope University.

January 2016: Action research and its applications to medical education, Medical School, University of Keele.


Earlier  downloadable presentations:

Norton, L. (2012) Action research in a university context: part 1.

This is the latest version of a session given in Aston University’s postgraduate certificate in professional practice, June 2012. Download PPT.

Norton, L. (2012) Action research in an educational context.

This session was given as part of the EdD residential programme at Liverpool Hope University. Download PPT.

Assessment, marking and feedback (the lecturers’ perspective)

Recent ppt presentations in last three years:

January 2018: Introduction to assessment in HE: Taking a critical stance. PGCLTHE, Liverpool Hope University

January 2018: Feedback:its role in student learning. PGCLTHE, Liverpool Hope University

March 2018: Assessment and feedback: Subject specific differences. PGCLTHE, Liverpool Hope University

April 2015: Assessment and feedback to enhance learning, Aberystwyth University


Earlier  downloadable presentations:

Norton, L. & Norton, B. (2012) From student to lecturer: 20 years of research on assessment as a timeline.

Paper presented at the Improving Student Learning Symposium, Lund University, Sweden, 29-31 August, 2012. Download PPT.

Norton, L., Norton, B. & Mansi, K. (2011) The assessment, marking and feedback inventory (AMFI): a tool for exploring the practicioner perspective.

Paper presented at the Assessment in Higher Education Conference, University of Cumbria in Carlisle, 6 July 2011. Download PPT.

Getting published

June 2017: Writing for publication, BESA conference, Liverpool Hope University

Earlier  downloadable presentations:

Norton, L. (2012) Writing a conference paper.

Workshop on maximising the chances of getting a conference abstract accepted and subsequent writing into a journal paper/conference proceedings. Presented at Liverpool Hope University, 12 March 2012. Download PPT.

Norton, L. (2011) Writing for publication.

A presentation on the steps needed to write a journal article, adapted from Norton, L. S. (2009) Action Research in Teaching and Learning. A Practical Guide to Conducting Pedagogical Action Research in Universities. Abingdon: Routledge. Download PPT.

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