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

Pedagogical research and reflective practice

Earlier  downloadable presentations:

Norton, L., Norton, B., Evans, D., Ververi, O., Wagner, K., Yuan, T. & Zontou, Z. (2012) Is it mentoring or is it research? A new approach to integrating leadership, academic development and SOTL in the first year of university teaching.

Paper presented at the annual conference of the International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (ISSOTL12) ‘Research on teaching and learning; integrating practices’, Hamilton, Canada, October 24-27, 2012. Download PPT.

Norton, L. (2012) How can we best support non-traditional students adapt to university level study?

Interactive session presented at Nazarene Theological College, Didsbury, Manchester, 12 September, 2012. Download PPT.


Pedagogical action research

Recent ppt presentations in last two years:

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 Scxhool, University of Keele

April 2015: Researching your teaching: the potential of doing pedagogical action research, University of Gloucestershire, PGCAP programme

April 2015: Action research and higher education pedagogy, Liverpool Hope University

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 two years:

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

August 2014: Context is all:Academics’ lived professional contexts in assessment practice (with Sarah Floyd and Bill Norton). Research presentation at the EARLI Madrid 2014 SIG1 conference

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

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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