Professor of Learning and teaching (Educational Development & eLearning) at Harper Adams University, Shropshire, where my role includes the leadership of eLearning provision; leadership of academic development; Course leader for PgC in Teaching & Supporting Learning in Higher Education; Leading the UK PSF provision; Organaniation of our annual Learning & Teaching Conference; and, curriculum development
I am a National Teaching Fellow, Principal Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, a CMALT holder and assessor and I sit on the Editorial Board of Higher Education Skills and Work Based Learning and presently work as an external at University of Birmingham and Liverpool Hope University. I have a first degree in Education Studies & Geography with Mathematics, a secondary school teaching qualification (teaching Geography and Mathematics) and a Doctorate in Higher Education from University of Liverpool.
Arnold, L. and Norton, L. (Forthcoming). Problematising Pedagogical Action Research in formal teaching courses and academic development: a collaborative autoethnography. Educational Action Research.
Arnold, L. and Headley, J. (2019). How can we work with exemplars? Collated ideas from an institutional community of practice. 20.3, pp. 24-28.
Arnold, L. & Barnett, S. 2018. Just ask – Locating effective teaching practiceEducational Developments 19.2, pp7-10.
Arnold, L. & Norton, L. 2018a. Action Research: practice guide. https://www.heacademy.ac.uk/knowledge-hub/action-research-practice-guideHEA: York.
Arnold, L. & Norton, L. 2018b. Action Research: sector case studies. https://www.heacademy.ac.uk/knowledge-hub/hea-action-research-sector-case-studies HEA: York.
Arnold, L (2017) The craft of feedback in a complex ecosystem The Higher Education Journal of Learning and Teaching 1(1).
Kennard, C. & Arnold, L. (2016) Staff and Student Experiences of Electronic Marking and Feedback. In The International Journal of Assessment and Evaluation, 23(3), pp 35-47.
Arnold, L. (2011) Wrapper modules: a reusable curriculum approach to recognise and enhance learning in the workplace pp. 113-122 in Learning from Experience in Employer Engagement. Tallantyre, F. & Kettle, J. HEA: York. Available at http://www.heacademy.ac.uk/assets/documents/flexiblelearning/Learning_from_Experience_in_EE.pdf
Conferences and events
Arnold, L. 2019. Seeding Change: Putting Pebblepad at the Heart of Academic Development. Invited presentation Pebblepad Minibash. July 2019.https://lydiaarnold.wordpress.com/2019/07/11/pebblepad-minibash/
Arnold, L. 2019. Making Sense of Assessment Complexity, Invited Keynote Liverpool Hope University Learning and Teaching Conference. May 2019.https://lydiaarnold.wordpress.com/2019/05/17/liverpool-hope-slides/
Arnold, L. 2018. Changing Me, Us, and Them: The Power of Action Research in Higher Education. Invited Keynote Newcastle College Annual Research Conference. July 2019.https://lydiaarnold.wordpress.com/2018/07/06/action-research-conference-resources/
Arnold, L & Norton, L . 2018. A critical discussion of the role of action research in academic staff development. Collaborative Action Research Network Conference, Manchester, 25-27 October 2018.
Parrott, P & Arnold, L. 2017. Encouraging a positive culture around social media through the concept of ‘Brand Me’. Paper delivered to SOLSTICE Conference, Edge Hill University.
Arnold, L. 2016. Lecturers’ experiences of developing feedback practice using technology. Paper delivered to SOLSTICE Conference, Edge Hill University.