Alison Walker

 

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   Position: Lecturer Work Based Learning (0.7)
   School: Cardiff School of Health Sciences
   E-mail: aewalker@cardiffmet.ac.uk
   Telephone: +44(0)29 2041 7053
   Room No: D3.13


Teaching

  • PSY4009 Psychological Literacy
  • PSY5008 Work, Volunteering and Applied Psychology
  • PSY6111 Work, Volunteering and Applied Psychology 2

Publications

  • Walker, A. (2015). Initial Professional Development: A case study in embedding employability in an undergraduate psychology degree programme. Practice and Evidence of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education [Online] 10(1), 67-83.
  • Walker, A. (2014). Initial Professional Development. Paper presented at the Future Directions Conference, Aberystwyth University.
  • Walker, A., & Heggs, D. (2013). Putting the Applied into Applied Psychology. Paper presented at the Enhancing Employability through Placements in Higher Education, University of Huddersfield.
  • Heggs, D., & Walker, A. (2013). Creating a level 4 core module 'Psychology for learning and work'. In P. Reddy, C. Lantz, & J. Hulme, Employability in Psychology: a guide for departments. York: HEA
  • Walker, A., & Jones, C. (2011). Meeting Diverse Learning Styles using Interactive Technology. Paper presented at the International Entrepreneurship Educators Conference, Cardiff University.
  • Walker, A., & Hayes, M. (2010). Rock, Paper, Digital Interface. Paper presented at the Diverse Conference, University of Maine.
  • Walker, A. (2010). Widening Access and Participation using Videoconferencing. Paper presented at the Excellence in Learning and Teaching Conference, Swansea University.
  • Walker, A. (2009). Enhancing the Curriculum using Cross Sector Collaboration. Paper presented at the VC User Group, London.
  • Walker, A. (2009). Models of Good Practice in Videoconferencing for Learning and Teaching. Paper presented at the Diverse Conference, Aberystwyth University.
  • Walker, A. (2009). Real Learning in a Video World: Learner attitudes to Videoconferencing. Paper presented at the E for Enhancement Conference, Llandrindod Wells.
  • Walker, A. (2009). Until there’s teleportation… there’s always videoconferencing. Paper presented at the Excellence in Learning and Teaching Conference, Swansea University.
  • Kealy, L., & Walker, A. (2008). Quality and Standards: Technology Enhanced Provision. Paper presented at the RSC Wales:Come to the Edge, Llandrindod Wells.
  • Walker, A. (2007). Cross sector collaboration using videoconferencing. Paper presented at the HEFCW From Margin to Mainstream Conference, Llandrindod Wells.
  • Walker, A. (2007). Using Videoconferencing for Collaborative Learning. Paper presented at the Dysg e-Learning Conference, Cardiff.

Profile

Alison Walker is a part time Lecturer in Work based learning in the department of Applied Psychology. Her main teaching responsibilities are in areas related to psychological literacy, service-learning, work-based learning and employability on the BSc Psychology. Alison is a fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

Alison’s main research area is service-learning; how community work placements benefit both students and the community.

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