Debbie Scott

Senior Lecturer/ Academic Advisor

Overview

Other Expertise

Teaching and learning issues, especially relating to ‘adult returners'

Background

Teacher and lecturer in schools; FE colleges; adult and community education services

Academic skills tutor (including support for students with SpLD such as dyslexia)

Roles and Responsibilities

Professional Development: lecturing on negotiated experiential learning programmes; contributing to the degree apprentices' programme.

Work Based Learning: academic advisor for WB5001, based at the Warrington Campus. Work includes academic advice and information for students; delivering staff development sessions; supporting staff (e.g. offering advice on academic issues, practical advice on liaising with placement providers, etc.); dealing with issues arising before, while and after students are on placement; contributing to moderation; resource development.

Currently undertaking a doctorate in education.

Memberships

HEA

Research

Study skills issues for distance, work-based learners