Dr Jennie Winter
Profiles

Dr Jennie Winter

Educational Developer

PedRIO & Educational Development

Qualifications

Awarded Senior Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy 2013

Postgraduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching in HIgher Education (PGLTHE) Awarded 2010

PhD, Stewards of the Earth? Teenagers' Environmental Attitudes and Lifestyles in Devon (UK) and Malaga (Spain) Awarded 2008

PGDip Social Research, University of Plymouth 2003.

BA Hons (first class) Geography and Information Technology, College of St Mark and St Johns, 2001.

Professional membership

I am a member of the following organisations:

The Environmental Association for Universities and Colleges (EUAC)
The Environmental Sustainability Education Network (ESER)

Roles on external bodies

I am a member of the Editorial board for the Journal of Geography in Higher Education

Teaching interests

Education for Sustainable Development (ESD)
Education Development
Research Informed Teaching
Research methods

Research interests

Research interests:

I have a number of related reserch interests including education for sustainable development, e-learning, evaluating teaching in universities, higher education provision, widening participation and inclusivity, arts pedagogies and learning development.

Research funding:

Chapman, S. and Winter, J. (2013) Using a contemporary art gallery to enhance student learning. Funded by HEA

Cotton, D. Winter, J. and Bailey, I. (2012) Energy literacy in Higher Education. Plymouth University. TFAS award

Cotton, D. Winter, J. Jagger-Thomas, R. and Beahan, L. (2014) Unconscious Bias: Promoting a culture change in higher education. TFAS award 

Cotton, D. Winter, J. and Dyer, A. (2009) A Sustainable Campus? Students’ Perspectives of Informal Learning about Sustainability. TFAS award

Kneale, P. Winter, J. Turner, B. and Spowart, L. (2015) Higher Education Academy. Evaluating teaching development in Higher Education: towards impact assessment. Funded by HEA

Winter, J. (2014a) Developing a single site resource for inclusivity. Information and Guidance. Inclusivity Developments Award  

 Winter, J. (2014b) Mature students: developing a support resource. Inclusivity Developments Award 

 Winter, J. and Chapman, S. (2013) Public Arts as Interdisciplinary and Extra-Curricular Learning. TFAS award 

Winter, J. and Chapman, S. (2014) Teaching and learning in the Peninsula Arts Gallery. TFAS award 

Winter, J. and Chapman, S. (2014) SEDA. Using a university arts gallery to enhance the student learning experience. Funded by SEDA

Winter, J. and Cotton, D. (2012) Transformative learning for sustainability in HE: Exploring diverse student experiences. Funded by PedRIO

Winter, J., Cotton, D. and Mun, W-L. (2014) PedRIO. Chinese perceptions of sustainability and implications for teaching business. Funded by PedRIO

Winter, J., Turner, R. and Gedye, S. (2013) Emerging Academic Identities of Postgraduate Teaching Assistants. TFAS award

Winter, J. and Searls, C. (2014) Exploring the epistemological and practical experiences of Arts practitioners when engaging with an Educational Development programme. TFAS award

Research groups

  • Environment, Society and Governance

 Peer Reviewed Publications:

Cotton, D.R.E, Miller, W., Winter, J. Bailey, I. & Sterling, S. (2015) Knowledge, agency and collective action as barriers to energy-saving behaviour. Local Environment. Available at: http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/pdf/10.1080/13549839.2015.1038986

Cotton, D., Miller, W., Winter, J., Bailey, I. and Sterling,S. (2015) Developing students' energy literacy in higher education. International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education. 16 (4) Available online at

http://www.emeraldinsight.com/doi/full/10.1108/IJSHE-12-2013-0166 

Cotton, D. , S. Sterling, V. Neal and J. Winter (Eds) (2012) Putting the ‘S’ into ED: Education for Sustainable Development in Educational Development. London: SEDA special

Cotton, D.R.E & Winter, J. (2010) 'It's not just bits of paper and light bulbs': A review of sustainability pedagogies and their potential for use in Higher Education. In (Eds) Jones, P., Selby, D. & Sterling, S. Sustainability education: Perspectives and practice across Higher Education. London: Earthscan pp39-54

Cotton,D. & Winter, J. (2010) The Challenge of Embedding Sustainability in the HE Curriculum. Bioscience Bulletin 29: 6

Cotton, D., Winter, J. and Bailey, I. (2012) Researching the hidden curriculum: intentional and unintended messages. Journal of Geography in Higher Education.

Cotton, D., Winter, J., Miller, W. and Muneer, R. (2015) Informal learning on campus: a comparative study of students’ energy literacy in UK universities. In Wyness, L. (Ed.) Education for Sustainable Development Pedagogy: Criticality, Creativity, and Collaboration. PedRIO paper number 8. Available online at: https://www1.plymouth.ac.uk/research/pedrio/Pages/PedRIO-Occasional-Papers.aspx

Winter, J., Turner, R., Gedye, S., Grant, V. and Nash, P. (2014) Ethnicity and equality in Higher Education: the postgraduate teaching experience. In Miller, W. Internationalisation and the Student Experience. PedRIO Occasional paper No. 5.

Kneale, P., Winter, J., Spowart, L., Turner, R. and Muneer, R. (In press) Evaluating teaching development activities in higher education: a toolkit. Higher Education Academy

Schofield C, Cotton D, Gresty K, Kneale P & Winter J  (2013)  'Higher Education Provision in a Crowded Marketplace' Journal of Higher Education Policy & Management  Vol. 35  (2),  pp 204 – 216

Winter, J., Allison, J., Barton, G. and Cotton, D. (2015) Learning Development and sustainability: what are the links and how are they communicated? Journal of Learning Development in Higher Education. Volume 8. Available online at: http://www.aldinhe.ac.uk/ojs/index.php?journal=jldhe&page=issue&op=view&path%5B%5D=18

Winter, J., Cotton, D., Gavin, J. and Yorke, J. (2010) Effective e-learning? Multitasking, distractions and boundary management by graduate students in an online environment. ALT-J. Vol.18. No. 1. 71-83

Winter, J. Cotton, D, and V. Grant. (2012-11-01) Experiencing transformation: A student Perspective. In Leal, W. “Sustainable Development at Universities: New Horizons".

Winter, J. and Cotton, D. (2012) Sustainability pedagogies: What do they offer for Educational Development? In Putting the ‘S’ into ED: Education for Sustainable Development in Educational Development . D. Cotton, S. Sterling, V. Neal and J. Winter (Eds) London: SEDA special. pp23-26

Winter, J. and Cotton. D. (2012) Making the hidden curriculum visible: Sustainability literacy in Higher Education. Environmental Education Research.

Winter, J., Cotton, D., Grant, V. and Hopkinson, P. (In Press) The University as a Site for Transformation around Sustainability. International Journal of Innovation and Sustainable Development.

Winter, J. and Dismore, H. (2010) Investigating the experiences of foundation degree students progressing to honours degree: An integrated approach. Journal of Further and Higher Education.Vol. 34. No.2. 247-264

Winter, J., Sjerps-Jones, H., Dexter, B., and Klaff, J. (2012) Informal learning for sustainability. In Putting the ‘S’ into ED: Education for Sustainable Development in Educational Development . D. Cotton, S. Sterling, V. Neal and J. Winter (Eds) London: SEDA special. pp 27-32

Peer Reviewed Conference Presentations (in date order):

­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­Winter, J. 2004. Youth and individual environmental responsibility. Annual Conference of the Association of American Geographers: ‘Globalization and Youth’, Philadelphia,April,2004

 Winter, J. 2006. Cross-national perspectives on teenagers’ engagement with environmental sustainability. Annual Conference of the Royal Geographical Society (with the Institute of British Geographers): ‘Young People’s and Children’s Engagements and Connections with Environmental Sustainability and Social Justice’ London: RGS.

Winter, J. 2007. Teenagers, Lifestyles and the Environment. Proceedings of the Postgraduate Symposium: University of Plymouth

Winter, J. and Dismore, H. (2008) The experiences of progression students.  Annual Conference for the Society for Research in Higher Education. Liverpool December 2008

Winter, J., Cotton, D., Gavin, J. & Yorke, J, D. (2009) Multitasking and the development of e-learning expertise: just a distraction? Plymouth e-Learning Conference. University of Plymouth. April 2009  

Winter, J. and Cotton, D. (2009) Research Informed Teaching: Impacts and Implications of the TQEF Scheme. The Higher Education Academy Annual Conference. University of Manchester. 30 June 2009

Winter, J. and Cotton, D. (2009) Digital Distractions: rethinking the benefits of multitasking in online environments. The Higher Education Academy Annual Conference. University of Manchester. 01 July 2009

Winter, J. and Cotton, D. (2009) Sustainability Pedagogies: Prospects and Problems. The Higher Education Academy Annual Conference. University of Manchester. 02 July 2009

Cotton, D. and Winter, J. (2009) Sustainability and Pedagogy in Higher Education. Anglo-Russian Symposium on Education for Sustainable Development. University of Plymouth. September 3-4 200p9.

Cotton, D. and Winter, J. (2009) Boundary Management in e-learning. ALT-C. University of Manchester 7-10th September 2009.

Winter, J. and Cotton, D. (2009) The impacts of research informed teaching on institutional culture: A UK case study. Conference of the International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning. October 2009. Indiana USA.

Winter, J. and Cotton, D. (2009) The research-teaching nexus in an era of mass higher education. Annual Conference for the Society for Research in Higher Education. Cardiff. December 2009

Winter, J. and Cotton, D. (2010) A sustainable campus: student perspectives of campus based sustainability in a UK case study. International Conference on Teaching and Learning. Temasek Polytechnic. Singapore. 9-11 June 2010.

Winter, J., Cotton, D. and Dyer, A. (2010) Poster presentation: A sustainable campus: students' perspectives of campus based learning. The Vice Chancellor's 2010 Teaching and Learning Conference. University of Plymouth. 30th June 2010.

Winter, J. and Cotton, D. (2010) Enhancing staff scholarship through research informed teaching. International Consortium for Educational Development. Barcelona, Spain. June 28-30 2010.

Winter, J. and Cotton, D. (2010) Sustainability and informal learning in a UK university. Annual Conference of the American Association for Sustainability in Higher Education. Denver, USA. 10-12 October.

Winter, J. and Neal, V. (2010) Using green space for learning about learning and teaching. Annual Conference of the American Association for Sustainability in Higher Education. Denver, USA. 10-12 October.

Winter, J. and Cotton, D. (2010) Embedding education for sustainable development in academic practice. Conference of the International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (ISSOTL) Liverpool. 19-22 October.

Winter, J. and Cotton, D. (2010) The research -teaching nexus; a vehicle for enterprise? Conference of the International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (ISSOTL) Liverpool. 19-22 October.

Cotton, D. and Winter, J. (2010) Transformative learning and sustainability: The impact of the ‘hidden curriculum. Society for Research in Higher Education (SRHE) Conference, Cardiff, Wales, November 2010.

Cotton, D. and Winter, J. (2011) Sustainability and transformation. Linking formal and informal learning in Higher Education. The sixth World Environmental Education Congress. Brisbane, Australia. 19-23 July

 Cotton, D. and Winter, J. (2011) Researching the Hidden Curriculum: intentional and unintended messages. The Annual International Conference of the RGS-IBG. London. 31 August – 2nd September

Winter, J., Cotton, D. and Grant, V. (2012). Culture, transformative learning and sustainability in higher education. The Eighth International Conference on Environmental, Cultural, Economic and Social Sustainability. University of British Columbia. Vancouver, Canada. 8-10 January 2012.

Winter, J., Cotton, D., and Grant, V. (2012) Sustainability and Transformation: a student perspective. The Pedagogic Observatory and Research Institute (PedRIO Conference). Plymouth University, UK. 18th April

Kneale, P., Cotton, D., Winter, J. and Lake, L. (2012) Changing 21st century teaching and learning: future proofing Plymouth University The Pedagogic Research Institute and Observatory (PedRIO) Conference. Plymouth University UK. 18th April

Cotton, D. and Winter, J. (2012) Transformative learning in sustainability: student and staff perspectives. The International Consortium of Educational Development (ICED). Bangkok, Thailand. 21-23 August 2012.

Winter, J. and Cotton, D. (2012) Embedding education for sustainability into academic practice. The International Consortium of Educational Development (ICED). Bangkok, Thailand. 21-23 August 2012.

Winter, J. and Cotton, D. (2012) Transformative learning in Higher Education: What is really going on? The Annual Meeting of the American Association for Sustainability in Higher Education. October 12-14.

Winter J & Cotton D (2013) 'Learning development and sustainability: what are the links and how are they communicated?' Tenth Annual Conference of the Association for Learning Development in Higher Education. Plymouth University, UK 26/03/2013 - 27/03/2013

Winter J (2013) 'Sustainability Education and the University Campus' Pedagogic Research Institute and Observatory Conference. Plymouth University, UK 17/04/2013 - 17/04/2013

Winter J & Cotton D (2013) 'Effective Evaluation of Small Scale Projects' Pedagogic Research Institute and Observatory Conference. Plymouth University 17/04/2013 - 17/04/2013

Winter J & Cotton D (2013) 'Expanding horizons: opportunities around transformative education for sustainability' World Environmental Education Congress. Marrakech, Morocco 09/06/2013 - 14/06/2013

Winter J, Cotton D, Sterling S & Bailey I (2013) 'Energy Literacy in Higher Education' World Environmental Education Congress. Marrakech, Morocco 09/06/2013 - 14/06/2013

Winter J & Chapman S (2013) 'Public Arts as Extra Curricular Learning' The 8th International Conference on the Arts in Society. Budapest, Hungary 24/06/2013 - 26/06/2013

Winter J (2013) 'Public Arts as extra-curricular learning' Vice Chancellor's Conference on Teaching and learning. Plymouth University, UK 28/06/2013 - 28/06/2013

Winter J, Cotton D & Watton P (2013) 'Lessons learnt: Supporting the Access Agreement at Plymouth University' Vice Chancellor's Conference on Teaching and learning. Plymouth University, UK 28/06/2013

Winter J & Cotton (2013) 'Effective Evaluation of Small Scale Projects' Fair Access to Continuing Education Conference (FACE). Plymouth University, UK 03/07/2013 - 05/07/2013

Winter, J. (2013) 18th Annual Staff and Educational Development (SEDA) Conference. Creativity in Educational Development., Bristol, 14 Nov 2013 - 15 Nov 2013. 2013

Winter, J. (2013) Internationalization and the Student Experience. Conference by PedRIO, Plymouth University, 18 Dec 2013 - 18 Dec 2013. 2013

Winter, J. (2014) Developing partnerships with students around energy use: the role of energy literacy. American Association of Sustainability in Higher Education. Portland Oregon. October 2015

Winter, J.(2014) Using a contemporary art gallery to communicate sustainability. American Association of Sustainability in Higher Education. Portland Oregon. October 2015

Treasure, K., Winter, J., and Chapman, S. (2015) Teaching and learning in the Peninsula Arts Gallery. PedRIO annual conference. Plymouth University. April 17th 2015.

Treasure, K., Winter, J., and Searls, C. (2015) Exploring the experiences of arts practitioners engaging with Educational Development programmes. Vice Chancellors annual Teaching and Learning Conference. Plymouth University. June 26 2015

Winter, J., Cotton, D., Miller, W. and Muneer, R. (2015) Informal learning on campus: A comparative study of students’ energy literacy in UK universities; World Environmental Education Congress. Gothenburg Sweden. June 29-July 02

Winter, J., Chapman, S., and Treasure, K. (2015) Learning beyond traditional disciplinary contexts: using a contemporary art gallery to enhance subject based learning. The 10th International Annual Conference of the Arts in Society. London. 22-25th July 2015

Winter, J. (2015) The role of higher education in the transition to a sustainable future: Implications for teaching and learning. Sustainability pedagogies and transformation in HE. European Educational Research Conference. Budapest 7-11 September 2015

Winter, J., Chapman, S. and Treasure, K. (2015) Using a university arts gallery to enhance the student learning experience. SEDA annual conference. Cardiff. 19-20 November 2015


Reports & invited lectures

Winter, J. (2012) Sustainability activities at Plymouth University, UK. Presented at Simon Frazer University, Vancouver, Canada. 13 January 2012.

Winter, J. (2012) Education for Sustainability: Pedagogy and Employability. National workshop event for SEDA, London.

Winter, J. (2016) Teaching Education for Sustainability. Faculty Development event, Macalester College, Minnesota, USA.