Dr Jennie Winter
Associate Professor (Senior Lecturer) in HE Pedagogic Research
Teaching & Learning Support
Awarded a National Teaching Fellowship by the Higher Education Academy 2016
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.
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 Research and Scholarship Committee for SEDA (The professional association for staff and educational developers in the UK)
- I hold Editorial Board Membership with the Journal of Geography in Higher Education (JGHE) and Innovations in Education and Teaching International (IETI)
Education for Sustainable Development (ESD)
Research Informed Teaching
I have a number of related research interests including education for sustainable development, e-learning, evaluating teaching in universities, higher education provision, widening participation and inclusivity, arts pedagogies and learning development.
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
Peer Reviewed Publications:
Cotton,D.,Winter, J.,Miller, W. and Dalla Valle, L. (2017) Is students’ energy literacy related to their university’s position in asustainability ranking? EnvironmentalEducation Research. DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13504622.2017.1395394
Spowart, L., Winter, J., Turner, R., Muneer, R., McKenna, C.& Kneale, P. (2017) ‘Evidencing the impact of teaching-related CPD: beyondthe ‘Happy Sheets’. InternationalJournal for Academic Development.
Winter, J., Turner, R., Spowart, S. Muneer, R. and Kneale, P.(2017) Evaluating academic development in the higher education sector: Academicdevelopers’ reflections on using a Toolkit resource. Higher Education Researchand Development.
Turner, R., Spowart, l., Winter, J., Muneer, R., &Kneale, P. (2016). 'The lecturer should know what they are talking about': SUOfficers perceptions of teaching-related CPD and implications for practice.Innovations in Education and Teaching Special Issue: Evaluation. Pp 1-9
Kneale, P., Winter, J., Spowart, L., Turner, R. andMuneer, R. (2016) Evaluating teaching development activities in highereducation: a toolkit. Higher Education Academy, York
Cotton, D.R.E, Miller, W., Winter, J. Bailey,I. and Sterling, S. (2015) Knowledge, agency and collective action as barriers to energy-saving behaviour. Local Environment. DOI:10.1080/13549839.2015.1038986
Cotton,D., Miller, W., Winter, J., Bailey, I. and Sterling, S. (2015) Developingstudents' energy literacy in higher education. International Journal ofSustainability in Higher Education. 16 (4) pp 456-473
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. https://www1.plymouth.ac.uk/research/pedrio/Documents/PedRIO%20Paper%208%20April%202015.pdf
Winter, J., Allison, J., Barton, G. and Cotton,D. (2015) Learning Development and sustainability: what are the links and howare they communicated? Journal of Learning Development inHigher Education. Volume8. pp1-23 http://ualresearchonline.arts.ac.uk/8543/1/LD%26EDaldhen2015.pdf
Winter, J., Cotton, D., Grant, V. and Hopkinson, P. (2015) The Universityas a Site for Transformation around Sustainability. InternationalJournal of Innovation and Sustainable Development. Volume 9. No3-4. pp 303-320 DOI:10.1504/IJISD.2015.071857
Winter, J., Cotton, D., and Warwick, P. (2015) Theuniversity as a site of socialization for sustainability education. Leal, W.(Ed) Teaching Education for Sustainable Development at University Level. Lang:Hamburg
Winter, J., Chapman, S., and Treasure, K. (2014) Contemporary Art asExtra-curricular Learning: Lessons from a University Art Gallery. TheInternational Journal of Arts Education. 10 (1) pp.29-41. http://ijae.cgpublisher.com/product/pub.230/prod.62
Winter, J., Turner, R., Gedye, S., Grant, V. and Nash, P. (2014) Ethnicityand equality in Higher Education: the postgraduate teaching experience. InMiller, W. Internationalisation and the Student Experience. PedRIOOccasional paper No. 5. https://www1.plymouth.ac.uk/research/pedrio/Documents/580196%20PEDRIO%20A4%20Internationalisation%20Report.pdf
SchofieldC, Cotton, D. Gresty K, Kneale, P. and Winter, J. (2013) 'HigherEducation Provision in a Crowded Marketplace' Journal of HigherEducation Policy and Management. 35 (2) pp 204- 216.http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/1360080X.2013.775928
Cotton, D., S, Sterling, V. Neal and J. Winter (Eds)(2012) Putting the ‘S’ into ED: Education for Sustainable Development inEducational Development. London: SEDA Special, London
Cotton, D., Winter, J. and Bailey, I. (2012) Researchingthe hidden curriculum: intentional and unintended messages. Journal ofGeography in Higher Education. 37 (2) pp 192-203. DOI:10.1080/03098265.2012.733684
Winter, J. and Cotton, D. (2012) Sustainabilitypedagogies: What do they offer for Educational Development? In Putting the ‘S’ into ED: Education forSustainable 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 hiddencurriculum visible: Sustainability literacy in Higher Education. EnvironmentalEducation Research. I-first edition pp1-14. DOI:10.1080/13504622.2012.670207
Winter, J. Cotton, D, and V. Grant. (2012)Experiencing transformation: A student Perspective. In Leal, W. “Sustainable Development atUniversities: New Horizons". pp 85-95
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 inEducational Development . D. Cotton, S. Sterling, V. Neal and J.Winter (Eds) London: SEDA special. pp 27-32
Cotton, D.R.E andWinter, J. (2010) 'It's not just bits of paper and light bulbs': A review ofsustainability pedagogies and their potential for use in Higher Education. In(Eds) Jones, P., Selby, D. and Sterling, S. Sustainabilityeducation: Perspectives and practice across Higher Education. London:Earthscan pp39-54
Cotton, D. and Winter,J. (2010) The Challenge of Embedding Sustainability in the HE Curriculum. BioscienceBulletin 29 (6)
Winter, J., Cotton, D., Gavin, J. and Yorke, J.(2010) Effective e-learning? Multitasking, distractions and boundarymanagement by graduate students in an online environment. ALT-J.18. (1) pp 71-83
Winter, J. and Dismore, H. (2010) Investigating theexperiences of foundation degree students progressing to honours degree: Anintegrated approach. Journalof Further and Higher Education. 34. (2) pp 247-264. DOI:10.1080/03098771003695502
Peer Reviewed Conference Presentations:
Spowart, L., Turner, R., Winter,J., Muneer, R. and Kneale, P. (2015). Evaluating teaching-related CPD in theUK: Time to take stock. Paper presented at the SRHE Annual Conference,Celtic Manor, Newport, 9-11th December 2015.
Turner, R., Winter, J., Spowart,L., Muneer, R. and Kneale, P. (2015). Never the twain shall meet? Studentinvolvement in staff CPD. Paper presented at the SEDA Annual Conference2015, St David’s Hotel and Spa, Cardiff, 19-20th November 2015.
Winter, J., Chapman, S. andTreasure, K. (2015) Using a university arts gallery to enhance the studentlearning experience. SEDA annual conference. Cardiff. 19-20thNovember 2015
Winter, J. (2015) The role ofhigher education in the transition to a sustainable future: Implications forteaching and learning. Sustainability pedagogies and transformation in HE. EuropeanEducational Research Conference. Budapest 7-11th September 2015
Winter, J., Chapman, S., andTreasure, K. (2015) Learning beyond traditional disciplinary contexts: using acontemporary art gallery to enhance subject based learning. The 10thInternational Annual Conference of the Arts in Society. London. 22-25thJuly 2015
Winter, J., Cotton, D., Miller,W. and Muneer, R. (2015) Informal learning on campus: A comparative study ofstudents’ energy literacy in UK universities; World Environmental EducationCongress. Gothenburg Sweden. 29 June-July 02nd 2015
Treasure, K., Winter, J., andSearls, C. (2015) Exploring the experiences of arts practitioners engaging withEducational Development programmes. Vice Chancellors annual Teaching andLearning Conference. Plymouth University. 26th June 2015
Treasure, K., Winter, J., andChapman, S. (2015) Teaching and learning in the Peninsula Arts Gallery. PedRIOannual conference. Plymouth University. 17th April 2015
Winter, J. (2014) Using acontemporary art gallery to communicate sustainability. American Associationof Sustainability in Higher Education. Portland Oregon. 22-24thOctober 2015
Winter, J. (2014) Developingpartnerships with students around energy use: the role of energy literacy. AmericanAssociation of Sustainability in Higher Education. Portland Oregon. 22-24thOctober 2015
Winter, J. (2013)Internationalization and the Student Experience. Conference by PedRIO,Plymouth University, 18th December 2013
Winter, J. (2013) 18th AnnualStaff and Educational Development (SEDA) Conference. Creativity inEducational Development., Bristol, 14-15th November 2013
Winter, J. and Cotton, D. (2013) 'Effective Evaluation ofSmall Scale Projects' Fair Access to Continuing Education Conference (FACE). Plymouth University. 3-5th July 2013
Winter, J. Cotton, D. and Watton,P. (2013) 'Lessons learnt: Supporting the AccessAgreement at Plymouth University' Vice Chancellor's Conference on Teachingand learning. Plymouth University.28th June 2013
Winter, J (2013) 'Public Arts as extra-curricular learning' ViceChancellor's Conference on Teaching and learning. Plymouth University. 28th June2013
Winter, J. and Chapman, S.(2013) 'Public Arts as Extra CurricularLearning' The 8th International Conference on the Arts in Society. Budapest, Hungary. 24-26th June2013
Winter J, Cotton D, Sterling, S.and Bailey, I. (2013) ‘Energy Literacy in Higher Education' WorldEnvironmental Education Congress. Marrakech,Morocco. 9-14th June 2013
Winter, J. and Cotton, D. (2013) 'Expanding horizons: opportunities around transformative education forsustainability' World Environmental Education Congress. Marrakech, Morocco. 9-14thJune 2013
Winter, J. and Cotton, D.(2013) 'Effective Evaluation of SmallScale Projects' Pedagogic Research Institute and Observatory Conference. Plymouth University. 17th April 2013
Winter, J. (2013) ‘SustainabilityEducation and the University Campus' Pedagogic Research Institute andObservatory Conference. PlymouthUniversity. 17th April 2013
Winter, J. and Cotton, D. (2013) 'Learning development and sustainability: what are the links and how arethey communicated?' Tenth Annual Conference of the Association for LearningDevelopment in Higher Education. Plymouth University. 26th March 2013
Cotton, D. and Winter, J. (2012) Transformative learningin sustainability: student and staff perspectives. The InternationalConsortium of Educational Development (ICED). Bangkok, Thailand. 21-23thAugust 2012
Kneale, P., Cotton, D., Winter,J. and Lake, L. (2012) Changing 21st century teaching and learning: futureproofing Plymouth University The Pedagogic Research Institute andObservatory (PedRIO) Conference. Plymouth University 18th April 2012
Winter, J. and Cotton, D. (2012)Transformative learning in Higher Education: What is really going on? The Annual Meeting of the AmericanAssociation for Sustainability in Higher Education. 12-14th October2012.
Winter, J. and Cotton, D. (2012)Embedding education for sustainability into academic practice. The International Consortium of EducationalDevelopment (ICED). Bangkok, Thailand. 21-23th August 2012
Winter, J., Cotton, D., andGrant, V. (2012) Sustainability and Transformation: a student perspective. The PedagogicObservatory and Research Institute (PedRIO Conference). PlymouthUniversity, UK. 18th April 2012
Winter, J., Cotton, D. and Grant,V. (2012). Culture, transformative learning and sustainability in highereducation. The Eighth International Conference on Environmental, Cultural,Economic and Social Sustainability. University of British Columbia.Vancouver, Canada. 8-10th January 2012.
Cotton, D. and Winter, J.(2011) Researching the Hidden Curriculum: intentional and unintended messages. TheAnnual International Conference of the RGS-IBG. London. 31stAugust – 2nd September 2011
Cotton, D. and Winter, J. (2011)Sustainability and transformation. Linking formal and informal learning inHigher Education. The sixth World Environmental Education Congress.Brisbane, Australia. 19-23rd July 2011
Cotton, D. and Winter, J. (2010)Transformative learning and sustainability: The impact of the ‘hiddencurriculum. Society for Research in Higher Education (SRHE) Conference,Cardiff, Wales, 6th November 2010.
Winter, J. and Cotton, D. (2010)The research -teaching nexus; a vehicle for enterprise? Conference of theInternational Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (ISSOTL) Liverpool.19-22th October.
Winter, J. and Cotton, D. (2010)Embedding education for sustainable development in academic practice. Conferenceof the International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning(ISSOTL) Liverpool. 19-22nd October 2010
Winter, J. and Neal, V. (2010)Using green space for learning about learning and teaching. AnnualConference of the American Association for Sustainability in HigherEducation. Denver, USA. 10-12th October 2010
Winter, J. and Cotton, D. (2010)Sustainability and informal learning in a UK university. Annual Conferenceof the American Association for Sustainability in Higher Education. Denver,USA. 10-12th October 2010
Winter, J. and Cotton, D. (2010)Enhancing staff scholarship through research informed teaching.International Consortium for Educational Development. Barcelona, Spain.June 28-30th 2010
Winter, J., Cotton, D. and Dyer,A. (2010) Poster presentation: A sustainable campus: students' perspectives ofcampus based learning. The Vice Chancellor's 2010 Teaching and LearningConference. Plymouth University. 30th June 2010
Winter, J. and Cotton, D. (2010)A sustainable campus: student perspectives of campus based sustainability in aUK case study. International Conference on Teaching and Learning.Temasek Polytechnic. Singapore. 9-11th June 2010
Winter, J. and Cotton,D. (2009) The research-teaching nexus in an era of mass highereducation. Annual Conference for the Society for Research inHigher Education. Cardiff. 5-8th December 2009
Winter, J. and Cotton, D. (2009)The impacts of research informed teaching on institutional culture: A UK casestudy. Conference of theInternational Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning IndianaUSA. 7-9th October2009.
Cotton, D. and Winter, J. (2009) Boundary Management in e-learning. ALT-C. University of Manchester7-10th September 2009.
Cotton, D. and Winter, J. (2009) Sustainability and Pedagogy in HigherEducation. Anglo-RussianSymposium on Education for Sustainable Development. University of Plymouth.September 3-4th 2009.
Winter, J. and Cotton, D. (2009) Sustainability Pedagogies: Prospects andProblems. The Higher EducationAcademy Annual Conference. University of Manchester. 2nd July 2009
Winter, J. and Cotton, D. (2009) Digital Distractions: rethinking the benefitsof multitasking in online environments. TheHigher Education Academy Annual Conference. University of Manchester. 1stJuly 2009
Winter, J. and Cotton, D. (2009) Research Informed Teaching: Impacts andImplications of the TQEF Scheme. The Higher Education Academy AnnualConference. University of Manchester. 30th June 2009
Winter, J., Cotton, D., Gavin, J. andYorke, J, D. (2009) Multitasking and the development of e-learning expertise:just a distraction? Plymouth e-LearningConference. University of Plymouth. 4th April2009
Winter, J. and Dismore, H. (2008) The experiences of progressionstudents. Annual Conference for the Society for Researchin Higher Education. 5-6th Liverpool December 2008
Winter, J. 2007. Teenagers, Lifestyles and the Environment. Proceedings of the PostgraduateSymposium: University of Plymouth. 17th May 2007
Winter, J. 2006.Cross-national perspectives on teenagers’ engagement with environmentalsustainability. Annual Conference of the Royal Geographical Society ‘London:RGS.4th September 2006
Winter, J. 2004. Youth and individual environmentalresponsibility. AnnualConference of the Association of American Geographers: ‘Globalization andYouth’, Philadelphia, 6-9th April,2004
Reports & invited lectures
Winter,J. (2017) Evaluating teaching andlearning. Queen Mary University, London. May 2017
Winter,J. (2016) Evaluatingteaching development in HE.Sheffield Hallam University. September 2016
Winter,J. and Cotton, P. (2016) Learning for the 21st Century: framing knowledge andskills in a world of super-complexity. Chinese Higher Education DevelopmentAnnual Conference. Hefei. China. 26-30 October 2016
Winter, J., Spowart, L., Turner, R.,&Kneale, P. (2016). Evaluating teaching-related continuing professional developmentin the UK context: current practice and future directions. Online researchseminar for the Higher Education Academy.
Winter,J. (2016) Teaching Education for Sustainability. Faculty Development event,Macalester College, Minnesota, USA, 13-14 January 2016.
Cotton,D. and Winter, J. (2015) Small steps to Sustainability. ZhejiangUniversity, China. 4th November 2015.
Cotton,D. and Winter, J. (2015) Small Steps to Sustainability: Teaching andLearning in Higher Education. Invited presentation at Fudan University,Shanghai, China, 1st November 2015.
Cotton,D. and Winter, J. (2015) - Small Steps to Sustainability: Teaching andLearning in Higher Education. Invited presentation at ChinaAgricultural University, Beijing, China, 21st October 2015.
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, 20th July 2012.