Dr Lynne Wyness
Profiles

Dr Lynne Wyness

Educational Developer

PedRIO & Educational Development

Role

My role as an Educational Developer within Teaching and Learning Support includes:

  • Tutor on PGCert in Academic Practice (PGCAP) Core modules (PGCAP701 and 705)
  • Tutor on the Pedagogic Research Methods module (PGCAP703); Sustainability Education module (PGCAP702); Employability module (PGCAP702)
  • Pedagogic research advisor including managing the Pedagogic Research and Teaching Innovation (PRTI) funding scheme
  • Supporting Schools and colleagues in aspects of curriculum development
  • Engaging in pedagogic (HE) research 
  • Reviewing PRTI project applications
  • Representing Educational Development on the Faculty of Business Teaching and Learning Quality Committee


Qualifications

PhD Geography, University of Exeter, 2008-12 Practices, Encounters, and Narratives:  An ethnography of global school partnerships

MSc Sustainable Development (Distinction), University of Exeter (2008)

PGCE (Secondary Geography) 1993, University of Wales, Swansea

BA (Hons) Geography, University of Wales, Aberystwyth

Professional membership

Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

Research interests

My research interests cover a broad range of interests:

  • The intersection of sustainability and entrepreneurship education: creativity, critical thinking, and values-based learning  
  • Teaching and learning as an embodied, emotional process.
  • The intersection of wellbeing and sustainability education
  • The geographies of education
Current and past research projects include:

2016-17      HEFCE Catalyst A experimental teaching project: Learning for the Future: Developing an interdisciplinary learning framework between the arts and sciences (with Dr. Paul Warwick and Dr. Dave Morrison) £50,000

2016            HEA funded project: Enhancing Access, Retention, Attainment, and Progression: a review of the literature showing demonstrable impact (with Professor Debby Cotton and Dr. Oli Webb) £14, 905

2015-16      TFAS/PedRIO Fellowship: The Sea and Me: (with Heidi Morstang and Dr. Simon Ingram) £8000

2014-15      PedRIO Research Fellowship: Different Languages, Shared Goals? Exploring the Potential for Merged Pedagogies in Enterprise Education and Sustainability Education (with Professor Paul Jones, Coventry University) £9800
 

Wyness, L., Jones, P. and Klapper, R. (2015) Sustainability: what the entrepreneurship educators think, Education + Training, 58: 8/9.   http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/ET-03-2015-0019

Sterling, S., Warwick, P. & Wyness, L. (2015) ‘Understanding approaches to ESD research on teaching and learning in Higher Education’, in Barth, M., Michelsen, G., Rieckmann, M. & Thomas, I. (eds) Handbook of Higher Education for Sustainable Development, Routledge: Abingdon.

Wyness, L. & Sterling, S. (2015) ‘Reviewing the incidence and status of sustainability in degree programmes at Plymouth University’, International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 16:3

Turner, R., Huang, R., Poverjuc, O. and Wyness, L. (2015) What role do teaching mentors play in supporting new university lecturers to develop their teaching practices?  Professional Development in Education.  DOI: 10.1080/19415257.2015.1065898

Wyness, L. (2015) ‘Starting a new conversation between Enterprise Education and Sustainability Education’, Marking Ten Years of the Centre for Sustainable Futures: Sustainable Education in Motion, Plymouth University, pp. 11-12

Wyness, L. (2015) ‘‘Talking of citizenship…’ Exploring the contribution an intergenerational participatory learning project can make to the promotion of active citizenship in a sustainable community’, Local Environment: International Journal of Sustainability and Justice, DOI: 10.1080/13549839.2013.839645

Warwick, P. Wyness, L. and Conway, H. (2015) Interdisciplinary approaches to sustainability education – learning from student voice.  In Education for Sustainable Development Pedagogy: Criticality, Creativity, and Collaboration (edited by Lynne Wyness), PedRIO Occasional Paper 8, Plymouth University. pp. 41-43.

Wyness, L. (2015) Starting a new conversation between Enterprise Education and Sustainability Education.  In Marking Ten Years of the Centre for Sustainable Futures: Sustainability Education in Motion (edited by Paul Warwick), Plymouth University.

Wyness, L. (2015) (ed.) Education for Sustainable Development Pedagogy: Criticality, Creativity, and Collaboration, PedRIO Occasional Paper 8, Plymouth University.

Wyness, L. (2015) (ed.) Education for Sustainable Development: Towards the Sustainable University, PedRIO Occasional Paper 9, Plymouth University.

Turner, R., Schoenborn, P. & Wyness, L. (2013) Evaluation of a university teaching fellowship scheme as a tool to promote pedagogic research and development’, Educational Development, 14:2

Martin, F & Wyness, L. (2013) ‘Global Partnerships as Sites for Mutual Learning’, Irish Development Education Association online.

Wyness, L. (2012) Sustainability in the Curriculum: A review of the incidence and status of sustainability in degree programmes in Plymouth University, Centre for Sustainable Futures: Plymouth University


Reports & invited lectures

Invited keynote Aston University retention event with the HEA (October 2016)

Wyness, L. (2012) Sustainability in the Curriculum: A review of the incidence and status of sustainability in degree programmes in Plymouth University, Centre for Sustainable Futures, Plymouth University

Invited keynote speaker for conference 'Meet your neighbours: international paths to school improvement', Devon Global Centre, Exeter, funded by the European Commission (June 2012)