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Jenny Hill

Associate Professor in Teaching and Learning


The history of the Higher Education Research Group of the UK Royal Geographical Society: The changing status and focus of geography education in the academy (2020)
Journal Article
Healey, R. L., France, D., Hill, J., & West, H. (in press). The history of the Higher Education Research Group of the UK Royal Geographical Society: The changing status and focus of geography education in the academy. Area, https://doi.org/10.1111/area.12685

The opening paper in our special section sets the scene for the discussions that follow by evidencing and reflecting upon the history of the Higher Education Research Group. We report on the purpose of the Group when it was established in the late 19... Read More about The history of the Higher Education Research Group of the UK Royal Geographical Society: The changing status and focus of geography education in the academy.

GeogEd: A new research group founded on the reciprocal relationship between geography education and the geographies of education (2020)
Journal Article
West, H., Hill, J., Finn, M., Healey, R. L., Marvell, A., & Tebbett, N. (in press). GeogEd: A new research group founded on the reciprocal relationship between geography education and the geographies of education. Area, https://doi.org/10.1111/area.12661

In 2019, the Higher Education Research Group (HERG) formally became the Geography and Education Research Group (GeogEd). What may appear as a simple change in name masks a renewed understanding of the synergies between geography education (at all le... Read More about GeogEd: A new research group founded on the reciprocal relationship between geography education and the geographies of education.

Reconceptualising Assessment and Feedback to Promote Student Wellbeing (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Hill, J., & West, H. (2019, December). Reconceptualising Assessment and Feedback to Promote Student Wellbeing. Paper presented at Society for Research into Higher Education Annual Conference, Celtic Manor, Wales

We present results from a three-year qualitative enquiry, exploring changing student emotions and learning behaviours linked to a student-teacher dialogic assessment approach implemented in a second year undergraduate course at a large teaching-orien... Read More about Reconceptualising Assessment and Feedback to Promote Student Wellbeing.

Borderland Spaces of Partnership: Encountering Emotion in Learning and Enhancing Student Wellbeing (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Hill, J., Healey, R., West, H., & Dery, C. (2019, October). Borderland Spaces of Partnership: Encountering Emotion in Learning and Enhancing Student Wellbeing. Paper presented at International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Annual Meeting, Atlanta, Georgia, USA

In the context of rising student wellbeing challenges, supporting students and their emotions in learning is increasingly significant. Pedagogic partnerships have the potential to help students work with their emotions in their learning in a positive... Read More about Borderland Spaces of Partnership: Encountering Emotion in Learning and Enhancing Student Wellbeing.

Pedagogic partnership in higher education: encountering emotion in learning and enhancing student wellbeing (2019)
Journal Article
Hill, J., Healey, R. L., West, H., & Déry, C. (in press). Pedagogic partnership in higher education: encountering emotion in learning and enhancing student wellbeing. Journal of Geography in Higher Education, https://doi.org/10.1080/03098265.2019.1661366

© 2019, © 2019 Informa UK Limited, trading as Taylor & Francis Group. Despite emotion being recognized as fundamental to learning, the affective aspects of learning have often been side-lined in higher education. In the context of rising student we... Read More about Pedagogic partnership in higher education: encountering emotion in learning and enhancing student wellbeing.

Age and development of active cryoplanation terraces in the alpine permafrost zone at Svartkampan, Jotunheimen, southern Norway (2019)
Journal Article
Matthews, J. A., Wilson, P., Winkler, S., Mourne, R. W., Hill, J. L., Owen, G., …Geary, A. P. (2019). Age and development of active cryoplanation terraces in the alpine permafrost zone at Svartkampan, Jotunheimen, southern Norway. Quaternary Research, 92(3), 641-664. https://doi.org/10.1017/qua.2019.41

Schmidt-hammer exposure-age dating (SHD) of boulders on cryoplanation terrace treads and associated bedrock cliff faces revealed Holocene ages ranging from 0 ± 825 to 8890 ± 1185 yr. The cliffs were significantly younger than the inner treads, which... Read More about Age and development of active cryoplanation terraces in the alpine permafrost zone at Svartkampan, Jotunheimen, southern Norway.

Student-Faculty Partnership in Assessment: Encountering Emotion and Enhancing Wellbeing in Students (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Hill, J., & West, H. (2019, August). Student-Faculty Partnership in Assessment: Encountering Emotion and Enhancing Wellbeing in Students. Paper presented at Royal Geographical Society Annual International Conference

In the context of increasing wellbeing challenges for students in higher education, we argue that pedagogic partnership has the potential to help students recognise and work positively with their emotions. We present a case study exploring changing s... Read More about Student-Faculty Partnership in Assessment: Encountering Emotion and Enhancing Wellbeing in Students.

Degree outcomes and national calibration: Debating academic standards in UK Geography (2019)
Journal Article
Wyse, S., Page, B., Walkington, H., & Hill, J. (2020). Degree outcomes and national calibration: Debating academic standards in UK Geography. Area, 52(2), 376-385. https://doi.org/10.1111/area.12571

The information, practices and views in this article are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the opinion of the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG). © 2019 Royal Geographical Society (with the Institute of British Geographers). In... Read More about Degree outcomes and national calibration: Debating academic standards in UK Geography.

Writing a successful essay (2019)
Journal Article
West, H., Malcolm, G., Keywood, S., & Hill, J. (2019). Writing a successful essay. Journal of Geography in Higher Education, 43(4), 609-617. https://doi.org/10.1080/03098265.2019.1655720

Essay writing is a fundamental skill for many students, in geography as well as other disciplines. Being able to write a successful essay is important academically, but the transferable skills and attributes you develop are equally as important for p... Read More about Writing a successful essay.

Reconceptualising assessment to promote student learning, resilience and wellbeing (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Hill, J., Keywood, S., Malcolm, G., & West, H. (2019, July). Reconceptualising assessment to promote student learning, resilience and wellbeing. Paper presented at AdvanceHE Annual Conference

In this workshop we present results from a longitudinal mixed methods study which evidences that dialogic feed-forward assessment asserts a positive influence on the undergraduate student experience in a number of inter-related cognitive and affectiv... Read More about Reconceptualising assessment to promote student learning, resilience and wellbeing.