Andrew Holmes

Dr Andrew Holmes

Lecturer

Faculty and Department

  • Faculty of Arts Cultures and Education
  • School of Education

Qualifications

  • BSc
  • EdD
  • MSc
  • PGCert
  • PGDip
  • SFHEA

Summary

Andrew is a keen, friendly and enthusiastic facilitator with an extensive experience of the design, development and delivery of higher education courses, including work-based learning and Adult education.

He is an experienced educator and facilitator of learning, passionate about encouraging every learner's development of applied skills, theioretical and tacit knowledge for the workplace and life.

Andrew has worked in higher education for over 20 years, including working with a wide range of external partner organisations, both public, private and not-for-profit sectors to accredit or directly deliver work-based learning, training and higher education programmes of learning.

Undergraduate

FY Environments for Learning

For 2019/20:

UG Research methods.

UG Action research project.

UG Dissertation.

UG Skills for Academic Success.

M Contemporaryy and Critical Perspectives

M pathway tutor - leadership and management

UG and M dissertation supervision.

Have previously taught courses including enterprise and emtrepreneurship, leadership and management, customer service, quality systemes managemnet, problem solving, and product/system focused problem solving, project management, key skills develpment.

Dataset

Conceptualising learning and teaching for the 'new lifelong learning sector'

Holmes, A. (2009). Conceptualising learning and teaching for the 'new lifelong learning sector'. [Dataset]

Journal Article

Problems with assessing student autonomy in Higher Education, an alternative perspective and a role for mentoring

Holmes, A. G. (2018). Problems with assessing student autonomy in Higher Education, an alternative perspective and a role for mentoring. Educational Process: International Journal, 7(1), 24-38. doi:10.22521/edupij.2018.71

The Role of Interest and Enjoyment in Determining Students’ Approach to Learning

Holmes, A. G. (2018). The Role of Interest and Enjoyment in Determining Students’ Approach to Learning. Educational Process: International Journal, 7(2), 140-150. https://doi.org/10.22521/edupij.2018.72.4

Research interests

My main research interest is assessment, and how assessment, and assesment feedback, can impact on students' approaches to learning, particularly surafec and deep approaches to learning and students' utilization of feedback. I am further interested in learner autonony and learner independence and how coaching and mentoring can help develop learner independence and lead to greater learner autonomy.

Postgraduate supervision

I will consider PhD topics on assessment in higher education.