Higher Education Institutional Research (HEIR) network conference 2021

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference


    HEIR 2021 conference focus: Inclusive Institutional Research.
    Themes: Building an inclusive student experience; Evidencing inclusive policies and practices; Developing an inclusive institutional culture; Supporting best practice in learning, teaching, analytics, and student experience.

    Alex Roberts contribution: a lightening-talk,
    'Virtual Life Drawing - an inclusive student drawing experience with alternative deliveries".

    Aim, a platform to share, learn and evaluate recent virtual implemented teaching and pedagogical approaches for (life) drawing communities. Outline future national and international online forms of creative, (drawing-linked) exchange.

    "The UK and Ireland Higher Education Institutional Research (HEIR) network was established in 2008 to bring together institutional research (IR) enthusiasts and practitioners working in the UK and Ireland higher education sectors. The HEIR network believes that IR is playing an increasingly important role in enhancing learning and teaching practice and providing timely and relevant evidence to aid management decision making at all levels within UK and Irish higher education institutions". HEIR

    Impact, grounding virtual (drawing) pedagogy in conjunction with face-to-face teaching/ environments, developing research networks.
    Period22 Sept 202124 Sept 2021
    Event typeConference
    LocationSt. Andrews, United KingdomShow on map
    Degree of RecognitionNational


    • inclusive education
    • inclusive research
    • educational values
    • virtual drawing community
    • life drawing
    • digital drawing experiences
    • pedagogical approaches
    • pedagogical shifts
    • social drawing