Conferences

Below is a list of some recent conferences or workshops I have taken part in.

January 2015

Ulster University Annual CHERP Conference, Jordanstown on 22nd January 2015

Using PeerWise to Engage Students in Active Learning
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Screen-Captured Video Feedback to Enhance Engagement with Laboratory Practical Work
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Using EverySlide to Transform the PowerPoint Lecture by Facilitating Student Collaboration and Interaction
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April 2014

Pecha Kucha presentation at the HEA STEM Conference, University of Edinburgh on 30th April 2014
Blog post here.

Poster presentation at the HEA Awards Day (RIPE) in Edinburgh on 24th April 2014.

March 2013

Encouraging student social networking by creating and sharing laboratory reflective video documentaries. Higher Education Academy – Changing the Learning Landscape – The Use of Social Media in Science & Technology Teaching and Learning, Royal Society of Chemistry, London. Invited Oral Presentation.
Blog post here.

Stephen McClean and Pauline Douglas Attendance monitoring to support students: a case study from Biomedical Sciences. Higher Education Academy’s Workshop and Seminar Series 2012/2013 – Student Engagement, Flexible Learning and Attendance, Universtiy of Ulster, Jordanstown. Oral Presentation.

September 2012

Text messaging tools for student engagement and feedback. Higher Education Academy STEM Bioscience Forum, University of Leicester. Oral Presentation.
Blog post here.

July 2012

Stephen McClean, Alison M. Gallagher, Catherine J. Hack and W. Paul Hagan Offering sound advice: Exploring the provision and delivery of audio feedback to students. – Higher Education Academy Annual Conference (2012), University of Manchester. Poster.
Blog post here.

April 2012

SMS Text Messaging to Enhance the Student Learning Experience (Invited Panelist)
Blackboard Teaching and Learning Conference, 2012. Antwerp, Belgium. Blog post here.

Enhancing student communication, rapid feedback and voting using text messaging (Invited Presentation)
Part of Feedback Enhancement in the Biological Sciences. Glasgow Caledonian University in association with the Higher Education Academy. Blog post here.

January 2012

McClean, Stephen and Gallagher, Alison, M. Offering sound advice: Exploring the provision and delivery of audio feedback to students. Assessment and Feedback for Learning Conference, University of Ulster. Blog post here.

November 2011

Text messaging for student communication,rapid feedback and voting. University of Edinburgh (TxtTools.co.uk event). Blog post here.

September 2011

Using Mobile Technologies and Video Sharing to Engage Students, Heads of University Centres of Biomedical Science (HUCBMS) Conference 2011, University of Ulster, Coleraine. Blog post here.

July 2011

McClean, Stephen, Hagan, William and Morgan, Jason (2011) Text messaging for student communication and voting. In: Effective Learning in the Biosciences, John McIntyre Conference Centre, Edinburgh, UK. Higher Education Academy UK Centre for Bioscience. (Poster presentation)

McClean, Stephen (2011) Inspiring the YouTube generation with reflective videos of practical classes. In: Effective Learning in the Biosciences, John McIntyre Conference Centre, Edinburgh, UK. Higher Education Academy UK Centre for Bioscience. (Oral presentation)

September 2010

YouTestTube.com – using user-generated videos to engage students
Variety in Chemistry Education Conference, Loughborough University (Oral)

January 2010

YouTestTube.com – using user-generated videos to engage students
University of Ulster e-Learning Conference, Belfast (Oral)

September 2009

  • Context/Problem Based Learning to Deliver Biological Mass Spectrometry (Oral)
  • No Rep is an Island – Quick ways to use web 2.0 for the subject community benefit  (Oral) with Terry McAndrew, UK Centre for Bioscience

UK Centre for Bioscience Reps Forum, University of Birmingham

July 2009

YouTestTube.com – video sharing to promote reflection in year one chemistry laboratory sessions
Part of the HEAT3 JISC TechDIS sessions at the Higher Education Academy Conference, Manchester (Poster and Oral)

June 2009

YouTestTube.com – video sharing to promote reflection in year one chemistry laboratory sessions.

Science Learning and Teaching Conference, Heriot Watt, Edinburgh (Oral)

January 2009

Technology to Promote Student Engagement with Laboratory Practical Classes

University of Ulster e-Learning Conference, University of Ulster, Belfast (Poster)

August 2008

Supporting First Year Chemistry in the Biosciences

Higher Education Academy Physical Sciences Centre / RSC Variety in Chemistry Education event,  Dublin City University. (Oral)

November 2007

  • QTOF MS/MS de novo sequencing of naturally occurring peptides (Oral)
  • Bioactive Peptides from the skin secretions of the dusky gopher frog Rana Sevosa
    Ciaren Graham, Robert Graham, Stephen McClean, Peter Flatt, Chris Shaw (Poster)

Irish Mass Spectrometry Society Proteomics Meeting, Food Research Centre, Ashtown, Dublin

September 2007

Application of parallel quadrupole time-of-flight mass spectrometry and peptide precursor cDNA cloning to rapidly characterize the skin secretory peptidome of the Tiger-leg leaf frog Phyllomedusa hypochondrialis azurea. (Oral)

British Mass Spectrometry Society Meeting, Herriot Watt University, Edinburgh.

September 2007

Teaching Chemistry to First Year Bioscience Students

Higher Education Academy Bioscience Centre Reps Forum, University of Reading
http://www.bioscience.heacademy.ac.uk/ftp/events/repforum07/mcclean.pdf

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