Ms Yvette Wharton

Lecturer

School School of Social and Health Sciences

Department Division of Sport and Exercise Sciences

Contact info

+44 (0)1382 30 8164

Biography

My main teaching responsibilites cover the area of physical activity.

I am currently module tutor for the following modules:

EL0810 Live Well and Prosper

SL0995 Lifestyle and Behaviour Change

SL1089 Barriers to Physical Activity

I also contribute to:

SL0994 Public Health and Physical Activity

SL0999 Research Methods

And dissertation supervision.

My main teaching responsibilities cover the area of physical activity.

I am currently module tutor for the following modules:

EL0810 Live Well and Prosper

SL0995 Lifestyle and Behaviour Change

SL1089 Barriers to Physical Activity

I also contribute to:

SL0994 Public Health and Physical Activity

SL0999 Research Methods

And dissertation supervision.

Currently carrying out research in two areas.

Student pedagogical development towards independent critical learners as they make their transition through Higher Education: an analysis of sport students’ perceptions of the learning environment.

An investigation into the experiences of women belonging to an outdoor leisure group.
 

Wharton, C.Y., Horrocks, J, (2015).  Students’ perceptions of employability within their degree programme: highlighting the disparity between what academics believe is included and the student experience.  Enhancement and Innovation in Higher Education, QAA, Scotland. (Conference Paper). http://www.enhancementthemes.ac.uk/pages/docdetail/docs/paper/students-perceptions-of-employability-within-their-degree-programme-highlighting-the-disparity-between-what-academics-believe-is-included-and-the-student-experience

Wharton, C.Y., Goodwin, L.J., Cameron, A.J. (2014).  Living up to our students’ expectations: Using student voices to influence the way academics think about their undergraduates learning and their own teaching. International Journal of Higher Education 3(4): URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.5430/ijhe.v3n4p72

More Information

Funding

2013 - Employability: Harnessing the student voice to drive curricula and pedagogical enhancement.  Abertay Teaching and Learning Enhancement Fund (ATLEF) - £6092

2013 - An analysis of university sport students’ perceptions of their learning environment, a comparison of a university in Scotland and England.  Carnegie Trust Travel Grant - £858.

2008 - Attendance – The Student Perspective, Online questionnaire and focus groups.  Student-Centred Innovations in Learning Development (SCILD), School Award - £745.

Esteem

Equaltiy Charter Mark - Athena Swan Reviewer Panelist

External Examiner 2014 - Current, BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Science,  University Campus Suffolk
(University of East Anglia & University of Essex).

External Examiner 2009-2012, BA Physical and Sport Education, St. Mary's University College, Twickenham.

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