Award: CeLP Date awarded: 2022
Subjects of expertiseAcademic Literacy (Reading and Writing), Assessment Feedback and Course Design, Leadership and Management, Research Methodologies and Data Collection, Widening Participation
Dr Andrew Struan is Head of Student Learning Development at the University of Glasgow. He is also Programme Co-ordinator for the UK’s largest writing course, the Academic Writing Skills Programme (AWSP). Andrew manages a large team of Learning Developers, Maths/Stats Advisers, and Peer Enabled Activity staff. Before this, Andrew worked in the enhancement of students’ academic literacies and academic writing; he has published various pieces on pedagogical innovation. Andrew is co-Chair of ScotHELD, a member of the Steering Group for the International Consortium of Academic Language and Learning Developers (ICALLD), and a Historical Thesaurus of English Advisory Board member.
How can I help Learning Developers?
Andrew would be delighted to work with you on: promoting Learning Development as a distinct area of work; beginning, developing, or completing pedagogical research and scholarship; evidencing and proving impact of Learning Development; developing new Learning Developers and those keen on joining the profession; and managing staff, departments, and budgets.