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Jane McKay

Jane McKay




Glasgow Caledonian University

Job Title

Senior Lecturer and Learning Developer


  • CeLP - Awarded: 2019

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Areas of Expertise

Academic Literacies | Academic Reading | Academic Writing | Assessment, Feedback and Course Design | Induction, Transition and First Year Experience | Research Methodologies and Data Collection | Study Skills | Widening Participation


After completing my PhD in psychology and dabbling in some applied sport psychology, I moved into learning development and have been working in the field for over ten years. Since then I have gained Chartered Psychologist and SFHEA status. As a learning developer I work collaboratively with discipline teaching staff to embed academic literacies and promote team teaching approaches across various health and life sciences programmes. I enjoy working with different kinds of learners and have developed bespoke provision for various groups including international, direct entry, widening participation, perfectionist and pre-entry students.

How can I help learning developers?

I am happy to share practice relating to collaborative teaching, embedded support and developing and evaluating learning development interventions. Additionally, I am passionate about qualitative research and interested in exploring the lived experiences of specific student groups. Currently, I am investigating how perfectionism influences student learning experiences and would welcome any collaborative opportunities with colleagues who share an interest in this area.

Last modified: 17/05/2024

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