Cathy Bovill is a senior lecturer in student engagement and member of the learning and teaching team in the Institute for Academic Development at the University of Edinburgh.
The School of Education will host a Faculty Fulbright Fellow, Cathy Bovill from the University of Edinburgh, during the 2019-20 academic year.
Bovill is a senior lecturer in student engagement and member of the learning and teaching team in the Institute for Academic Development at the University of Edinburgh. Her role involves leading a three-year strategic plan of work to enhance student engagement across the university focused on: developing student-staff relationships, interactive teaching and student engagement for all.
In the winter term of 2020, Bovill will co-teach MHE 645: Student Engagement and High Impact Practices with Peter Felten, assistant provost for teaching and learning, executive director of the Center for Engaged Learning and professor of history, and Jessie Moore, professor of English and director for the Center for Engaged Learning. In the spring of 2020, Bovill will teach an elective course in the M.A. in Higher Education program.
Bovill is a principal fellow of the Higher Education Academy, a fellow of the Staff and Educational Development Association and a member of the Society for Research in Higher Education. In addition, she is a visiting fellow (Knowledge Exchange) at the University of Winchester and a member of the UK National Teaching Excellence Awards Panel.
Bovill gives regular keynote presentations internationally and has published widely on student engagement, student-staff partnerships and co-creation of learning, teaching and curricula. She also serves as a member of the Editorial Board for Teaching in Higher Education.
Her most recent publications can be found below.
Bovill, C. & Woolmer, C. (2018) How conceptualisations of curriculum in higher education influence student-staff co-creation in and of the curriculum. Higher Education http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10734-018-0349-8
Bovill, C. (2018) Decision making in partnership: tools to support partnership planning. In C. Bryson and A. Flint (Eds) Proceedings of the RAISE International Colloquium on Partnership June 23, Birmingham City University Student Engagement in Higher Education Journal 2 (1) 110-111. https://journals.gre.ac.uk/index.php/raise/article/view/Bryson
Bron, J., Bovill, C. and Veugelers, W. (2018) Distributed curriculum leadership: how negotiation between student and teacher improves the curriculum. Journal of Ethical Educational Leadership Special Issue 1 March, 74-95: http://cojeel.org/?page_id=474
The School of Education is excited to welcome Bovill to Elon in the next academic year and look forward to her contributions in the M.A. in Higher Education program.