Mrs Rachel Stead
Student Learning Advisor - Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences
Qualifications: BA(Hons) MA AppL FHEA
Phone: Work: 01483 68 3355
Room no: 03 LB 03
Student Learning Advisor - SPLASH Learning Development team
I have been working at the University of Surrey since 2004 and have been in my current role as a Learning Developer in SPLASH since 2007, working most closely with students from Vet School, Heath Sciences, Bioscience and Psychology (FHMS).
Exploring creative and innovative learning and teaching approaches, with a particular focus on the use of Lego Serious Play and Playdoh modelling for enhancing engagement in the classroom.
Anthoney, J., Stead, R., & Turney, K. (2017). Making connections and building resilience: Developing workshops with undergraduates. Knowledge Management & E-Learning, 9(3), 404–418.
Stead, R. and Barker, H. (2017) Making Space for Learning Development: showcasing creative and collaborative learning development projects at University of Surrey. ALDinHE. Hull. April 2017
Stead, R., Lygo-Baker, S. and Coppi, A. (2015) Playdoh: A Robust Tool for Teaching Developmental and Comparative Veterinary Anatomy, VetEd Symposium, Cambridge, 2015
Stead, R., (2015) Trivial Pursuits in Playdoh. CREATIVE ACADEMIC MAGAZINE Issue 2 June 2015. Available at: http://www.creativeacademic.uk