(2020) Problematising pedagogical action research in formal teaching courses and academic development: a collaborative autoethnography, Educational Action Research, DOI: 10.1080/09650792.2020.1746373
Arnold, L. & Norton, L. (2019) A critical discussion of the role of pedagogical action research (PedAR) in academic staff development CARN Bulletin 22, 1, 57-61 (Autumn 2018, published Autumn, 2019) ISBN 978-1-910029-37-4
Arnold, L. and Headley, J. (2019). How can we work with exemplars? Collated ideas from an institutional community of practice. 20.3, pp. 24-28.
Arnold, L. & Barnett, S. 2018. Just ask – Locating effective teaching practice Educational Developments 19.2, pp7-10.
Arnold, L. & Norton, L. 2018a. Action Research: practice guide. https://www.heacademy.ac.uk/knowledge-hub/action-research-practice-guide HEA: York.
Arnold, L. & Norton, L. 2018b. Action Research: sector case studies. https://www.heacademy.ac.uk/knowledge-hub/hea-action-research-sector-case-studies HEA: York.
Arnold, L (2017) The craft of feedback in a complex ecosystem The Higher Education Journal of Learning and Teaching 1(1).
Kennard, C. & Arnold, L. (2016) Staff and Student Experiences of Electronic Marking and Feedback. In The International Journal of Assessment and Evaluation, 23(3), pp 35-47.
Arnold, L. (2011) Wrapper modules: a reusable curriculum approach to recognise and enhance learning in the workplace pp. 113-122 in Learning from Experience in Employer Engagement. Tallantyre, F. & Kettle, J. HEA: York. Available at http://www.heacademy.ac.uk/assets/documents/flexiblelearning/Learning_from_Experience_in_EE.pdf
Arnold, L., Warr, L. & Cowap, C. (2011) Courtship Underpinned by Audit: Challenges and Solutions in Quality Assurance of Employer Responsive Provision. Chapter 17 in Dhillon, B., Felce, A, Minton, A. & Wall, T. (Eds.) Making employer and university partnerships work – accredited employer-led learning. Oxford: Libri.
Arnold, L., Warr, L. & Newlyn, J. (2010) The Rural Employer Engagement Development Network: Lessons learned from the first year of the project. Employer and Individual Demand for Higher Level Skills – The role of Higher Education.
(The abridged proceedings of the University Vocational Awards Council Annual Conference. York 2009. A joint paper between Harper Adams and The Royal Agricultural College).
Arnold, L. & Thompson, K. (2009) Learning to learn through real world inquiry in the virtual paradigm. In NEXUS Journal of Learning & Teaching Research Volume 1 p.6-33 http://www.edgehill.ac.uk/cltr/Events/pdfs/02ArnoldThompson_6-33.pdf
Arnold L., Thompson, K. & Williams, T. (2009). Advancing the Patchwork Text: The Development of Patchwork Media Approaches. The International Journal of Learning, Volume 16, Issue 5, pp.151-166. Available at http://ijl.cgpublisher.com/product/pub.30/prod.2169
- View the blog: https://lydiaarnold.wordpress.com/2009/09/22/pulblished-advancing-the-patchwork-text-the-development-of-patchwork-media-approaches/
Arnold, L. (2008) Experiential work-integrated online learning: Insights from an established UK higher education program. Innovate 4 (3).Available at http://innovateonline.info/pdf/vol4_issue3/Experiential_Work-Integrated_Online_Learning-__Insights_from_an_Established_UK_Higher_Education_Program.pdf
Arnold, L (2006) Understanding and Promoting Autonomy in UK Online Higher Education. International Journal of Instructional Technology & Distance Learning 3 (7) 33-46. Available at http://itdl.org/Journal/Jul_06/index.htm
Selected keynotes, presentations and workshops
Arnold, L. 2019. Seeding Change: Putting Pebblepad at the Heart of Academic Development. Invited presentation Pebblepad Minibash. July 2019. https://lydiaarnold.wordpress.com/2019/07/11/pebblepad-minibash/
Arnold, L. 2019. Making Sense of Assessment Complexity, Invited Keynote Liverpool Hope University Learning and Teaching Conference. May 2019. https://lydiaarnold.wordpress.com/2019/05/17/liverpool-hope-slides/
Arnold, L. 2018. Changing Me, Us, and Them: The Power of Action Research in Higher Education. Invited Keynote Newcastle College Annual Research Conference. July 2019.https://lydiaarnold.wordpress.com/2018/07/06/action-research-conference-resources/
Arnold, L & Norton, L . 2018. A critical discussion of the role of action research in academic staff development. Collaborative Action Research Network Conference, Manchester, 25-27 October 2018.
Parrot, P & Arnold, L. 2017. Encouraging a positive culture around social media through the concept of ‘Brand Me’. Paper delivered to SOLSTICE Conference, Edge Hill University.
Arnold, L. 2016. Lecturers’ experiences of developing feedback practice using technology. Paper delivered to SOLSTICE Conference, Edge Hill University.
Arnold, L. 2012. Employer Engagement in HE: Building for the future- HEFCE coference on workforce development, The Studio Mancheste, June22. http://www.heacademy.ac.uk/events/detail/2012/academyevents/14_June_HEA_and_HEFCE_conference
Arnold, L & Warr. L. (2010) ‘Flexible curricula for employer engagement: A family of approaches’. A presentation to UVAC Conference 2010, 11-12th November 2010, Royal York Hotel.
‘Rural Employer Engagement Development Network’ presented at UVAC Conference 2009, The Royal Hotel, York on November 6th 2009.
‘Shell Modules and Frameworks’ presented at Harper Adams University College Teaching and Learning Forum September 2009.
- View the slides: http://www.slideshare.net/lydiaarnold/shell-modules
‘Advancing the Patchwork Text: The Development of Patchwork Media Approaches’ presented at the 16th International Conference on Learning, University of Barcelona on July 4th 2009.
- View the blog: https://lydiaarnold.wordpress.com/2009/07/06/barcelona-16th-international-conference-on-learning/
- View the slides: https://lydiaarnold.files.wordpress.com/2009/07/patchwork_barcelona1.ppt
‘Online work-based inquiry led learning: Benefits, issues and possibilities’ presented at Technology Supported Learning in the 21st Century. Issues and Paradigms in Transformative Tertiary Education, Staffordshire University, 9th June 2008.
‘Becoming a researcher – Overcoming personal barriers and developing collaborative strategies’ presented at Teaching, Learning and Assessment Conference, Anglia Ruskin University Faculty of Education Conference, November 1st 2007.
‘Problem Based Learning Case study: Combining innovations for real world inquiry’ an online workshop for Staffordshire University online, February 2007.
‘The importance of learner-centred design’ presented at Becta’s Annual Research Conference 2006, International Convention Centre, Birmingham, 6 November 2006.
Conference papers and posters
Chapman-Waterhouse, E. and Arnold, L. 2015. Use of the wrapper module in veterinary continuing professional development. Peer reviewed poster presented to Sixth Veterinary Education Symposium University of Cambridge, 9-10th July 2015.
Arnold, L., & Kennard, C. 2013. Staff and student experiences of electronic marking approaches. The Learner Conference 2013, University of the Aegean, Rhodes, Greece.
Arnold, L., Warr, L. & Newlyn, J. 2010. The Rural Employer Engagement Development Network: Lessons learned from the first year of the project. Employer and Individual Demand for Higher Level Skills – The role of Higher Education (The abridged proceedings of the University Vocational Awards Council Annual Conference. York 2009. A joint paper between Harper Adams and The Royal Agricultural College).
Arnold, L., Pickford, S., and O’Dunne, V. 2007. Real world research: Inquiry led undergraduate work-based learning in the virtual paradigm. Presented to the All Ireland Society of Higher Education Conference, Maynooth – 31st August 2007. Available at http://www.aishe.org/events/2006-2007/conf2007/proceedings/paper-02.doc
Arnold, L. & Thompson, K. 2007. Learning to learn through real world inquiry in the virtual paradigm. Presented to Sixth Conference of the CLTR – 10th May 2007. http://www.edgehill.ac.uk/cltr/Events/pdfs/02ArnoldThompson_6-33.pdf
McGuire,L., Roberts,G., Revill, G., Arnold,L., Tindal, I. 2006. Patchwork media online: achieving high levels of personal and professional reflection through Ultralab’s BA Hons (Learning, Technology and Research) degree presented at Bera September 2006.
Hi Lydia –
Great publication list. Please see some of my work over the past decade at
I’m happy to collaborate on some publications.
Cheers – Dr. Anthony ‘Skip’ Basiel