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Dr Lynne Wyness

Senior Lecturer

Institute of Education

01752 636700

lwyness@marjon.ac.uk


Lynne Wyness

Role Summary

I am Programme Leader for the first fully distance-learning Masters programme in Professional Education Practice.  


Qualifications

PhD in Human Geography, University of Exeter (2012)

MSc Sustainable Development, University of Exeter (2008)

Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE), Swansea University (1993)

BA (Hons) Geography, University of Wales, Aberystwyth (1991)


Teaching

  • Insights into Learning and Teaching
  • Culture, Community, and Curriculum
  • MA Professional Education Practice


Research

  • Entrepreneurship Education
  • Sustainability Education
  • Interdisciplinary learning
  • Student wellbeing
  • Geographies of education

Funding

  • HEFCE Catalyst funding for innovation project (2016): Learning for the Future, £50,000.
  • HEA funding for literature review (2016): Access, Retention, Attainment, Progression: What works? (Coinvestigator
    with Dr. Oli Webb and Professor Debby Cotton), £14,905
  • PedRIO funding for teaching innovation project (2015): ‘The Sea and Me: A collaborative arts/science project
    exploring marine environmental awareness and communication through photography.’ (with Heidi
    Morstang and Dr. Simon Ingram) £8000
  • PedRIO funding for pedagogic research project (2014) ‘Different Languages,
    Shared Goals? Exploring the Potential for Merged Pedagogies in Enterprise Education and Sustainability
    Education’ (with Professor Paul Jones, Swansea University) £9873

Conferences

Wyness, L. and Purnell, E. (2018). 'Where am I? Where am I going? Navigating the Higher Education experience with the Plymouth Compass'. AAEEBL/CRA International Seminar ePortfolios & More: the Developing Role of ePortfolios within the Digital Landscape. Dublin City University, Ireland. 23-25 May 2018.

Wyness, L. and Jones, P. (2015). Different Languages, Shared Goals? Starting a conversation between Enterprise Education and Sustainability Education. European Conference of Educational Research (ECER), Budapest, Hungary. 8-11 September 2015.

Wyness, L. (2015). ‘Talking of citizenship…’ Lessons from an intergenerational social learning project to promote active citizenship in a sustainable community. World Environmental Education Congress (WEEC), Gothenburg, Sweden. 29 June – 2 July 2015.

Wyness, L. and Jones, P. (2015). Different Languages, Shared Goals? Exploring the Potential for Merged Pedagogies in Enterprise Education and Sustainability Education. World Environmental Education Congress (WEEC), Gothenburg, Sweden, 29 June – 2 July 2015.

Wyness, L. and Jones, P. (2015). Learning from the other: starting a conversation between Enterprise Education and Sustainability Education. PedRIO Fourth Annual Conference, Plymouth University, UK, 17 April, 2015.

Wyness, L. (2012). Sustainability in the Curriculum.  VC’s Conference for Teaching and Learning, Plymouth University, July 2012.

Wyness, L. (2012). Global Partnerships as Sites for Mutual Learning: research findings.  ESRC project final conference, Millennium Point, Birmingham, June 21-22, 2012.

Wyness, L. (2011). Global Partnerships as Sites for Mutual Learning: research findings.  North-South Educational Partnerships, Mary Immaculate College, Limerick, Ireland, November 2011.

Wyness, L. (2010). Global school partnerships: Converging geographies of education and development. RGS-IBG Annual Conference, London, September 2011.

Wyness, L. (2010). Placing geographies of global citizenship.  Association of American Geographers (AAG) Annual Conference, Washington,
USA. April 2010. 


Publications

Wyness, L. & Jones, P. (2018). Boundary crossing ahead: perspectives of entrepreneurship by sustainability educators in Higher Education. Journal of Small Business and Entrepreneurship. DOI: 10.1080/08276331.2018.1493338

Wyness, L. & Dalton, F. (2018). The value of problem-based learning in learning for sustainability: undergraduate accounting student perspectives. Journal of Accounting Education, 45, 1-19. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jaccedu.2018.09.001

Warwick, P., Wyness, L. & Conway, H. (2017). ‘Think of the future’: Managing educational change from students' perspectives of an undergraduate sustainable business programme. The International Journal of Management Education, 15 (2017), pp. 192-204.

Webb, O. Wyness, L. & Cotton, D.R.E. (2017). Enhancing Access, Retention, Attainment, and Progression: a review of the literature showing demonstrable impact. York: Higher Education Academy. https://www.heacademy.ac.uk/knowledge-hub/enhancing-access-retention-attainment-andprogression-
higher-education

Wyness, L., Jones, P. and Klapper, R. (2015). Sustainability: what the entrepreneurship educators think, Education + Training, 58: 8/9. http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/ET-03-2015-0019

Turner, R., Huang, R., Poverjuc, O. and Wyness, L. (2015). What role do teaching mentors play in supporting new university lecturers to develop their teaching practices? Professional Development in Education. DOI: 10.1080/19415257.2015.1065898

Sterling, S., Warwick, P. and Wyness, L. (2015). Understanding approaches to ESD research on teaching and learning in Higher Education. In Routledge Handbook of Higher Education for Sustainable Development (eds. Matthias Barth, Marco Reickmann, Ger Michelson and Ian Thomas). Routledge: Abingdon, Oxon.

Wyness, L. (2015). (ed.) Education for Sustainable Development Pedagogy: Criticality, Creativity, and Collaboration, PedRIO Occasional Paper 8, Plymouth University.

Wyness, L. (2015). (ed.) Education for Sustainable Development: Towards the Sustainable University, PedRIO Occasional Paper 9, Plymouth University.

Wyness, L. (2015). Starting a new conversation between Enterprise Education and Sustainability Education. In Marking Ten Years of the Centre for Sustainable Futures: Sustainability Education in Motion (edited by Paul Warwick), Plymouth University.

Wyness, L. & Sterling, S. (2015). Reviewing the incidence and status of sustainability in degree programmes at Plymouth University. International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 16:3

Wyness, L. (2013). ‘Talking of citizenship…’ Exploring the contribution an intergenerational participatory learning project can make to the promotion of active citizenship in a sustainable community. Local Environment: International Journal of Sustainability and Justice, DOI: 10.1080/13549839.2013.839645

Turner, R., Schoenborn, P. and Wyness, L. (2013). Evaluation of a university teaching fellowship scheme as a tool to promote pedagogic research and development’, Educational Development, 14:2

Martin, F & Wyness, L. (2013). ‘Global Partnerships as Sites for Mutual Learning’, Irish Development Education Association (online journal).

Wyness, L. (2012). Sustainability in the Curriculum: A review of the incidence and status of sustainability in degree programmes in Plymouth University. Centre for Sustainable Futures, Plymouth University.

Wyness, L. (2011). Book review of ‘The Aid Triangle’. Progress in Development Studies, 11:2, pp. 176-178


Expert Membership of professional bodies

Fellow of Advance HE (formerly the Higher Education Academy)


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