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Mr Simon Tweddell

PositionSenior Lecturer in Pharmacy Practice
LocationM25, Richmond Building
DepartmentSchool of Pharmacy and Medical Sciences
RKT CentreEducation, Innovation, Research and Development
Feedback Hours8:00 - 18:00
Telephone+44 (0) 1274 235241
EmailS.J.Tweddell@bradford.ac.uk
Twitter@simontweddell
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ORCID0000-0003-0974-5853

Research Interests (key words only)

Team-based Learning; pharmacy education; active and collaborative Learning; educational research

Teaching and Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Patient Centred Care

  • Consultation Skills for Pharmacists

  • Minor ailments and Self-care

  • Structure, Function, Physiology and Pathophysiology of the Human Eye

  • Team-Based Learning

Administrative Responsibilities

  • Director of Admissions and Marketing

Biography

  • 2017-2019: Project Lead HEFCE Catalyst Project - Scaling up the use of Active Learning

  • 2015-present: Director of Admissions and Recruitment

  • 2014-2015: Curriculum Development Fellow, Centre for Educational Development (one-year secondment)

  • 2013-2014: Director of Learning and Teaching

  • 2011-2012: Project Lead - Curriculum 2012 Design and Development

  • 2006-2011: Head of Division of Pharmacy Practice

  • 2002-2008: MPharm Programme Leader

  • 2001-2002: Placement Tutor

  • 1999-2001: Year Tutor

  • 1997-2001: Lloydspharmacy Teacher-Practitioner

Study History

  • 2011-2017: Doctor of Education (pending viva), University of Huddersfield

  • 1987-1991: Bachelor of Pharmacy, University of Bradford

Professional History

  • 2014 - 2015: Curriculum Development Fellow (one year secondment)
  • 2001-current: Senior Lecturer in Pharmacy Practice 
  • 1997-2001: Lloyds Pharmacy Teacher-Practitioner 
  • 1997: District Manager, Lloyds Pharmacy
  • 1991-1997: Pharmacy Manager, Lloyds Pharmacy

Professional Activities

  • Chair, Board of the European Team-Based Learning Community 2017

  • Member of the Steering Committee, Global Team-Based Learning Collaborative Principal

  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy 2017

  • HEA National Teaching Fellow 2015

  • Fellow of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain 2015

  • Accredited Consultant-Trainer in Team-based Learning 2014

Research Areas

  • Educational and Pedagogical Research

  • Team-Based Learning

  • Active and Collaborative Learning

Current Projects

  • HEFCE Catalyst Project - Scaling up the use of Active Learning Pedagogies Team-Based Learning Consultancies

Research Collaborations

  • Regis University, Denver, Colorado

Networks/Roles

  • Chair, Board of the European Team-Based Learning Community 2017

  • Member of the Steering Committee, Global Team-Based Learning Collaborative Principal Fellow of the Higher Education Academy 2017

  • HEA National Teaching Fellow 2015

  • Fellow of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain 2015

  • Accredited Consultant-Trainer in Team-based Learning 2014

Publications

See Simon's publications on Bradford Scholars.

Nation, L. Tweddell, S. Rutter, P. (2016) The applicability of a validated team-based learning student assessment instrument to assess United Kingdom pharmacy students’ attitude toward team-based learning. Journal of Educational Evaluation for Health Professions: 08/2016, 13.

Tweddell, S. Clark, D. Nelson, M (2016). Team-based learning in pharmacy: The faculty experience. Currents in Pharmacy Teaching and Learning. 8 (2016) 7-1

Tweddell, S. (2013) A New Direction for Pharmacy Education. Pharm.J 2013; 291: 645

Impact

Accredited Consultant-Trainer in Team-Based Learning. European TBL Network

Conference chair

  • Team-Based Learning: Leading Educational Change. University of Bradford, October 2015
  • Team-Based Learning: Group Work that Engages Students. University of Bradford, June 2014

Invited Talks

Bournemouth University (2017) Team-Based Learning: Engaging students through collaborative learning and effective task design

TBL101: An Introduction to Team-Based Learning (2017) 16th Annual Team-Based Learning Collaborative Conference Workshop. Orlando, Florida

University of Westminster (2017) Team-Based Learning: A Strategy for Student Engagement 

University of Coventry (2017) Team-Based Learning: A Strategy for Student Engagement

Team-Based Learning Collaborative Conference (2016), Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States. Creating an Effective TBL Module

Team-Based Learning: Engaging students through collaborative learning and effective task design, UK Studio School Educational Away Day for School Principles (2016)

Team-Based Learning: A Strategy for Student Engagement, Bett Conference, London (2016)

Team-Based Learning: Engaging students and developing autonomous and accountable learning teams. Harper Adams University (2016)

Team-Based Learning: A Strategy for Student Engagement, Regional GP Trainer’s CPD event (2016)

University of Sussex (2016) Team-Based Learning: Engaging students through collaborative learning and effective task design

University of Bristol (2016) Team-Based Learning: Engaging students through collaborative learning and effective task design
Bett Conference, London (2016). Team-Based Learning: Engaging students and developing autonomous and accountable learning teams.

University of Sheffield (2015). An Introduction to Team-Based Learning. Teaching Excellence in Social Science Conference.

York St John University (2015). An Introduction to Team-Based Learning. Faculty of Arts Learning and Teaching Away Day.

Anglia Ruskin University (2015). Team-Based Learning: An Engaging Learning and Teaching Strategy. 16th Annual Learning and Teaching Conference Workshop.

The Robert Gordon University (2015). An Introduction to Team-Based Learning. School of Pharmacy Staff Development Workshop

Education Guidance Service (2015). An Introduction to Team-Based Learning. Staff Development Workshop for Educational and Occupational Psychologists.

University of East Anglia (2014). Using Team-based Learning: Experiences and Lessons Learned. School of Pharmacy Staff development workshop.

University of Reading (2014). Using Team-based Learning: Experiences and Lessons Learned. Learning and Teaching Seminar Series.

Consultancies

Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge (2016). Cross-Faculty Team-Based Learning Consultancy and Staff Development

Hogeschool van Amsterdam. Faculteit Gezondheid / Fysiotherapi (2016) Departmental Team-Based Learning Consultancy and Staff Development

Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge (2015). Cross-Faculty Team-Based Learning Consultancy and Staff Development

Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam (2015-16). Medical Faculty Team-Based Learning Consultancy and Staff Development.

Sunderland School of Pharmacy, University of Sunderland (2015). Team-Based Learning Consultancy and Staff Development.

Durham Pharmacy School, University of Durham (2015). Team-Based Learning Consultancy and Staff Development.

Wolverhampton School of Pharmacy, University of Wolverhampton (2014). Accreditation preparation and leading a mock accreditation event.

Manchester Pharmacy School, University of Manchester (2014). Team-Based Learning Consultancy and Staff Development.

Wolverhampton School of Pharmacy, University of Wolverhampton (2013). Team-Based Learning Consultancy and Staff Development.

Medway School of Pharmacy, Universities of Kent and Greenwich (2013). Curriculum Design, Development and leading a mock accreditation event.

Public/Academic/Stakeholder Engagement

Peer reviewed conference presentations

Nelson, M. Tweddell, S. (2017) Implementing Team-Based Learning: The Faculty Experience. American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy’ Annual Conference. Nashville, Tennessee, United States.

Tweddell, S. (2017) Motivating and engaging students in the flipped classroom through the use of team-based learning. Higher Education Academy Annual Conference. Manchester, United Kingdom.

Tweddell, S (2017) A Study of the use of Team-Based Learning to Deliver a Consultation Skills Module. Manchester Pharmacy Education Conference, Manchester, United Kingdom.

McLaughlin, D. Sawdon, M. Tweddell, S. Khogali, S. (2017) Team-Based Learning in Medical and Healthcare Education. Association for the Study of Medical Education, Annual Scientific Meeting. Exeter, United Kingdom.

Nelson, M. Tweddell, S. de Vries, J. Vos, J. (2017) Developing Communities of Practice to support TBL Practitioners and grow networks around the world. 16th Annual Team-Based Learning Collaborative Conference Workshop. Orlando, Florida.

Tweddell, S. Nelson, M. (2017) Experiences of using team-based learning across a pharmacy programme. 1st World Summit of the International Federation of National Teaching Fellows. Birmingham, United Kingdom.

Tweddell, S. McCarter, R (2016) Team-Based Learning: A Strategy to Enhance Student Engagement. RAISE Conference Workshop. Loughborough.

Tweddell, S. McCarter, R. (2016) Team Based Learning: building the win-win into large group teaching. SOLSTICE/CLA Conference. Edge Hill University.

Nelson, M. Tweddell, S. (2016) Qualitative Research Methodology and Team-Based Learning Scholarship. 15th Annual Team-Based Learning Collaborative Conference Workshop. Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States.

Mott, J. Hyderi, A. Lin, A. Kubitz, K. Winter, L. Tweddell, S. Levine, R. (2016) Evaluating Team-Based Learning (TBL) Modules: How to Bring Your TBL Module to the Next Level. 15th Annual Team-Based Learning Collaborative Conference Workshop. Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States.

Tweddell, S. de Vries-Erich, J. de Jong, P. Cook, S. (2015) Team-Based Learning and its application in Medical Education. NVMO Conference Workshop. Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Tweddell, S. (2015). Team-Based Learning: Engaging Students through a Motivational Framework. 13th Annual Academic Practice and Technology (APT) Conference Workshop. University of Greenwich.

Tweddell, S. (2015). Team-Based Learning: A Strategy for Student Engagement. Learning and Teaching Conference Workshop, Sheffield Hallam University.

Tweddell, S. (2015). Team-Based Learning: An Engaging Learning and Teaching Strategy. 16th Annual Learning and Teaching Conference Workshop, Anglia Ruskin University.

Tweddell, S. Nelson, M. (2015) Using Team-based Learning in multiple courses across a Programme. 14th Annual Team-based Learning Collaborative Conference Workshop. St. Petersburg, FL, US.

Hartley, A. Fraser, J. Purvis, J. Tweddell, S. (2015) Developing a Long-Loop Assessment using Team-Based Learning. 14th Annual Team-Based Learning Collaborative Conference Poster Presentation. St. Petersburg, FL, US.

Tweddell, S. Lin, A. Levine R. Winter, L, Sabina, R. McCarter, R. Hyderi, A, Fall, L. Kubitz, K. Mott, J. Leong, SL. (2015) Development of a Team-Based Learning Module Review Instrument. 14th Annual Team-Based Learning Collaborative Conference Poster Presentation. St. Petersburg, FL, US.

Tweddell, S. (2014) Going all TBL in the UK: Experiences, Outcomes and Lessons Learned. 13th Annual Team-based Learning Collaborative Conference Oral Presentation. Fort Worth, TX, US.

Tweddell, S. Clark, D. Nelson, M. (2014) Team-based Learning in Pharmacy: The Faculty Experience. 13th Annual Team-based Learning Collaborative Conference Poster Presentation. Fort Worth, TX, US.

Tweddell, S. Purvis, J. (2014) Using Team-based Learning to Develop Consultation Skills 13th Annual Team-based Learning Collaborative Conference Poster Presentation. Fort Worth, TX, US.

Tweddell, S. Fraser, J. Hartley, A. McCarter, R. (2014) Designing high-quality TBL Modules: How to evaluate RATs and Application Activities. 13th Annual Team-based Learning Collaborative Conference Workshop. Fort Worth, TX, US.

Tweddell, S. McCarter, R. (2014) Team-Based Learning: A Strategy for Student Engagement. SEDA Spring Teaching Learning and Assessment Conference Workshop. Newcastle, UK.

Tweddell, S. Fraser, J. Hartley, A. McCarter, R. (2014) Team-based Learning: The Future is Now? Higher Education Academy Educational Conference Workshop. Birmingham, UK.

Tweddell, S. Hartley, A. (2014) Team-based Learning. Pharmacy Education Conference Workshop, University of Manchester, UK.

Tweddell, S. McCarter, R. (2014) Team-based Learning. Scale-Up UK Conference Workshop, Nottingham Trent University, UK.

Tweddell, S. (2013) Team-Based Learning: A New Direction for Pharmacy Education. Royal Pharmaceutical Society Annual Conference, Birmingham, UK.

Tweddell, S. (2013) Team-Based Learning in Pharmacy. University of Bradford Learning and Teaching Conference. Bradford, UK.

Tweddell, S. (2013) Student Experiences of Group Work: Before and after team-based learning. 12th Annual Team-based Learning Collaborative Conference. San Diego, CA, US.

Cotterill, S. Ellis, J. Jones, H. Peterson, J. Skelly, G. Thomason, M.Devine, P. McDonald, T. Roberts, S. Thomas, A. Tweddell, S. (2013). Embedding Dynamic Learning Maps. Association for Learning Technology Conference (2013)

Tweddell, S. Lucas, B. Purvis, J. Silkstone, V. (2008). Developing an integrated curriculum: the Bradford Model. Academic Pharmacy Group Easter Conference RPSGB, Glasgow.

John DN. Fyfield C. Edwards R. Tweddell S. and Wilson K. (2007) Learning from Innovation in Pharmacy Education. Current and Future Methods for Teaching and Assessment RPSGB Fitness to Practise. Pharmacy Practice Research Trust.

Tweddell, S. Wright, D. Acomb, C. Taylor, P. (2003). Enhancing the pharmaceutical care of patients with atrial fibrillation. British Pharmaceutical Conference.

Tweddell, S. Wright, D. (2000) Determining why community pharmacists choose to leave community pharmacy. British Pharmaceutical Conference

In the News/Media

The teaching trailblazer The Pharmaceutical Journal, Sept 2015.

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