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Paul Bartholomew


  • Cromore Road, Coleraine Campus

    BT52 1SA Coleraine

    United Kingdom

  • 205 Citations
  • 2 h-Index
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Personal profile


Professor Paul Bartholomew is the PVC Education.As a key member of the leadership team at Ulster University, Paul is responsible for leading, developing and overseeing the University’s strategies relating to the Education portfolio, including innovative approaches to teaching, new initiatives in educational opportunity, standards and development of taught programmes and a rewarding student learning experience.Paul had a clinical career in the NHS as a diagnostic radiographer before moving into higher education in 2001. Since then he has led on various aspects of learning and teaching and the enhancement of academic quality for the universities within which he has worked. Paul is a Principal Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and a National Teaching Fellow. His academic interests include curriculum design, programme approval, technology enhanced learning, student engagement and all aspects of academic professional development. His research interests have been centred on video-based discourse analysis, computer supported collaborative learning and academic professionalism.Paul is a Director of the Institute for Learning in Higher Education (LiHE) and an editor for the twice-yearly anthologies. Paul also sits on a number of national groups coordinated by the Higher Education Academy and Jisc. He is a 2016/17 TEF Panelist.

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learning Social Sciences
student Social Sciences
education Social Sciences
university teaching Social Sciences
Teaching Social Sciences
innovation Social Sciences
university Social Sciences
community Social Sciences

Research Output 2006 2018

  • 205 Citations
  • 2 h-Index
  • 18 Chapter
  • 8 Book
  • 2 Article

New innovations in teaching and learning in higher education

Nygaard, C., Branch, J., Bartholomew, P. & Hørsted, A., 1 Jul 2018

Research output: Book/ReportBook

‘The rules of engagement’: Student engagement and motivation to improve the quality of undergraduate learning

Senior, R., Bartholomew, P., Soor, A., Shepperd, D. P., Bartholomew, N. & Senior, C., 30 May 2018, 3

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

students' representation

Translating Institutional Approaches to Curriculum Design into Practice - A Leadership Perspective

Bartholomew, P. & Curran, R., 20 Oct 2017, Learning-centred Curriculum Design in Higher Education. Horsted, A., Branch, J. & Nygaard, C. (eds.). Faringdon, p. 29-68

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Open Access

Transnational academic staff development: cultural, practical and policy challenges of globalisation in Higher Education

Lamb, J., Bartholomew, P. & Hayes, S., 2017, Globalisation of Higher Education: political, institutional, cultural and personal perspectives. Branch, J., Hørsted, A. & Nygaard, C. (eds.). p. 195-222 28 p. (Learning in Higher Education).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

An introduction to assessment

Bartholomew, P., Branch, J. & Nygaard, C., 2016, Assessing learning in Higher Education. Bartholomew, P., Branch, J. & Nygaard, C. (eds.). p. 1-20 20 p. (The Learning in Higher Education Series).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter