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Yvette Wharton

Lecturer

  • 3 Citations
  • 1 h-Index
20142019
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Personal profile

Personal profile

Teaching

My main teaching responsibilities cover the area of physical activity.

I am currently module tutor for the following modules:

3rd year

Public Health and Physical Activity

Fourth Year

Physical Activity for Special Populations

Lifestyle Managment

 

I contribute to:

Live Well and Prosper

Mental Health Nursing

And

Research methods and dissertation supervision

Research interests

Currently carrying out research in two areas.

Student pedagogical development - experience of and understanding of student learning.

Howthe experience of outdoor adventure impacts onthe health and well-being of women.

Funding

2018 - Team and Group Work: A Student Perspective of Assessment and Management.  Abertay Teaching Learning Enhancement Fund (ATLEF 6). £1000

2015 - Transition into Employment Project.  Abertay Teaching Learning Enhancement Fund (ATLEF 3) £3000

2013 - Employability: Harnessing the student voice to drive curricula and pedagogical enhancement.  Abertay Teaching and Learning Enhancement Fund (ATLEF) - £6092

2013 - An analysis of university sport students’ perceptions of their learning environment, a comparison of a university in Scotland and England.  Carnegie Trust Travel Grant - £858.

2009 - Sport Transition Programme - TFh – Tayside and Fife Articulation Hub, £20,000.  

2008 - Attendance – The Student Perspective, Online questionnaire and focus groups.  Student-Centred Innovations in Learning Development (SCILD), School Award - £745.

Esteem

Equality Charter Mark - Athena Swan Reviewer Panelist

External Examiner 2014 - 2018, BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Science,  University Campus Suffolk
(University of East Anglia & University of Essex).

External Examiner 2009-2012, BA Physical and Sport Education, St. Mary's University College, Twickenham.

Publications

Wharton, C. Y. (2018).  How Women Negotiate the Ageing Process through Participation in Outdoor Adventure Activities.  Ageing and Society.  https://doi.org/10.1017/S0144686X18001356

Cameron A., Wharton Y., and Scally, J. B. (2018).  An investigation into the comparative learning gain and ‘value added’ for students from widening participation and non-widening participation groups: a case study from sports degrees.  Higher Education Pedagogies, 3, (1), 40-59.

Wharton, C.Y., Ramminger, S., Briars, K., Myles, L.  (2017). Transition from College to University - Peer to Peer Student Mentoring.   International Conference on Enhancement and Innovation in Higher QAA Scotland.

Wharton, C.Y., Horrocks, J. (2015).  Students’ perceptions of employability within their degree programme: highlighting the disparity between what academics believe is included and the student experience.   Enhancement and Innovation in Higher Education, QAA, Scotland.  (Conference Paper - online).   http://www.enhancementthemes.ac.uk/resources/presentations-papers/2015-conference-papers/page/4/

Wharton, C.Y., Goodwin,L.J., Cameron, A.J. (2014).  Living up to our students’ expectations: Using student voices to influence the way academics think about their undergraduates learning and their own teaching. International Journal of Higher Education3(4): URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.5430/ijhe.v3n4p72

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Research Output 2014 2019

  • 3 Citations
  • 1 h-Index
  • 6 Paper
  • 3 Abstract
  • 3 Article
  • 2 Poster

Participation in outdoor adventure activities enhances well-being and happiness in middle aged women

Wharton, C. Y., 4 Sep 2019, p. 204-205. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

happiness
well-being
participation
interview
humor
2 Citations (Scopus)
36 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
value added
Sports
participation
graduate
learning
1 Citation (Scopus)
29 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Negotiating
participation
Motivation
Pleasure
Participation
File
group work
management
student
university
Group

The joy and pain of walking the Camino de Santiago pilgrimage route: is it good for health?

Wharton, C. Y., 17 May 2018, p. 59-59. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

Walking
Pain
Health
Focus Groups
Leisure Activities