Helen Parkin

Helen Parkin

Senior Lecturer in Research Evaluation and Student Engagement


Journal articles

Parkin, H., & Heron, E. (2022). Innovative methods for positive institutional change: The Listening Rooms Project and student and staff ‘voice’. Educational Developments, 23 (3), 13-17. https://www.seda.ac.uk/product/educational-developments-issue-23-3/

Jones-Devitt, S., Austen, L., Chitwood, E., Donnelly, A., Fearn, C., Heaton, C., ... Pickering, N. (2017). Creation and confidence: BME students as academic partners…but where were the staff? Journal of Educational Innovation Partnership and Change, 3 (1), 278-285. http://doi.org/10.21100/jeipc.v3i1.580

Jones-Devitt, S., Austen, L., Irwin, B., Mcdonald, K., & Parkin, H. (2017). Are all students 'hard to reach' in a digital higher education (H.E.) context? The Journal of Educational Innovation, Partnership and Change, 3 (1), 147-158. http://doi.org/10.21100/jeipc.v3i1.526

Jones-Devitt, S., Austen, L., & Parkin, H. (2017). Integrative Reviewing for exploring complex phenomena. Social Research Update, (66). http://sru.soc.surrey.ac.uk/SRU66.pdf

Hepplestone, S., Glover, I., Irwin, B., & Parkin, H. (2016). Setting out the role of feedback in the assessment process through both the student and tutor perspective. Practitioner Research in Higher Education, 10 (1), 81-90.

Glover, I., Hepplestone, S., Parkin, H., Rodger, H., & Irwin, B. (2016). Pedagogy first: realising technology enhanced learning by focusing on teaching practice. British Journal Of Educational Technology, 47 (5), 993-1002. http://doi.org/10.1111/bjet.12425

Glover, I., Parkin, H., Hepplestone, S., Irwin, B., & Rodger, H. (2015). Making connections: technological interventions to support students in using, and tutors in creating, assessment feedback. Research in Learning Technology, 23 (1), 27078. http://doi.org/10.3402/rlt.v23.27078

Irwin, B., Hepplestone, S., Holden, G., Parkin, H., & Thorpe, L.P. (2013). Engaging students with feedback through adaptive release. Innovations in Education and Teaching International, 50 (1), 51-61. http://doi.org/10.1080/14703297.2012.748333

Hepplestone, S., Holden, G., Irwin, B., Parkin, H.J., & Thorpe, L. (2011). Using technology to encourage student engagement with feedback: a literature review. Research in Learning Technology, 19 (2), 117-127. http://doi.org/10.1080/21567069.2011.586677

Parkin, H., Hepplestone, S., Holden, G., Irwin, B., & Thorpe, L.P. (2011). A role for technology in enhancing students’ engagement with feedback. Assessment and Evaluation in Higher Education, 37 (8), 963-973. http://doi.org/10.1080/02602938.2011.592934

Lyons, H., & Thorpe, L. (2009). Investigating student experiences of e-learning using the diary interview approach. Brookes ejournal of learning and teaching, 2 (4). http://bejlt.brookes.ac.uk/article/investigating_student_experiences_of_e_learning_using_the_diary_interview_a/

Conference papers

Jones-Devitt, S., Parkin, H., & Austen, L. (2017). How can digital capability promote teaching excellence? Exploring guidelines for digitally-capable teaching excellence. In HEA’s Annual Conference: Generation TEF: Teaching in the spotlight, Manchester. Higher Education Academy


Austen, L., Parkin, H., Jones-Devitt, S., Mcdonald, K., & Irwin, B. (2016). Digital capability and teaching excellence: an integrative review exploring what infrastructure and strategies are necessary to support effective use of technology enabled learning (TEL). Gloucester: The Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education. http://www.qaa.ac.uk/en/Publications/Documents/Digital-capability-and-teaching-excellence-2016.pdf


Parkin, H., & Austen, L. (2016). Digital Capability and Teaching Excellence. Presented at: 39th HeLF Meeting - Digital Skills and Scholarship, University College London

Austen, L., & Parkin, H. (2016). Digital Capability and Teaching Excellence. Presented at: JISC Student Experience Experts Group, Birmingham

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