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Michelle Blackburn

Michelle Blackburn

Principal Lecturer

Summary

Michelle spent 20 years as a Human Resource Consultant before becoming an academic in 2009.  She initially joined Leeds Beckett University where she taught Human Resource Management and Organisational Behaviour.  She then joined Sheffield Hallam University in 2012 and is now Principal Lecturer responsible for Student Engagement and Employment in the Department of Management within Sheffield Business School.  Michelle has taught both in the UK and internationally and has received Inspirational Teaching and Teaching Excellence Awards.  She is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and a Member of the British Psychological Society.  Michelle’s research and writing has included innovative pedagogical and human resource practice. 

 

  • About

    Qualifications

    • 2011: Post Graduate Certificate in Higher Education, Leeds Metropolitan University
    • 2010: Master of Science, Human Resource Management, Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom
    • 1997: Bachelor of Science, Psychology Profile, The Open University
    • 1987: Higher National Diploma Business and Finance

    Principal Lecturer

    Teaching expertise

    • Organisational Behaviour and Human Resource Management

    Research

    • Audio Feedback, Reflective Practice, Technology Enhanced Learning
    • Resourcing and Talent Management

  • Teaching

    Dept Of Management

    Sheffield Business School

    OBHRM

    2012 to present: MSc Human Resource Management ; MSc International Human Resource Management, Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom

    2012 to present: Various OB/HRM modules, Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom

  • Publications

    BLACKBURN, Michelle and SWAILES, Stephen (2016). Employee reactions to talent pool membership. Employee Relations, 38 (1), 112-128.

    Journal article: BLACKBURN, M. BOOTH, L. WARWICK, S. (2016), 'Enhancing undergraduate employability by using cloud computing to develop an authentic learning experience', Journal Advances in Higher Education, vol 8, no 1, pp. 53 - 68

    Journal article: BLACKBURN, M. (2015), 'I am not a superhero but I do have secret weapons! Using technology in Higher Education teaching to redress the power balance', Journal of Pedagogic Development, vol 5, no 1, pp. 40-50

    Journal article: BLACKBURN, M. Holden, R. Burrell, C. (2014), 'Teaching critical reflection in Sub-Saharan Africa: business as usual?', vol 15, no 3, pp. 390-403

    Journal article: BLACKBURN, M. (2014), 'Using learning sets to support UK delivery of off-shore learning in Africa', Action Learning, vol 11, no 1, pp. 81-87

    Journal article: BLACKBURN, M. FINNIGAN, V. (2013), 'Evaluating the use of a business simulation to develop a global outlook capability within both UK/China-based accounting students', Advances in Higher Education, vol 5, no 1, pp. 64 - 71

    Journal article: BLACKBURN, M. STROUD, J. TAYLOR, C. (2013), 'Designing audio feedback for students with different and defined educational backgrounds and experiences', Advances in Higher Education, vol 5, no 1, pp. 143 - 157

    Journal article: BLACKBURN, M. Griggs, V. Smith, J. (2012), 'The Educational Scorecard: the start of our journey', Electronic Journal of Business Research Methods, vol 10, no 2, pp. 121-131

    Book chapter: BLACKBURN, M. Finnigan, V. (2015), 'All systems GO to a Global Outlook: A narrative account of a journey to Internationalisation of a curriculum through the refocus of an undergraduate Business and Human Resource Management degree programme within a UK University' Critical perspectives on internationalizing the curriculum in disciplines: Reflective narrative accounts from business, education and health, Green, W. & Whitsed, C. eds, Sense Publishing, pp. 59-72

    Book chapter: BLACKBURN, M. Stroud, J. (2015), 'Voices from 'the other side' - using personal response systems to support student engagement' SMART Learning, Middleton, A. eds

    Book chapter: GLAISTER, C. HOLDEN, R. GRIGGS, V. MCCAULEY, P. BLACKBURN, M. (2013), 'The Practice of Training: The Design and Delivery of Training' Human Resource Development: Theory and Practice, Gold, J., Holden, R., Iles, P., Stewart, J. and Beardwell, J. eds, W H Freeman (Macmillan Press Palgrave), London, pp. 153-173

    Book chapter: BLACKBURN, M. STEWART, J. GOLD, J. (2013), 'Talent and Career Development' Human Resource Development: Theory and Practice, Gold, J., Holden, R., Iles, P., Stewart, J. and Beardwell, J. eds, W H Freeman (Macmillan Press Palgrave), London, pp. 313-337

    Book chapter: GRIGGS, V. GLAISTER, C. BLACKBURN, M. MCCAULEY, P. HOLDEN, R. (2013), 'The Practice of Training: The Identification of Training Needs' Human Resource Development: Theory and Practice, Gold, J., Holden, R., Iles, P., Stewart, J. and Beardwell, J. eds, W H Freeman (Macmillan Press Palgrave), London, pp. 131-151

    Conference Paper: BLACKBURN, M. GIOVE, S. JONES, S. ROBINSON, J. (2016), 'Capturing the Contribution of Placement Representatives'. Paper presented at RAISE Conference

    Conference Paper: BLACKBURN, M. (2015), 'A journey along a two-way street: lessons learnt using a smartphone student response system to customise employability teaching for second year undergraduates studying Business Courses in a UK Business School'. Paper presented at 26th Annual SPACE European Network for Business Studies and Languages Conference, The development of Business and Society. Torun, Poland

    Conference Paper: TAYLOR, C. Nortcliffe, A. BLACKBURN, M. Middleton, A. BOWER, R. Day, P. (2014), 'Audio Feedback Co Lab Presentation workshop'. Paper presented at Sheffield Hallam University Learning & Teaching Conference

    Conference Paper: BOOTH, L. BLACKBURN, M. WARWICK, S. (2014), 'Enhancing undergraduate employability by using cloud computing to develop an authentic learning experience'. Paper presented at SPACE conference

    Conference Paper: BLACKBURN, M. BOOTH, L. WARWICK, S. (2014), 'Enhancing undergraduate employability by using Cloud computing to develop an authentic learning experience.'. Paper presented at SPACE European Network for Business Studies and Languages Conference, Barcelona

    Conference Paper: BLACKBURN, M. BOOTH, L. (2014), 'Real World e-assessment using Google Sites'. Paper presented at 8th International Technology, Education and Development Conference, Valencia, Spain

    Conference Paper: BOOTH, L. BLACKBURN, M. (2014), 'Real World e-assessment using Google Sites'. Paper presented at INTED conference

    Conference Paper: BLACKBURN, M. (2014), 'Reflecting upon the Past: Shaping the Future.'. Paper presented at Careers Stream: 15th International UFHRD Conference: 4th - 6th June 2014. Edinburgh Napier University

    Conference Paper: BLACKBURN, M. WARWICK, S. (2014), 'Effective use and assessment of web-based collaborative learning'. Paper presented at 15th International UFHRD Conference: Reflecting upon the Past: Shaping the Future. Edinburgh Napier University

    Conference Paper: BOOTH, L. BLACKBURN, M. WARWICK, S. (2014), 'Effective use and assessment of web-based collaborative learning - a case study'. Paper presented at Lead author and presenter for UFHRD conference Human Resource Development Research and Practice across Europe

    Conference Paper: BLACKBURN, M. (2014), 'Inspiring and supporting students; academic innovation; technology changing the learning landscape; aiming high - valuing challenge in teaching and learning Streams'. Paper presented at Sheffield Hallam University Learning & Teaching Conference: Aiming High - Valuing Challenge in Teaching and Learning, 19th June 2014

    Conference Paper: BLACKBURN, M. (2014), 'An exploration of the push" and "pull" factors that impact upon talent retention in the Pakistani telecommunication sector."'. Paper presented at 13th IHRM Conference, Uncertainty in a flattening world: CHALLENGES FOR IHRM, Krakow, Poland

    Conference Paper: BLACKBURN, M. Swailes, S. (2013), 'The effects of talent pool membership on employee attitudes: a comparison of insider and outsider views'. Paper presented at 14th International UFHRD Conference: HRD in Turbulent Seas - Continued Global Economic Uncertainty: Challenges and Opportunities, University of Brighton

    Conference Paper: BLACKBURN, M. (2013), 'Delivering innovative oral assessment at Leeds Business School: A critical evaluation'. Paper presented at 24th European Network for Business Studies and Languages Conference: EU Citizens - Educational Challenges and Opportunities. Baden-Wurttemberg Cooperative State University Karlsruhe in Karlsruhe, Germany

    Conference Paper: BLACKBURN, M. Stroud, J. TAYLOR, C. (2013), 'Designing audio feedback for students with different and defined educational backgrounds and experiences'. Paper presented at Journal Advances in Higher Education, Vol. 5, No. 1, pp. 143 - 157.

    Conference Paper: TAYLOR, C. BLACKBURN, M. Stroud, J. (2013), 'Designing audio feedback for students with different and defined educational backgrounds and experiences.'. Paper presented at Journal Advances in Higher Education Conference

    Conference Paper: BLACKBURN, M. Finnigan, V. (2013), 'Evaluating the use of a business simulation to develop a global outlook capability within both UK/China-based accounting students'. Paper presented at Journal Advances in Higher Education, Vol. 5, No. 1, pp. 64 - 71.

    Conference Paper: BLACKBURN, M. Butterfield, E. Harrison, P. Kelsey, S. (2012), 'Virtual EQ - the talent differentiator in 2020?'. Paper presented at 13th International Conference on Human Resource Development Research and Practice Across Europe: The future of HRD - 2020 and beyond: challenges and opportunities, Universidade Lusiada de Famalicao, Portugal

    Other: BLACKBURN, M. (2016), 'Evaluating the impact of placement focussed module design on placement outcomes'

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