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I joined the University in 1997 and currently Senior Lecturer in the Division of Health and Well Being supporting the delivery of BSc (Hons) Health and Community Studies. During my time at Huddersfield I have fulfilled a number of roles including module and course leadership of several health related courses.
I am currently in the process of implementing a funded Peer Assisted Learning Project using the Virtual Learning Environment (VLE). This project explores the use and effectiveness of the VLE in providing facilitated peer support across the undergraduate programme at a remote campus, with the aim of enriching the student experience by promoting belonging and engagement with the academic community. This project will report in the Spring of 2013. Additionally, to promote students' engagement and enhance the quality of formative feedback within the student community, I have developed and lead a further small scale funded project that explores the use of multiple format e based formative feedback. This project is due to report in the Summer of 2013.
Snowden, M. and Hardy, T. (2012) ‘Peer mentorship and positive effects on student mentor and mentee retention and academic success’ Widening Participation and Lifelong Learning , 14, pp. 76-92. ISSN 1466-6529
Snowden, M. and Hardy, T. (2012) ‘Peer mentorship: yes it does have a positive effect on student retention and academic success’. In: What Works? Student Retention and Success, 28th - 29th March 2012, University of York
Hardy, T. and Snowden, M. (2010) ‘Familial impact of imprisonment and the community specialist practitioner’ Community Practitioner , 83 (8), pp. 21-24. ISSN 1462-2815
Academic liaison officer for collaborative provision - Oldham College
Module leader for 'Mentorship'; 'Self Management and Leadership'; 'Literature Review' and 'Preparing for a Career in Community Development'.