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Mrs Isobel Shelton

Profile summary

  • Regional Academic Staff
  • Staff Tutor (Education)
  • Faculty of Wellbeing, Education & Language Studies
  • School of Education, Childhood, Youth and Sport
  • Regions & Nations (ECYS)
  • i.j.shelton

Publications

Chinese whispers? Investigating the consistency of the language of assessment between a distance education institution, its tutors and students (2018-06)
Hills, Laura; Clarke, Anactoria; Hughes, Jonathan; Butcher, John; Shelton, Isobel and McPherson, Elaine
Open Learning: The Journal of Open, Distance and e-Learning, 33(3) (pp. 238-349)
Unfit for purpose? Rethinking the language of assessment for Widening Participation students (2017-05)
Butcher, John; McPherson, Elaine; Shelton, Isobel; Clarke, Anactoria; Hills, Laura and Hughes, Jonathan
Widening Participation and Lifelong Learning, 19(2) (pp. 27-46)

News

OU student wins Care Apprentice Award

Heather always wanted to be a mental health nurse, having worked as a carer for a number of years. When she was given the chance by her employer to study for an Open University course in Health Care Practise, she grabbed the opportunity. Earlier this year, Heather was awarded the Care Apprentice Award at the National Care Awards, as Carers Week begins, she talks about her journey with The OU.

10th June 2019
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