The APUAF is honored to welcome Dr. Jenny Moon as the Keynote Speaker at our March 2015 RD Meeting. Dr. Moon is an internationally renowned educator known for her work with journalling and reflective learning and an Associate Professor at Bournemouth University. She has published numerous works including Using Story: in higher education and professional development (Routledge, 2010) and Learning Journals: a handbook for reflective practice and professional development (Routledge, 2006). According to the Centre for Excellence in Media Practice:
"Jenny has worked in educational development since 1998, and before that worked in the Health Service and in most sectors of education, and latterly higher education.
The focus of her interest is the process of human learning and she has explored this in a number of books which are listed below.
Jenny runs workshops in many universities in the UK and abroad on reflective learning, the use of learning journals, critical thinking and on learning outcomes in programme development, the uses of story in higher education, oral storytelling and academic assertiveness etc (usually around the subject of her books). In terms of her own practices, Jenny dabbles with short story writing and poetry. She works as an oral storyteller in a variety of settings.
Jenny is currently undertaking a project on reflective practice for coaches for The FA (The Football Association), developing materials and running a course for football coach educators who work directly with coaches.
Jenny has a National Teaching Fellowship from the Higher Education Academy."