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Sport Studies Leisure and Nutrition

Ms Track Dinning

Ms Track Dinning

Telephone: 0151 231 5278

Biography

Track is part of the School of Sport Studies, Leisure and Nutrition with specific responsibility of programme leadership for the Sport Business programme. Her main teaching focus is in the field of sport management and student enterprise. She is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, the National Council for Graduation Enterprise, was highly commended by the Enterprise Educator UK in 2011 and received a VC Teaching and Learning Award in 2016

Degrees

1990, Sheffield University, United Kingdom, M.Medical Science
1989, Manchester Metropolitan University, United Kingdom, BSc(hons) Sport and Exercide Science

Academic appointments

Programme Leader:Sport Business, Liverpool John Moores University, 2015 - present
Principal Lecturer: Student Enterprise and External Engagement, Liverpool John Moores University, 2010 - 2015

Postgraduate training

Post Graduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education, United Kingdom, Liverpool John Moores University, 2007 - 2008

Publications

Highlighted publications

Dinning T. 2017. Embedding employability and enterprise skills in sport degrees through a focused work - based project; a student and employer viewpoint Ünlü H. Cogent Education, 4 >DOI

Dinning TM. 2017. Preparing sport graduates for employment: satisfying employers expectations Higher Education, Skills and Work-based Learning, 7

Dinning T, Brown S. 2016. Fostering learning for capability and assessing authentically: a vision for Enterprise Education Winkel D. Experiential Entrepreneurship Exercises Journal, one :100-112

Dinning TM. 2015. Dispelling the Myth of How to Develop Enterprise/Entrepreneurship Skills in University Students: A Staff Perception Study Creative Education, 6 :1584-1596 >DOI

Dinning TM. 2013. Successes and Challenges of Developing Entrepreneurial Skills within the curriculum in Higher Education Innovations in Practice, 8 :115-128

Dinning TM. 2010. Sport Start: Creating a model to enhance student employibility through employer engagment CETL Journal: Innovations in Practice, 2

Journal article

Dinning T. 2017. Embedding employability and enterprise skills in sport degrees through a focused work - based project; a student and employer viewpoint Ünlü H. Cogent Education, 4 >DOI

Dinning TM. 2017. Preparing sport graduates for employment: satisfying employers expectations Higher Education, Skills and Work-based Learning, 7

Morley D, Maher A, Walsh B, Dinning TM, Lloyd D, Pratt A. 2017. Making reasonable adjustments for pupils with special educational needs and disabilities: pre-service teachers' perceptions of an online support research British Journal of Special Education, 44 :203-219 >DOI

Money J, Nixon S, Tracy F, Hennessy C, Ball E, Dinning T. 2017. Undergraduate student expectations of university in the United Kingdom: What really matters to them? Cogent Education, 4 :1-11 >DOI

Money J, Dinning T, Nixon S, Walsh B, Magill C. 2016. Co- Creating a Blended learning Curriculum in Transition to Higher Education: A Student Viewpoint. Creative Education, >DOI

Dinning T, Brown S. 2016. Fostering learning for capability and assessing authentically: a vision for Enterprise Education Winkel D. Experiential Entrepreneurship Exercises Journal, one :100-112

Dinning TM, Maghill CA, Money J, Walsh B, Nixon S. 2016. Can a blended learning approach enhance students transition into higher education? A study to explore perception , engagement and progression. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ADVANCEMENT IN EDUCATION AND SOCIAL SCIENCES, 3 :1-7

Dinning TM. 2015. Dispelling the Myth of How to Develop Enterprise/Entrepreneurship Skills in University Students: A Staff Perception Study Creative Education, 6 :1584-1596 >DOI

Dinning TM. 2013. Successes and Challenges of Developing Entrepreneurial Skills within the curriculum in Higher Education Innovations in Practice, 8 :115-128

Dinning TM. 2010. Sport Start: Creating a model to enhance student employibility through employer engagment CETL Journal: Innovations in Practice, 2

Beattie I, Dinning TM, Williams L. 2008. Continuing the Sport Development spirit using P2P networking as the catalyst. CETL Journal: Innovations in Practice, 1

Conference publication

Dinning TM, Crehan E, Schofield C, Hookham-Williams C. Battleship : A Business plan model International Enterprise Educators Conference

Dinning TM. Enterprise Education in Universitues-presentation of a case study International Enterprise Educators Conference

Dinning TM. The LJMU Experience Enterprise in the classroom

Dinning TM, Magill C, Money J, Walsh B, Nixon S. Student perceptions of a blended learning approach to their first five weeks at university Teaching and Learning Conference

Dinning TM, Magill C, Money J, Walsh B, Nixon S. Blended learning activities to support the transition process European First Experience Conference

Dinning TM, Magill C, Money J, Walsh B, Nixon J. Doing things differently: Blended learning AfPE ITTE Conference

Dinning TM. Enterprise Education within a Faculty International Enterprise Educators Programme

Dinning TM. SPORT START: Giving Students a Start in the World of Work. E-Evolve Enhancing Employability Conference

Dinning TM. 'Making things happen’ in an enterprising way Teaching and Learning Conference, Liverpool John Moores University

Engagement & Impact

Conference presentation:

Teaching strategies to engage learners, LJMU Teaching and Learning Conference 2016, LJMU, Oral presentation 15/06/2016

Award:

VC Teaching and Learning Award of Excellence, Liverpool John Moores university

The Amazing Tutor of the Year Award, Liverpool Students Union

Vice Chancellor Award of Excellence, LJMU

Enterprise Educator of the Year - Highly Commended, Enterprise Educators UK

External committees:

Childwall Fiveways Trust, A collaboration of schools, business and HEIs, Board member

Healthiness Steering Group, Healthiness Ltd, Steering group member, http://healthinessltd.co.uk/

British University Collage Sport (BUCS) - North West Region, British University Collage Sport (BUCS), HEI Representative, http://www.bucs.org.uk/homepage.asp

Fellowships:

Fellow of the HEA, Higher Education Academy

Fellow of the National Council of Enterprise Education, National Council for Enterprise Education

Industrial connections:

Equality and Human Rights Commission, Raising participation and attainment in disabled children in school

England Athletics, Athlete -fit

English Lacrosse, Set up a temporary liverpool development officers post to support Lacrosse development in Liverpool . This was a students role and was part of testing new models of working with organisations. This project more recently has been re launched for 2014

Liverpool School Sport Partnership, Delivered projects to support the LSSP deliver of sport across Liverpool school. Projects include active playtime, afterschool clubs, and provision of sports coaches

Liverpool City Council, Developed projects to support LCC delivery of sport across the city. Supported programmes such as , sports links, street games, merseyside youth games

England Badminton, No Strings badminton Project developed as part of the sport development curriculum

Tennis Foundation and the LTA, Students Tennis Coordinator Programme This is a three year project. Funding secured to employ a University tennis coordinator

Rugby Union, Student Ambassador Programme

Insitute of Swimming and the ASA, Tutor on the IOS National Teaching Plan for Teachers Programme

County Sport Partnership - Merseyside Sport, Development of sport related project linking sports governing bodies to the student workforce

Membership of professional bodies:

Member of The Higher Education Academy, The Higher Education Academy, http://www.heacademy.ac.uk/

Member of The Chartered Institute of Management, Sport and Physical Activity, The Chartered Institute of Management, Sport and Physical Activity, http://www.cimspa.co.uk/

Other invited event:

Publish my Pedaggoy, Liverpool John Moores University, The presentation covered my personal journey and top tips of how I have started to develop a research profile over the past 3 years

International Enteprise Educators Programme, Manchester Metropolitan University, Presented on the impact of the IEEP course to potential new delegates

Higher Education Academy Employibility Good Pratcise Event, HEA: London, Following a brief presenation on the subject, led a discussion forum: Title 'Sport start an enterpriseing model of engagment for students and stakeholder'

Research Grants Awarded:

Tennis Foundation, University Tennis, Grant value (£): £10,000, Duration of research project: 2 years

Equality and Human Rights Commission, Raising Attainment in Disabled Children, Barbara Walsh, Grant value (£): £37,000, Duration of research project: 2 years

Sport England, Sportivate, Tom Flectcher, Grant value (£): £3200

Lawn Tennis Association, University Tennis Coordinator, Grant value (£): £20,000

Teaching qualification:

Post Graduate Cerificate in Learning, Teaching and Assessment

Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education - Learning & Teaching in Higher Education