Duncan Cross

Duncan Cross
University of Sunderland

BSc (Hons), PGCert, PhD, PGCE, PFHEA NTF

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Introduction
Additional affiliations
January 2019 - present
University of Bolton
Position
  • Professor
January 2019 - July 2020
University of Bolton
Position
  • Lecturer
September 2016 - January 2019
University of Bolton
Position
  • Professor (Associate)
Education
March 2013 - March 2014
Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust
Field of study
  • Clinical Leadership
January 2011 - November 2014
University of Bolton
Field of study
  • Medical Education/Education
September 1997 - July 2000
Staffordshire University
Field of study
  • Psychology with International Relations

Publications

Publications (49)
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The rise in UK university fees has prompted significant investment in the student experience, with increased emphasis on an agenda that promotes student engagement and partnership. Government papers, both white and green, have set out a policymaking agenda and have led to a reorganisation of the UK higher education funding structures, with the diss...
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Blog for the Trust Me Project. Managing expectations in the doctoral supervision relationship using the ICE Model.
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Adapting to UK communication styles can be difficult for International Medical Graduates (IMGs). Reache Northwest provides education, training and support for internationally trained refugee and asylum seeking health professionals who are looking to return to work in the UK. A Safe and Effective Communication Skills course was designed by a team of...
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This presentation looked back on an interventional study to support student transition. Key points covered the design, challenges and outcomes of the project.
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At the start of 2020, the World Health Organisation (WHO) declared COVID-19 as a global pandemic. Pregnant women were deemed a vulnerable group globally and advised to shield. Due to social distancing and the changes in maternity services, it was a reasonable assumption that pregnant women would turn to the online platform for advice and guidance....
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The development of the Skilful surfing Online For Anxiety Reduction (SO-FAR) in pregnancy (SO-FAR) mental health (mHealth) application (app) was supported by previous research which modelled the theory of Skilful Surfing. The model informed the app development, with each facet of the model corresponding to a different intervention included in the a...
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The University of Bolton is a Teaching Intensive Research Informed (TIRI) institution. In 2016, a successful bid was made for the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) Catalyst fund in Innovation in teaching and learning. The bid written by the principal investigators was based on their mutual interest in students as partners and the...
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Anxieties can be typical to pregnancy. At the beginning of the COVID-19 outbreak, pregnant women were classified as at risk and advised to shield. This may have caused increased generalised anxiety disorder and health anxiety across the demographic. This study aimed to explore current, actual and perceived levels of generalised anxiety disorder and...
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This case study considers a students-as-partners’ research project that aimed to develop technologically-driven tools to enhance teaching and learning in higher education. It focuses on how the project enabled student participants to gain real world research skills and experience. We present reflections from both a student and a staff perspective a...
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In order to enable learners to take control of their learning needs and actively contribute in their learning processes, educators can partner with students in various reciprocal student-staff partnership (SSP) settings where students can be co-creators, co-producers, curators, or co-deliverers of the curriculum. Our project, undertaken to enhance...
Presentation
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Reflections on using PebblePad for a PGCert in Higher Education
Poster
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Bolton College launched its award winning student-facing chatbot service in April 2017. Since then it has been answering a wide variety of questions that relate to the College, College services and their studies. The next stage of the project entails teaching the Ada service to behave as a true campus digital assistant for students. As a digital as...
Poster
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This poster is an update on my activity as a TIRI Teaching Professor since being appointed.
Poster
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The Cavell Project: Exploring the Relationship Between Staff Engagement and Key Performance in the NHS
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Duncan Cross is the programme leader for the PGCert Teaching and Learning in Higher and Professional Education, as well as supervising research students, at the University of Bolton. He is also a Principal Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. Here he talks about using a communication model seen in clinical practice for framing conversations with...
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Professional matters: discussing Local Network Groups (LNGS) for the Society for Education and Training
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Supportive Leadership and Teaching: Helping Teachers and Learners reach their full potential
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This chapter considers how technology can enhance teaching and learning through technology within the higher education setting. The chapter considers findings and draws conclusions from a recent project conducted by the authors involved in this technologically innovative project. In particular this chapter aims to consider how mobile apps can be be...
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Refugee healthcare professionals are a particular subset of refugees whose education and training requirements are specific to regulatory bodies in host countries. This chapter will use a UK-based organization (Refugee and Asylum Seeking Centre for Healthcare Professionals Education (REACHE) North West) as a case study to demonstrate the process of...
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This Presentation was a basic overview and reflection on a HEFCE funded project to develop two technology based interventions to support HE students. Alongside a students as collaborators project to have undergraduate students participate in a research project.
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Duncan Cross is a senior lecturer and the programme leader for the PGCert Teaching and Learning in Higher and Professional Education as well as supervising postgraduate research students at the University of Bolton. He is a Principal Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and a Fellow of the Society for Education and Training. Here he talks about g...
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Managing and matching expectations using the ICE model Video here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zu_XDJP3wAc
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Standardisation Exercise for Marking
Conference Paper
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Transition pedagogy has a wider application of practice outside of the first year higher education experience. International Medical Graduates (IMG) who have qualified in a country other than the one they may be undertaking further training or practice can also benefit from a scaffolded approach to their transition to education and work. Reache Nor...
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Thesis
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My original contribution to the body of knowledge is a portfolio of evidence which includes: • An evaluation of Reache (Refugee and Asylum seekers Centre for Healthcare professionals Education) North West using a PEST (Political, Economic, Social and Technological) analysis and Thematic Content Analysis of semi-structured interviews which led to th...
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City of Sanctuary reporting on their Awards ceremony and highlight Reache North West as the 1st to receive the 'Health Award'
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Introduction to shared decision making and language used in consultations for international medical graduates.
Conference Paper
http://ieposter.com/eposter/358/reache-north-west-10-years-of-supporting-refugee-healthcare-professionals.html
Conference Paper
Problems with clinicians’ language and communication skills have been highlighted in the media recently. More attention is now given to preventing errors by staff new to NHS practice. Salford Communication and Language Assessment Resource (SCoLAR) supports staff and helps them improve their communication skills. Assessments are performed in full OS...
Technical Report
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As Reache North West approaches its first decade it was felt that it was time to re-evaluate the programme and its journey. An external report was produced in 2006 and much has changed in the intervening period. It was felt that it was appropriate to use similar models of evaluation as the 2006 report, as it allows a comparable evaluation with rega...
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Projects (2)
Project
To host the first annual Practice Education conference at the University of Bolton on the 7th of July 2017. This is a collaborative effort between the Schools of Health and Human Sciences & Education and Psychology