I am based in the Faculty of Professional and Social Sciences, School of Health and Education, Education Department and am active across several programmes.
My qualifications include: BFA (Hons equivalent), MFA (3 year), MSc (Lifelong Learning), PhD (Lifelong Learning), PGCert HE.
Currently, I am the Co-convenor for the UALL Work and Learning Network and am on the UALL Executive Committee.
I am a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (HEA).
I am a Cohort Leader and Supervisor for the DProf (transdisciplinary). I am the Co-Programme Leader for BA (Hons) Professional Practice in Business to Business Sales Degree Apprenticeship.
My interests include practice-based studies within higher education, doctoral studies, degree apprenticeships, creative, experiential and work-based studies, and the use of blended learning in the higher education environment.
My research interests are in lifelong learning, higher education, professional practice in the creative and cultural industries, experiential learning (work-related and employability skills), e-learning and blended learning, and the use of social media in higher education, and professional doctorates.
Recent publications include:
‘Revisiting search and review for work-based projects (2017), Innovations in Education and Teaching International, co-authored with Carol Costley, DOI:10.1080/14703297.2017.1417885
‘Re-evaluating work-based learning pedagogy’ (2017) Higher Education, Skills and Work-Based Learning DOI: 10.1108/HESWBL-11-2015-0057);
‘The use of work-based learning pedagogical perspectives to inform flexible practice within higher education’, Teaching in Higher Education, DOI:10.1080/13562517.2016.1183613
‘Work-based Projects: What They Are and How to Do Them co-authored with Barbara Workman, in Helyer, Ruth (ed.) The Work-based Learning Student Handbook, Palgrave McMillan.
'Professional Artefacts: embodying ideas in work-based learning (2014) co-authored with Adesola Akinleye, Higher Education, Skills and Work-based Learning, 4 (1): 98-108.
Costley, Carol and Nottingham, Paula (2017) Revisiting search and review for work-based projects. Innovations in Education and Teaching International . ISSN 1470-3297 (Published online first)
Workman, Barbara and Nottingham, Paula (2015) Work-Based projects. In: The Work-Based Learning Student Handbook. Helyer, Ruth , ed. Palgrave Study Skills . Palgrave, London, pp. 253-277. ISBN 9781137413833
Nottingham, Paula (2017) Re-evaluating work-based learning pedagogy. Higher Education, Skills and Work-based Learning, 7 (2). pp. 129-140. ISSN 2042-3896
Nottingham, Paula (2016) The use of work-based learning pedagogical perspectives to inform flexible practice within higher education. Teaching in Higher Education, 21 (7). pp. 790-806. ISSN 1356-2517
Nottingham, Paula and Pronger, Nick (2010) Groupwork in practice: a work-based learning approach. Learning and Teaching in Higher Education, 4 (1). pp. 104-107. ISSN 1742-240X
I am currently working with Consalia (Ltd) on the BA Management Practice (Business to Business Sales)
Creative Skill set project within the IWBL.
ModNet (HEFCE employer-engagement) project from 2009-2012.
Learning Consultant and Project Co-ordinator on the TQEF Media Centre Project at London South Bank University (2006-2009).
Membership Universites Association for Lifelong Learning (Executive)
Co-convenor UALL Work and Learning Network
Membership Society for Research in Higher Education.