Portrait of  Mohammed Karolia Mohammed Karolia

m.karolia@hud.ac.uk | 01484 478207


  0000-0002-8730-572  


Biography

Qualifications: IPD Cert, CertEd, BA, Diploma in Counselling, MA, FHEA

Mohammed has over 25 years’ experience of teaching on a diverse range of courses allied to teacher training, counselling, childhood studies and youth and community work professions.

Initially joining the University of Huddersfield as a Commercial Activities Trainer, Mohammed is currently Senior Lecturer and Course Leader for the MA in Education and also lecturers on BA (Hons) Education and Professional Development, BA (Hons) Childhood Studies and the BA (Hons) Youth and Community courses within the university and the BEd Education in Development and Student-Centred Learning course as part of the UK-China Co-operation project in Guangzhou, China.

As an experienced lecturer, Mohammed research interests revolve around identifying how aspects of educational psychology can be used to promote learning by identifying practical strategies which help to engage learner's enthusiasm and interest in their personal and professional development. Mohammed has also developed a keen interest in narratives and use of stories and metaphors in teaching and is currently working towards his doctorate which aims to explore the influence metaphors have in informing the wider narratives of how academics reflect on their practice.

Research and Scholarship

Current Research Interests

Currently working towards completing professional doctorate (EdD.) thesis which focuses on exploring the influence metaphors have in informing the wider narratives of how academics reflect on their practice

Other research interests include

  • Use of stories, narratives and metaphors in teaching and learning
  • Positive psychology
  • Mentoring, coaching and counselling
  • Working with loss and grief

Publications and Other Research Outputs

2014

Bailey, W. and Karolia, M. (2014) ‘Preparation and Delivery of Learning’. In: Learning, Teaching & Development: Strategies for Action. United Kingdom: Sage Publications. pp. 140-163. ISBN 978-1446282120

Karolia, M (2014) ‘Using Metaphors in Teaching, Training and Learning’. In: Learning, Teaching & Development: Strategies for Action. United Kingdom: Sage Publications. pp. 99-116. ISBN 978-1446282120

Karolia, M (2014) ‘The use of the ‘Clean Language’ model as a method of encouraging HE lecturers to reflect on their practice’. In: International Clean Conference 2014, 5th - 8th June 2014, London

2012

Karolia, M. and Burton, R. (2012) ‘Metaphors we teach by’: An exploration into how HE lecturers reflect on and conceptualise their experiences of teaching via the use of clean language interviewing model of exploring metaphors’. In: The Third International Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) Research Conference, 6th - 7th July 2012, Hertfordshire, UK

Karolia, M. and Burton, R. (2012) ‘`Metaphors we teach by’: An exploration into how HE lecturers reflect on and conceptualise their experiences of teaching via the use of clean language interviewing model of exploring metaphors’. In: The Third International Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) Research Conference, 6th-7th July 2012, Hertfordshire, UK

Esteem

  • Journal editorship, Editorial board membership, Special issue editorship
  • Keynote address
  • Fellowship of learned societies, prizes, honours and named lectures
  • Organisation on internal conferences
  • Membership of Research Council Committees
  • Advisor to central/local government, Advisor to statutory/non-statutory bodies
  • Recipient of honorary award, Recipient of competitive fellowship of major award
  • Appointment of external examiner of research degrees
  • Internal recognition – Visiting Professor appointment
  • Internal recognition – Involvement in collaborations
  • Media appearance, Industrial advisor role

Research Degree Supervision

Further information is available about Research Topics and Supervision within the School of Education and Professional Development.

Enterprise Activities

2011 – 2012                Volunteer Bereavement Counsellor                        Cruse Bereavement Services

Administrative Responsibilities

BA (Hons) Education and HRD       Course Leader, Admissions Tutor, Assessments Tutor

BA (Hons) Childhood Studies          Module Leader, Assessment Tutor and Personal Tutor

Teaching and Professional Activities

Courses

  • BEd (Hons) Education in Development
  • BA (Hons) Childhood Studies   
  • BA (Hons) Early Years
  • Certificate in Education
  • UK China collaboration project - CVET Student Centred Learning
  • MA Suite of programmes

Modules

  • Educational Psychology
  • Skills for Teaching and Learning
  • Perspectives of Learning
  • Cert Ed Subject Specialist module
  • Helping in Context
  • Research Methods
  • Theories and Strategies for Learning
  • UK China collaboration project - CVET Student-Centred Learning
  • Dissertation Supervision for a range of under-graduate/post-graduate courses