School of Education & Psychology
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Scott has worked at the University of Bolton (UoB) since 2019 when he joined the education team as Lecturer in Education and Teacher Education. From 2022 onwards, Scott became a Senior Lecturer, now acting as Programme Leader for the Master's in Education pathways at the University.
Before moving to the University of Bolton, Scott worked at Runshaw College for 11 years during which time he taught on academic levels 1 to 7 inclusive.
An experienced educator, Scott has been a programme leader for sports science (BSc), sport coaching (BA), counselling (CPCAB) and more recently, initial teacher education (PGCE) provisions.
Scott currently acts as a peer reviewer for the following two academic journals: Journal of Reflective Practice: International & Multidisciplinary Perspectives, and also for the Journal of Further and Higher Education.
Research interests include reflective practice, teacher noticing, student development, technology enhanced learning, and teaching, learning and assessment.
2020-05-13 to present - PhD: Using video observation technology to support the development of pre-service trainee teachers’ (FE and Skills Sector) reflective skills and teaching practice. (Education)
Fellow of the Higher Education Academy 
MEd Professional Practice in Higher Education [University of Central Lancashire, 2012]
PgDip Professional Practice in Higher Education [University of Central Lancashire, 2011]
PGCE [University of Central Lancashire, 2010]
BSc (Hons) Sport & Exercise Science [University of Exeter]
Threlfall, S.J. (2023). Doing Reflection Justice. [online]. Fusion Magazine UK: Instagram. Available at: https://www.instagram.com/p/CrsSz3pNbNF/
Threlfall, S., Telfer, S., King, G. and Ogbeni, E. (2023). An Innovative Teacher Training Mentoring Initiative: Triple M (Mentors Meet Monthly). Journal of Further and Higher Education, under peer review.
Threlfall, S.J. (2022). Supporting the Development of Pre-Service (FE & Skills Sector) Trainee Teachers’ Reflective Practice and Noticing Skills. Journal of Further and Higher Education, under peer review.
Linking Creative Online Platforms for Effective Teaching, Learning & Assessment
University of Bolton Centre of Pedagogy Event: Tips & Tricks for Teaching & Learning
2021-05-05 | Conference abstract
A Tech Support Resource for University Applicants and Students
University of Bolton
2020-07-14 | lecture-speech
Blended Learning Exploring the Viability for an Outstanding College in the North West
2019-04-04 | report
Socrative as a Means for Learner Assessment and Engagement
2018-07-06 | lecture-speech
Using Plickers to Assess the Student Journey
2017-07-06 | lecture-speech
Using Twitter Effectively
2016-07-10 | lecture-speech
An Assessment for Learning Resource Tool
2015-04-14 | online-resource
Threlfall, S.J. (2014). How elite athletes' reflect: An interview with Holly Bleasdale and Paul Bradshaw. Reflective Practice: International and Multidisciplinary Perspectives, 15 (4), 495-503.
Threlfall, S.J. (2013). Poetry In Action Research: An Innovative Means to a Reflective Learner in HE. Reflective Practice: International and Multidisciplinary Perspectives, 14 (1), 1-9.
Threlfall, S.J. (2013). Poetry In Action Research: An Innovative Means to a Reflective Learner in HE. Poster Presentation: PE & School Sport Conference, Edge Hill University.
Threlfall, S.J. (2013). E-Journals: Towards critical and independent reflective practice for students in Higher Education. Reflective Practice: International and Multidisciplinary Perspectives, 15 (3), 1-16.
Threlfall, S.J. (2010). Imagine: Poems by S. J. Threlfall. UK: University Press.
Threlfall, S.J. (2010). Lakeland Memoirs: Poems by S. J. Threlfall. UK: University Press.
Threlfall, S.J. (2010). Sunflower: Fifteen Poems by S. J. Threlfall. UK: University Press.