Prof Alison's key teaching commitment is on the MSc Forensic and Investigative Masters course. He teaches on The Critical Incident Module and Research Methods. Using a blend of front facing teaching and scenario based learning he regularly receives positive feedback for engaging, applicable and stimulating learning.
He also teaches on the 3rd Year Forensic Module as well as guest spot on first year psychology social modules as well as a seminar series on friendship.
He enjoys the teaching experience - especially where that helps guide students from year one through to further learning at MSc level.
High stakes decision making
The history of psychological abuse and the use of torture
The development of tools to assist in risk management
Critical Incident Decision Making and Inertia
The Acceleration of Expertise in High Stakes Decisions
Scenario Based Learning
Investigative Interviewing and Interrogation
Preparing Court Reports
Decision Making 'In Extremis'
Critical incident decision making; decision inertia; simulation based learning.
Field Based studies of interviewing suspects, detainees and captured persons
Risk Managmentt of Sex Offenders
Developing tools to assist Law Enforcement in Prioritising Sex Offenders