E-Learning Consultant Learning Technologist // Moodle Consultant // MOOC Producer
Project Manager // Content Developer // Trainer

About


 

I am an E-Learning professional with 18 years experience in the Higher Education, SME, Corporate & Charitable Sectors.

My interests are broad and include the:

  • positive impact of Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL)
  • design & successful embedding of e-assessment
  • supporting teaching & learning through the use of social media
  • exploring the opportunities afforded by Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs)

 

My work is driven by the successful, sustainable and comprehensive use of technology in support of teaching and learning.

My core activities include:

  • leading the development of e-learning services & content
  • encouraging and supporting the use of technology to enhance teaching, learning & assessment
  • providing development opportunities for teachers, trainers & educational developers

 

I deliver digital, connected, social learning.

Services


 

Experience


 

As an E-Learning professional I have led and delivered a wealth of learning technology projects for clients in all sectors.

The scale and nature of my work is varied.  Recent successful activities include:

  • developing & supporting the use of personal technology in classroom-based assessment & active learning
  • leading on a 25-fold increase over three years in the uptake of online marking & feedback
  • transforming Law School assessment through reflective practice & digital presentations
  • producing MOOCs, where I lead on development & sustainability of a growing collection of free online courses aimed at a global audience
  • developing the Moodle skills of Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) in the Corporate sector
  • enhancing teaching. learning, assessment & administration with open source / 3rd party tools

 

Employment

Royal Holloway, University of London

Academy Internet

Queen Margaret University

Napier University

 

Clients

EDF

Dyslexia Action

International Alert

Edcoms

Leon Legal

The Orcadian Times

Highlands & Islands Council

Royal Bank of Scotland International

 

Themes

Moodle development

Learning at scale

Train the trainer

Content building

E-Assessment

Video assessment

Classroom interactivity

Project management

Active learning

 

Technologies

Moodle

Turnitin

Grademark

FutureLearn

Panopto

Question Mark

Turning Point

Adobe CC

Xerte

SCORM

Bootstrap

Skills


 

Education & Awards


 

MSc Multimedia and IT:
Napier University, Edinburgh

BA Management:
Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh

PG Cert Teaching:
Royal Holloway, University of London

ILM Level 5 Diploma in Management

PRINCE2 Practitioner

PRINCE2 Foundation

Press Association trained Film Editor

Associate Member of Higher Education Academy

Certified Member of Association of Learning Technology (pending)

Royal Holloway, University of London Teaching Prize for E-Learning, 2009

Royal Holloway, University of London Excellence in Teaching Prize, 2017

Royal Holloway, University of London Registry Outstanding Service Award, 2017