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Most online learning environments were conceived during the 1990s and what was optimal back then reflected the pedagogical thinking that was current; but now,... >>
Podcast In this accompanying podcast , Lawrie Phipps speaks about working with a technology-enhanced learning strategy Play audio So when it comes to ensuring... >>
This report to the Higher Education Funding Council for England by the National Union of Students had the remit to 'gain a broad overview of the level of... >>
I am a senior co-design manager. My current portfolio includes digital leadership and a range of emerging issues impacting on student experience. Previously I was the programme manager for the transformations programme, the users and innovation and institutional innovation programmes.
I have a background in environmental sciences and learning technology, working on various projects and programmes supporting and enhancing learning and teaching in higher education. I moved to Jisc in 2001, setting up and running the Jisc TechDis service, advising staff on supporting disabled students through the application of technology, before moving to the Jisc executive in 2006 to look at issues around emerging technology and web 2.0.
I have over 20 years experience in developing and delivering staff and educational development and was nominated for a SEDA@20 award for my work.
Lacklustre virtual learning environments ‘need 21st-century boost’
Times Higher Education, July 2015