CV

Education – In Progress

PhD Student in E Research and Technology Enhanced Learning | Lancaster University

Education

  • MA Online and Distance Education | Open University | PASS | 2015
  • MSc Business Psychology | University of South Wales | PASS | 2014
  • Professional Certificate in Management | Open University | PASS |2003
  • BSc (Hons) Business Psychology |Open University |2:1|2000
  • Diploma in Surveying | College of Estate Management | MERIT | 1994

Additional Certifications

  • Certified Online Learning Facilitator | The Learning and Performance Institute | 2019
  • Prince 2 Foundation Certificate in Project Management | BCS, the Chartered Instititute for IT

Employment History

  • 1/9/2019 – Present | Membership Manager | Association for Learning Technology
  • 11/1/2016 – 14/8/2019 | Senior Academic Developer | Swansea Academy of Learning Technology, Swansea University
  • 1/1/2014 – 30/6/2015 | Project Manager OER Wales Cymru (Open Educational Resources and Open Educational Practice National Initiative), University of South Wales
  • 1/10/2011 – 31/12/2013 | Head of Student Registry | University of Wales, Newport
  • 1/9/2003 – 31/8/2011 | School Registrar | School of Education, University of Wales, Newport
  • 1/5/2002 – 31/8/2003 | Acting Head of Admissions | University Information Centre, University of Wales, Newport
  • 1/7/2002 – 31/8/2003 | Deputy Head of Admissions | University Information Centre, University of Wales, Newport
  • 1/1/2001 – 30/6/2002 | Deputy IT Facilitator | Open University (Part Time)
  • 1/1/2001 -30/6/2002 | Student Support Administrator |Open University (Part Time)
  • 1/1/2000 – 31/6/2000 | Associate Lecturer | Open University (Part Time)
  • 1/1/1997 – 31/12/2000 | Student Support Administrator | Open University (Full Time)
  • 1/8/1994 – 31/12/1996 | Chartered Surveyor | DTZ Debenham Thorpe
  • 1/9/1990 – 31/7/1994| Trainee Surveyor | DTZ Debenham Thorpe
  • 1/9/1989 – 31/8/1990 | Administrative Assistant | Debenham Tewson

TEACHING

  • PG Cert | Technology Enhanced Learning Module | Course Team Member |2016 – 2019
  • Bring Your Own Device for Learning | Community Edition | Online Course Facilitator, Organiser and Mentor 2017 to Present
  • Flexible, Open and Social Online Learning Course | Online Course Facilitator | 2015
  • TU170 Learning Online: Computing with Confidence’ | Associate Lecturer |2000

Professional Memberships

  • Fellow| Higher Education Academy | Since 2015
  • Associate Member | Association for Learning Technology | Since 2014

Committee Memberships and Roles

  • OER20 Conference, London | Committee Member | 2020
  • SUSALT19 Conference | Swansea|Conference Lead 2019
  • ALTC Annual Conference | Committee Member | 2019
  • OER19 Conference, Galway | Committee Member | 2019
  • SUSALT18 Conference | Swansea|Conference Lead 2018
  • OER18 Conference, Bristol | Committee Member | 2018
  • ALTC Annual Conference | Committee Member | 2018
  • #SUSALT17 Conference | Swansea|Conference Lead 2017
  • OER17 Conference, London | Committee Member | 2017
  • SUSALT16 Conference | Swansea|Conference Lead 2016
  • Social Media in Higher Education Conference | Committee Member | 2017 to present
  • Open Badges in Higher Education Conference | Organising Committee | 2016
  • ALT Wales | Committee Member | 2016 to present
  • OER 16 Conference, Edinburgh | Committee Member|2016
  • Learning and Teaching in Higher Education Tweet Chat | Organising Team Member 2016
  • ELESIG – Evaluation of Learner Experiences of E-Learning Special Interest Group | 2016
  • OER15 Conference, Cardiff| Lead Organiser | 2015
  • Open Education Special Interest Group| Co-Chair and Secretary | 2014 to present

PEER REVIEWER

I have acted as peer reviewer of Conference Papers for the following Conferences :

  • 2020 OER20 Conference, The Care in Openness, London
  • 2019 OER19 Conference, Recentering Open, Galway
  • 2019 ALTC Annual Conference, Data, Dialogue, Doing, Edinburgh
  • 2019 Social Media for Learning and Teaching in HE Annual Conference, Ormskirk
  • 2018 ALTC Annual Conference 25th Anniversary Conference, Manchester
  • 2018 OER18 Conference, Open to All, Bristol
  • 2018 Social Media for Learning and Teaching in HE Annual Conference, Ormskirk
  • 2017 OER17 Conference, The Politics of Open, London
  • 2016 OER16 Conference, Open Culture, Edinburgh
  • 2016 Open Digital Badges in HE Conference, Southampton
  • 2015 OER15 Conference, ‘Mainstreaming Open Education’ Cardiff

I have also managed abstract submissions and co-ordination of the peer review process for the OER15 Conference and all SUSALT Annual Conferences between 2016 and 2019.