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Working from home: changes to my use of tech

How we are all working has changed rather a lot for most people. There’s a statement of the obvious! Having been working in an office shared with twenty other people to now working in a 2×1 metre cupboard, it is most definitely a different experience. At least I now have a window seat. Aside from […]

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Online and Digital Learning Work Review

Revisiting my position statement

In May 2016 I submitted my application for Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy. I did this through the University of York’s professional and academic development ‘YPAD‘ accreditation programme and was successfully awarded FHEA in June 2016. Three years on, now working outside higher education, I am of course ineligible to renew. However, through an […]

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Online CPD forum

My role involves course development and course management of CPD delivered online. I’m always interested in learning from others and sharing perspectives, so that the experience of participants can be enhanced through appropriate learning design and use of learning technologies. I’m looking for like-minded folk to come together, share ideas for designs and activities, raise questions […]

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Projects

Completed in previous roles in higher education. Funded project participation Automated camera-based lecture recording for Physics and Mathematics (Rapid Response Fund 2015-16). Video recording pilot in Department of Physics (Rapid Response Fund 2014-15). Widening participation for Social Policy (Widening Participation Initiative Fund 2013-14). Collaboration with external organisation to support teaching (Rapid Response Fund 2012-13). SPS […]

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Beyond the higher education bubble – a new role

Last month I took up a new role as Online CPD Coordinator for STEM Learning Ltd. at the National STEM Learning Centre. For the first time in my career I will be working outside of higher education. There are obvious similarities, in particular the opportunity to work closely with subject experts to create valuable learning […]

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September 2016 – Work review

Start of term is on the horizon and for support staff the preparation is in full swing to ensure we’re ready to handle the questions and calls when colleagues begin using the services and start teaching again. September always seems to have time available when the diary is reviewed in July and August, but quickly […]

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November 2015 – Work review

This month it’s flipping classrooms with a webinar on flipped learning pedagogy. I promoted the use of in-class technology to capture handwritten learning materials and create video learning resources. I also wrote up my top tips for creating videos for the flipped classroom teaching model. Flipping webinars I delivered the first of a two-part webinar […]

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October 2015 – Work review

October is a traditionally busy time for me as the start of term kicks in. A lot of the project work gets put on hold as the support tickets fly in. This year was no exception and with a person down in the team, things were busier than usual. What was really pleasing to see […]

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September 2015 – Work review

September’s highlight was the ALT-C conference where I presented an extended paper intended to challenge the uncritical acceptance of lecture capture. The rest of September involved preparation for the start of the new academic year. Cornock, M. (2015). Justifying lecture capture: the importance of student experiences in understanding the value of learning technologies. Extended paper, #867, ALT-C […]

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August 2015 – Work review

August’s work review is a little late as the end of August and start of September has been busy. This month the York TEL Handbook launched, I’ve been getting my head round data tables and have been roaming the campus. And finally… I’e written and submitted my last piece of work for my MA. York TEL […]