I have worked in a variety of teaching and training roles throughout the UK. My responsibilities have included learning consultancy, digital pedagogy and art and design education. I have a PhD in Philosophy, a MA in Cultural Representation and a PGCert in Social Science Research Methods.
My research interests include cross-curricular learning, multimodal and digital learning, affect theory, creativity and continental philosophy. My teaching responsibilities include digital learning, research and inquiry and pedagogic theory and practice.
Research and knowledge exchange
I am currently involved in research in the following areas:
- Digital and blended learning
- Collaborative Online International Learning
- Online research and knowledge collaboration and exchange
- Epistemic Insight (cross disciplinary learning)
- Multimodal learning and technology
Teaching and subject expertise
My teaching specialisms include: blended and online learning, pedagogic theory, art education and cross-curricular learning.
I currently teach upon the following modules and programmes:
- Rethinking Teaching and Learning (Module Lead)
- Pedadgogies and Principles of Practice (Module Lead)
- Research and Enquiry in Education
- Post-Graduate Certificate in Educational Practice
- BA (Hons) Primary Education
- Careers Leader Training
- BA (Hons) Arts in Education
I am currently involved in developing the OIL (Online International Learning) and Prism initiative. I am responsible for developing innovative digital and blended learning thoroughout the Faculty of Education.
Recent conferences have included:
Managing the messiness of multiplicity: Towards an online feminist research methodology, Conference paper at the European Congress of Qualitative Inquiry, The
University of Edinburgh, UK, 2019
Developing Content for Online Courses, Conference at the University of Kerala, India, 2019
Shattering the Subject Silo: Radical curriculum transformation and enhanced insight through co-created research, 3rd Annual Teaching and Learning Conference: Research and Teaching in Higher Education, Canterbury Christ Church University, UK, 2019
Experiential Cartographies: An Exploration of Affective Learning Through Multimodal Singularities, Conference paper at Capacious Conference 2018, Lancaster University, Pennsylvania, USA, 2018
SEN Learning and Research Communities: A Blended Learning Approach, 1st Annual Special Needs and Inclusion Professional
Communities Conference, Canterbury Christ Church University, UK, 2017
Prisms and Playgrounds: Informing teacher development through shared inquiry, Partnership ITE Conference: How Research and Inquiry Impact on Teacher Development, Canterbury Christ Church University, UK 2017
Publications and research outputs
Harnessing mobile devices for field trips: enhancing learning through digital technology in Teaching Geography Journal, Summer 2019
Flexible autonomy: how online resources and live tutorials have been used successfully to develop and enhance subject knowledge in trainee teachers in Impact: Journal of the Chartered College of Teaching, January 2019
Analysing multimodal data in complex social spaces in Sage Datasets, 2018.
Flexible autonomy: an online approach to developing mathematics subject knowledge for teachers in British Congress of Mathematics Education (BCME9) proceedings, 2018