Staff Profiles


Dr Lee Hazeldine

Senior Lecturer

School: Early Years and Primary Initial Teacher Education (ITE)

Campus: Canterbury Main Campus

Tel: 01227 922709

Profile summary

My research interests include cross-curricular learning, multimodal and digital learning, affect theory and continental philosophy.  My teaching responsibilities include digital learning, educational research and pedagogic theory and practice. I am currently a Research Fellow upon the Epistemic Insight Initiative.

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.

Research and knowledge exchange

I am currently involved in research and development 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

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
  • PGCE
  • Careers Leader Training
  • BA (Hons) Arts in Education

I am involved in developing the OIL (Online International Learning) and Prism initiative. I continue to help staff and students develop innovative digital and blended learning thoroughout the Faculty of Education.

External activities

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

Recent Publications:

Hazeldine, L. (2020) Developing Effective Digital Strategies for Online Learning within the 21st Century in Ajayakumar, P.P, Lal C.A,  Abraham,A.A and Indu, K.V (ed) (2020) Quality Models in Open and Distance Learning. Kerala: Bodhi Tree Books 

Hazeldine, L., Beighton, C. (2020) Doing Participatory research within diverse locations: conducting collaborative enquiry into complex environments using digital technology. Sage Research Methods Cases 

Hazeldine, L. (2020) Using digital strategies for primary learning in Bower, V. (ed.) Debates in primary education. London: Routledge

Billingsley, B. and Hazeldine, L. (2020) Shattering the subject silos: learning about big questions and epistemic insights. Impact: Journal of the Chartered College of Teaching. Summer (Issue 9).

Hazeldine, L. and Walker, C. (2019) Harnessing mobile devices for field trips: enhancing learning through digital technology. Teaching Geography. 44 (2), pp. 75-77.

Yardley, F., Hazeldine, L. and Shearman, J. (2019) Flexible autonomy: how online resources and live tutorials have been used successfully to develop and enhance subject knowledge in trainee teachers. Impact: Journal of the Chartered College of Teaching.

Hazeldine, L., Beighton, C. and Hazeldine, G (2019) Analysing multimodal data in complex social spaces. Sage research methods.

Hazeldine, L., Shearman, J. and Yardley, F. (2018) Flexible autonomy: an online approach to developing mathematics subject knowledge for teachers. British Congress of Mathematics Education.


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