Interests: Programme Committee 2009

Adele Cushing

Adele Cushing

I was e-learning co-ordinator at a Nottingham College for 3.5 years before covering maternity in the south west from January to June 2009 where I oversaw e/blended learning in 16 Colleges in Cornwall,...
Job title or role title E-Learning Manager
Organisation Barnet College
Location: Plymouth, United Kingdom


Alexandre Borovik

Alexandre Borovik

I am interested in analysing mathematical behaviour of people in various cognitive, cultural, linguistic environments. e-learning of mathematics provides a new testing ground for the old nature/nurtur...
Job title or role title Professor
Location: Manchester


Bob Banks

Bob Banks

Senior Consultant with Tribal - doing system design and consultancy around e-learning.
Location: Sheffield


Clive Shepherd

Clive Shepherd

I am a consultant specialising in e-learning, blended learning and communications. I work with a broad range of public and private sector organisations, helping them to harness the benefits of technol...
Location: Brighton, UK


Denise Whitelock

Denise Whitelock

Here's my BLOG http://digitaldiscourse.wordpress.com/ I am interested in all types of digital dialogues and have built Open Mentor, Open Comment to assist tutors in providing feedback and also to prov...
Job title or role title Dr
Organisation The Open University
Location: The Open University


Frances Bell

Frances Bell

Job title or role title Learning Technology Fellow
Organisation University of Salford
Location: Salford, Greater Manchester


Frank Rennie

Frank Rennie

Check out my personal wiki at http://frankrennie.wetpaint.com
Job title or role title Professor
Organisation Lews Castle College UHI
Location: Isle of Lewis


Gilly Salmon

Gilly Salmon

Co-Chair for the 2009 ALT-C at Manchester
Job title or role title Professor
Organisation Beyond Distance at University of leicester
Location: Leicester


Guinevere Glasfurd-Brown

Guinevere Glasfurd-Brown

I work as Communications and Research Manager for Wimba, and before that I spent more than a decade working in HE, managing and researching a number of elearning projects. I am interested in the use o...
Job title or role title Communcations and Research Manager
Organisation Wimba
Location: Cambridge


Hannah Whaley

Hannah Whaley

Hannah Whaley is a Learning Technologist at the University of Dundee. Hannah specialises in designing and programming innovative custom tools to enhance learning. Hannah was the lead developer on the ...
Job title or role title Assistant Director, Library and Learning Centre
Organisation University of Dundee
Location: Dundee, Scotland


Hans-Peter Baumeister

Hans-Peter Baumeister

Organisation Reutlingen University
Location: Tuebingen/Germany


Haydn Blackey

Haydn Blackey

I'm really looking forward to an invigorating ALT-C in 2009. On last year's experience I'm confident that this online network will complement and enhance the face to face engagement. So here's to a gr...
Job title or role title Head of Innovations in Learning and Teaching
Location: Cardiff, UK


Helen Keegan

Helen Keegan

Job title or role title Lecturer in Interactive Media
Organisation University of Salford
Location: Manchester


Ian Chowcat

Ian Chowcat

I've worked in the e-learning field for 15 years with the OU, Ufi/Learndirect, and the National College for School Leadership. Between 2005 and April 2008 I was Director of the South Yorkshire e-Learn...
Location: Sheffield


Jacquie Kelly

Jacquie Kelly

At the moment all my time seems to be taken up with our 'Collaborative Online Tools for BCE' project. http://collaborativetools4bce.jiscinvolve.org Planning for the update of the e-Portfolios infoKit.
Organisation JISC infoNet
Location: Newcastle, UK


Janice Whatley

Janice Whatley

Job title or role title Lecturer
Organisation University of Salford
Location: Manchester


John Davis

John Davis

Job title or role title Academic Director of e-Learning
Organisation University of Bristol


John Traxler

John Traxler

Job title or role title Professor of Mobile Learning, Director Learning Lab, Visiting Scientist Meraka Institute Pretoria
Organisation Learning Lab
Location: Priorslee, Shropshire


Julie Voce

Julie Voce

Job title or role title E-learning Services Manager
Location: London, UK


Kevin Burden

Kevin Burden

Job title or role title Lecturer
Organisation The University of Hull
Location: Hull


Kevin Donovan

Kevin Donovan

I work as a self-employed education consultant having retired from the then Learning and Skills Development Agency in 2006. Before that I worked for many years in FE colleges in Liverpool and have bee...
Location: Liverpool


Kristin Greene

Kristin Greene

I'm Kristin Greene from Desire2Learn. I am interested in VLE and ePortfolio trends and uses. I've also become involved in looking into strategic shared services, total cost of ownership, and web 2.0 t...
Job title or role title International Marketing Manager
Organisation Desire2Learn, Inc.
Location: Boston, MA USA


Laura Czerniewicz

Laura Czerniewicz

I am the director of a centre of educational technology with an unusually wide range of remits: technological support (the uni lms), staff development, ICT curriculum & resource development, research ...
Job title or role title Associate Professor. Director
Organisation Centre for Educational Technology
Location: University of Cape Town


Lesley Diack

Lesley Diack

Senior Lecturer in elearning
Job title or role title Dr
Location: Aberdeen, Scotland


Linda Creanor

Linda Creanor

I'm currently leading a blended learning initiative at GCU and co-ordinating a distributive leadership approach to staff development. I'm a Trustee and past President of ALT, and co-editor of this yea...
Job title or role title Development Director, Caledonian Academy
Location: Glasgow


Lindsey Martin

Lindsey Martin

As eLearning Strategy & Development Manager I am working towards (frequently one step forwards and two steps back) sustainable expansion of technology-enhanced learning and teaching at Edge Hill. The ...
Job title or role title eLearning Strategy & Development Manager
Organisation Edge Hill University
Location: Edge Hill University, Lancashire, UK


Lisa Gray

Lisa Gray

I'm a programme manager within the e-Learning team at JISC, and am currently managing the Transforming Curriculum Delivery through Technology programme. I also lead on co-ordinating the JISC e-Portfol...
Job title or role title Programme Meeting
Organisation JISC
Location: Bristol, United Kingdom


Liz Bennett

Liz Bennett

I'm course leader for an MSc in Multimedia and Elearning.
Location: Huddersfield/Manchester


Louise Thorpe

Louise Thorpe

Job title or role title Head of Academic Innovation
Location: Sheffield, United Kingdom


Maggie McPherson

Maggie McPherson

Currently working on a Leonardo project (e4VET) with Slovenian and Polish partners, and just starting a British Council project EE4E to work with Hawassa University, Ethiopia. Thus, currently interest...
Job title or role title Senior Lecturer ICT in Education
Organisation University of Leeds
Location: Leeds, UK


Marion Miller

Marion Miller

Job title or role title JISC Regional Support Centre Yorkshire and Humber Manager
Organisation University of Leeds


Mark van Harmelen

Mark van Harmelen

I run a Hedtek, a software house specialising in PLEs, library 2.0 systems, and mobile technologies and systems. We will have some demos available alongside ALT-C 2009. These include the Manchester PL...
Job title or role title Director
Organisation Hedtek
Location: Manchester UK


Michael Vallance

Michael Vallance

Dr. Michael Vallance is a Professor at Future University, Japan. He has a Doctorate in Education from Durham University and a Masters Degree in Computer Assisted Learning from Stirling University, UK....
Organisation Future University (Mirai Daigaku)
Location: Hakodate, Japan


Neil Witt

Neil Witt

I'm Head of Technology Enhanced Learning at the University of Plymouth (though it's only day 3 so far). Previously I was the Technical Director of the Higher Education Learning Partnerships (HELP) CET...
Job title or role title Head of Technology Enhanced Learning
Organisation University of Plymouth
Location: Plymouth


Nicola Siminson

Nicola Siminson

I've been involved in information, learning and teaching in a range of settings, from universities and colleges to the museums, libraries and archives sector. I now work for Jorum, the national reposi...
Job title or role title Jorum Community Enhancement Officer
Organisation Jorum
Location: based in Manchester, England


Nicola Whitton

Nicola Whitton

I'm a Research Fellow at Manchester Metropolitan University, interested in games-based learning, student engagement and collaborative learning.
Job title or role title Research Fellow
Organisation Manchester Metropolitan University
Location: Manchester


Patris van Boxel

Patris van Boxel

Patris van Boxel works as an Advisor ICT and Education at the Centre for Educational Training, Assessment, Research (CETAR) of the VU University Amsterdam. She develops and co-ordinates staff developm...
Organisation Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam


Peter Eachus

Peter Eachus

Job title or role title Dr
Organisation University of Salford
Location: Salford, UK


Phil Levy

Phil Levy

Job title or role title Professor; Academic Director, CILASS


Prof Dr Rajiv Dharaskar

Prof Dr Rajiv Dharaskar

Dr. Rajiv V. Dharaskar is 48 and lives at Nagpur, Maharashtra. He is Professor at PG Department of Computer Science and Engineering, GH Raisoni College of Engineering, Nagpur. Professor is Ph.D. in Co...
Job title or role title Professor, PG Department of Computer Science and Engineering, GH Raisoni College of Engineering, Nagpur, MS, India 440016
Organisation GH Raisoni College of Engineering, Higna Road, Nagpur 440016
Location: Nagpur, Maharashtra, India


Rhona Sharpe

Rhona Sharpe

Location: Oxford, UK


Richard Elliott

Richard Elliott

Research Analyst Emerging Technologies Centre Wintec Hamilton New Zealand
Organisation Private e-learning Consultant, Employee part-time at Waikato Institute of Technology New Zealand
Location: Auckland, New Zealand


Rita Kop

Rita Kop

Job title or role title Lecturer
Organisation Swansea University, Department of Adult Continuing Education
Location: Swansea University


Sarah Cornelius

Sarah Cornelius

Lecturer in the School of Education at the University of Aberdeen.
Job title or role title Lecturer
Organisation University of Aberdeen
Location: Aberdeen


Sarah Sherman

Sarah Sherman

Job title or role title BLE Service Manager
Organisation The Bloomsbury Colleges
Location: London, UK


Shirley Evans

Shirley Evans

Attending the conference as member of the Conference Committee (Chairing two sessions)and also as part of the team sponsored by LSIS to produce a report for Inside Evidence. Just completing a PhD in E...
Job title or role title E-learning Specialist
Organisation LSIS
Location: Hereford, England


Stephen

Stephen

Job title or role title Reader in Inquiry-based Learning
Organisation Institute for Educational Cybernetics, University of Bolton
Location: Manchester


Steve Wheeler

Steve Wheeler

I'm in the Faculty of Education at the University of Plymouth. I have cross faculty responsibility to co-ordinate Technology Mediated Learning and Education Development. I am a Fellow of EDEN and chai...
Job title or role title Senior Lecturer
Organisation University of Plymouth
Location: Plympton, England


Stylianos Hatzipanagos

Stylianos Hatzipanagos

I am an academic working at King's Learning Institute (King's College London), where I am the head of the e-learning function. My research is on assessment approaches that enhance learning, with a foc...
Job title or role title Dr
Organisation King's College London
Location: King's College London


Su White

Su White

I'm based in the Learning Societies Lab in Electronics and Computer Science at Southampton. I'm at the conference to catch up with old friends and make new. I pride myself in being a queen of networki...
Job title or role title Dr
Location: University of Southampton


Tom Boyle

Tom Boyle

I am interested in good pedagogical design for exploiting the tools and resources that technology offers. Along with Gilly Salmon I will be co-chairing ALT C 2009. I have been busy the last few we ove...
Location: London


Tom Franklin

Tom Franklin

Job title or role title Educational Technologist
Organisation Franklin Consulting
Location: Manchester, UK


andy black

andy black

Passionate about learning interested in technolgoy
Job title or role title Technolgoy Research Manager
Organisation Becta
Location: Ipswich


becka currant

becka currant

***Becka will NOT be attending ALT-C as she is presenting in Southampton at a Retention conference!*** I am currently the Dean of Students at the University of Bradford. In essence this means I do man...
Job title or role title Dean of Students
Organisation University of Bradford
Location: Bradford, UK


brian whalley

brian whalley

I'm a geomorphologist (Wikipedia will do fine if you need to look it up!) with an interest in FHE teaching and learning from the practitioner side. Likewise an interest in e-journals and e-books etc. ...
Job title or role title Professor of Geomorphology
Organisation Queens University Belfast
Location: Queens University Belfast


linzi kemp

linzi kemp

Linzi J Kemp Ph.D., Manchester Metropolitan University; M.B.A., Brunel University; B.Ed. (Business), University of Huddersfield; Diploma in Marketing, Chartered Institute of Marketing; Higher National...
Job title or role title Faculty
Organisation American University of Sharjah, UAE
Location: Sharjah, United Arab Emirates