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About: I work at Leicester University (Institute of Lifelong Learning and Education) and Loughborough University (Business School) as a Learning Technologist/Online Developer and I also do some freelance work for University of Nottingham and various other institutions.

My first degree is in Art and Design with Inter-arts (Audio, video and multimedia) from University of Leeds and I also have an MSc in Advanced Interactive Technology, Learning Science Reserach Institute, University of Nottingham.

I have a wide range of skills including design (I was Medical Artist and Multimedia Manager, University of Nottingham), animation, audio, video, photography, VLEs (Blackboard, Moodle, WebCt to name a few....

I have worked supporting curriculum design and development for a number of years.

Professional role Online Development Officer/Learning Technologist

Organisation, if you have one Loughborough University/University of Leicester

Interests Accessibility, audio, video, flash animation, pedagogy, oer, usability, reusable learning objects, video conferencing, video streaming, SMS

What topics are on your radar? Accessibility, audio, video, flash animation, oer, pedagogy, reusable learning objects, video streaming, SMS, second life, games

8 September 2011

Added Nigel Ecclesfield (friend)


7 September 2011
6 September 2011

Digital Practitioner Survey Link -

Discussion - Link

Added Simon Cotterill (friend) and Sandra Partington (friend)


5 September 2011

Added Alejandro Armellini (friend) and Greg Milsted (friend)


1 September 2011

Signed up to attend The Digital Practitioner (Workshop 0201)


30 August 2011
22 August 2011

Added Tom Franklin (friend)


21 August 2011

Added Matthew Wheeler (friend)


20 August 2011

Added Sue Greener (friend)


16 August 2011

Added Matthew Mobbs (want-to-meet), Matthew Mobbs (friend), Martin Ashby (friend), and Nicki Keating (friend)


11 August 2011

Al Holloway - Hi Al I dont recognise you as a friend but I'm happy to meet up. I'm at conference all week. Best wishes Sandra

Notes - Link

Catherine Leyland - Hi Catherine I don't recognise you as a friend can you remind me where we've met? I'm at conference all wk if you want to meet up? Best wishes Sandra

Notes - Link

Added Martin Hamilton (friend) and Kirsten Thompson (friend)


8 August 2011

Added Rich Goodman (friend), Gordon Joyes (friend), and Kirstie Coolin (friend)


20 July 2011

Added Elizabeth Hartnell-Young (friend)


5 May 2011

Added Kathryn Trinder (friend), Steve Ryan (friend), Steven Verjans (friend), Fiona Collard (friend), Seb Schmoller (friend), John Slater (friend), and Julie Voce (friend)


27 April 2011

Added Lisa Gray (friend)


28 February 2011

Added Ann Liggett (want-to-meet)


Sandra's Network

Catherine Leyland
Catherine Leyland (mutual) friend
Al Holloway
Al Holloway (mutual) friend
Rhona Sharpe
Rhona Sharpe friend
sue greener
sue greener (mutual) friend


Catherine Leyland:

Hi Sandra, sorry I meant to click the 'Would like to meet' option! We haven't met before but I would be interested in having a chat sometime.

Best wishes,