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About: I'm the E-Learning Systems Team Manager in IT Services at Loughborough University.

Our team is responsible for running and hosting many of the E-Learning (and related) systems at the University, including our VLE (now in its 11th year, and running on Moodle), e-assessment system (QuestionMark Perception), OMR-based assessment system, and many other tools and resources developed locally (many of which one or more of us have been involved in developing).

These include RAPID, DART, HELM, BestMaths, Easimap, MathCentre, MathTutor and others that don't spring instantly to mind. Google them for more info!

We also look after the Lecture Capture systems at Loughborough, Echo 360 and Opencast Matterhorn. Loughborough is the UK basecamp for Matterhorn, as part of the Steeple BR project.

We also work with the wider E-Learning team as part of the E-Learning Operations Group, to develop and implement new ideas.

We've also been involved with work for the Engineering CETL, Maths CETL and the Higher Education Academy Engineering Subject Centre, amongst others.

Professional role E-Learning Systems Team Manager

Organisation, if you have one Loughborough University

Interests E-Admin, Classroom Technologies, digitisation, feedback, mobile, Post PC, mentoring, OER, OMR, OCR, CAA, Open Source, podcasting, Recording Achievement, Scalability, Sharing Resources, Social Networking, tools, VLEs, Web Developments, Lecture Capture, University API, Open Data

Will you be blogging about ALT-C? No

Will ALT-C 2012 be your first ALT conference? No

11 September 2012

Lindsay Jordan - M'wah hah hah! {strokes white cat...}

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Lindsay Jordan - Definitely save it - for maximum impact. If you have it all day someone might call security...

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Lindsay Jordan - Not worth taking that chance!

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10 September 2012

Sandie Gay - Enjoy your first ALT C - it can seem quite daunting but I'm sure you'll get a lot out of it!

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Lindsay Jordan - That's your secret costume revealed then!

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7 September 2012
6 September 2012

Added Maren Deepwell (friend), Farzana Latif (friend), and Martin Ashby (friend)


Signed up to attend ALT-C session chairs meeting


4 September 2012
26 April 2012

Added Steven Verjans (friend)


25 April 2012

Added Timos Almpanis (friend), John Slater (friend), kevin mc laughlin (friend), Marion Hall (friend), Sue Greener (friend), Jacquie Kelly (friend), and Haydn Blackey (friend)


21 December 2011

Added Shirley Evans (friend)


19 December 2011

Added Sandra Huskinson (friend), Martin Hamilton (friend), and Sarah Sherman (friend)


Rich's Network

Martin Ashby
Martin Ashby (mutual) friend
Farzana Latif
Farzana Latif friend
Maren Deepwell
Maren Deepwell (mutual) friend
Steven Verjans
Steven Verjans (mutual) friend
Haydn Blackey
Haydn Blackey (mutual) friend
Jacquie Kelly
Jacquie Kelly (mutual) friend


Lindsay Jordan:

...I rather think they're more likely to think I *am* the security...

Lindsay Jordan:

...I *am* now wondering whether to walk around in it all morning or merely hit people with it at lunchtime. I'm tending towards the latter...

Lindsay Jordan:

I can't believe you've guessed my Pecha Kucha costume from that teeny tiny clue, Rich... are you some kind of evil genius?!! :D

Seb Schmoller:

Yes. Good idea. I emailed all of "my" PK presenters and have had one response so far, which I take to mean all are super relaxed and confident.....

Seb Schmoller:

Rich. Worth liaising informally about PK sessions. I've had the "pleasure" of preparing one so I have gained a feel for what it may be like from the presenter's end. Seb