Meet the E-Learning Environments team

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Meet the Team

E-Learning Environments (ELE) are based within Information Services Division (ISD) and provide support, advice and training for all aspects of Learning Technology, e-learning and distance learning across the whole of UCL. 

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Fiona Strawbridge

ELE has three sub-teams led by Fiona Strawbridge who has managed e-learning support at UCL since its inception. Fiona has seen the service grow from three people supporting a handful of courses in the old Learning Technology Support Service in 2003 to the current extended structure which now includes school-facing support, distance learning support, innovations and evaluation functions.  She joined UCL in 2000 when she was responsible for IT training. Before joining UCL Fiona lectured in remote sensing and geographic information systems at Bath Spa University following a stint as a post-doc at UCL's Mullard Space Science Laboratory. 

ELE Services

The E-Learning Services team is led by Jason Norton. They are responsible for managing UCL Learning Technology core services, end-user support and the central training programme. 

  Jason Norton
E-Learning Services Manager

Jason is the core services team leader and service owner for all of our core e-learning services. His interests lie in Digital Anthropology, the use of online virtual worlds and the gamification of learning.
rod_digges.jpg Rod Digges 
Learning Technologist
Rod works with the ELE core services team supporting and advising on the use of Lecturecast, Moodle, Electronic Voting, Opinio and a range of other technologies employed in teaching and learning.
domi_sinclair Domi Sinclair
Learning Technologist

Domi joined UCL in 2012, and has been working in the ELE team supporting and advising on the use of learning technologies. Her main areas of interest are e-assessment, eportfolios and social media. 
  Fiona Harkin
Learning Technology Officer

Fiona joined ELE in December 2011, and works with Zaman in acting as the first point of contact for all e-learning enquiries.
  Zaman Wong
Learning Technology Officer

Zaman has been working in various departments of ISD since 2008, joining ELE in 2012 to provide E-Learning training and support.
  Martin Burrow
Learning Technologist
Martin joined the ELE core services team as a Learning Technologist in early 2013.
His focus is on Electronic Voting, E-asessment (including Turnitin) and Lecturcast

ELE Advisory

The E-Learning Advisory is led by Clive Young. They are responsible for supporting and disseminating good practice through school-facing facilitators who work closely with CALT colleagues. This includes running local events and staff development activities. The team also includes a distance learning facilitator.

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E-Learning Advisory Team Leader
Clive has worked as a learning technology consultant in several universities, most recently with Imperial College London. He has led several UK and international projects on the pedagogic design of video and was an e-learning project evaluator for the European Commission. Clive is also an associate lecturer at the Open University tutoring on their MA in Online and Distance Education.
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Matt Jenner 
Distance Learning Facilitator

@mattjenner

Matt has been at UCL for a few years in general e-learning. Now the team are known as E-Learning Environments and have expanded their remit he has taken on a new role as Distance Learning Facilitator. A little more about Matt




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Jessica Gramp 
E-Learning Facilitator (BEAMS)

@jgramp on Twitter

Jessica has a background in web development and has been working to support the use of technology in educational institutions since 2004. She works with departments across the university to improve their e-learning provision. 

Jessica particularly works with The Bartlett, Engineering, Maths & Physical Sciences.

Mira in a rowing boat on a roof Mira Vogel
E-Learning Facilitator (SLASH)
@trabimechanic on Twitter

Mira has a broad background in e-learning and academic development, with a particular interest in arts, humanities and social sciences. She has carried out a number of UK e-learning projects and teaches at undergraduate level. UCL-wide initiatives include peer learning, e-assessment, multimedia, collaborative learning and learning analytics.

Mira particularly works with Arts & Humanities, Laws, Social & Historical Sciences and the School of Slavonic & East European Studies.

Nataša Perović

Nataša Perović
E-Learning Facilitator (SLMS)
Nataša has been working on e-learning development in medical, nursing and allied health sciences in higher education since 2006. Particular interests: blended learning, open educational resources, online videos in medical education, digital literacies and instructional design.

Nataša has a background in science, web development and teaching.

Nataša works with School of Life and Medical Sciences and is part of IT for SLMS Research, Learning & Teaching Group team. She works closely with ELE and CALT.

ELE Developments

The E-Learning Developments team is led by Steve Rowett. They are responsible for horizon scanning, trialling and evaluating new technologies and pedagogies, as well as designing and evaluating technology-enhanced physical learning spaces.

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Steve Rowett 
E-Learning Developments Team Leader

s.rowett@ucl.ac.uk
020 3549 5132

Steve has worked in learning technologies for a number of years, most recently at the University of Surrey. He has particular experience in supporting staff designing activities for blended learning programmes and in e-portfolios and personal response (also called electronic voting) systems. He is also an online tutor at the University of Hull.
     
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Paul Burt
Learning Spaces Specialist

p.burt@ucl.ac.uk
020 3549 5167

Paul joined UCL in September 2012. His role focuses on learning space design and use. Prior to UCL Paul worked for nine years at the University of Surrey as a Senior Learning and Technology Adviser and has worked in post-school education since 1991.
     
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Vicki Dale
E-Learning Evaluation Specialist

v.dale@ucl.ac.uk
020 3549 5202

Vicki joined the team in January 2013, having worked in higher education, developing e-learning and conducting educational research, since 1993. She is involved in evaluation of e-learning and technology-enhanced physical learning spaces, conducted mainly via questionnaires, observations, interviews and focus groups. More...
     
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Janina Dewitz
Innovations Officer

j.dewitz@ucl.ac.uk
020 3549 5194

Janina joined E-Learning Developments in December 2012. Her role involves horizon scanning and trialling new technologies for learning and teaching, including open badges, social media, gamification, augmented reality and anything else that emerges.
     
     

Our blog

Read about what the team have been up to on the ELE Blog or follow us on Twitter

Contact Us

For general enquiries please email ele@ucl.ac.uk. For urgent enquiries you can reach us by telephone on 020 3549 5678 / Ext 65678.