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Debbie Holley, Professor of Learning Innovation recently joined HSS and is leading innovation in research and teaching in her new role, as well as focusing on the forthcoming Research Excellence Framework (REF), co-convening Bournemouth’s first UoA23 (Education) submission. Her expertise lies with blending learning to motivate and engage students with their learning inside /outside the formal classroom, at a time and place of their own choosing. This encompasses the blend between learning inside the classroom and within professional practice placements, scaffolding informal learning in the workplace. Within health, she is seeking to offer evidence based practice in the development and evaluation of digital health applications. With a personal 3* research profile, she writes extensively the affordances of technologies such as Augmented Reality, Virtual/ Immersive Realities and Mobile Learning. She is currently working as part of the iLRN's State of XR and Immersive Learning Expert Panel, which reports early in 2020...

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Journal Articles

  • Holley, D. and Hobbs, M., 2020. Developing an authentic curriculum using Augmented reality tools: an action research approach. Research in Learning Technology.
  • Holley, D., 2019. Everything you think you know about universities and technology is wrong. WONKHE.
  • King, D., Tee, S., Falconer, L., Angell, C., Holley, D. and Mills, A., 2018. Virtual health education: Scaling practice to transform student learning: Using virtual reality learning environments in healthcare education to bridge the theory/practice gap and improve patient safety. Nurse Education Today, 71, 7-9.
  • Quinney, C.A., Lamont, M.C., Biggins, D. and Holley, D., 2017. Optimising disruptive approaches: extending academic roles and identities in higher education. Journal of Learning Development in Higher Education.
  • Pokorny, H., Holley, D. and Kane, S., 2017. Commuting, transitions and belonging: the experiences of students living at home in their first year at university. Higher Education, 74 (3), 543-558.
  • Biggins, D., Holley, D. and Zezulkova, M., 2017. Digital Competence and Capability Frameworks in Higher Education: Importance of Life-long Learning, Self-Development and Well-being. EAI Endorsed Transactions on e-Learning, 4 (13).
  • Davis, G., Wright, H. and Holley, D., 2016. Write away from it all! The Value of Running a Writing Retreat for Doctoral Students. Practitioner Research in Higher Education.
  • Roushan, G., Holley, D. and Biggins, D., 2016. The kaleidoscope of voices: An action research approach to informing institutional e-learning policy. Electronic Journal of e-Learning, 14 (5), 293-300.
  • Evangelinous, G., Holley, D. and Kerrigan, M., 2016. IMPLEMENTING A MODEL AND PROCESSES FOR MAPPING DIGITAL LITERACY IN THE CURRICULUM (ONLINE BADGES). Proceedings of the European Distance and E-Learning Network 2016 Annual Conference.
  • Holley, D., Santos, P., Cook, J. and Kerr, M., 2016. “Cascades, torrents & drowning” in information: seeking help in the contemporary general practitioner practice in the UK. Interactive Learning Environments, 24 (5), 954-967.
  • Holley, D. and Hobbs, M., 2016. AUGMENTED, ASSESSED, ADDRESSED: REFRAMING THE CURRICULA FOR FIRST YEAR STEM STUDENTS. INTED2016 Proceedings, 7182-7189.
  • Holley, D., Hobbs, M. and Menown, C., 2016. The Augmented Library: Motivating STEM Students. Networks, 19, 77-84.
  • Evangelinos, G. and Holley, D., 2016. Investigating the Digital Literacy Needs of Students in Healthcare Education (Project Report). Networks, 19, 53-60.
  • Santos, P., Dennerlein, S., Theiler, D., Cook, J., Treasure-Jones, T., Holley, D., Kerr, M., Attwell, G., Kowald, D. and Lex, E., 2016. Going beyond your personal learning network, using recommendations and trust through a multimedia question-answering service for decision-support: A case study in the healthcare. Journal of Universal Computer Science, 22 (3), 340-359.
  • Cook, J., Ley, T., Maier, R., Mor, Y., Santos, P., Lex, E., Dennerlein, S., Trattner, C. and Holley, D., 2016. Using the hybrid social learning network to explore concepts, practices, designs and smart services for networked professional learning. Lecture Notes in Educational Technology, 123-129.
  • Evangelinos, G. and Holley, D., 2015. A Qualitative Exploration of the DIGCOMP Digital Competence Framework: Attitudes of students, academics and administrative staff in the health faculty of a UK HEI. EAI Endorsed Transactions on e-Learning, 2.
  • Holley, D., Kane, S. and Volpe, G., 2014. ‘My Ideal First Day’: Implications for induction from a three (London) university project. Networks, 17 (1), 87-95.
  • Sentance, S., Howlett, P., Holley, D. and Miller, M., 2014. Supporting students on placement: developing observational skills using mobile technology. Networks, 17, 25-33.
  • Holley, D. and Sentance, S., 2014. Mobile 'comfort' zones: Overcoming barriers to enable facilitated learning in the workplace. CEUR Workshop Proceedings, 1154.
  • Feist, A. and Holley, D., 2013. The 9/10 project: working towards getting 9/10 students to recommend us to a friend. Networks, 16, 31-36.
  • Holley, D., Hobbs, M., Howlett, P. and Sawyerr, W., 2013. ‘The chaotic science lab’: supporting trainee Science teachers a cross-departmental project. Networks, 16, 51-57.
  • Holley, D. and Johnson, T., 2012. Health and safety training in 3D. Logistics and Transport Focus, 46-48.
  • Holley, D., 2012. Student attitudes to socially responsible business: A case study of mine workers in Chile. Social Responsibility Journal, 8 (2), 174-185.
  • Shoderu, R., Kane, S., Husbands, D. and Holley, D., 2012. Developing a sense of belonging: findings from a three institution study with implications for BME students and staff engagement. Compass: The Journal of Learning and Teaching at the University of Greenwich.
  • Greaves, L., Bradley, C. and Holley, D., 2012. Learning journeys: exploring approaches to learner digital literacy acquisition. Enhancing Learning in the Social Sciences.
  • Holley, D. and Boyle, T., 2012. Empowering teachers to author multimedia learning resources that support students’ critical thinking. European Journal of Open and Distance Learning.
  • Burns, T., Sinfield, S. and Holley, D., 2012. The shipwrecked shore and other metaphors : what we can learn from occupation of, and representations in, virtual worlds. Investigations in university teaching and learning, 8, 119-126.
  • Bradley, C. and Holley, D., 2011. Empirical Research into Students’ Mobile Phones and their Use for Learning. International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning, 3 (4), 38-53.
  • Bradley, C. and Holley, D., 2011. Learning on The Move. Investigations in university teaching and learning, 7, 106-112.
  • Holley, D. and Oliver, M., 2010. Student engagement and blended learning: Portraits of risk. Computers and Education, 54 (3), 693-700.
  • Holley, D., Burns, T., Sinfield, S. and Hoskins, K., 2010. 'Very urgent, very difficult and quite possible' : changing student's attitudes to notemaking by encouraging user generated content. Journal of Learning Development in Higher Education, 2.
  • Emmanuel, M., Holley, D., Johnson, L., Neill, P.O. and Sinfield, S., 2010. Reading and writing skills for business : the students’ voice. Investigations in university teaching and learning, 6, 93-101.
  • Agombar, M. and Holley, D., 2010. Overcoming student fear and loathing of exams : a collaborative project. Investigations in university teaching and learning, 6, 102-108.
  • Sinfield, S., Holley, D. and Burns, T., 2009. A journey into silence: Students, stakeholders and the impact of a strategic governmental policy document in the UK. Social Responsibility Journal, 5 (4), 566-574.
  • Chalk, P., Holley, D., Pokorny, H., Andrew, D. and Wilson-Medhurst, S., 2009. E-portfolios and personal construct theory : the case of computing students. Investigations in university teaching and learning, 5, 103-110.
  • Sinfield, S., Burns, T., Wallace, M., Davies, C., Holley, D. and Albon, D., 2009. Facilitating student engagement with academic writing : review of an online resource in a widening participation context. Investigations in university teaching and learning, 5, 185-193.
  • Holley, D. and Oliver, M., 2009. A private revolution - How technology is enabling students to take their work home. Journal of Enhanced Learning in the Social Sciences, 1 (3).
  • Holley, D. and Dobson, C., 2008. Encouraging student engagement in a blended learning environment: The use of contemporary learning spaces. Learning, Media and Technology, 33 (2), 139-150.
  • Holley, D., 2008. Using biographic narrative to explore students' experiences of online learning in Using Auto/biography in Learning and Teaching. SEDA Paper 120, 53-58.
  • Holley, D. and Tusco, C., 2007. Tam airways: swimming against the stream. Logistics & Transport Focus, 37-40.
  • Holley, D., Sinfield, S. and Burns, T., 2006. “It was horrid, very very horrid”: a student perspective on coming to an innercity university in the UK. Social Responsibility Journal, 2 (1), 36-41.
  • Pheiffer, G., Holley, D. and Andrew, D., 2005. Developing thoughtful students: Using learning styles in an HE context. Education and Training, 47 (6), 422-431.
  • Holley, D., 2005. Can online assessment motivate students to engage with the learning process? Investigations in university teaching and learning, 2, 83-88.
  • Holley, D., Pheiffer, G., Andrew, D. and Green, M., 2005. How can we use learning styles? An identity approach. International Journal of Applied Human Resource Management, 6 (1), 101-117.
  • Holley, D., Sieber, V.K., Haynes, R., Dobson, C., Skinner, J. and Andrew, D., 2004. Reusing interactive elements between disciplines. Journal of Interactive Multimedia Education.
  • Holley, D., Andrew, D. and Pheiffer, G., 2004. Exploring the usefulness of new technology with new students : a case study. Investigations in university teaching and learning, 2, 38-43.
  • Holley, D. and Haynes, R., 2003. The “INCOTERMS” challenge: Using multi-media to engage learners. Education + Training, 45 (7), 392-401.
  • Holley, D., Andrew, D., Pheiffer, G. and Green, M., 2003. Orienting students to higher education : a business example. Investigations in university teaching and learning, 1, 19-22.
  • Holley, D. and Andrew, D., 2003. Pedagogic issues in designing a module to include online assessment : a case study. Investigations in university teaching and learning, 1, 55-58.
  • Pheiffer, G., Andrew, D., Green, M. and Holley, D., 2003. The role of learning styles in integrating and empowering learners. Investigations in university teaching and learning, 1, 36.
  • Holley, D., Simpson, R. and Woods, A., 2003. The Significance of Seniority for Women Managers’ Interpretations of Organizational Restructuring. Journal of Managerial Psychology,, 18 (7), 680-690.
  • Holley, D. and Andrew, A., 2003. Travel and Society – pedagogic issues in designing a module to include on-line assessment. Investigations in university teaching and learning, 1 (1), 55-58.
  • Simpson, R., Holley, D. and Woods, A., 2003. The significance of seniority for women managers' interpretations of organizational restructuring. Journal of Managerial Psychology, 18 (7-8), 680-690.
  • Holley, D., 2002. Informal learning – a useful tool in the workplace? Road Transport managers briefing series.
  • Holley, D., 2002. Working in transport: what do female transport managers really think? Road Transport Management Series).
  • Holley, D., 2002. “Which room is the virtual seminar in please?”. Education + Training, 44 (3), 112-121.
  • Holley, D., 2002. The effects of restructuring on women transport managers. Coach and Bus Management series).
  • Holley, D. and O'Higgins, T., 2002. Raising awareness – taking the bus to the people. Coach & Bus management series).
  • Holley, D. and Simpson, R., 2001. One Year On: the effects of restructuring on Women Transport and Logistics managers. Centre for Equality Research in Business, Research Paper.
  • Holley, D. and O’Higgins, T., 2001. Czech railways – social service and commercial reality. Logistics & Transport Focus,, 3 (8), 58-66.
  • Holley, D., 2001. Milton Keynes: Car City? Logistics & Transport Focus.
  • Holley, D., 2001. Technology in passenger transport: a speedy future. Logistics & Transport Focus.
  • Holley, D., 2001. Career Opportunities in the bus & coach industry for young people. Logistics & Transport Focus.
  • Simpson, R. and Holley, D., 2001. Can restructuring fracture the glass ceiling? The case of women transport and logistics managers. Women in Management Review, 16 (4), 174-182.
  • Holley, D., 2001. Careers in Road Transport,. Logistics & Transport Focus.
  • Holley, D. and Simpson, R., 2001. Women in Transport & Logistics Management: Career progress and career barriers in restructured industries. Women In Management Review, 16 (4), 174-182.

Books

  • Holley, D., Glass, R., Burns, T. and Sinfield, S., 2010. When worlds collide: the paradox of Learning Development, E-learning, and the 21st Century University. Palgrave Macmillan.

Chapters

  • Holley, D. and Hobbs, M., 2020. Augmented Reality For Education. In: Peters, M.A. and Heruad, R., eds. Encyclopedia of Educational Innovation. Springer.
  • Beetham, H., Perotta, C. and Holley, D., 2016. TEL: crisis & response. In: Fischer, F., Wild, F., Sutherland, R. and Zim, L., eds. Grand Challenges in Technology Enhanced Learning: Outcomes of the 4th Alpine-Rendez-Vous. Berlin: Springer.
  • Holley, D., 2016. Setting Up and Sharing: Introducing Labyrinth Practice in Two University Settings. In: Sellers, J. and Moss, B., eds. Learning with the Labyrinth Creating Reflective Space in Higher Education. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Cook, J., Ley, T., Maier, R., Mor, Y., Santos, P., Lex, E., Dennerlein, S., Trattner, C. and Holley, D., 2016. Using the hybrid social learning network to explore concepts, practices, designs and smart services for networked professional learning. In: Li, Y., Chang, M., Kravcik, M., Popescu, E., Huang, R., Kinshuk and Chen, N.-S., eds. State-of-the-Art and Future Directions of Smart Learning. Singapore: Springer, 123-129.
  • Holley, D., 2014. A Qualitative Exploration of the EU Digital Competence (DIGCOMP) Framework: A Case Study Within Healthcare Education. In: Vincenti, G., Bucciero, A. and VA de Carvalho, C., eds. E-Learning, E-Education, and Online-Training (ELEOT) First International Conference, Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering.. Cham: Springer International Publishing.
  • Holley, D., Hajdari, S., Hummal, D. and Scibior, T., 2013. International student views of ethics within a UK usiness school curriculum. 111-135.
  • Marciniak, R., Holley, D. and Dobson-Davies, C., 2012. Fashion students engaging in iconic designs in a business world. Creativity in the Classroom: Case Studies in Using the Arts in Teaching and Learning In Higher Education. 135-147.
  • Holley, D. and Oliver, M., 2011. Diversity and design: An emergent model of matching curricula design to student need. Impact of E-Business Technologies on Public and Private Organizations: Industry Comparisons and Perspectives. 1-19.
  • Holley, D., 2010. Raising the student voice: learning development as socio-political practice in Universities into the 21st century. Learning Development in Higher Education. Palgrave Macmillan London.
  • Holley, D., Greaves, L., Bradley, C. and Cook, J., 2009. "You can take out of it what you want": How learning objects within blended learning designs encourage personalised learning. Technology-Supported Environments for Personalized Learning: Methods and Case Studies. 285-304.
  • Holley, D., 2008. How to use computers and e-learning to support your learning. In: Burns, T. and Sinfield, S., eds. Essential Study Skills: The complete guide to success at University (2nd edition). Sage publishers,, 80-97.
  • Holley, D., Dobson, C. and Yau, H., 2005. Using Multimedia to engage marketing students: a case study of collaboration with industry. In: Greenland, S. and Caldwell, N., eds. Contemporary issues in marketing. 0, 51-64.
  • Holley, D., Sinfield, S. and Burns, T., 2004. Outsiders looking in or insiders looking out? Widening Participation in a post 1992 University. In: Satterthwaite, J., Atkinson, A. and Martin, W., eds. The Disciplining of Education: new languages of power and resistance. Trentham books, 137-152.
  • Holley, D.. Computers: anyplace, anywhere, anytime. Sage.
  • Emmanuel, M., O Neill, P., Holley, D., Johnson, L. and Sinfield, S.. Taking action in business. Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Holley, D. and Oliver, M.. Negotiating the digital divide: narratives from the have and the have-nots. Sense Publishers.
  • Marciniak, R., Holley, D. and Dobson-Davies, C.. Encouraging students to engage with their subject matter: a case study of fashion. Intellect.

Conferences

  • James, J., Singleton, H., Penfold, S. and Holley, D., 2020. Virtual Reality can improve nursing students’ knowledge of hypoglycaemia; do students prefer immersive virtual reality to non-immersive virtual reality? In: Diabetes UK 17-19 March 2020 Glasgow.
  • Quinney, C., Luce, A. and Holley, D., 2019. From assessment of learning to assessment for learning; Leading assessment policy change supported by an Assessment & Feedback Toolkit. In: ALDinHE Learning Development Conference 15-17 July 2019 Exeter.
  • Holley, D., Hunt, D. and Pyne, S., 2017. ‘Augmented Reality for Learning Enhancement’. In: Southampton Solent Learning and Teaching Conference 23 June-23 October 2017 Southampton Solent Learning and Teaching Conference.
  • Holley, D., 2017. Motivating the unmotivated: a case study in STEM. In: Celebrating Creative Assessment and Feedback Conference 13 June 2017 Bournemouth University.
  • Holley, D., 2017. Augmented and assessed: A case study in transformational change. In: University of Winchester L&T conference 8 June 2017 University of Winchester L&T conference.
  • Holley, D., Biggins, D., Evangelinos, G. and Zezulkova, M., 2017. Digital Competence and Capability Frameworks in the Context of Learning, Self-Development and HE Pedagogy. In: Third International Conference. Dublin, Ireland 4 May 2017 Dublin.
  • Holley, D., Biggins, D. and Lamont, C., 2017. iInnovate: trying something different together. In: ALDinHE 10-12 April 2017 University of Hull.
  • Biggins, D., Holley, D., Evangelinos, G. and Zezulkova, M., 2017. Digital competence and capability frameworks in the context of learning, self-development and HE pedagogy. 46-53.
  • Holley, D. and Howlett, P., 2016. Engaging our school teachers: An augmented reality (AR) approach to continuous professional development. 118-125.
  • Evangelinos, G. and Holley, D., 2016. Investigating the digital literacy needs of healthcare students: Using mobile tablet devices for the assessment of student-nurse competency in clinical practice. 60-67.
  • Hobbs, M. and Holley, D., 2016. Using augmented reality to engage STEM students with an authentic curriculum. 110-117.
  • Holley, D. and Howlett, P., 2015. Holley, D & Howlett, P. (2015) Engaging Our School Teachers: an Augmented Reality (AR) Approach to Continuous Professional Development curriculum accepted for the 2nd EAI International Conference on e-Learning e-Education and Online Training Novodrate (Como) Italy 16/18 September. In: E_LEOT 16 September-18 October 2015 Novodrate Italy. Springer.
  • Mor, Y., Cook, J., Santos, P., Treasure-Jones, T., Elferink, R., Holley, D. and Griffin, J., 2015. Patterns of practice and design: Towards an agile methodology for educational design research. 605-608.
  • Evangelinos, G. and Holley, D., 2014. Developing a digital competence self-assessment toolkit for nursing students. In: EDEN 2014 Annual Conference, From Education to Employment and Meaningful Work with ICT E-learning at Work and the Workplace. 11-13 June 2014 Zagreb, Croatia. European Distance and E-Learning Network (EDEN), 206-212.
  • Evangelinos, G. and Holley, D., 2014. A qualitative exploration of the EU digital competence (DIGCOMP) framework: A case study within healthcare education. 85-92.
  • Holley, D., 2013. Sojas’ Trialectic: offering a re-imagining of learning spaces. In: ‘The Alpine rendezvous’ a TELEARC and EATEL EU Technology Enhanced Learning Conference 28 January 2013-1 February 2016 Villard de Lans, Vercors, French Alps.
  • Holley, D., Bradley, C., Weiss, M. and Dobson, C., 2010. A little less conversation, a little more texting please - A blended learning model of using mobiles in the classroom. In: “Developing Blended Learning Communities”, 16-17 June 2010 University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield, UK,. 1-11.
  • Holley, D. and Wilson-Kennard, A., 2009. Overcoming student fear and resistance: the role of SAP-EF V2 July 2015 Page 30 podcasting in formative exam feedback. In: Fourth International Blended Learning Conference 1-2 July 2009 University of Hertfordshire. 281-289.
  • Cook, J., Holley, D. and Andrew, D., 2007. A stakeholder approach to implementing e-learning in a university. 784-794.
  • Holley, D., Smith, C., Cook, J., Bradley, C. and Haynes, R., 2007. Learning objects and blended learning designs for the next generation. In: Second Blended Learning Conference 14-15 June 2007 University of Hertfordshire,.
  • Holley, D., Cavanagh, G. and Dobson, C., 2007. “A little less conversation, a little more action please” Using Multimedia to engage the first year student during induction and post induction: lessons learning from a twin institution collaboration. In: The First Year Experience in Continuing Education 1-3 May 2007 HEA Subject Centre for Education. 19-26.
  • Evangelinos, G. and Holley, D.. Embedding Digital Competences in the Curriculum: A Case Study on Student-Experience of an Online Technology-enhanced, Activity-based Learning Design. European Distance and E-Learning Network (EDEN).

Reports

Exhibitions

Posters

  • Holley, D., 2014. Using biographic narrative to analyze student transition stories. In: Higher Education Academy Conference, Manchester, UK.
  • Holley, D. and Webster, H., 2014. Research methods ‘Flipping students attitudes’. In: ‘Flipping Project Conference’ University of Bath.

PhD Students

  • M. Morgan, 2018. Fostering engagement in higher education of all stakeholders in the delivery of a high quality student experience”
  • Y. Yousef, 2018. Identifying the causes and effects of poor privacy practices by online social network users: The potential of advisory monitoring software in changing user behaviour
  • G. Evangelinous, 2018. Digital Competence in Health Education (DCiHE) A transferrable framework for curriculum development
  • C. Such, 2014. Framing leadership: the use of a professional development programme to develop leadership of practice in English early years settings
  • Bar-Yitzhak, 2014. Narration of Multimedia learning materials in a Blended learning Environment: the Influence of Familiarity with the narrator. A case stud
  • B. McLachlan, 2013. Learning for excellence. Professional learning for learning support assistants within Further Education
  • T. Andrewes. Open Education and Nursing Learning
  • S. Chelvanayagam. An educational intervention for hospice nursing staff to improve end of life care for people with psychosis
  • O.Amole. Exploration of migrant communities health issues
  • J. Speculand. Online blends and cultural mapping (EdD)
  • H. Singleton. Immersive worlds, augmented reality and tools for learning innovation: an empirical investigation in the UK Higher Education context

Profile of Teaching PG

  • Professional Skills for Foundation Doctors
  • Investigating Educational Practice
  • Centre for Postgraduate Medical Research & Education: Professional Skills for Foundation Doctors (Learning and Teaching)
  • Professional Doctorate in Media Practice – writing workshops and PhD supervision

Invited Lectures

  • Capturing the voice of the child: a co-design, Bournemouth University, 23 Jan 2016 more
  • An Open Education Resource (OER) approach to CPD, London International Conference on Education (LICE, 09 Nov 2015 more
  • Vygotsky and the ‘more capable peer’, Anglia Ruskin University, 15 Oct 2015 more
  • Outsiders looking in or Insiders looking out, Irish International Conference on Education, 20 Apr 2015 more
  • 24 Oct 2014 more
  • Developing Hybrid Social Learning Networks, University Council for the Education of Teachers, 07 Oct 2014 more

Grants

  • Virtual Avebury (Arts and Humanities Research Council, 01 Jan 2018). Completed
  • An Ontology of digital toolkits (Bournemouth University, 01 Nov 2016). In Progress
  • Students who bounce back (BU Fair Access, 01 Jan 2016). Completed
  • Investigating the impact of BU administered financial supports/bursaries on students (BU Fair Access Fund, 01 Jan 2016). Completed
  • Mobilising the marginalised middle (National Networks for Collaborative Outreach (NNCO), 01 Sep 2015). Awarded
  • Doctoral Writing Retreat (Anglia Ruskin University Alumni, 16 Jun 2015). Completed
  • Balancing the demands of in-school placement with out-of-school study (ESCalate (Education Subject Centre), 01 Sep 2011). Completed
  • Anytime Learning Literacies Environment (Jisc, 01 Jan 2010). Completed

External Responsibilities

  • Anglia Ruskin University, Senate member (2013-2015)

Internal Responsibilities

  • Co-Convenor, REF2021 UoA 23 (Education)
  • Mentor, Women’s Academic Network Senior Development Initiative
  • Chair, Learning Development Review
  • Chair, OfS APP Evaluation Sub-Group
  • Co-Chair, Access Excellence and Impact Committee
  • Chair, Centre for Excellence in Learning Steering Group
  • CEL representative, Student Experience Committee
  • Co-Chair, Vision for Learning Technology Service Review
  • Member, Technology Enhanced Learning Strategic Forum

Conference Presentations

  • Association for Learning Technology Conference, Reimagining teaching practice: Results and recommendations from a three year programme to promote technological innovation in academic staff, 03 Sep 2019, Edinburgh
  • ALT-C ‘Data, Dialogue, Doing’, Reimagining teaching practice: Results and recommendations from a three year programme to promote technological innovation in academic staff, 03 Sep 2019, Edinburgh
  • Critical perspectives in Learning Technology 25th Association for Learning Technology Conference, Changing cultures, engaging staff: building capacity and through informal learning approaches, 11 Sep 2018, Manchester
  • Critical perspectives in Learning Technology 25th Association for Learning Technology Conference, Upside down: staff and student led digital learning strategies in UK HEIs, 11 Sep 2018, Manchester
  • ALT-C Connect, Collaborate, Create, Collaborate and create: co-designing a calmer classroom with children, 06 Sep 2018, University of Warwick
  • ALT Open Educational Resources 2018, Virtual Reality: the implications for open educational resources, 18 Apr 2018, The Watershed, Bristol
  • Open Education Resources Conference, Virtual Reality: the implications for open educational resources", 01 Apr 2018, Bristol
  • ALDinHE Learning Development Conference, Design, create, evaluate: can a ‘teachable machine’ help learners learn?, 26 Mar 2018, University of Leicester
  • JISC Digifest, #Hashtags, apps and social media: The next generation of the TEL Toolkit, 01 Feb 2018, Birmingham
  • SRHE Annual Research Conference, “All of us put other people first’: Narratives from a participatory photodiary study with university student carers", 06 Dec 2017, Newport, Wales
  • ALT-C, Developing Staff Further: The additional benefits of a TEL Toolkit, 05 Sep 2017, University of Liverpool
  • ALT-C, iInnovate: Scaling innovation from the individual to the institution, 05 Sep 2017, University of Liverpool
  • British Educational Research Association (BERA) Annual Conference, Optimising Higher Education Opportunities through Financial Support: What More Do Students Need?, 05 Sep 2017, University of Sussex
  • HEA Conference: Generation TEF: Teaching in the spotlight, “…If the college don’t push it forward, how are people going to get to know each other, you just don’t...”,, 04 Jul 2017, Manchester
  • ALDinHE Conference, iInnovate: trying something different together, 10 Apr 2017, Hull
  • ALT-C Connect, Collaborate, Create, Creating and connecting: An Augmented Reality approach to delivering an authentic curriculum, 06 Sep 2016, University of Warwick
  • ALT-C Connect, Collaborate, Create, "Connecting the Dots: a User Experience (UX) Design Approach to Voice Student Motivations", 06 Sep 2016, University of Warwick
  • 3rd EAI International Conference on e-Learning e-Education and Online Training, Digital Competence and Capability Frameworks in the Context of Learning, Self-Development and HE Pedagogy, 31 Aug 2016, Dublin
  • EDEN, Re-imagining learning environments, Implementing a model and processes for mapping digital literacy in the curriculum (online badges), 14 Jun 2016, Budapest
  • ALDinHE Conference, Embedding the value of learning by extending professional boundaries, 21 Mar 2016, Herriot-Watt University
  • INTED 2016, 10th Annual International Technology Education and Development Conference, Augmented, Assessed, Addressed: Re-framing the curriculum for first year STEM students, 07 Mar 2016, Valencia
  • 2nd EAI International Conference on e-Learning e-Education and Online Training, Using Augmented Reality to engage STEM students with an authentic curriculum, 16 Sep 2015, Novodrate (Como) Italy
  • 2nd EAI International Conference on e-Learning e-Education and Online Training, Engaging Our School Teachers: an Augmented Reality (AR) Approach to Continuous Professional Development curriculum, 16 Sep 2015, Novodrate (Como) Italy
  • ECTEL 2015,, Patterns of practice and design: Towards an agile methodology for educational design research, 14 Sep 2015, Toledo, Spain
  • 22nd annual conference of the Association for Learning Technology (ALT) ALT-C Shaping the future of learning together, Augmented Reality (AR) meets Action Research: a workshop (re) conceptualising a year one gaming/computing curricula, 08 Sep 2015, Manchester
  • EDEN 2015 Annual Conference, European Distance and Elearning Network, Embedding Digital Competences in the Curriculum: a Case Study on student experience of an Online, technology enhanced activity based Learning, 09 Jun 2015, Barcelona
  • E-LEOT 1st International Conference on e-Learning e-Education and Online Training, A Qualitative Exploration of the EU Digital Competence (DIGCOMP) framework: a case study within Healthcare Education, 18 Sep 2014, Bethesda, USA
  • ALT-C, Riding Giants: How to innovate and educate ahead of the wave 21st annual conference of the Association for Learning Technology, Bridging the missing middle: a design based approach to Scaling’, 01 Sep 2014, Warwick
  • EDEN 2014 Annual Conference, European Distance and Elearning Network, Developing a Digital Competence Self-assessment Toolkit for Nursing Students. In: From Education to Employment and Meaningful Work with ICT E-learning at Work and the Workplace, 10 Jun 2014, Zagreb, Croatia
  • ‘Flipping Project Conference’, Research methods ‘Flipping students attitudes’, 29 Apr 2014, University of Bath
  • Ideas in Mobile Learning Symposium, Mobile ‘comfort’ zones: overcoming barriers to enable facilitated learning in the workplace, 09 Oct 2013, Bristol
  • ‘The Alpine rendezvous’ a TELEARC and EATEL EU Technology Enhanced Learning Conference, Sojas’ Trialectic: offering a re-imagining of learning spaces, 28 Jan 2013, Villard de Lans, Vercors, France
  • International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching & Learning (ISSOTL) Conference, Student sense of belonging: understanding identity and belonging through student narratives, 24 Oct 2012, Hamilton, Canada
  • Higher Education Academy Conference, Using biographic narrative to analyze student transition stories, 03 Jul 2012, Manchester
  • Reflecting on our achievements – what’s next for technology-enhanced learning? Seventh International Blended Learning Conference, ‘Bee-ing’ in Second Life: Student Representations in Virtual Worlds, 13 Jun 2012, Hertford
  • 11th International Corporate Social Responsibility Conference, Ethics and the ‘facebook’ generation student: a two institution comparison, 08 May 2012, Lahti, Finland
  • ENGAGE-13th-Annual-Learning-and-Teaching-Conference-2012, The 9/10 project: working towards getting 9/10 students to recommend us to a friend, 01 Jan 2012, Anglia Ruskin University
  • European Association of Work and Organisational Psychologists (EAWOP), Exploring Myers-Briggs and its application to the Personality factors underlying lurking and use of online discussion groups, 25 May 2011, Maastricht
  • First International Symposium on Corporate Responsibility & Sustainable Development, Student attitudes to socially responsible business: the Royal Mint and its Ethical sourcing policy, 19 Apr 2011, London
  • Computer Aided Learning (CAL) Conference. Learning Futures: Education, Technology & Sustainability, Why won’t they use my wiki? Exploring students’ non-engagement with Web 2.0 technologies in a Higher Education, 13 Apr 2011, Manchester
  • Computer Aided Learning (CAL). Learning Futures: Education, Technology & Sustainability, Learning Journeys: exploring approaches to learner digital literacy acquisition, 13 Apr 2011, Manchester Metropolitan University
  • Computer Aided Learning (CAL) Learning Futures: Education, Technology & Sustainability, What are they doing? How our students are informally using their mobile phones for learning, 13 Apr 2011, Manchester Metropolitan University
  • The 9th World Conference on Mobile and Contextual Learning (mLearn2010), How students in Higher Education use their mobile phones for learning,, 19 Oct 2010, Valetta, Malta
  • Fifth International Blended Learning Conference, A little less conversation, a little more texting please - A blended learning model of using mobiles in the classroom, 16 Jun 2010, University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield, UK,
  • 9th International Corporate Social Responsibility Conference, Student attitudes to socially responsible business: a case study of mine workers in Chile, 16 Jun 2010, Zagreb, Croatia
  • ECWA Conference, Researching the role of the Writing Centre in promoting "Writing in the Disciplines" in UK Higher Education, 24 May 2010, Paris
  • 14th European Congress of Work and Organisational Psychology conference; (EWOP), Learning Styles Inventories and ‘Lurking’ in cyberspace: a case study poster presentation, 13 May 2009, Santiago de Compostela Spain
  • CAL ‘Learning in Digital Worlds’, Student engagement and blended learning: portraits of risk, 23 Mar 2009, Brighton
  • CAL ‘Learning in Digital Worlds’,, E-portfolio constructs: A developing method for Case Study Analysis, poster presentation, 23 Mar 2009, Brighton
  • Fourth International Blended Learning Conference 2009, Overcoming student fear and resistance: the role of SAP-EF V2 July 2015 Page 30 podcasting in formative exam feedback, 01 Jan 2009, University of Hertfordshire
  • Ed-media Conference, Attaching information to space to avoid plagiarism: the development of a web and mobile based notemaking tool to enable students to conceptualise and ‘re author’ ideas into multiple ‘forms’, ‘spaces’, 30 Jun 2008, Vienna
  • Ed-media Conference, Getting Ahead at University: Using Reusable Learning Objects to Enhance Study Skills,, 25 Jun 2007, Vancouver, Canada
  • Second Blended Learning Conference, Learning objects and blended learning designs for the next generation, 14 Jun 2007, University of Hertfordshire,
  • Computer Aided Learning (CAL), A private revolution – How technology is enabling students to take their work home,, 26 Mar 2007, Dublin
  • International Technology, Education &Development Conference (INTED),, Does a Community of Practice approach to the development of learning objects support reuse of e-learning materials in Health Science education?, 07 Mar 2007, Valencia, Spain
  • BbWorld Europe Conference, An Approach to Continuous Assessment: Students enjoying their assessment experience!,, 27 Feb 2007, Nice, France
  • IV International Conference on Multimedia and Information & Communication Technologies in Education (m-ICTE), ). Team Enhanced Creativity: An approach to Designing User-Centred Reusable Learning Object, 15 Nov 2006, Seville
  • IADIS International Conference Mobile Learning, Culture vultures: Designing for Formal, Non-Formal and Informal m-learning,, 14 Jul 2006, Dublin
  • Mobile Learning 2006,, A Blended M-Learning Design for Supporting Teamwork in Formal and Informal Settings, 14 Jul 2006, Dublin
  • International Corporate Social Responsibility Conference, The silent stakeholder: An exploration of the student as stakeholder in the UK Government, e-learning strategy, 01 May 2006, Idrine, Turkey
  • ALT-C, Learning on the Move: The Use of Mobile Technologies to Support Teamwork, 06 Apr 2006, Leiden University, Netherlands
  • Mlearn Conference, A blended m-learning design for supporting teamwork in Formal and Informal Settings, 22 Oct 2005, Banff, Canada
  • 4th International Corporate Social Responsibility Conference,, “It was horrid, very very horrid”: a student perspective on coming to an inner-city university in the UK,, 01 Sep 2005, London
  • Ed-media, Eroding time and space dimensions: using multi-media to enable non-traditional student participation at an inner-city University in the UK,, 28 Jun 2005, Montreal, Canada
  • EDINEB, The Role of Learning Styles in Integrating and empowering learning in diverse student groups, 01 Jun 2003, Salzburg, Austria
  • 7th International Elsin Conference, The uses of learning Styles: beyond the matching hypothesis, 01 Sep 2002, Ghent, Belgium

Consultancy Activities

  • Brave New Classrooms of 2020, Simulation. Higher Education Academy
  • ‘Excellence in learning: facilitating large groups', Workshop. Anglia Ruskin University
  • Fostering Linkages in Academic Innovation and Research Scholars visit, Consultancy. British Council

Honours

  • National Teaching Fellow (Higher Education Academy, 2014)
  • Principal Fellow of Higher Education Academy (Higher Education Academy, 2013)
  • ALT-C conference ‘best paper’ award Bradley, C. & Holley, D. An analysis of first-year business students’ mobile phones and their use for learning. Paper presented at ALT-C, "Into something rich and strange" - making sense of the sea-change Nottingham, UK, 7-9 September 2010 (ALT-C, 2010)
  • Fellow of Royal Society of Arts (Royal Society of Arts, 2002)
  • Member (Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply, 1998)
  • Fellow of Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport (Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport, 1993)

Memberships

  • Association of the National Teaching Fellows (ANTF), Member (2019-2022),
  • JISC –Experts ‘task and finish’ panel for researcher insights survey, Member (2019-2020),
  • Jisc Student Experience Expert Committee, Member (2016-),
  • Association for Learning Development in Higher Education, National Steering Group member (2014-2018),
  • Association for Learning Development in Higher Education (ALDinHE), Member (2014-2020),
  • Association of Learning Technology Open Education Special Interest Group (OER-SIG), Member (2014-2016),
  • Universities' Council for the Education of Teachers, Member (2011-2015),
  • Association for Learning developers in Higher Education, Member, http://www.aldinhe.ac.uk/
  • Association for Learning Technology, Member, http://www.alt.ac.uk/
  • Higher Education Academy, Principal Fellow, http://www.heacademy.ac.uk/
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