Role at the OU
I am the Senior Manager (Qualifications) looking after the biology pathway in our BSc (Hons) Natural Sciences degree, the BSc (Hons) Health Sciences degree, the MSc in Mental Health Science and their nested qualifications.
I am also Curriculum Manager for Non-Accredited Science Learn about courses, as well as the new multidisciplinary Stage 1 module in Natural Sciences, S112 Science: concepts and practice, due to be first presented in October 2017. I assist in the presentation of our Science Short Modules.
Master of Biology, MBiol (Hons) in Molecular and Cellular Biology, University of Bath (2004-08), First
APMP (APM Project Management, IPMA Level D, SCQF Level 7, June 2014), Pass
Master of Education (Leadership and Management), The Open University (2014-) ongoing
Educational research (currently studying for a Masters in Education). My particular interests are around leadership in higher education, online learning pedagogy, the role of peer review in distance education and the use of social media to engage students and enquirers.
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