Who are the Faculty Learning Designers and what are their skills and interests? This week’s edition focuses on the Learning Designers within the Faculty of Human Sciences!
Name: Rebecca Ritchie
Special skill / area of interest: So many areas, so little space! Using technology to support learning, in a practical way for teaching staff and students. A reflective approach to teaching: what works, what doesn’t, how can I improve it? Student experience.
What book / paper are you currently reading?: Things I Didn’t Know: A Memoir by Robert Hughes, Art Critic and Deep Work: Rules For Focused Success In A Distracted World by Cal Newport.
|Positions||Senior Learning Designer|
Name: Beverley Miles
Special skill / area of interest: Blended learning / flipped classroom, program design; students as partners, research-enriched curriculum, hyper and social reading, deeper learning.
What book / paper are you currently reading?:
Papers: Enhancing the Design and Analysis of Flipped Learning in Teaching & Learning Inquiry and Flipped Classrooms: a Review of Key Ideas and Recommendations for Practice in Education Psychology Review.
Books: Thich Nhat Hanh’s Together We Are One: Honoring our diversity, celebrating our connection and Krista Tippett’s Becoming Wise: An Inquiry into the Mystery and Art of Living.
Describe yourself in three fictional characters: Kira Nerys (Star Trek: Deep Space Nine), Charlie Young (West Wing), Phil Coulson (Marvel universe)