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Meet the Learning Designers: FHS Team (Part 2 of 6)

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.

Telephone number +61-2-9850-7577
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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)

Telephone number +61-2-9850-7592
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Positions Learning Designer

Written by Fidel Fernando

Fidel Fernando

I am a visual thinker constantly curious about how to best design and facilitate learning through the use of stories, art and technology. I am also inexplicably fond of ferrets.

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