Five minutes with… Dave Corbett

What is your job role? Learning Technology Consultant (Faculties of Engineering and MHS) What 3 words describe you? Positive, Empathetic, Collaborative Tell us something ‘unusual’ about yourself Bill Tarmey aka Jack Duckworth from Coronation Street attempted to sit in my seat on a flight to Tenerife. What excites you about learning technology? The fact that …

Five minutes with… Alvaro Roberts

We asked Alvaro Roberts: What is your job role? Senior Learning Technology Consultant What 3 words describe you? Thoughtful, Inquisitive, Reflective Tell us something ‘unusual’ about yourself Not sure if it is unusual, but I enjoy scuba diving, when I have the opportunity to do so. What excites you about learning technology? I think it’s when I …

Five minutes with…Laura Nicholson

We asked Laura Nicholson: What is your job role? Learning Technology Officer in the Faculty and School Support team, working with the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences. What 3 words describe you? Friendly, Organised, Creative. Tell us something ‘unusual’ about yourself I love a good challenge! My current interest is walking challenges.  I’ve walked …

Five minutes with… Joe Bell

We asked Joe Bell: what is your job role? Video Production Support Officer What 3 words describe you? Helpful, Enthusiastic, Innovative Tell us something ‘unusual’ about yourself I’ve exhibited artwork at Whitechapel Gallery, London Design Week, Edinburgh Fringe, Brighton Fringe, Sweden, Lisbon, and most recently Denver, Colorado. What excites you about learning technology? Empowering educators …

Five minutes with… Fay Cross

What is your job role? Multimedia Content Developer – mainly supporting the use of Xerte at the university (support, training and developing new features to meet the needs to Xerte users at the university). What 3 words describe you? Approachable, Creative, Skilled (contributed by editor) Tell us something ‘unusual’ about yourself Before I stumbled into …

Five minutes with… Ben Atkinson

What is your job role? Learning Technology Consultant for the Faculty of Science. What 3 words describe you? Creative, passionate, inquisitive. Tell us something ‘unusual’ about yourself I’ve presented a country music radio programme weekly for the past fifteen years. It is broadcast on stations around the UK and in Ireland, Australia and the US. …

Five minutes with… Simon Barnett

Today we are spending five minutes with Simon Barnett. What is your job role? Video Production and Support Officer What 3 words describe you? Supportive, Ponderer, Geek Tell us something ‘unusual’ about yourself I was a volunteer at an online radio station for 3 years, presenting a weekly music show. It allowed me to play …

Five minutes with… Claire Storr

We asked Claire Storr: what is your job role? Learning Technology Consultant supporting Placements. What 3 words describe you? Friendly, helpful and adaptable. Tell us something ‘unusual’ about yourself When I studied abroad in Virginia, I attended an Barack Obama rally at the University. What excites you about learning technology? Probably the different opportunities available. …

Five minutes with… Nigel Owen

Today, we are with Nigel Owen. What is your job role? I head up the Learning Technology Section and it’s my job to enable a bunch of very talented pedagogists, media specialists and technologists support the University in improving its teaching and assessment using their expertise in technology and media. I do this through listening, …

Five minutes with… Dr Tendai Dube

We asked Tendai Dube: what is your job role? Learning Technology Consultant (Apprenticeships), Faculty and School Support, Learning Technology, University of Nottingham Libraries I mainly help academic staff make efficient use of technology to support learning, teaching and assessment practices, especially for Apprenticeship Programmes. What 3 words describe you? Ambitious, Positive, Inquisitive Tell us something …