Member directory

We are setting up a directory of consultants and commercial services, connecting those who have expertise with those who need additional input. ALT offers this as a service to our Members and any Member can add their details to the directory or access the director at no cost.

Phil Barker

Organisation: Cetis LLP
Job Title: Education Technology Consultant
Biography:

I offer consultancy in technology to enhance learning and information systems for education. I am particularly interested in supporting the sharing, discovery and selection of appropriate learning resources. My main areas of expertise are: semantic technology approaches to the description and management of educational resources and courses; technology for open education and OERs; and the evaluation of computer based resources for engineering and physical science education.

phil.barker@pjjk.co.uk
philbarker
Supporting website: https://blogs.pjjk.net/phil/
Specialisms: open educational resources, resource management, resource description, evaluation
Country: United Kingdom

John Couperthwaite

Organisation: Echo360
Job Title: Customer Success Manager (EMEA)
Biography:

I am an education professional with over 20 years of working at a senior level in the higher education sector. My work has spanned public and private sector roles, representing companies across the EMEA region in global companies, and having active responsibilities in pre-sales and customer success teams. Learning Futures Consulting offers consultancy services to help individuals or teams build new, or enhance existing, online training courses. It also provides expert advice and sales advocacy for organisations aiming to introduce new products into the UK and EMEA region.

@johncoup
Specialisms: Video-based learning; active learning; learning analytics; learning communities; ePortfolios
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Beccy Dresden

Organisation: Drawn2Digital Ltd
Job Title: Learning Design Consultant
Biography:

I'm a creative and versatile learning designer with 20 years’ experience in online and distance higher education (18 years at the Open University). Particularly adept at harnessing the expertise of subject matter experts and media/technical professionals to deliver accessible, constructively aligned learning for adults.

Experienced at developing digital capabilities in a range of training contexts and enthusiastic in the application of social media in HE and professional development.

Trained facilitator, accomplished artist, qualified publishing editor.

beccydresden@gmail.com
@dresdeb
Specialisms: learning design storyboards/workshops, digital capabilities, accessibility, distance learning, Moodle
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Chris Evans

Organisation: University College London
Job Title: Senior Teaching Fellow in Interaction Design
Biography:

I work in University College London's Interaction Centre (UCLIC). I teach Human-Computer Interaction. I am known for use of innovative learning technologies. I am a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. I was chair of the annual international conference eLearning 2.0 concerning technology-enhanced learning and social media.

c.evans@ucl.ac.uk
@chris_evans
Specialisms: technology-enhanced learning, educational technology, elearning, e-lectures, videos, interface design, interactivity,
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Simon Fitzpatrick

Organisation: University of Oxford
Job Title: Learning Designer
Biography:

I am an enthusiastic and experienced e-learning professional with over 30 years’ experience of e-learning in the educational and commercial sectors - in recent years I have developed expertise in Learning Design.

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Supporting website:
Specialisms: Learning design, Canvas, online pedagogy
Country: United Kingdom

Dave Foord

Organisation: A6 Training and Consultancy Ltd
Job Title: Educational Consultant & Trainer
Biography:

I am an experienced practitioner in the area of online/blended learning having taught at HE and FE level and having worked in a senior manager role at University. I have been freelance since 2006, working with many clients nationally and internationally. I provide 3 main types of service to clients; Training, Consultancy and Content development, across the learning technology spectrum. In recent years most of my work has been around the effective use of VLEs (mainly Moodle or Totara) .

As well as working with FE and HE institutions, many of my recent projects have been with other organisations such as Governing Bodies for sport, Charities, Government Organisations, and Private sector organisations.

dave@a6training.co.uk
@davefoord
Supporting website: http://www.a6training.co.uk/
Specialisms: VLE, Moodle, Totara, Blended, Learning, PowerPoint, Accessibility, Online, Assessment, Xerte
Country: United Kingdom

Regina Frank

Organisation: De Montfort University
Job Title: Senior Lecturer in Entrepreneurship and Innovation
Biography:

I am Programme Lead for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at De Montfort University.

https://www.dmu.ac.uk/about-dmu/academic-staff/business-and-law/regina-f...

regina.frank@dmu.ac.uk
@regina_frank
Specialisms: entrepreneurship, innovation; enterprise education; virtual synchronous teamwork; online student engagement
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Liz Hudson

Organisation: Lexedio Ltd
Job Title: Founder / Head of Learning Design
Biography:

Lexedio provides training, mentoring, certification and general support to aspiring and early-career instructional designers. Our Learning Design Foundation Certificate programme teaches theoretical foundations and practical application of digital learning design and development principles. Students are supported to develop a professional portfolio for employment and/or accreditation. We also provide general instructional design consultancy and e-learning development services.

liz@lexedio.com
@lizlovelearn
Supporting website: https://lexedio.com/
Specialisms: Instructional design
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Rachael Mfoafo

Organisation: University of Edinburgh
Job Title: Learning technology advisor
Biography:

Educational Design and Engagement

rachael.mfoafo@ed.ac.uk
@RM_CTD
Supporting website:
Specialisms: MOOCs, Learning Technologies
Country: United Kingdom

Susi Miller

Organisation: eLaHub Ltd
Job Title: eLaHub Ltd
Biography:

I provide consultancy and training services on eLearning accessibility. I specialise in helping people make eLearning content created using authoring tools accessible to the requirements of the Public Sector Bodies Accessibility Regulations.

susi@elahub.net
@elahub1
Supporting website: http://www.elahub.net
Specialisms: eLearning accessibility
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Mrisho Omary

Organisation: University of West London
Job Title: Learning Technologist
Biography:

Over the last 2 and a half years, I have amassed a wealth of experience in the use of different learning technologies to support teaching, learning and assessment, such as Blackboard, Turnitin, Panopto, Poll Everywhere, CampusPress, PebblePad, Office 365 (online and desktop), Articulate 360, Camtasia - and more. In most of these, I have experienced all perspectives, from a students, to staff, and as an administrator.

I am currently in the process of applying for my CMALT accreditation as well as a PgCert in Professional Academic Practice and an Associate Fellowship with Higher Education Academy. I have completed my CMALT ePortfolio up to 80% and are due to complete the rest in before the next submission date in September. My ePortfolio is available at this address: https://menetcorp.com/cmalt (feedback is welcomed).

mrisho.lg.abeid@gmail.com
@iammrisho
Supporting website: https://menetcorp.com/cmalt
Specialisms: accessibility in Office and web, learning technologies, delivering training, developing guidance, SQL, HTML, CSS
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Michael Porter

Organisation: Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Job Title: Senior Educational Technologies Support
Biography:

Providing AV system design (Extron based with in house logic), maintenance and user support for our Health Academy - A "halfway house" facility for medical/nursing students from our feeder universities/colleges can attend lectures, skill workshops by visiting lecturers and our own staff and simulation training while on placement with us and current staff can be upskilled to Royal College accreditation.

We also provide expertise in Educational Technologies such as online teaching tools (Kahoot!, Socrative, Slido), hardware solutions (3D printing, testing with XR devices, simulation recording and in house developed tools) and especially during the COVID-19 crisis - online collaboration (Microsoft Teams), video conference codecs (Polycom, Lifesize) and room tools (Extron Teamwork) as well as the basic IT support surrounding this in collaboration with our IT Department.

@mikejamesporter
Specialisms: Extron devices, Microsoft Teams, Slido, Qwizdom, PowerPoint
Country: United Kingdom

Patricia Quinn

Organisation: University of Leeds
Job Title: Digital Practice Adviser
Biography:

Pinnacle e-Learning Services offers a broad range of consultancy services including project management, advice on content development approaches, learner engagement, change management, leadership and management, proofreading and editing, quality testing and checking, e-learning strategy development, learning platform engagement and use of online community forums etc. I am a Fellow of the HEA and of the ILM.

patsyc@hotmail.co.uk
@PQUINN17
Specialisms: e-learning project management, esp content development projects, quality testing, proofreading, research/briefing papers
Country: United Kingdom

Jane Secker

Organisation: City, University of London
Job Title: Senior Lecturer in Education Development
Biography:

I run a training and research consultancy with a specialism in copyright and online learning, digital and information literacy and educational technologies.

jane.secker@city.ac.uk
jsecker
Specialisms: copyright, online learning, digital literacy
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Nick Skelton

Organisation: Nutgrove Ltd
Job Title: Consultant
Biography:

An independent digital consultant with over 20 years experience in HE. Nick's specialism is translating educational practices and working practices from in-person to online. He designs cultures and behaviours to help universities get the most from their technology.

Nick has led a Digital Workplace programme moving a large university to digital-first, paper-light ways of working and studying. He has produced reports on how universities can move learning online post Covid-19, both reactively and strategically.

Nick has a passion for building online social communities and has run large-scale quizzes and afterparties for organisations and events. He also makes cider and tweets about his growing orchard.

nick@nickskelton.co.uk
@nick_skelton
Specialisms: Building communities, Intranets, Microsoft Teams, Office 365, Google GSuite, social events,
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Beth Ann Snowden

Organisation: University of Leeds
Job Title: Digital Academic Practice Adviser
Biography:

Digital Academic Practice Adviser at the University of Leeds. Supporting digital skills and hybrid learning.

b.snowden@leeds.ac.uk
@Beth_A_Snowden
Specialisms: digital skills, office 365, hybrid learning, curriculum design, lecture capture and media management
Country: United Kingdom

Scott Turner

Organisation: Canterbury Christ Church University
Job Title: Director of Computing
Biography:

Teaching modules in Artificial Intelligence, problems-solving and computer system for over 18 years. Developed a set of outreach activities that bring engineering, computing and waste management together around robot and robot-like activities. Leads the research group Science and Technology Research in Pedagogy (STRiPE), University of Northampton as well the postgraduate provision in the Department of Computing and Immersive Technologies.
Research interests include mobile robotics; problem-solving; computer-related pedagogy; Genetic Algorithms and Neural Network Applications; Signal Progressing.

@scottturneruon
Specialisms: computing pedagogy, mobile robotics, problem-solving, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Python, Java
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Ross Ward

Organisation: Input Learning Technologies
Job Title: Learning Technology Specialist (Freelance)
Biography:

Specialising in the design, development and maintenance of education technology services and solutions. Our focus is taking a deep understanding of a project brief and requirements, as well as the client and user needs. With a depth of experience across spectrum of common technologies used in Higher Education we are able to get up-to-speed quickly on projects and deliver fast turnaround times always working with the client to work iteratively through their requirements and end-goals.
My role in projects is very much a hands-on service for high-quality and timely turnarounds on projects. This may include the design and setup of an entire LMS, the user experience design and improvements to new or existing courses, design and development of websites or learning resources, or providing support to projects which are already underway.

@rosswoss
Supporting website: https://inputlearning.co.uk
Specialisms: Virtual Learning Environments, Blackboard, Moodle, LearnDash, WordPress, User Experience Design, Interface Design, Articulate
Country: United Kingdom

Scott Wilson

Organisation: Cetis LLP
Job Title: Partner
Biography:

Cetis provides consultancy services across the education sectors in a number of specialist areas. My particular domain is data and integration, and I support organisations as a data architect, data engineer and data visualisation specialist. I've worked with a number of universities in delivering data warehouses, dashboards and integration solutions in business intelligence, strategic planning, course analytics and learning analytics.

@scottbw
Supporting website: https://www.cetis.org.uk/
Specialisms: Business Intelligence, Data Analytics, Data Science, Tableau, Alteryx, SQL, Python, Java
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