Doctoral Programme in E-Research and Technology Enhanced Learning: Tutors

The academic staff who teach and assess the coursework on the programme are established practitioners and researchers in technology enhanced learning.

Brett Bligh

Brett researches into the connections between our material surroundings, the technologies that permeate them, and the ways we act, think and learn. Two recurring interests are how Universities design and evaluate their built environment estate to support opportunities for learning, and how very large display tools can support learners' collaboration.

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Sue Cranmer

Sue's interests include designing innovative learning opportunities supported by digital technologies, digital inclusion, children and young people's uses of digital technologies, digital literacy including children and young people's online safety, and innovative research methodologies

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Kyungmee Lee

Kyungmee's research program lies at the intersection of understanding the nature of online/distance higher education and designing inclusive learning environments. She is particularly interested in the issues of access, power, and social justice related to distance education discourses, policies, theories and practices. 

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Murat Oztok

Murat's interests concern collaborative work and group discussion in digitally-mediated environments, with a theoretical and practical commitment to social justice and equity within learning communities. He draws upon Marxist and Post-Colonial perspectives, and explores the manifestations of social, historical, political, and economic Discourses in digitally-mediated environments. In particular, he is interested in understanding the ways that sociocultural elements inherent in applications of digital education operate to marginalize students who fall outside the ideations of dominant ideology.

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Don Passey

Don is the TEL Programme Director and he is interested in the ways that leading edge technologies impact learning, particularly in how they are used in primary and secondary schools, with young people who are at risk of learning exclusion, across formal and informal learning contexts, and the implications arising for practice and policy.

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Julie-Ann Sime

Julie-Ann is interested in technology enhanced professional learning, the design of virtual learning environments, including games and simulations and cognitive tools for supporting meta-cognitive skills in learning science and engineering.

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