Dr James McDowell

Faculty Student Experience Manager

Research Overview

Dr James McDowell is the Principal of Graduate College, and leads the Student Experience team in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. A Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, James has oversight of quality assurance and employability activities across FASS, and is responsible for the enhancement of student satisfaction and retention.

James's research interests fall broadly within the field of technology-enhanced learning, with a particular focus on the uses of technology to improve inclusivity for learners affected by dyslexia and Asperger's Syndrome.

Selected Publications

A Black Swan in a Sea of White Noise: Using Technology-Enhanced Learning to Afford Educational Inclusivity for Learners with Asperger’s Syndrome
McDowell, J.B. 28/12/2015 In: Social Inclusion. 3, 6, p. 7-15. 9 p.
Journal article