MSc Digital Education (ongoing) University of Edinburgh | PGDip Information Technology - Abertay University | BA Hons History of Art & History - Oxford Brookes University
Alison joined the Business School TEL team in March 2017 after working at Abertay University for over thirteen years. During her time at Abertay, Alison had the opportunity to work in three separate teams: Telecomms, Server Support and TELS. For six years Alison was a Learning Technologist supporting staff and students in their use of Blackboard Learn, Pebble+, Electronic Management of Assessment (EMA), Lecture Capture, Xerte etc. A large part of this support involved troubleshooting issues related to learning technologies, providing advice on new and emerging technologies, developing and delivering training material and workshops. Alison also had the opportunity to work closely with academics on funded projects for Digital Storytelling (Dundee Business School) and Research Methods (Psychology) to improve the teaching and learning experience for students.
Areas of interest: Digital storytelling, flipped classroom, instructional design, game based learning and students as content creators.