Technology Enhanced Learning Officer

Woodrow Mercer Associates
09 Feb 2017
09 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

As Technology Enhanced Learning Officer you will contribute to successful implementation of the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience's (IoPPN), Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL) Strategy through digital education and multi-media development. You will support the TEL Manager and Academic Leads to embed digital educaiton into teaching practice, learning, curriculum development and assessment practice. You will work across approximately 30 Post Graduate Teaching, 20 Post Graduate Research and newly integrated Undergraduate programmes.

You will also help ensure IoPPN Digital Educaiton output is of high quality, consistent with relevant faculty and university strategic drivers and compliant with standards and legislation relating to Learning Technology.

A first degree (or equivalent) in learning technology, multi-media development, or a related field is essential and Master's degree (or equivalent) in learning technology multi-media development with a focus on education is desirable. Being a Certified Member of the Association of Learning Technology (CMALT) and/or an Associate Fellow/Fellow of the Higher Education Academy would also be an advantage.

You will

  • Have a creative, dynamic and innovative approach to problem-solving and the presentation of ideas with the ability to make decisions and understand the limits of responsibility as well as use your own initiative, be proactive and contribute effectively as part of a team
  • Develop digital education resources and digital assets using a range of methods including requirements gathering and instructional design, development of the Moodle virtual learning environment, video and podcast editing, graphics and image creation and editing, animation, scripting, integration and deployment of resources
  • Work with subject matter experts, academic and professional services colleagues to develop digital education activities and learning objects within a project managed framework, working through the full development lifecycle from evaluation, planning, design, development, testing and deployment using recognized methodologies such as ADDIE, Agile and PRINCE2
  • Use and further evaluate a range of web and mobile adaptive, responsive learning technologies including Adobe Creative Suite, Adobe Captivate, HTML, CSS, Flash, SCORM, Tin Can, Open Source authoring tools, Moodle and plug-ins, Turnitin and lecture capture technologies
  • Drive and support innovation in teaching, learning and assessment to improve the student experience and assist with the training and development of academic staff, actively monitoring trends and developments in learning technology
  • Respond to TEL enquiries and appropriately direct enquiries regarding course management, administration and use of the college's Virtual Learning Environment (Moodle) to programme staff

Equality of opportunity is College policy.