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I have over 20 years’ experience in professional tuition, examination and marking operations in an international setting. I believe in the power of education, and have a strong sense of fairness.

Completing a MA in Online and Distance Education inspired my passion for academic research and writing. I am in the second year of my PhD, focusing on Learning Analytics Dashboards, Self-Regulated Learning and feedback relating to assessment in professional learning. My aim is to support learners through my practical experience and academic knowledge.

Most recent PhD Blog posts:

Knowing when to pause – a reflection

Mental health and well being awareness is becoming pervasive, and academia is no exception. I am writing this blog at 3.30pm, and I’ve just had a bath. A deep bubble bath, in which I read a few chapters of a gothic horror novel (Bone China if you’re interested). In the middle of the day, on…

CALRG 2022 Conference Presentation

Conferences, poster sessions, mini-vivas… oh my! It’s been a busy few months. I’ve written and talked about my research, a lot. I’ve loved it. My most recent conference presentation was at The Open University’s Computer and Learning Research Group 2022 Conference. It was a great opportunity to share my research plans and as it was…

Reflecting on reading

The time has come to start writing my first literature review as a PhD researcher. That means all this reading I’ve been doing needs to be critically evaluated, on paper, for someone else. If I do it well enough, I get to continue with my studies. It also means I’m reading my notes from the…

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