The E-Learning Unit is: Adam, Alysa, Annette, Clare, Gill, Manoj, Richard, Rume, Shelley, Shoshi, Stella and William. Our expertise covers both the technical and educational so that we can advise on the effective use of learning technologies. See below for an introduction to each one of us and a link to our full profiles.
Adam Salem, Learning Technology Officer
Adam provides development support for e-learning applications via the IT Helpdesk and/or Email. QMplus, Q-Review or other e-learning queries that need the skills of a learning technologist are passed to Adam to investigate. He also runs QMplus drop-in sessions, e-learning training workshops and student induction talks. You will mostly communicate with Adam during an e-learning workshop you will attend or if you have a detailed query regarding QMplus.
Alysa Bramble, Senior Learning Technologist, Learning Applications
Alysa is the ‘business owner’ for all e-learning applications, such as Q-Review and QMplus. She’s responsible for ensuring that these applications are well-run, that they meet the needs of the QM community, as well as for training and support. Get in touch with Alysa if you, your colleagues or your students need training or development; if you have an idea for how an e-learning application might be enhanced; or if you have issues with e-learning support via the Helpdesk.
Annette Nembhard, Learning Technology Officer (maternity cover)
Annette provides development support for e-learning applications via the IT Helpdesk and/or Email. QMplus, Q-Review or other e-learning queries that need the skills of a learning technologist are passed to Annette to investigate. Annette also runs QMplus drop-in sessions, e-learning training workshops and student induction talks. You will mostly communicate with Annette during an e-learning workshop you will attend or if you have a detailed query regarding QMplus.
Clare Driver, Learning Technologist (Video and Multimedia)
Clare provides advice and workshops on all aspects of e-learning with an emphasis on video and multimedia. Clare is responsible for developing the recording booths and video content in teaching. Contact Clare if you would like to know more about using the recording booths, video in the classroom or would like your students to create video as part of their coursework.
Gill Ritchie, Learning Technologist
Gill provides direct support for e-learning by running workshops, providing one-on-one advice and developing online materials for our current applications. She also investigates new technologies and how these might sensibly be used to support learning at QMUL and teaches on the Academic Development Programme. Get in touch with Gill if you need guidance or support with using e-learning in your teaching; are interested in using a new technology but aren’t sure where to start; or have an idea for a small e-learning project you’d like to embark on.
Manoj Singh, Learning Technologist
Manoj is the lead for e-learning policy development and change projects. He works closely with Schools, Departments and Institutes to determine how e-learning might best enhance the student learning experience within particular contexts. Manoj is also heavily involved in evaluating the user experience of e-learning, is responsible for the design of the QMplus interface and sits on project boards for new learning technologies.Get in touch with Manoj if you need advice on developing your own strategy or policies regarding e-learning or if you would like advice on running pilot projects in e-learning.learning with others across the College.
Richard Chantler, Learning Technologist
Richard provides advice for e-learning applications via the IT Helpdesk, email and bespoke sessions. QMplus, Q-Review or other e-learning queries that need the skills of a learning technologist are passed to Richard to investigate and advise on. He also runs QMplus drop-in sessions, e-learning training workshops and student induction talks. You will mostly communicate with Richard during an e-learning workshop you will attend or if you have a detailed query regarding QMplus, Q-Review or QMplus Media.
Rume Begum, E-Learning Application Support Analyst (currently on maternity leave)
Rume provides technical and administrative support for e-learning applications via IT HelpDesk. Queries that require in-depth experience of QMplus, Q-Review and related applications are passed to Rume to investigate. She also runs QMplus drop-in sessions, e-learning training workshops and helps maintain our online materials. You will mostly communicate with Rume via the HelpDesk, but may meet her in person at any e-learning events or workshops you attend.
Shelley Reeder, E-Learning Support Administrator
Shelley provides administrative support for the e-learning team. She administers e-learning courses (including bespoke sessions) and the E-Learning Studio bookings. Shelley manages the E-Learning Equipment loan scheme, where she is able to loan equipment to members of staff and students. Shelley provides administrative support for finance and is the the administrator for the E-Learning Production Scheme. Shelley also provides administrative support for e-learning events and special projects. Please contact Shelley if you have an e-learning administration query or would like to book the studio/courses/equipment.
Shoshi Ish-Horowicz, Senior Learning Technologist (Enhancing Practice)
Shoshi leads on the enhancement of teaching, learning and assessment at Queen Mary. Shoshi works at faculty, school and individual staff levels on both strategic and operational aspects of E-Learning. Shoshi ensures that technology is used effectively to enhance the student experience, and also drives projects and initiatives grounded in innovative pedagogies for blended learning. Get in touch with Shoshi if you have any questions relating to projects and enhancing technologies.
Stella Ekebuisi, Head of E-Learning
Stella oversees all of the unit’s services and is responsible for developing e-learning to support the ambitions of Queen Mary and in line with innovative developments outside of the institution. Get in touch with Stella if you have an idea for a medium or large scale e-learning project that may involve or benefit other areas of the College; are interested in evaluating e-learning activities you are involved with; or have any suggestions or feedback about the services and support offered by the ELU.
William Goodyear, Learning Technologist (Digital Exams)
William is a Learning Technologist and supports the Digital Exams and Assessment Project. Get in touch with William if you are interested in how you can use digital examinations or tests.