The E-Learning Unit is: Adam, Alysa, Clare, Gill, Manoj, Reuben, Richard, Rose, Rume, Rumi, Shelley and Stella. 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 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 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. Alysa job shares with Rose Heaney.
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 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, teaches on the Academic Development Programme and has overall responsibility for the E-Learning Studio. 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.
Reuben supports the delivery of the Digital Examinations and Assessment Project offered by the E-Learning Unit. You might want to get in touch directly with Reuben if you: are part of the pilot for the Digital Examinations and Assessment Project; are interested in how you can use digital examinations or tests; want to know more about how you might integrate digital examination software as part of your exam paper production and quality assurance processes.
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.
Rose and Alysa share the role of ‘business owner’ for all e-learning applications, such as Q-Review and QMplus. They’re jointly responsible for ensuring that these applications are well-run, that they meet the needs of all parts of QMUL, as well as for training and support. Get in touch with either of them 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.
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.
Rumi supports the use of QMUL’s e-portfolio system Mahara, QMplus Hub, in the university’s new curriculum enhancement initiative, the QMUL Model. Rumi leads on training, promotion and communication activities to support the successful rollout and sustainable use of QMplus Hub for the QMUL Model and more generally.
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.
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.