Learning Technologies Development Manager
MProf, BSc, PgCLSA, SFHEA
Roger is responsible for the smooth running, development and
support of Solent's online learning provision including the Moodle VLEs
"myCourse" and "Solent Open", "myPortfolio" Mahara e-portfolio, "Turnitin"
e-submission, plagiarism detection system. He manages a small team of
e-Learning Support Officers and a Systems Developer.
Roger is currently reading for a Doctorate of Education (EdD) at the
University of Southampton researching the digital literacy of teaching
staff. He holds a BSc (Hons) Electronic Imaging and Media Communication
(EIMC) first degree, a Professional Masters in Professional Development
(MProf) and is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.
Previous career roles include working in the children's publishing
industry for ‘Two-Can Publishing’ as a multimedia developer producing
floppy disc and CD-ROM based educational games for a range of titles
such as World Book (USA) Golden Books (USA), Patmos (Germany) and other
markets. Lead programmer and CD editor for "Learning Land", a
fortnightly magazine and CD-ROM for pre-school children published by
DeAgostini. In addition commercial courseware development for Pennent
PLC producing training packages for BT, Telewest, US Army, Honda, Kenco
and various freelance work including Wine and Spirit Education Trust
distance learning packages.
Moodle user since 2004.