Paul Towers: e-Learning Advisor

CMALT, PGCE PCE, BA (Hons)


Room:
MD150
Phone: 01902 32 2628
Email: paul.towers@wlv.ac.uk

Overview

Paul is an eLearning advisor for the Centre for Technology Enhanced Learning (CTEL.) He is nominated contact for the Faculty of Education Health and Wellbeing and is lead coordinator in QuestionMark, the Universities Computer Aided Assessment (CAA) software.

Specific interests/expertise

Paul is a previous Fine Art graduate and went on to complete his PGCE in post compulsory education. He has worked for the University ever since completing his PGCE, as a Blended Learning advisor and more recently as an eLearning advisor for CTEL. He was part of the Blended Learning Unit (BLU) team shortlisted for the 2012 Vice-Chancellor’s Award for Staff Excellence. Paul is a Certified Member of the Association of Learning Technologists (CMALT) and is currently completing his MA in Education, specialising in ‘learning in a digital age’.

Selected Publications

Andamson. Z, Challen. R, Pearson-Jenkins. J, Towers. P. (2013) Rich exchanges in anatomy and physiology using a learning and teaching test environment. Online 3rd July 2013. Available at: http://www.wlv.ac.uk/default.aspx?page=35915

Andrews, B., Challen, R., Purnell, E., Rhodes, J. and Towers, P. (2011). Adaptation for adoption - Changing modes of staff development in higher education. In: Ahmed, J. et al. Engaging Hearts and Minds - Engaging with academics in the use of technology enhanced learning. The proceedings of the UCISA Conference, December 2011, Salford, UK. Oxford: UCISA, pp. 16-22. Available at: http://www.ucisa.ac.uk/publications/engaging.aspx

Challen. R, Rhodes. J, & Towers. P. (2012) Empowering, encouraging and engaging staff with learning technology. Bespoke webinar for JISCRSC West Midlands. Online 24th March 2012. Available at: Empowering, encouraging and engaging staff with learning technology, 24th March 2012

Towers, P. (2010) Lost in Reflection. How SSPAL students use ‘forms’ to find their way. Available online at: http://www.pebblepad.co.uk/pp2010/cs14.pdf (accessed 12th June 2010.)

Selected presentations

Rhodes, J & Towers, P (2014) LaTTE - The Evolution of Learning Spaces Development at the University of Wolverhampton. Learning Technology Event. Newcastle University.

Challen. R, Rhodes. J, & Towers. P. (2012) Empowering, encouraging and engaging staff with learning technology. Bespoke webinar for JISCRSC West Midlands. Online 24th March 2012. Available at: Empowering, encouraging and engaging staff with learning technology, 24th March 2012