Staff Profile:Shirin Irvine

Name:
Ms Shirin Irvine
Job Title:
TEL Advisor
Responsibilities:
    • To provide advice, consultation, support, resources and training for the use and development of technology-enhanced learning (TEL) across the University, to enable academics to make effective use of TEL in their teaching practice, curriculum design and teaching delivery
  • To promote TEL and facilitate the sharing of good practice across all disciplines

  • To contribute to the Academic Practice Programme (APP), providing TEL-related staff development sessions
Areas of Interest:

Areas of professional interest:

  • Learning technologies
  • Pedagogy
  • Curriculum design
  • Blended learning and e-learning

Areas of academic interest:

  • Education
  • English language and literature

Background:
Before joining the University in 2015, I worked as a development editor and supported academic colleagues in the design and delivery of fully online courses. For the past few years, my main areas of focus have been blended learning and e-learning, learning design and quality assurance. I'm particularly interested in the use of technology to facilitate the design, delivery and assessment of academic programmes and to ultimately enhance the teaching and learning experience.

Qualifications:
MA Modern Literature
BSc (Hons) English Language and Literature

Research groups / Centres:
Publications:
Shirin Irvine

Contact Details

Email:
s.irvine@reading.ac.uk

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