Organising Group 2017/18

Matt Thorpe

meMatt is a Technology Enhanced Learning Advisor in the Learning Innovation Team at Manchester Metropolitan University. His particular areas of interest include blended learning, gamification and the role technology can play in the embedding of active learning and formative assessment within pedagogical practice.

Twitter: @MattThorpey86

Steven Williams


Steven is a Technology Enhanced Learning Advisor at Manchester Metropolitan University within Learning & Research Technologies. Areas of interest are,  ePortfolios, distance learning, gamification and the solutions that technology can provide in Teaching, Learning and Assessment.

More about Steven at: LinkedIn
Twitter: @ste_3po

Dr Chrissi Nerantzi
chrissi_nerantzi_14July17_2_2_smallChrissi is a Principal Lecturer in academic CPD in the Centre for Excellence in Learning and Teaching at Manchester Metropolitan University. She founded the TLC webinars when she was working at the University of Salford. Chrissi is an open practitioner and researcher and her focus is on open education, creativity, innovation in learning and teaching.

More about Chrissi at:
Twitter: @chrissinerantzi

Calum Thomson


Calum is an Academic Developer (Learning Technologies) at the University of Salford. His areas of interest include learning theory specific to learning technologies, continuing professional development of staff in tertiary education, paradigm shift within educational institutions, and factors impacting student experience.

More about Calum at:
Twitter: @Calum_Thomson

Dr Rod Cullen


Rod is a Senior Lecturer in Learning and Teaching Technologies in the Learning Innovation Team at Manchester Metropolitan University.  He has gained considerable experience over almost 20 years in design, delivery and evaluation of online learning, teaching and assessment. He is particularly interested in assessment and feedback practice as well as the emerging role of web conferencing technologies to support blended and distance learning.

More about Rod at:
Twitter: @RodCullen