Tom Preskett

preskett3_160aUpdated 11/5/13
Learning Technologist
Nord Anglia Education

In my previous role in designing online courses I was a pedagogical adviser to academics who would take my advice and then utilise our moodle tools to design online activities in a blended or purely online course. The challenge was to educate as to the pedagogical affordances of each tool so that they understood how best to incorporate them. There were no interactive content tools so the content was presented in mostly document form although audio and video was starting to creep in. Here at Nord Anglia, I’ve started with the remit of designing self-study online courses exclusively with Articulate Storyline. What I do is work with a subject matter expert to produce content that I can then take and design into what is essentially an interactive, narrated slideshow. I still feel like a learning technologist dabbling in instructional design. An important part of my role is to assist in the development of our moodle sites, and I’m developing areas to provide advice on a variety of online tools. This is something I intend to grow as I see a real need for this.

Personal blog: Learning Technology Learning: A Learning Technology Learning Journey.

ETC Publications

A Londoner’s View of the 2012 Olympics: Live Feed of All Sports at Any Time!
Choosing Web 2.0 Tools for Teaching and Learning
Reflections on Teaching About Web 2.0 Tools
Prezi Reflections on a Presentation: ‘Structuring an Online Course’
What a Learning Technologist Needs to Be Good At
The Issue of Self-Motivation in F2F and Online Learning
There’s Blended Learning and There’s Blended Learning!
The ‘Open Mode’ – A Step Toward Completely Online
In Learning Design, Pedagogy First, Medium Second
Acquisition or Participation – The Pedagogical Divide
Levels of Learning: The Creative Process
Making Sense of e-Learning Strategy
Ebook Readers vs. Ipad for Education?
Social Media Doesn’t Threaten Literacy!
Thoughts on ‘Innovating the 21st-Century University: It’s Time!’
Value Learning Design, Not E-learning Design
Blackboard Reinforces the Status Quo
Review of Traxler’s ‘Students and Mobile Devices’
Lecture Your Way to Stardom!
Web 2.0 – Challenging Didactic Teaching
Blogs for Education, Blogs for Yourself

One Response

  1. Hello Tom Preskett,

    How are You. How about your holiday trip. I liked your paper.

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