Paul Chin – Head of Graduate Development Services
Paul has a degree in Applied Biology and started out as a Learning Technology Advisor at Hull before working for the Higher Education Academy UK Physical Sciences Centre, also based at Hull. He has many years teaching experience after gaining a HE Teaching Diploma and also has extensive staff training experience, including teaching on a PGCert course for Higher Education and is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. Paul has led a number of projects over the years including ones on employability, open educational resources and peer assessment. His current research interest is online peer learning and assessment. Paul is a an ALDinHE Certified Leading Practitioner and a Principle Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.
Jacqui Bartram - Library Skills Adviser
Jacqui has a degree in Genetics, is a qualified teacher for Adult Education and is currently working towards an EdD here at Hull looking at the development of visual literacy in UK higher education. She has over 25 years’ experience working in ICT training and teaching, with particular specialised knowledge in using presentation software. She is an ALDinHE Certified Leading Practitioner, trained supervisor for PASS (Peer Assisted Study Sessions), an NVivo Certified Expert and a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. Jacqui serves as a steering group member for our professional body, the Association of Learning Development in Higher Education (ALDinHE).
Kerry Dodd- Library Skills Adviser
Kerry graduated with a degree in Sport and Exercise Science from the University of Hull. During her course Kerry volunteered as a PASS Leader and soon became student co-ordinator for the scheme in her department. She is a trained PASS Supervisor and takes the lead role in managing the PASS programme. As a Skills Adviser, Kerry also undertakes a range of core activities and leads on various projects. She is an ALDinHE Certified Practitioner and a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. Her current research interests include leadership in higher education and she is working towards her Masters in Business Administration. Kerry has postgraduate certificates in both Academic Practice and Professional Management in Higher Education both from the University of Hull.
Lee Fallin - Library Skills Adviser
Lee has a degree in Geography (University of Hull), a PG Cert in eLearning (University of Hull) and is currently working towards his Doctorate in Education (EdD). He has a background in student engagement, student-centred research and volunteer development from his time working at Hull University Union. Lee is particularly interested in skills development, peer based support and technology enhanced learning (TEL). His current research interests include learning spaces, research methodologies and geographies of place. Lee is an ALDinHE Certified Leading Practitioner, a trained PASS Supervisor, a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, an NVivo Certified Expert, a Microsoft Certified Educator and Innovative Educator Expert and a Postgraduate Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society.
Sara Hastings – Library Skills Adviser
Sara has a degree in English Literature and an MA in Library and Information Management. She has worked in the Brynmor Jones Library for over 20 years in a variety of roles including Assistant Librarian for the Hull York Medical School, Academic Liaison Librarian and is now a Library Skills Adviser. Sara is particularly interested in information literacy and using the libraries resources to find information needed. She is an ALDinHE Certified Practitioner, a trained PASS (Peer Assisted Study Sessions) Supervisor and a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.
Fiona Ware – Library Skills Adviser
Fiona graduated from Loughborough University with a degree in Information and Library Studies, later going on to become a Chartered member of the Library Association (now CILIP). She has worked in higher education libraries for over 20 years, working previously as an Academic Liaison Librarian for the majority of her career. Fiona has specialised knowledge in information search skills and in particular systematic reviews, having worked in research teams at the University of Hull producing Cochrane reviews. She is an ALDinHE Certified Practitioner, a trained PASS Supervisor and a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.