peter williams

Dr Peter Williams

Senior Lecturer in Technology Enhanced Learning

Faculty and Department

  • Faculty of Arts Cultures and Education
  • School of Education and Social Sciences

Qualifications

  • MD (University of Dundee)
  • MD (University of York)
  • MD (Open University)
  • EdD (University of Hull)

Summary

Peter is Senior Lecturer in Technology Enhanced Learning. His experience in higher education includes designing and managing an innovative EU-funded online course in business management, pioneering an institutional staff development programme, leading an interdisciplinary social and cultural studies degree course and creating and leading a degree for primary school ICT specialists. His doctoral dissertation examined management issues for E-learning in universities. Peter has served on several strategic planning groups at faculty and university levels. He currently supervises doctoral students researching the application of new technologies for learning, teaching and assessment.

Journal Article

Assessing collaborative learning: big data, analytics and university futures

Williams, P. (2017). Assessing collaborative learning: big data, analytics and university futures. Assessment and Evaluation in Higher Education, 42(6), 978-989. https://doi.org/10.1080/02602938.2016.1216084

Squaring the circle: a new alternative to alternative-assessment

Williams, P. (2014). Squaring the circle: a new alternative to alternative-assessment. Teaching in higher education, 19(5), 565-577. https://doi.org/10.1080/13562517.2014.882894

Fit for purpose: traditional assessment is failing undergraduates with learning difficulties. Might eAssessment help"

Williams, P., Wray, J., Farrall, H., & Aspland, J. (2014). Fit for purpose: traditional assessment is failing undergraduates with learning difficulties. Might eAssessment help?. International Journal of Inclusive Education, 18(6), 614-625. https://doi.org/10.1080/13603116.2013.802029

Presentation / Conference

Assessment Futures: 21st Century methods for 21st Century needs

Williams, P. (2013, January). Assessment Futures: 21st Century methods for 21st Century needs. Paper presented at London International Conference on Education, London

Our digital children

Williams, P. (2014, November). Our digital children. Presented at Scarborough Education Forum

Postgraduate supervision

Peter welcomes applications in his specialist areas. He has been principal supervisor to nine doctoral students, three of which have so far been supervised to completion. Completed PhDs - E-learning for transformation? A grounded theory investigation of the student and staff experience in two educational programmes at the University of Malta - Is it all Academic? A Review of the Utility of Management Research and the Quest for Economic and Social Impact - An anatomy of a Social Network: Momentum, Enhanced Engagement and Social Media Fatigue: a Qualitative Case Study of Situated Literacy and Engagement among Further Education re-sit students in the UK Current PhD supervisions - A case study of change facilitators for technology-enhanced learning in relation to one university's strategic intent - Perceptions of kindergarten teachers in Makkah regarding the use of computer technology for teaching reading and writing in classrooms - Washback impact of high-stakes language tests on improving instruction and raising student achievement in Libyan universities - A comparative study of the impact of two universities' employability policies on humanities undergraduates

Membership/Fellowship of professional body

Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

2013