Sarah Jones

Dr Sarah-Louise Jones

Director of Learning and Teaching

Faculty of Arts, Cultures and Education

School of Education and Social Sciences

sarah-louise.jones@hull.ac.uk

01482 466404

Having taught on both the Masters and the Doctorate education programmes, Sarah currently supervises a range of postgraduate research students.

Through her work as Director of Learning and Teaching, she is responsible for the TEF subject level submission and advises colleagues on the innovative use of digital technologies, a field in which she has worked since 1998.

Sarah is also Vice Chair of the International Mobile Learning Network for Teacher Educators, which aims to support teacher educators and institutions in their use of mobile technologies as pedagogical tools for effective learning and teaching.

Research

Research Interests

  • The innovative use of emerging technologies in educational settings

  • Global competency

Research groups

  • On the Peer Review Panel of the International Journal of Education and Development using ICT

  • Reviewer for the International Journal of Education and Development using ICT

  • Reviewer for the journal, Technology, Pedagogy and Education

Publications

Burden K and Jones S, 'Barriers and solutions to innovation in teacher education', eLearning Papers: The Teacher's Role in Educational Innovation, No 44, pp 60-63 (2015)

Jones S, Procter R and Younie S, 'Participatory Knowledge Mobilisation: An emerging model for international translational research in Education', Journal of Education for Teaching Special Edition, Vol 45, No 5 (2015)

Leask M, O'Meara J, Younie S and Jones S, 'Re-engineering research, teaching and learning with digital technologies: how AAOU members might collaborate for the benefit of teachers and learners in their societies', Open Education Research, Issue 6, pp 42-50 (2013), also translated into Chinese and presented at Asian Association of Open Universities (2014)

Jones S and Younie S, 'ICT tools for professional development', in Leask M and Pachler N (eds), Learning to Teach in the Secondary School Using ICT, London: Routledge (2014)

Teaching

Programmes taught on (2019)

Research PhDs

Sarah welcomes applications in the innovative use of digital technologies as disruptive tools for learning and teaching.

Professional highlights

Academic qualifications

  • BA (Hons)

  • TESOL

  • MA Ed

  • PhD

External roles

  • Vice Chair of the International Mobile Learning Network for Teacher Educators which supports teacher educators and institutions in their use of mobile technologies as pedagogical tools for effective learning and teaching

  • Deputy Chair of the Education Futures Collaboration, a UK registered Charity for educators to work collaboratively to improve the quality of education worldwide

  • Outgoing Vice Chair of the professional / subject Association for Information Technology in Teacher Education, which liaises with the UK government and other national agencies on technology and policy in education

Awards and accolades

  • Member of the successful first all-female expedition to the geographic North Pole via the Canadian Arctic, subsequently receiving the 1997 UK Woman of the Year Award

  • Awarded €348,000 under Erasmus+ Key Action II: 'International Skills Inventory and Training Programme for Global Citizens' (2015-2018)

  • Mentor to the Knowledge Management and Innovation team leaders at the Improvement and Development Agency, where the team won two government e-Awards during her tenure (2007)