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Staff Profile

Geraldine Jones

e-Learning Development Officer
(Faculty of Humanities and Social Science)

Email: g.m.jones@bath.ac.uk

Phone: 4991

Room: 1WN, 4.18

Key responsibilities

Geraldine is responsible for informing strategic thinking about the development and deployment of technology enhanced learning in the Faculty. She raises awareness of the possibilities offered by e-learning tools and approaches and supports the development of good e-learning practices in the teaching of undergraduate, postgraduate, campus based and distance learning programmes within the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences.

Geraldine co-leads the Faculty’s Flexible Learning Project. The aim of this project is to widen participation by enhancing provision for postgraduate students unable to attend the University in person sufficiently regularly and frequently to access programmes in face-to-face mode.

Professional background

  • Pedagogic design and implementation of open, distance and flexible learning.
  • Planning and leading professional development for academics who wish to design and implement their own technology enabled learning environments.
  • Convening and facilitating online learning groups.
  • Undertaking small scale empirical research into practical applications of technologies for learning
  • Planning and delivering Masters level units.

Relevant qualifications

  • Member of the Association of Learning Technology
  • Fellow of the Staff and Educational Development Association
  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
  • Reviewer for the journal – Environmental Education Research
  • Member of the ECEL 2012 Conference Committee

Publications and presentations

Jones, G. (2012) Web 2.0 Practices for Peer Assessment Processes: Explor-ing the Synergies and Tensions, In: Cuisssi, M & Gebers Freitas, E. (Eds) Leading Issues in e-Learning Research. Academic Publishing International. pp 117-136

Jones G. (2011) "Valerie Ruhe and Bruno Zumbo, Evaluation in Distance Education and E-Learning: the Unfolding Model" Book Review in Journal of Research in International Education Volume 11, Issue 1.

Barrett Hacking E, Jones G., Martin, S., and Webber, P. (2011) From trainee to newly qualified teacher: drivers and barriers to using e-portfolios as an NQT. Paper presented at ePIC2011 the 9th ePortfolios and Identity Conference. http://www.epforum.eu/sites/www.epforum.eu/files/ePIC%202011.pdf

Jones, G. (2010) Web 2.0 Practices for Peer Assessment Processes: Exploring the Synergies and Tensions. Paper present at the 9th European Conference on e-Learning (ECEL)

Jones G., Martin, S., Barrett Hacking E. (2010) ePortfolios for developing trainee teachers’ professional learning though reflection. Case Study presented at PebbleBash 2010. http://www.pebblepad.co.uk/pp2010/cs21.pdf

Jones, G. (2010) Peer assessment in a web 2.0 world: revisiting the ‘big ideas’ Paper presented at ALT-C.

Barratt Hacking, E, Jones, G. Martin, S. (2010) Exploring the Potential for e-portfolio tools to support trainee teachers' professional learning through reflection; Some tutor and trainee perspectives. Paper presented at the Centre for Recording Achievement 2nd Residential Seminar.

Jones, G. (2010) Peer assessment in a web 2.0 world: revisiting the ‘big ideas’ Paper presented at 5th Plymouth e-Learning Conference.

Jones, G., Edwards, G., and Reid, A. (2009) How can mobile SMS communication support and enhance a first year undergraduate learning environment? ALT-J Volume 17, Issue 3 , pages 201 – 218.

Jones, G., and Edwards, G. (2009) Student digital media productions, take 2: assessment choices. Paper presented at ALT-C

Jones, G., and Edwards, G. (2009) Student digital media productions, take 2: assessment choices. Paper presented at DIVERSE 2009 http://www.aber.ac.uk/diverse/jones.htm

Jones, G., and Edwards, G. (2009) Time to Engage? Texting to Support and Enhance First Year Undergraduate Learning. International Journal of Interactive Mobile Technologies Vol 3 no. 2.

Jones, G., and Edwards, G. and Reid, A. (2008) Time to Engage? Texting to Support and Enhance First Year Undergraduate Learning. Paper presented at MLEARN

Jones, G., Maslen, C., McCabe, C., and Taylor, A. (2008) Finding our Digital Voices. Poster presented at ALT-C. http://go.bath.ac.uk/digitalvoices

Jones, G., and Edwards, G. and Reid, A. (2008) Learning to text, texting to learn:.adopting and adapting to SMS. Poster presented at ALT-C. http://go.bath.ac.uk/texting2learn

Jones, G., and Edwards, G. (2008) Supporting and enhancing undergraduate learning with m-learning tools: an exploration and analysis of the potential of Mobile Phones and SMS Paper presented at the Networked Learning Conference.

Jones, G., Miller, S., England, M., and Bilham, T., (2006) Virtual clinics: on-line learning spaces for Problem based learning. Article in ALT-N. http://newsletter.alt.ac.uk/e_article000562790.cfm?x=b11,0,w

Bilham, T. & Jones, G. (2005) Virtual clinics: on-line learning spaces for PBL. Presentation at ALT-C 2005 http://www.alt.ac.uk/altc2005/timetable/abstract.php?abstract_id=599

Bilham, T., Blacker, G., Jones. G., Manton, M., & Morrison, D., (2005) Migration and Transformation: two journeys to open source Symposium at ALT-C 2005 http://www.alt.ac.uk/altc2005/timetable/abstract.php?abstract_id=547

Jones, G., Reid. A., & Bilham, T. (2004) What makes for successful E-learning? Lessons from care and support workers. Presentation at ALT-C 2004 http://www.alt.ac.uk/altc2004/timetable/abstract.php?abstract_id=132