eLearning Researcher and Work Based Learning Tutor
Skip has been researching eLearning pedagogy, and teaching, since moving from the U.S. to England to pursue his graduate education in the mid-1990s. He is a certified online tutor for the University for Industry, has published his research internationally, and has been the keynote speaker at several international eLearning conferences. In 2004, Skip was awarded the title “eTutor of the Year” by the Higher Education Academy-UK.
Skip’s eLearning research has enabled him to work with trans-national partners in European higher education as well as private organizations, corporate trainers, and government agencies. A prime example is the British Council—CEDEFOP study, hosted by Middlesex University in 2004.
A former U.S. primary school teacher, Skip holds a BS in Education from Central Connecticut State University, as well as an MSc. and MPhil. in Computing Science from Middlesex University. He is finishing his Professional Doctorate in eLearning Pedagogy at MU.
Websites and publicationseLearning Pedagogy Research — Skip’s main research site and blog
Web Cams and Educational Web-Based Video-Conferencing Support Page
SuperiorStella Project – SME eTraining
VLE Denouement Toolkit Case Studies
Online assessment and conference website
Digital Environment Learning-Based Evaluation Response Theory (DELBERT) — MPhil. Computing Science case study website
coaching and judging artistic gymnastics, online pedagogic design - development - evaluation, Presentation skills (face-to-face & online), Teaching (face-to-face & online)