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Birmingham: JISC Learning and Teaching Experts Group
June 23, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
The learning and teaching experts group was established in 2004 to inform the direction of Jisc’s work across a range of programmes relating to technology enhanced learning and teaching practice.
The group, comprising representatives from further education and skills and higher education,meets three times a year in Bristol or Birmingham to receive updates on current Jisc work and to provide valuable feedback on its relevance to their community. It plays a key role in informing community consultations and influencing the direction of future Jisc work.
Dr Bex Lewis is passionate about helping people engage with the digital world in a positive way, where she has more than 20 years’ experience. She is Senior Lecturer in Digital Marketing at Manchester Metropolitan University and Visiting Research Fellow at St John’s College, Durham University, with a particular interest in digital culture, persuasion and attitudinal change, especially how this affects the third sector, including faith organisations, and, after her breast cancer diagnosis in 2017, has started to research social media and cancer. Trained as a mass communications historian, she has written the original history of the poster Keep Calm and Carry On: The Truth Behind the Poster (Imperial War Museum, 2017), drawing upon her PhD research. She is Director of social media consultancy Digital Fingerprint, and author of Raising Children in a Digital Age: Enjoying the Best, Avoiding the Worst (Lion Hudson, 2014; second edition in process) as well as a number of book chapters, and regularly judges digital awards. She has a strong media presence, with her expertise featured in a wide range of publications and programmes, including national, international and specialist TV, radio and press, and can be found all over social media, typically as @drbexl.