This is a place-holder profile, until I create a permanent version.
Experience Over 20 years experience working with technology in education, in the UK. 10 years in secondary education and 11 in Further Education.
Qualifications BSc (Open University) Computing/IT & Technology Cert. Network and Systems Administration (University of Lancaster) LeTTOL (Sheffield College)
Currently studying MA in 'Online and Distance Education', Open University. Postgraduate (H807) 'Innovations in eLearning'. Postgraduate (H809) 'Practice-based Research in Educational Technology'.
Memberships British Computer Society (MBCS) Institution of Analysts and Programmers (MIAP)
Research and projects Technology Exemplar Network: Developing Provider - BECTA/LSC May 2008 - July 2009. Collaborative Leadership Skills and Technology Programme - CEL/LSIS Nov 2008 - Mar 2009. mLearning Research Group - CETL Liverpool Hope/CERLIM MMU, December 2008
Conference presentations and workshops Hawksworth, C. (2009), ‘Learner Owned Devices: A Culture Shift’, mLearning Northwest Conference, The Leyland Hotel, Leyland, May, 2009. Hawksworth, C. (2009) 'ENGAGE@BSFC: Learner Owned Devices' JISC RSCNW Conference, Southport, June, 2009.
Publications (Books, book chapters, refereed journal publications, reports and conference papers)
Book chapters Hawksworth, C. (forthcoming), 'Evaluating Technology and Tools for eLearning/mLearning', Education for a Digital World: Advice, Guidelines, and Effective Practice from Around the Globe, Hirtz, S. and Kelly, K. (eds), Commonwealth of Learning.
Conferences Solstice 2008: eLearning and Learning Environments for the Future. Edge Hill University, June 2008. RSC NW Annual Conference 2008 : The eLearning Effect – Enhance, Enlighten, Engage. Aintree, July 2008. 6th Annual e-learning@greenwich conference: Learning from the Learners' Experience. University of Greenwich, July 2008. LSN MoLeNET Conference: Mobile Learning in Practice. London, September 2008 BECTA Conference: Time for a Step Change: Technology Enhanced Learning in FE and Skills. London, March 2009 RSC NW Annual Conference 2009 : Overcoming Barriers. Southport, June 2009.