Project Team

Julia Darnell, Interim Director of IT Services, University of Sussex

Gill Ferrell, Lead Consultant, Aspire Ltd (Management and Innovation Consultancy for Education)

Sally Jorjani, Head of Customer Service and Business Change, Edinburgh Napier University

Farzana Latif, Technology Enhanced Learning Manager, University of Sheffield

Fiona Strawbridge, Head of Digital Education, University College London

Julie Voce, Head of Educational Technology, City, University of London

Fiona Strawbridge, Head of Digital Education at University College London led the project to develop this resource. The lead author was Gill Ferrell of Aspire Ltd, who also conducted the interviews with the institutions and suppliers listed below.

Anna Mathews, Head of Policy and Projects at ucisa, was the project manager, with assistance from Sarah Martin, ucisa Projects Administrator.

Fiona Maclean, ucisa Programme/Project Manager, led on the creation of the website.

The project was initiated by the ucisa Digital Education Group with support from the ucisa Corporate Information Systems Group and the ucisa Project and Change Management Group.

Toolkit contributors

Andy Beggan, Dean of Digital Education, University of Lincoln

Rob Howe, Head of Learning Technology, University of Northampton

Sally Jorjani, Head of Customer Service and Business Change, Edinburgh Napier University

Farzana Latif, Technology Enhanced Learning Manager, University of Sheffield

Correy Murphy, Blended Learning Co-ordinator, Glasgow School of Art

Mark Pountney, Head of Business Technology and Innovation, London Business School

Andy Raistrick, Business Analyst and Project Manager, University of Huddersfield

Chris Turnock, Interim Director, Learning and Teaching Enhancement Directorate, University of Hull

Julie Voce, Head of Educational Technology, City, University of London

Richard Walker, Head of E-Learning Development, University of York

David Walker, Head of Technology Enhanced Learning, University of Sussex

Cyril Bedel, President, Edunao

Jeremy Cooper, Vice President Europe, Blackboard

Lise Grønvold, Head of Communications, Aula

Anders Krohn, Founder and CEO, Aula

Bas Ten Holter, Director, Higher Education Europe, Instructure

John Usher, Senior Manager, Global Proposal Team, Blackboard

Stewart Watts, Director of Sales, Europe, D2L (Desire2Learn)

Coles Wilkinson, Commercial Director International, ITS Learning

Acknowledgements

We would like to thank the following colleagues who have provided materials for the Toolkit, who were involved in early discussions about the Toolkit or who have acted as reviewers:

Melanie Barrand, e-Learning Support Officer, University of Leeds

Athina Chatzigavriil, Learning Technologist, London School of Economics and Political Science

Wendy Drake, Principal Project Manager - Vision4Learning Project, University of Bournemouth

Michele Farmer, Disability IT Support Analyst, Client Platform Services, Information Services Division, University College London

Mark Johnson, Director of IT, University of Glasgow

Matt Lingard, Head of Learning Technology, University of West London

Lindsey Martin, Assistant Head (Learning, ICT and Media Technologies), Edge Hill University

Kathy McCabe, Director of Information Services, Heriot-Watt University

Hans Oeloff, Director Centre for Educational Studies (CES), University of Twente

Michelle Plimmer, Senior Procurement Manager, University College London

Derek Robertson, Learning and Teaching Support Team Manager, University of Stirling

Tessa Rogowski, Assistant Director IT Services, University of Essex

Phil Rothwell, Learning Technology Developer, Liverpool John Moores University

Steve Ryecroft, Head of Learning and Teaching Environments, Open University

Mike van de Steeg, Project Manager, University of Twente

Caroline Williams, Director of Libraries, Research and Learning Resources, The University of Nottingham

Gareth Wright, Director of IT Services, King's College London