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Gaynor Williams

Gaynor Williams

Pronouns:

She/Her

Institution

Canterbury Christ Church University

Job Title

Learning Developer

Accreditations

  • CeP - Awarded: 2018

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Areas of Expertise

Academic Literacies | Academic Reading | Academic Writing | Induction, Transition and First Year Experience | Study Skills | Widening Participation

Biography

I am a Learning Developer at Canterbury Christ Church University working with students studying in the Creative Arts and Industries,  Humanities and Languages. I am based within a Learning Skills Team alongside fellow Learning Developers and Learning & Research Librarians. My practice is underpinned by experience gained in a variety of learning and teaching roles, including teaching history and study skills to undergraduate students; working with adult learners preparing to return to education and teaching Key Skills to A level students in a Further Education college. Before moving into learning development, I undertook research for a PhD in History at the University of Liverpool after which I gained further research experience on a project at Liverpool John Moores University, as well as on a library and archive digitisation project hosted by Libraries, Museums and Galleries on Merseyside.


How can I help learning developers?

I would be very happy to share experience of supporting students across a wide range of subject areas through workshops, tutorials and the development of online resources. As my focus is now Arts and Humanities, I am drawing together examples of good practice within this area and would be very keen to share ideas with other developers. I would also be interested in discussing the development of learning communities in order to enhance student belonging. I would also be very happy to support other Learning Developers working towards CeP. In addition, I have experience of transition and change as a Learning Developer having been located within a variety of different settings in the same institution since 2007.


Last modified: 23/05/2024

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