Alisdair Smithies

Technology Enhanced Education Programme Manager in Leeds, United Kingdom

Alisdair Smithies

Technology Enhanced Education Programme Manager in Leeds, United Kingdom

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University of Leeds Medical School

B.Sc. (Hons) Information Technology

M.Ed. Communication, Education and Technology

PGCE Post-compulsory Education and Training

PhD in Organisational Development (Healthcare)

I'm an educationalist and programme manager, specialising in professional learning in regulated safety-critical disciplines. My research interests are in social theories of learning, education informatics, organisational learning. Experienced in qualitative research methods, using interviews and focus groups, combined with thematic analysis.

My PhD study (in progress) explores the impact of transitions in workplace training on professional development and explores opportunities for organisational development.

I'm skilled in business process analysis, software lifecycle management, project management, team leadership and qualitative research. Interests in healthcare education informatics, technology enhanced learning, teacher education, knowledge management in healthcare.

In my spare time: hiking, cycling, travelling, couchsurfing, photography, European and independent cinema.

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  • Work
    • The University of Leeds
  • Education
    • The University of Dundee
    • The University of Manchester
    • University of Central Lancashire
    • The University of Salford