Senior Lecturer in Children & Families
Children and Families
tel: 01905 855078
Michelle has worked in Higher Education for the past fourteen years, both in an FE college and as a Senior Lecturer at the University of Worcester where she is Course Leader for the Foundation Degree in Early Years (Flexible and Distributed Learning).
During her time at University Michelle has been involved with curriculum development and designing online learning environment. More recently she has lead the development of a flexible and distributed pathway for a Foundation Degree and is currently collaboratively designing an online Top-Up Degree. Joint ELearning Co-Ordinator for the School for Education, Michelle is leading the online development and design of International programmes for the Department for Children & Families in which she is based. Prior to working in Higher Education Michelle's interests were in autism in early years, behaviour conduct disorders, early development psychology and enhancing the learning environment. Her current research interests revolve around teaching and learning, online learning, the student experience, online curriculum development and online communities of practice.