Wayne Barry
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Learning Technologist (Social and Applied Sciences)
E: wayne.barry@canterbury.ac.uk | T: @HeyWayne | C: Wayne Barry

Wayne rejoined Canterbury Christ Church University (CCCU) in August 2006 as the Learning Technologist for the Faculty of Arts and Humanities, and since 2008, the Faculty of Social and Applied Sciences where he is actively involved in managing, evaluating, supporting and enabling learning, teaching, research and assessment mediated through the use of educational and social technologies. He teaches on the PG Certificate in Academic Practice (PGCAP), formerly the PG Certificate in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education, and Masters by Research programmes. He has acted as a Community Teaching Assistant (CTA) for the University of Edinburgh on the “e-Learning and Digital CultureCoursera MOOC.

Wayne is also part of a small team responsible for defining and supporting the learning technology infrastructure at Canterbury Christ Church as well as working on a range of institutional and faculty projects. He has been a team member on several JISC and HEA projects including Kent PLPP Extension Project, the iBorrow Project and DEBUT.

Wayne’s current academic interests include: digital literacy; e-portfolios for learning and professional development; open education; flexible and open learning environments; professional learning; and with a BSc(Hons) in Information Technology and Social Science, the role of social media in the scholarship of teaching and learning (SoTL).

Wayne has previously worked in IT sales, IT training and software development. He is an Associate Fellow (AFHEA) with the Higher Education Academy (HEA), a Member (MBCS) and Chartered IT Professional (CITP) with the British Computer Society (BCS), an Ordinary Member with the Association for Learning Technology (ALT), and holds a MSc in e-Learning, now the MSc in Digital Education, with the University of Edinburgh. He is currently undertaking a Doctorate in Education (EdD) and has published a number of book chapters on educational technology.

For more information about Wayne, please visit his website at www.waynebarry.com.