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Ester Ehiyazaryan PhD, BA (Hons)

Current roles

Biography

I am a Lecturer in Professional and eLearning Development at University Centre Doncaster and an Associate Lecturer with the Open University, teaching Research with Children and Young People.

 Prior to joining UCD, I have worked as an educational researcher with the Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning and the Design and Technology Education Subject group at Sheffield Hallam University, as well as in a research consultant role with the Design and Technology Association (DATA). I am currently undertaking a teaching fellowship with the Open University’s Support Centre for Open Resources in Education (SCORE), exploring the role of open educational resources in research methods teaching. My research interests include e-learning pedagogy, web 2.0 technology in education, open educational resources, research methods teaching, children’s use of technology, children’s participation in research, enhancing employability and learner autonomy in higher education.

Current modules taught

Research / scholarly activity

Guest editor for the Journal of Interactive Media in Education (JIME), May 2011, special issue on Open Educational Resources (http://jime.open.ac.uk/jime/).

Journal Publications

Ehiyazaryan, E. (2010). In situ and in the curriculum: towards an integrative approach to work-based learning pedagogy. Learning and Teaching in Higher Education (LATHE). Issue 4.2, pp. 3-20.

Ehiyazaryan, E. & Barraclough, N. (2009). Integrating real world experience in the curriculum: enhancing learners' employability. Education & Training Journal, 51(4), pp. 292-308.

Ehiyazaryan, E. (2008). Managing uncertainty and promoting ownership over learning in D&T students using an interactive learning environment. Design and Technology Education: An International Journal, 13(2).

Funding Award

Ehiyazaryan, E. (2011) Using open source narrative media to support the learning of qualitative data analysis approaches, JISC/Higher Education Academy case study [online], Available from: https://cms.jisc.ac.uk/whatwedo/programmes/elearning/oer2/case%20studies.aspx (Accessed 10 May 2011)

Conference Papers

Ehiyazaryan, E. (2011) _Web 2 supported communication and formative feedback - mechanisms for developing learner reflection in postgraduate study', Digital Futures - Learning in a Connected World, Plymouth, 6-8th April, 2011.

Ehiyazaryan, E. & Barraclough, N. 2008, "Student-initiated and student-led ventures: the challenges of enterprise within the taught curriculum", ASET Annual Conference: Working globally, working locally.

Bufton, S. & Ehiyazaryan, E. 2008, "Using reflective e-portfolios to promote student learning in the transition to higher education", European First Year Experience Conference

Postgraduate Study

Currently working towards a Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practice at the Open University.

Projects

February 2011 – March 2012 Teaching Fellowship, Support Centre for Open Resources in Education (SCORE).



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