Theo studied at Hornsey College of Art and taught Art and Design in schools and colleges for 14 years. He has been an ICT advisor (ICT/Design) with a Local Authority and was as director of a computer graphics training consultancy. Theo is now a writer, independent consultant and researcher in educational technology. He has worked closely with the University of Hull since 2002, writing and developing a range of University courses related to educational use of digital media and new technologies. Theo’s expertise is in digital literacy, social media and learning ecosystems. His current research covers: online video, digital content, digital archives, and how they can be integrated with social media and web technology to enhance learning. Theo has worked on major National and International digital projects including: • JISC Newsfilm Online Archive. • Edutube Plus multi-lingual EU educayional video library. • ictQATAR to develop a national e-content strategy for Qatar. • Developing Naace ICT4Free CPD and Mirandanet Visual Learning course • JISC EdMediashare project • Mirandanet Achievement for All project Theo has recently given presentations and workshops on video for learning in the UK, Ireland, Czech Republic, France, Austria, United Sates, Romania, Belgium, Qatar and Greece
Video for Learning, Digital Content, Digital Literacy, Open Educational Resources and Open Content, Creative Commons, Digital Archives; Digital Anthropology. Digital Ecosystems for Learning.
BA Fine Art (Painting) ATC
Senior Fellow Mirandanet Fellow Naace