UK Consultancies

Details of UK Consultancies

1982-2012 UK consultancies and Training
Jan – Dec 1982 Senior Tutor, six-month preparation then implementation of the three-month 1982 EDTV Training Course for overseas producers: TV Production for Education and Development. This involved producing and presenting materials for Production, Direction (studio and location), Educational Scripting, Media Selection, Management
Jun – Jul 1983 Production and comparison evaluation of two pilot interactive videos in Pure Mathematics, using 100 OU students as subjects
Jan – Nov 1983 EDTV Senior Tutor, five-month preparation then implementation, as Jan – Dec 82
Apr 83 – Oct 1984 Consultant Producer to Knowledge Network Vancouver, Canada April 84. In Vancouver, production of TV on Calculus for Knowledge Network, trailed by a Canadian producer, who went on to produce further TV, in consultation with me
May 1984, 1985, 1986 One week per year, lecturing/directing a 4-week project Animation in Educational TV for Graphic Design students at Coventry Polytechnic
Sep – Nov 1984 Senior Education Tutor in the 84 EDTV Course
May 1985, 1986 Evening lectures on Educational TV for the W.E.A.
Aug – Nov 1985 Deputy Director and Screenwriting Tutor of the 85 EDTV Course
Jun – Dec 1986 Director of the EDTV Course and Screenwriting Tutor for 16 Overseas Producers (20 teaching staff)
Aug 1986 Half-day Seminar on Media Selection to visiting developing country students of the summer course run by the International Extension College
Jan 1987 Tuition on Production Awareness Course for staff in BBC Employment-Force project
Aug 1987 Half-day Seminar on Media Selection to visiting developing country students of the summer course run by the International Extension College
Feb 1988 One-day seminar for Coventry Cable TV Training
Aug 1988 Half-day Seminar on Media Selection to visiting developing country students of the summer course run by the International Extension College
Jul – Oct 1989 Director of the EDTV Course and Screenwriting Tutor
Aug 1989 Half-day Seminar on Media Selection to visiting developing country students of the summer course run by the International Extension College
July 1990 Screenwriting Tutor, 2 days during 2-week OU International Course on Distance Education
Aug 1990 Half-day Seminar on Media Selection to visiting developing country students of the summer course run by the International Extension College
Jan – Sep 1991 Course Director and screenwriting tutor, preparing then running EDTV ’91
Aug 1991 Half-day Seminar on Media Selection to visiting developing country students of the summer course run by the International Extension College
Feb – Apr 1992 Writer of Multiple media production management, course Unit for the MA in Distance Education of IEC/London University
Sep 1992 Plenary paper on Audiovision at IEC conference, Cambridge
Oct 1992 Seminar on screenwriting, Webster’s (private) University, London
Nov 1992 1 day Consulting, Open Learning Institute, Hong Kong, re Tutor-training video
Jan 1993 – Sep 1994 Development at Sheffield Hallam University of course on Educational Media Production for overseas students (course cancelled: lack of applicants)
Jul-Sep 1993 Contracted (as a freelance consultant) by BBC OU to run the EDTV ’93 Course
Nov 1993 ½-day seminar to ASAB on Screenwriting for Educational Video
Jan-Feb 1994 Production and speaker of audio and text on Educational uses of audio and audiovision for the MA in Distance Education of IEC/London University, also used in the Open University’s MA from 1996.
May 1994 Presented paper on audiovision and 90 min workshop on media selection at DEANZ conference, Wellington, NZ
Sep 1994 3-day workshop on Screenwriting for the BBC’s EDTV Course
Oct 1994 Two ½-day seminars to students of IET OU course on Distance Learning
Feb 1995 Wrote a chapter in a Routledge book, Open and Distance Learning Today, entitled, Building good quality in rather than inspecting bad quality out
Jan 1996 1-week consultancy Educational Broadcasting in the UK for Deutche Welle
25 Nov, 2 Dec 1998 2-day workshop on Media selection to Sri Lankan delegation, held at IET, OU
May 1999 1-day workshop on Media Selection to Indian delegates, held at IET, OU
Jul 2003 1-week consultancy for Iranian Educational Broadcaster, explaining my micro-level design principles and applying these to the analysis of a BBC Schools Mathematics TV
Jul 2004 one week preparation of 5-minute multimedia cameo of a web-based package entitled “Internet Detective” for Manchester Metropolitan University
Feb-Apr 2007 Wrote module on Development of Multimedia Materials for the PAN-DLT (Asia) project, “Instructional Design Training for ICT-Based Distance Learning in Asia”. The aim of the module is to consider pedagogically effective design principles for interactive multimedia and to give students (teacher trainers) the opportunity to critique several examples provided and to write their own storyboard for a short multimedia presentation.
Mar 2009 Workshop “What to teach and how to teach on video”
Apr 2010 Workshop “Choosing topics and designing video to teach them”
Sep 2010 1 day workshop: What and how to teach Medical staff with video
Nov 2010 1 day workshop: What and how to teach Medical staff with video
Mar 2011 40 min BUFVC keynote: Pedagogic Video Design
Jun 2011 1 day workshop on Video Design at BUFVC http://bufvc.ac.uk/courses/educationalvideo
Jun 2012 London. 1 day Workshop on Video Design at BUFVC http://bufvc.ac.uk/courses/educationalvideo
Aug, 2012 Cambridge. 3 weeks. Cambridge University Press contract: oversee start of third + fourth series of 14 + 14 TV productions (of 56)
Oct 2012 4 days. Judging Medea Awards entries for Brussels Media and Learning conference
Jan-Apr ’13,  2 days/week Final 4 months of 2-year project (40% FTE) to supervising 56 TV programme series in English Language Learning for Anadolu University, Turkey
 Mar 2013,     5 days  Organising speaker for a Special Track session on “Learning with Low-Tech.” that I will lead at the ICEM 2013 Conference in Singapore, to be held 1-4 Oct
 May/Jun ’13, 15 days  Finalising a 25-page paper to be submitted to Journal of Visual Literacy (JVL), entitled “Pedagogic Multimedia Design”
Apr 2014,       1 day To staff of University College, London, Workshop on What and how to teach with video
Feb 2015,    ¾  day Workshop to Kazakh students at Leicester University on Pedagogic Video Design Principles, in particular for English Language Teaching