Dr Julia Sargent BA (hons), PhD, AFHEA
Julia is a Lecturer working in LTI-Academic (IET) supporting research in Academic Professional Development. Her role is mainly focused around the use of technology to enhance professional learning and staff development. She also looks at digital pedagogies and how digital technology can support learning and learning materials. The current projects that Julia is working on are as follows:
- Design of learning materials for a Tricky Topic Badged Open Course. You can find the course here:http://www.open.edu/openlearn/education-development/learning/teaching-and-learning-tricky-topics/content-section-0
- Pedagogical design for a Postgraduate Teaching Certificate.
- Website development
- The use of digital technology to support blended staff training/teaching.
Prior to this role, Julia completed her PhD at Loughborough University in Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy. She explored how and why physical education teachers' used digital technology.
Her research interests include digital technology, teaching, learning, strengths-based approaches and practice-based research. Julia is an AFHEA and has taught on a number of research methods modules.
Julia is a Lecturer working in the Institute of Educational Technology at the Open University. She specifically worked in Academic Professional Development APD). Her role is mainly focused on the use of technology to enhances learning and digital pedagogies to support staff development, scholarship and distance education.
- Sargent, Julia. (). [Book Review] Digital technologies and learning in physical education: pedagogical cases. Sport, Education and Society, 23 (1) pp. 108-110.
- Sargent, Julia and Casey, Ashley (). Exploring pedagogies of digital technology in physical education through appreciative inquiry. In: Koekoek, Jeroen and van Hilvoorde, Ivo eds. Digital Technology in Physical Education: Global Perspectives Routledge, pp. 69-87.
- Sargent, Julia (). Exploring Pedagogy And Digital Technology In Physical Education Through Appreciative Inquiry. PhD thesis Loughborough University.
- Sargent, Julia and Casey, Ashley. (). Digital technology and pedagogy in physical education teaching: flipped learning as a strategy to optimise physical activity time. In: International Association for Physical Education in Higher Education (AIESEP), 25-28 Jul 2018, Edinburgh.
Podcast | 3rd February 2018
26th July 2018
International Association for Physical Education in Higher Education (AIESEP)
18th June 2018
CALRG Open University - Milton Keynes
Teaching Innovation AwardLoughborough University Internal Bid
Areas of expertise
- Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
- Association of Learning Technologists
- Member of the British Educational Research Association