James is an Academic Developer, Assessment at Anglia Learning & Teaching. His work focuses on developing evidence-based and effective Assessment and Feedback practices.
James is an Academic Developer in Assessment at Anglia Learning & Teaching. His work focuses on the strategic development and implementation of evidence-based and effective Assessment and Feedback practices. This work includes overseeing the Anglia Assessment Album and the Assessment Protocol, and leading across our University in the implementation and management of eAssessment systems.
As part of this work, James creates, promotes and delivers CPD opportunities to enable and support the effective use of technology-enhanced assessment. He also monitors and evaluates sector-wide development and application of technology-enhanced assessment, to inform our own approach to eAssessment. His assessment role has led to a focus on the development and implementation of pedagogic, technological and policy solutions.
His career in higher education has centred on politico-legal issues in mental health care in the UK and on technology-enhanced learning and assessment. He has previously worked in health and social care education in a variety of roles, across all levels and a wide range of subjects.
Jisc Electronic Management of Assessment (EMA) Project member
Canvas HEUK User Group Member
Turnitin UK User Group Member
External Examiner – University of Hertfordshire
Media and professional discourse
Critical Discourse Analysis
James has been working in Higher Education for over 15 years, and since 2010 he has specialised in technology-enhanced learning and assessment. James’s specialist subject area is mental health law and ethics. This has been applied to teaching, course/module management and individual student supervision, from undergraduate to doctoral level. More recently, he was Course Leader for the Approved Mental Health Professional training programme, across Essex and Cambridgeshire.
PhD Political Science and Law
PG Dip Learning and Teaching (Health and Social Care Professional)
MA Mental Health
PG Dip Mental Health Innovations
Dip H.E. (RN Mental Health)
Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy