Uwe Richter

Academic Lead: Distance and Online Learning

Location: Cambridge

Uwe is Academic Lead: Distance and Online Learning at Anglia Learning & Teaching. He supports, develops and leads on the development of distance and online learning.

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Background

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He leads on institution-wide initiatives, including Team-Based Learning and Digital Literacy. He works in a consulting role in distance learning and online teaching. Uwe works with the Anglia Learning & Teaching team on technology-enhanced learning and teaching, media, directed independent learning, pedagogic research, Learning Management System and eAssessment. He contributes to the development and delivery of PGCert/PGDip/MA Learning and Teaching in Higher Education.

Previously Uwe started his career teaching German language and culture at a number of institutions, including secondary, adult and higher education.

Research interests

  • Technology-enhanced learning, teaching and assessment (in particular eFacilitation, learner experiences, multimedia, eAssessment and feedback)
  • Online distance learning
  • Assessment and feedback
  • Internationalisation and interculturalism

Teaching

  • Specialist Studies in Learning and Teaching (Learning and Teaching Using Learning Technologies theme) (PGCE/PGDE/ MA Education)
  • Enhancing Learning and Teaching through Reflective Practice (PGCert Learning & Teaching in Higher Education/MA Education)
  • Developing Assessment for Learning (PGCert Learning & Teaching in Higher Education/MA Education)

Qualifications

  • Since 2011 – Studying on EdD (Institute of Education, University College London)
  • 1999 – MSc IT and Learning (Lancaster University)
  • 1989 – 1st Staatsexamen (M.Ed.) German and Geography (Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg, Germany)

Memberships, editorial boards

  • Since 2013 – Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
  • Since 2007 – Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
  • Associate Member of eLearning Network (ELN)
  • Associate Member of Association of Learning Technology
  • Member of Heads of eLearning Forum for UK Universities (HELF)

Research grants, consultancy, knowledge exchange

  • External Examiner (German), Westminster University, London (2004–08)
  • External Examiner (German), University of Wales Institute, Cardiff (1999–2001)

Selected recent publications

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Richter, U., 2013. Defining Effectiveness in Technology-Enhanced Learning and Teaching Practice – an initial exploration. Networks, 16.  Anglia Learning & Teaching, Anglia Ruskin University. Available at: http://www.lta.anglia.ac.uk/cmsAdmin/uploads/03-Uwe-Richter.pdf. [Last accessed 07/05/2013]

Anglia Ruskin University UCISA case study, 2012. IN: UCISA Report: 2012 Survey of Technology Enhanced Learning: case studies. Oxford: UCISA. Available at: http://www.ucisa.ac.uk/~/media/groups/ssg/surveys/TEL%20Survey%202012%20Case%20studies_FINAL. [Last accessed 07/05/2013]

Rivera Macias, B. and Richter, U., 2011. Anglia Ruskin Case Study for QAQE eLearning Toolkit. Report on the QA-QE SIG funded Case Study to Pilot the e-Learning Toolkit. QAQE SIG. Available at: http://qaqe-sig.net/wp-content/uploads/2012/05/QAQE-SIG-reportv3-4.pdf. [Last accessed 07/05/2013]

Anglia Ruskin University, 2010. Tailoring a bespoke Virtual Learning Environment with the support of the JISC eLearning programme, JISC. Available at: http://www.jisc.ac.uk/whatwedo/programmes/elearning/elearningcommsevaluation.aspx. [Last accessed 07/05/2013]

Lilly, J., Richter, UM., Rivera-Macias, B., 2010. Using feedback to promote learning: student and tutor perspectives. University of Cumbria: Practitioner Research in Higher Education, 4 (1), pp 30–40. Available at: http://194.81.189.19/ojs/index.php/prhe/index. [Last accessed 07/05/2013]

Recent presentations and conferences

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2014 - Going the distance - what students say about effective learning in an online work-based Postgraduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education (LTHE). Anglia Ruskin Learning and Teaching Conference 2014. 

2014 - Going the distance - what students say about effective learning in an online work-based Postgraduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education (LTHE). IoE Doctoral School Summer Conference 2014.

2014 - Working in Partnerships to Deliver an Exemplary Postgraduate Distance Learning. Inside Government: The Future of Postgraduate Education Forum.

2014 - Going the distance – what students say about effective learning online. 6th Collaborative Online International Learning (COIL) Conference, New York.

2012 - Changing how we use learning technologies: Embedding learning technologies into the curriculum across an institution. PechaKucha Presentation at ALT-C 2012 Conference 11-13 September 2012.

2011 - From information repository to enhancing learning through online communication and collaboration: Challenges in adopting a new VLE for enhancing learning, teaching and assessment. BERA Conference.

2011 - Anglia Ruskin Case Study for QA-QE eLearning Toolkit. QAQE in eLearning Conference.