Dr Bex Lewis
Self-motivated achiever andlearner
Committed, dedicated and loyal
Blended Learning Fellow, University of Winchester (UoW)
Based in the Learning and Teaching Development Unit, with a responsibility to promotethe use of all aspects of e-learning across the university, including the implementation of the Wimba suite. Committee membership, provision of workshops, responsible for onlinepresence on LTDU, teaching PGCLTHE, conference attendance and paper presentations.2010 -Present
Blended Learning Project Manager, The Big Bible Project, University of Durham
Taking the brief ‘do something new media with this Tom Wright book for Lent’. Developedinteractive housegroup materials, using social media tools, anchored around the websitehttp://bigbible.org.uk. Encouraging the involvement of others in a ‘borderlessconversation’. Initial funding forthcoming for 2011-12.
Tutor, MediaLit, St John’s College, University of Durham
An annual course which offers a mix of theory, theology and practical media skills toChristians (especially pre-ordination), with a particular responsibility for the digitalelements of the course.2008 -Present
Fixed Term History/Media Studies Lecturing, UoW
Independent and team-taught modules, with teaching, seminar, and marking responsibilities:
2010-11: Media Studies: ‘Manipulating Media’ (double module, Level 4) and ‘21
CenturyMedia’ (Level 4); History: ‘Independent Study Module (Level 6)
2009-2010: 0.4 contract with History: ‘Dreams and Nightmares’ (Level 5), Creating andConsuming History (Level 4); Twentieth Century British History (Level 4); Landmark(Level 4)
2009-10: Film/Media Studies: Final Year Projects (Level 6), ‘Film History’ (Level 4);‘Introduction to Media Studies’ (double module, Level 4); ‘Design for Digital Media (Level4); ‘Researching Media Studies (Level 5)
2008-10: ‘Aim Higher’ days, focused around creating websites and blogs.
2008-09: History ‘Creating and Consuming’ (Level 4); ‘Reflecting on History’ (Level 6)
2008-09: Media Studies: ‘Researching Media Studies’ (Level 4); ‘Researching Film andMedia’ (Level 5); ‘Design for Digital Media’ (Level 4).2004 - 2011
Honorary Research Fellow, History, UoW
Awarded tri-yearly in return for evidence of, and a commitment to produce, appropriatepublications.2005 – 2006
Worked with staff and students at all levels within the School of Arts, Histories andCultures to promote cross-subject research. Collated report of research interests toidentify crossovers.
Key external face of CIDRA. Organised high-profile lecture series, postgraduateprogramme, with £35,000 of budgets. Project-managed international conference ‘Warand our World’ for 2007.
Co-ordinated all aspects of the day-to-day running of CIDRA, with appropriate marketing.
Built relationships with the cultural assets of Manchester and the North-West.
Taught postgraduate sessions on ‘How to Work with Visual Material’ and ‘TimeManagement’.2004
Data Extraction, Research & Knowledge Transfer Centre, UoW
Working to a tight deadline, extracted and restructured data into a usable format.
Data used for management documentation, contributing to the successful bid forUniversity title.
Fixed Term Cultural Studies Lecturing, UoW
Taught undergraduate level modules on: ‘Photography and Advertising’, Media Studies(Level 4); ‘Research and Representation’, Media Studies (Level 5); ‘Web Design’, AmericanStudies (Level 4).
1999 - 2004
Contributor, Postgraduate Research Training Programme, UoW
Contributed elements to the evening postgraduate research training course: Presentingelements of my research; ‘Web Design for Research’; ‘Research Posters’/‘PowerPoint forResearch’
1998 – 2002
Fixed Term History Lecturing, UoW
Taught on five undergraduate history modules: Level 4 case study ‘Using Visual Images asHistorical Sources’, co-ordinator for three years; team-taught Level 4 module ‘VictorianBritain’; Level 5 module ‘New Approaches to History’ over two years; presented individuallectures related to my research project on ‘Industrial Society in Crisis’ (Level 6), and ‘The
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