Iain Doherty

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Senior Lecturer, Learning Futures, Deakin Learning Futures, Deakin University
2016-Present
A welcome return to Academia leading a team of academic developers and multimedia staff to support the Faculty of Arts and Education in a range of activities including implementing University strategic teaching and learning goals.
Director, eLearning Pedagogical Support Unit, University of Hong Kong
2012-2014 (2 Years 5 Months)
I recruited the team and we worked together to create a highly functioning unit responsible for implementing key aspects of the University's first eLearning Strategy. We were also responsible for the program of work to deliver HKU's first Massive Open Online Courses on the edX platform.
Director, Learning Technology Unit, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, University of Auckland
2015-2012 (7 Years 10 Months)
This was a nascent team that I built up through collaboration with existing staff and through recruiting new staff. There were many measures of success including an annual project round that saw 20 + eLearning project submissions each year.
2014-2016 (2 Years)
A brief excursus from Academia to work for a private education provider where I was responsible for managing strategic projects and for driving initiatives designed to improve teaching and learning practices, the student experience and student outcomes.
Director, Learning and Teaching Innovation, Navitas Professional and English Programs