Lowri Harris BA, MSc, ACIM

Senior Lecturer, Work-based Learning

Carmarthen

Tel: +44 (0) 1267 676775
E-mail: l.m.harris@uwtsd.ac.uk

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Lowri is a Senior Lecturer and Programme Director for the Professional Pracitce Framework within the work-based learning department focusing on subjects such as Accreditation of Prior Learning, Project Management and Digital Marketing. Lowri is also the Admissions Tutor and takes a lead on the marketing activity within the Institute.

Previous to this role, Lowri worked in the elearning industry for 15 years as a project manager and elearning content author where she gained considerable experience within the elearning and new media industry and also gained a PRINCE2 qualification.

From her experience, Lowri utlises her knowledge in digital media to support her colleagues on Moodle requirements and content updates as well as to lead on the development of learner journey videos

Lowri has previously worked with both the public and private sector with a client list including the BBC, Ufi Learndirect, DCELLS, DEINS, Wales Cooperative Centre and Basic Skills Agency. She has direct experience of working on several large Public Sector commissioned education projects and has built considerable experience in managing communication and building relationships with varying stakeholders.

She studied for a BA Joint Honours in French and Spanish from the University of Wales, Swansea and subsequently progressed to undertaking an MSc in Multimedia (elearning) from the University of Glamorgan.

Lowri has also been a volunteer chairperson for Cylch Meithrin Llanddarog, for the last 4 years helping with fund raising and general decision making.

She is a member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing, and has a Professional Diploma in Marketing (CIM).

Lowri is also a Director of her own digital media company specialising in elearning, video and app development. 

University of Wales Trinity Saint David Marketing Sub-Committee.

Regional Learning Partnership Creative Skills Industry Group. 

Chwarae Teg West Wales Training & Education Network.

Technology enhanced learning and how this links with traditional learning.

Mature learners' journey in higher education, in particular the start of this journey through the 'Learning Plan'. 

Project management methodologies

Marketing methodologies 

Digital and social media

Learner journeys

Use of technology in learning

Project management

Digital media 

Elearning

Wilson, E., Davies, C. Fish, H., Harris, L.M., Reynolds, E., Saunders, D., Washington, R. (2016) Claiming a Space for the Work-based Learner Voice: Enabling or silencing the learner voice in Closing the Gap: Bridges for Access and Lifelong Learning eds. Hill, Hudson, Mckendry, Raven, Saunders, Storan and Ward.

WIWBLProgressing with scholarship targets.  (29th June 2016) WIWBL Research and Scholarship Workshop Programme 2016, Facilitator:  Danny Saunders; Visiting Professor,  University of Wales Trinity Saint David.

Davies, C. Harris, L.M. (2016) Engaging professional learners using the Virtual Learning Environment (VLE): a case study from social care. Paper and presentation at the NEXUS Conference 24th March 2016.

WIWBLProgressing with scholarship targets.  (14th March 2016) WIWBL Research and Scholarship Workshop Programme 2016, Facilitator:  Danny Saunders; Visiting Professor,  University of Wales Trinity Saint David.

Davies, C. Harris, L.M. (2015) The role of the VLE for distances learners: Adding value and increasing engagement. Presentation at the FACE Conference 2nd July 2015.

WIWBLProgressing with scholarship targets.  (11th February 2016) WIWBL Research and Scholarship Workshop Programme 2016, Facilitator:  Danny Saunders; Visiting Professor,  University of Wales Trinity Saint David.

Wilson, E., Reynolds, E., Washington, R., Fish, H., Davies, C.. Harris, L.M. (2015) Claiming a Space for the Work-based Learner Voice: Enabling or silencing the learner voice. Presentation at the FACE Conference 2nd July 2015. 

WIWBLConverting evaluation reports, conference planning and agreeing scholarship targets.  (14th May 2015) WIWBL Research and Scholarship Workshop Programme 2015, Facilitator:  Danny Saunders; Visiting Professor,  University of Wales Trinity Saint David.

WIWBL, Converting evaluation reports (17th March 2015) WIWBL Research and Scholarship Workshop Programme 2014, Facilitator:  Danny Saunders; Visiting Professor,  University of Wales Trinity Saint David.

WIWBL, Impact Assessment, Good Practice and preparing for the FACE 2015 Symposium (11th Feb 2015) WIWBL Research and Scholarship Workshop Programme 2014, Facilitator:  Danny Saunders; Visiting Professor,  University of Wales Trinity Saint David.

WIWBL, Case Study Writing (7th Nov 2014) WIWBL Research and Scholarship Workshop Programme 2014, Facilitator:  Danny Saunders; Visiting Professor,  University of Wales Trinity Saint David.

WIWBL, Action Planning (26th Sept 2014) WIWBL Research and Scholarship Workshop Programme 2014, Facilitator:  Danny Saunders; Visiting Professor,  University of Wales Trinity Saint David.

Reynolds, E C, Harris, L M and Wilson, E A, (2014) ‘Valuing Experiential Learning: Empowering the Learner Journey’ HEA Conference Future Directions, Aberystwyth University, 2 April 2014.

WIWBL, Developing a strategy:  “the magnificent seven” (25th March 2014) WIWBL Research and Scholarship Workshop Programme 2014, Facilitator:  Danny Saunders; Visiting Professor,  University of Wales Trinity Saint David.

WIWBL, Individual and collective interests, and SWOT analysis (26th Feb 2014) WIWBL Research and Scholarship Workshop Programme 2014, Facilitator:  Danny Saunders; Visiting Professor,  University of Wales Trinity Saint David.

WIWBL, Tactics and action planning (13th Jan 2014) WIWBL Research and Scholarship Workshop Programme 2014, Facilitator:  Danny Saunders; Visiting Professor,  University of Wales Trinity Saint David.

WIWBL, Developing work based learning (9th Dec 2013) WIWBL Research and Scholarship Workshop Programme 2013, Facilitator:  Danny Saunders; Visiting Professor,  University of Wales Trinity Saint David.