Christine Patricia Davies

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Dr Christine Patricia Davies PGCE, BSc, PhD, MI Biol, FHEA

Senior Lecturer in Work-based Learning

Tel: +44 (0) 0267 676797

Leading on Professional Doctorate programme; contributing to other programmes associated with education and research in a work-place context

Christine started her career as a biology teacher, and education has continued to be her main focus, though she have also been involved in bio-medical research. She has taught in schools, FE, and HE, including the OU, and has also had involvement with teacher training, including a period as Programme Leader for the Teach First Programme at UWTSD. Christine has also significant experience of academic staff development, particularly in Technology-Enhanced Learning, and this was the focus of recent roles within JISC and as Senior Lecturer at the University of Glamorgan.

  • MIBiol
  • FHEA
  • Member of SEDA

Associate Lecturer with the Open University since 1995

  • Scientific and medical education
  • Adult learning
  • Role of technology in learning and teaching

Use of technology to enhance workplace learning

Approaches to development of academic and other staff, especially in the context of technology

  • technology for learning and teaching
  • Research methodology
  • biomedical science
  • basic natural /chemical sciences

CPDv Consultancy (2011- 2012): Consulting on research and training, mainly in aspects of Technology-Enhanced Learning. Roles included SEDA-funded research on technology within teacher training courses in Welsh HEIs; co-ordination of an OU curriculum development project for biomedical scientists in the NHS in Wales.

Christine is lso involved in web-based aspects of her husband’s small business.

  • Davies, C. (2015) ‘Finding and making Xerte Learning Objects for Research Methods’. Proc. OER15, Cardiff, April 2015. [online] Available at: (Accessed 5.5.15)
  • Davies, C., Gibbon, S. and Green, D. (2015) ‘An Open Mobile App to Support practice-Based Learning’. Proc. OER15, Cardiff, April 2015. [online] Available at: (Accessed 5.5.15)
  • Davies, C. (2014) ‘Equipping the Mobile Teacher: a Project to provide ‘just in time’ support for trainee teachers’. Future Directions for Higher Education in Wales; presentations. [online] Available at: (Accessed 5.5.15)
  • Davies, C. (2012) ‘A Case Study of Learners’ Perspectives on Technology for Learning’. Compass, the Journal of Learning and Teaching at the University of Greenwich, 5th edition, p41 - 44. [online] Available at:
  • Davies, C. (2012).  ‘A Review of Technology for Learning, Teaching and Assessment within HE Teacher Training Courses’. SEDA Research and Evaluation Small Grants: 2012 Grant Holders. [online] Available at: (Accessed 30.3.13)
  • Davies, C. (2011) ‘Using Dialogue to build Sustainable Capacity in a Challenging Climate’. Proceedings of ALT-C, 2011. [online] Available at:  (Accessed 25.5.15)
  • Davies, C. (2011) ‘Talking technology at ALT-C. CELT’. University of Glamorgan Learning Zone blog. Available at: (Accessed 30.3.12)
  • Davies, C. (2011). ‘Changing academics, changing curriculum: How Technology Enhanced Curriculum Design can deliver strategic change’. Proc. 10th European Conference on e-Learning, p15-16. [online] Available at: (Accessed 7.5.11)
  • Davies, C, and Walker, A. (2010) ‘Learning technologies for Different learning Styles’. IEEC, 2010. [online] Available at: . (Accessed 7.5.11)
  • Davies, C. and Bodley, M. (2010) ‘Development of a web-site to support ILT in Post-16 Initial Teaching Training’. The Escalate-JISC HE in FE Conference: Inspiration for Practice. [online] Available at: (Accessed 07.11.22)
  • Davies, C. (2011) ‘Enabling Student Engagement in Technology-Enhanced Learning’. Enhanced and Transformed: Tales from the Digital Age
  • Davies, C; Bodley, M. (2008) ‘e-Learning for Initial Teacher Trainers’. [online] Available at: (Accessed 13.6.11)
  • Davies C. (2007) ‘Early integrated support for level 1 students’. OU PILS CETL project. [online] Available at: (Accessed 3.5.11)

Recent HEA small grant for development of mobile resources for teacher training in science